Category: movies

In the movie Home Alone, the producers thought it would be too…

In the movie Home Alone, the producers thought it would be too mean to use a real girl for the pic of Buzz’s unattractive girlfriend, so they used the art director’s son.

The reason Roger Moore stopped being James Bond was because of…

The reason Roger Moore stopped being James Bond was because of how much older he was than his female co-stars. He was in his 50s, and they were in their 20s. In his own words: “Well, the leading ladies were young enough to be my grand-daughter and it becomes disgusting.” (source)

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Ryan Gosling gained 60 pounds by drinking melted ice cream to…

Ryan Gosling gained 60 pounds by drinking melted ice cream to play the father in Peter Jackson’s ‘The Lovely Bones.’ He was then told he was too fat to play the part and the role went to Mark Wahlberg.

Don Rickles passed away before he was able to record any…

Don Rickles passed away before he was able to record any dialogue for Toy Story 4. Rather than replacing him, Disney reviewed 25 years of material from the first three films, video games, and other media; they were able to assemble enough dialogue to cover the entire film. (source)

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In Back to the Future, the original idea was for the time…

In Back to the Future, the original idea was for the time machine to be a refrigerator, but because Robert Zemeckis was afraid that kids would imitate the film and get trapped in fridges, they changed it to a DeLorean car.

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There is a group of wealthy individuals that see movies on…

There is a group of wealthy individuals that see movies on release day in their own home theaters. It costs $100k to join and $4k/month membership. It is called the Bel Air Circuit. (source)

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There is a group of wealthy individuals that see movies on…

There is a group of wealthy individuals that see movies on release day in their own home theaters. It costs $100k to join and $4k/month membership. It is called the Bel Air Circuit. (source)

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Charlie Chaplin made the Hitler mocking film, “The Great…

Charlie Chaplin made the Hitler mocking film, “The Great Dictator”, in 1940 using his own money because none of the Hollywood studios were comfortable irking the Germans as they had financial relations with them. The film is said to be one of the greatest works of Charlie Chaplin.

Charlie Chaplin made the Hitler mocking film, “The Great…

Charlie Chaplin made the Hitler mocking film, “The Great Dictator”, in 1940 using his own money because none of the Hollywood studios were comfortable irking the Germans as they had financial relations with them. The film is said to be one of the greatest works of Charlie Chaplin.

The Pixar film Coco, which features the spirits of dead family…

The Pixar film Coco, which features the spirits of dead family members, got past China’s censors with 0 cuts. In China, superstition is taboo due to the belief spiritual forces could undermine people’s faith in the communist party. The censors were so moved by the film, they gave it a full pass.