We Photoshopped Movie Posters With Chanclas, Because Why Not?

Disclaimer: Chancla jokes are the hackiest trope in Latino comedy. We know they can be looked down upon as embarrassing as puns. But sometimes you can’t help it! It’s something that gave us years of trauma and now finally we can look back and laugh how ridiculous that fear was. With that said, please enjoy how I’ve shamelessly shoehorned a chancla spin to classic movie titles that had nothing to do with your mom or abuelita until I ruined them.

Willy Wonka & The Chancla Factory

Willy-Chancla-and-the-Chancla-Factory
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Based on “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory,” only none of the kids make it to the end of the tour in this version. Finding a golden ticket to the chancla factory is a just a metaphor, but it’s redeemable for a lifetime supply of beatings from abuela.

C For Chancala

C-for-Chancla

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Same plot as “V For Vendetta,” but starring your abuela. Stand up and be crushed beneath the oppressive might of her chancletas.

Chanclalat

Chanclalat
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I haven’t even seen “Chocolat,” the movie this brilliant pun is based on, but I imagine it’s about a couple that eats chocolate. Like, a lot. So much that the whole premise centers around a competitive eating contest and the subsequent battle with diabetes. Anyway, in the chancla version, the couple eats chanclas instead. It’s insane. People should definitely not eat footwear. Controversial, I know, but that’s my stance on that.

Fifty Shades of Chancla

Fifty-Shades-of-Chancla
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Not as sexy as the movie based on the book, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” but it has a similar premise: pain for pleasure. A guy who gets turned on by pain, purposely doesn’t finish his enchilada in front of his abuela. Beatings ensue and wackiness follows.

Chanclabusters

Chanclabusters
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Poltergeists are the vengeful spirits of abuelas who’ve died because you threw away food instead of putting it in the Tupperware. This movie would be a lot like “Ghostbusters,” only scarier.

Chanclub

Chanclub

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The first rule of Chanclub is: You do not talk about Chanclub. The second rule of Chanclub is: You do not talk about Chanclub. Third rule of Chanclub is: Well, you get it. It’s a club you can’t talk about. It’s like “Fight Club,” but in the end, the twist is… (SPOILERS!) You were abuela the WHOLE time!

Chanclas

Chanclas

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Way scarier than “Jaws.” Just when you thought it was safe to go tip toe back home at 3 a.m., you remember there’s a chancla waiting to be thrown at you for missing curfew.

The Chancleta

The-Chancleta

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The Godfather” is very different if you imagine everyone dies from chanclas instead of guns. Okay, maybe not “different,” but definitely weirder and somehow more violent.

Chanclanator

Chanclanator
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In this “Terminator” ripoff, abuela has traveled back in time to punish you for going out on Good Friday. It’s up to a robot that was inexplicably programmed with an Austrian accent to save you with a fish sandwich before you eat meat instead.

You get the point: Chancla in the title without rhyme or reason…

Chancleta-Park
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This “Jurassic Park” one is it. That’s all I got. It took everything in me not to do another…

Oh, no — I lied!

American-Chancla
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Okay. This “America Beauty” one really is the last one. I promise. It’s not even a pun. And, it kind of ruins this whole thing. I just wanted to do it because I’m a monster. Anyway, don’t let that stop you from getting in on the fun! If you’re savvy with Photoshop or really know your way around MS Paint, here’s some movie posters I wanted to make but didn’t have the guts:

“Chancla La Land,” “Casachancla,” “A Chancla Named Desire,” “X-Men: Achanclalypse,” “The Secret Lives of Chanclas,” “Glengarry Glen Chancla,” “The Man from C.H.A.N.C.L.A.

READ: 9 Things About You That Prove You Were A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle When You Were A Kid

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