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Many of the legendary scenes in Star Wars are not physical sets,…

Many of the legendary scenes in Star Wars are not physical sets, but matte oil paintings.

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The Wachowskis asked Warner Brothers for $80 million to make The…

The Wachowskis asked Warner Brothers for $80 million to make The Matrix but only got $10 million approved. They decided to spend all of that money on the opening sequence. They showed it to the Warner executives who were so impressed that they gave them their original budget.

In 2011, China aired clips of the movie “Top Gun” on…

In 2011, China aired clips of the movie “Top Gun” on the news and tried to pass it off as the Chinese Air Force doing training exercises.

After the release of the 1996 film Scream which involved an…

After the release of the 1996 film Scream which involved an anonymous killer calling and murdering his victims, caller ID usage tripled in the United States.

In 2009, a Hungarian art historian while watching the movie…

In 2009, a Hungarian art historian while watching the movie Stuart Little with his daughter, spotted a long-lost avant-garde painting in the background. The painting was bought by a set designer in a Pasadena antiques shop for “next to nothing”, and later sold for $285,700 at an auction.

Actress Mercedes McCambridge who dubbed the voice of the demon…

Actress Mercedes McCambridge who dubbed the voice of the demon in The Exorcist swallowed raw eggs, chain smoked and drank whiskey to make her voice harsh. She was bound to a chair during recordings and requested no credit for the film.

In 2014, scientists in UK created the fastest ever internet…

In 2014, scientists in UK created the fastest ever internet connection, clocking speeds of 1.4 terabits per second – enough to download 44 HD movies a second.

Upcoming Horror Movies – Its almost Halloween – Unexplained Mysteries

Upcoming Horror Movies – Its almost Halloween – Unexplained Mysteries

On the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,…

On the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Johnny Depp bought $64,000 worth of jackets for the entire 500 crew members because the final day of shooting was rainy.

Pulp Fiction was the first Miramax project to get the green…

Pulp Fiction was the first Miramax project to get the green light after the company was acquired by Disney in 1993 – so technically, Pulp Fiction is a Disney movie.