Category: movies

When stepped on a landmine, it does not make a soft “click”…

When stepped on a landmine, it does not make a soft “click” and explode after the pressure is lifted as shown in the movies. Instead, It explodes the moment you step on it.

Hugh Jackman took a pay cut to ensure “Logan” would…

Hugh Jackman took a pay cut to ensure “Logan” would be rated R. Since ‘R-rated’ films typically limit the overall audience that can attend, Jackman’s reduced salary, brought the budget down to an acceptable place to warrant an R rating.

Sylvester Stallone still has the turtles from the movie Rocky,…

Sylvester Stallone still has the turtles from the movie Rocky, they are over 40 years old.

Anthony Hopkins, when asked what he loves best about making…

Anthony Hopkins, when asked what he loves best about making movies, answered: “I love the hour in makeup. It gives you time to think and have a cup of coffee. It’s my favorite part of the day. Having somebody dab things on your face, I love that. Then you go out and say things and they pay you.”

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Chadwick Boseman was accepted into a prestigious summer theater…

Chadwick Boseman was accepted into a prestigious summer theater program at Oxford University, but couldn’t afford to go. He secured funding through a private benefactor, who turned out to be Denzel Washington. Over 20 years later, Chadwick thanked him in person at the premiere of “Black Panther.”

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While filming “X-Men:Origins Wolverine,” Hugh Jackman had to…

While filming “X-Men:Origins Wolverine,” Hugh Jackman had to run down a hallway naked with prop claws attached to his fists. As he turned the corner he faced every women on the production staff waving dollar bills. He instinctively shielded his groin and cut himself with Wolverine’s claws.

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James and Oliver Phelps were not actually ginger-haired but dyed…

James and Oliver Phelps were not actually ginger-haired but dyed their hair for 10 years while playing Fred and George Weasley in the Harry Potter films.

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The man who plays the alien in the movie Alien was a 2.08m…

The man who plays the alien in the movie Alien was a 2.08m (6’10”) Nigerian named Bolaji Bandejo, and the filmmakers came across him in a bar by pure chance. While on set, a special swing had to be constructed so Bolaji could sit because the Xenomorph’s tail got in the way.

On the set of Titanic, an angry crew member put PCP into the…

On the set of Titanic, an angry crew member put PCP into the soup that James Cameron and other crew members ate, sending more than 50 people to the hospital.

On the set of The Princess Bride, André the Giant once…

On the set of The Princess Bride, André the Giant once “let out a 16 second fart and brought production to a standstill.” Nobody said anything except director Rob Reiner, who said “Are you OK, André?” to which André replied, “I am now boss.”