Become a cinematic know-it-all. Here are a collection of movie facts that we thought you might find interesting:
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Did you know that the gag where wheelchair-bound Dr Scott smashes through a wall only happened because the production department forgot to put a door in the set?
The mask worn by the serial killer is based on Edvard Munch's painting 'The Scream'.
It took 127 takes to shoot the scene where Shelley Duvall's character swings the bat at Jack Nicholson.
The Wizard of Oz
Judy Garland was paid $35 a week while Toto the dog received $125 a week.
In the movie "Toy Story", the carpet designs in Sid's hallway are the same as the carpet designs in "The Shining".
In the first opening scene, the cat held by Marlon Brando was not written into the scene. Marlon found the cat wandering around the studio before the shot and picked it up.
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Tony Curtis couldn't sustain the high-pitched voice required for Josephine, so much of his lines as a lady were dubbed by Paul Frees.
During visit to the set, George Lucas put his head in Bruce The Shark's mouth and Steven Spielberg closed the jaws. The prank backfired when the prop malfunctioned and Lucas got stuck.
Thelma and Louise
Ridley Scott had vetoed the idea of Louise kissing Thelma at the end, but Sarandon did it anyway without telling him. It was the last shot on the last day, and Scott had no choice but to use it.
Ridley Scott found a practical solution to lighting the alien's egg chamber by borrowing blue laser lighting from The Who, who were rehearsing their stage show in the soundstage next door.
No Country for Old Men
This was the first Oscar winning film edited in Final Cut Pro.
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