Is the sentence "Do not entry" correct? I am asking about "Do not Entry" because I am writing about an Italian splatter movie and there is a scene where you can see a sign with that phrase. It appears in "The Beyond" (1981) from Lucio Fulci:

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Since I am not a native English speaker I am thinking about it: is this a funny error or grammatically correct?

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    "Do Not Enter" or "No Entry" are more typical wordings. Is one of these what you saw? – Snow Sep 16 '16 at 7:24
  • What film? (....) – deadrat Sep 16 '16 at 7:43
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    It's the mistake of the film makers, and is listed in the "goofs" section of IMDB - imdb.com/title/tt0082307/trivia?tab=gf&ref_=tt_trv_gf I don't think this was intentional as this is an Italian film set in the USA. – Snow Sep 16 '16 at 8:05
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    @Esti All of the additional information you have provided in comments should have been edited into the question (and if you have a screencap of the sign which can be added, even better). Always provide as much information in questions as you possibly can: don't leave people to guess about what motivated you to ask. – Andrew Leach Sep 16 '16 at 10:05

Do not entry is not correct.

Do not enter, No entry, Entry prohibited, etc are acceptable and are grammatically correct.

What you saw might be an error or probably an attempt at humour.

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    I've downvoted to offset the acceptance of your answer. A question such as this is not suitable for ELU; answering such questions sends out a wrong signal to the user base. This question should rather be close-voted as containing no supporting evidence (eg 'AHDEL, Collins, ODO ... do not list 'entry' as a verb') or for being otherwise not of a suitable standard. – Edwin Ashworth Sep 16 '16 at 8:03
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    I have upvoted this answer because: english.stackexchange.com/questions/346505/… – michael.hor257k Sep 18 '16 at 13:23
  • A question too basic to be in scope of ELU should be migrated to the English learners site. – Pere Mar 2 at 19:26

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