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My friend is directing a film titled 3 illegal.I think it is grammatically incorrect and shoul be 3 illegals as the film is about 3 individuals.please tell me if I am correct

plural asked Jul 15 '14 at 14:01 fatema New member

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Art does not have to be grammatically correct. If the title needed to be a phrase that would be part of a proper and formal sentence, it might be called Three Illegal People. Notice the number three would be spelled out and the words would be capitalized. By the title of a film is not proper or formal. It is part of the art. Look at the title "Star Trek Into Darkness." That title created a huge debate about the meaning because there was no punctuation and Into was capitalized. Was it a trek into darkness or was Into Darkness a subtitle? . . . The choice is a matter of art, not grammar.

link comment answered Jul 16 '14 at 13:59 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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