70 Facts About Your Favourite Movies That You May Not Know.

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The Breakfast Club reunited... nearly36. The Breakfast Club was originally going to have a sequel every 10 years, following the lives of the main characters, but plans fell through due to director John Hughes and Judd Nelson hating each other.
James Cameron directing on set of Avatar37. James Cameron allegedly kept a nail gun with him at all times during filming on Avatar so he could nail cell phones to the wall which rang during shooting.
Night of the Living Dead poster38. The word zombie was never actually used in Night of the Living Dead.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail's knights39. The coconut clopping was used in Monty Python and the Holy Grail out of necessity due to the production being unable to afford horses.
jennifer lawrence and Josh Hutchinson in The hunger games40. Whilst filming The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence accidentally kicked Josh Hutchinson in the head, knocking him out cold and resulting in a concussion.
A History of Violence41. David Cronenberg’s 2005 thriller A History of Violence was the last movie officially released on VHS.
1999 End of Days poster42. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 1999 End of Days was the last Laserdisc released.
et the extra terrestrial43. E.T. nearly got a sequel called “Nocturnal Fears”, which would have revealed that
E.T.’s name was Zreck and that his people were at war with another alien race who would capture Elliot and torture him.
Marlon Brando in Superman44. Marlon Brando was infamously difficult during filming for Superman: The Movie, he refused to learn his lines, so they had to be written on baby Kal-El’s diaper.
Brad Pitt in Se7en45. The shock ending of Se7en was going to be changed by financiers New Line Cinema, but Brad Pitt threatened to quit if they did.
Steven Speilberg working on Schindler's List46. Steven Spielberg worked for free on Schindler’s List, claiming that any money he took would feel like “blood money”.
Alfred Hitchcock47. Alfred Hitchcock came under CIA surveillance for his use of uranium as a plot element in Notorious (1946).
Scarface and the little friend48. In the film, Scarface, an M16 assault rifle with an M203 40mm grenade launcher attached to the barrel is Tony’s “little friend.”.
Michael Myers from 1978's Halloween49. The iconic mask worn by Michael Myers in 1978’s Halloween was a William Shatner ‘Captain Kirk’ mask sprayed white.
Bill and Ted50. Bill and Ted were originally going to travel through time in a van, but the filmmakers thought that it may look like there were ripping off Back to the Future, so changed it to a telephone box.
Shrek and friends51. Mike Myers originally voiced Shrek in his native tones, but after watching the movie back, re-recorded his dialogue with a Scottish twang to it.
Steven Spielberg directing52. With one day left of filming on Jaws, Spielberg became convinced that the crew was going to throw him into the water as a prank, so he skipped the last day. It’s since become a tradition that he’s follows on every one of his movies.
Nemo's appearance as a toy in Monsters, Inc.53. Nemo actually appeared in Monsters, Inc. two years before Finding Nemo was released.
dug the Dog from UP54. You can also see the shadow of Dug the dog from 2009’s Up in Pixar’s Ratatouille, which was released two years earlier.
Francis Ford Coppola on the set of Apocalypse Now55. The original raw footage of Apocalypse Now consisted of 1,250,000 feet of film which is over 230 hours’ worth.
Sid the bully from Toy Story56. Toy Company Hasbro denied Pixar the use of GI Joe for Toy Story when found that the GI Joe doll was going to be blown up by Sid.
Ed Helms missing tooth57. Ed Helms’ missing tooth in The Hangover wasn’t computer generated, it’s real. An adult tooth never grew in so he wears a false one there.
The Delorean from Back to the Future58. In early drafts, the time machine in Back to the Future was supposed to be a refrigerator.
Neo in The Matirx59. Will Smith was the first choice to play Neo in 1999’s The Matrix, but turned it down to make The Wild, Wild West.
Captain Jack Sparrow60. Robert De Niro turned down the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean due to thinking it would be a flop.
Leo DiCaprio with his bleeding hand in Django Unchained61. In Django Unchained, the scene where Leo DiCaprio’s characters cuts his hand by slamming the table was an accident, as he wasn’t meant to hit the wine glass, but Leo kept going, improvising the scene and so Tarantino kept it in the finished movie.
Carpet comparison from Toy Story and The Shining62. In the movie Toy Story, the carpet design found in the Hallway outside sid’s bedroom is the same seen in The Shining.
Don Corleone and his cat from The Godfather63. Don Corleone’s cat in The Godfather was a random stray that Marlon Brando has found near the set and was playing with between takes.
Ripley from Alien 64. In 1979’s Alien, Ripley was originally intended to be a man, but was changed to a woman as audiences at the time wouldn’t have expected a female character to survive till the end.
The Psycho shower scene65. Hitchcock’s Psycho used chocolate syrup for blood due to the film being shot in black and white.
Jeff Bridges as The Dude from The Big Lebowski66. All the clothes worn by The Dude in The Big Lebowski were from Jeff Bridges own wardrobe.
Gandalf from Lord of the Rings67. Sean Connery turned down the role of Gandalf (and a reported 15% of the overall gross box office) as he didn’t understand the script.
Pizza Planet truck from the Pixar movies68. The Pizza Planet Truck is in every single Pixar film, except The Incredibles, though it can be found in The Incredibles video game.
james mcavoy as charles xavier69. To prepare for his upcoming role as Charles Xavier in X-men: First Class, James McAvoy shaved his head but afterwards found out that his character would have hair. He had to wear hair extensions for the first month of filming.
70.Woody Allen Manhattan is Woody Allen’s least favorite of the movies he has directed. He despised it so much that he offered to direct another film for United Artists, free of charge, if they kept his former project hidden away for good.



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