46 Next-Level Movie Facts To Know

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The role that made Viggo Mortensen's career, Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, almost went to Nicolas Cage. CRACKED.COM

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MATT LANC dislocated his shoulder doing a dive for a chair while filming the episode The one where no one's ready. Instead of trying to hide it, the

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Hugh Jackman says he owes his career to Russell Crowe Crowe passed on the role of Wolverine, and then recommended his friend Hugh for the job, which e

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The relationship between Ed Wood and Bela Lugosi CRAUI in Tim Burton's ENTNOD was a reflection of Burton's own relationship with Vincent Price.

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The Star Trek episode Amok Time showed us Vulcans' mating season, which is triggered by a condition called Pon Farr which would kill Spock unless

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Censor Joe Breen almost had the most famous line in GONE WND WITHTHE replaced with such alternatives as: Frankly, my dear, I don't give whoop! a Thank

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An actress was originally supposed to be cast to play the part of Maris Crane, however, after only 3 episodes they had described her physical appearan

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ON THE SET OF ROAR, f FILM ABOUT f FAMILY LIVING WITH LIONS f 14 YEAR OLD MELANIE GRIFFITH WAS MAULED SO BADLY THAT SHE REQUIRED FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION

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Jackie Chan is famous for his on-set injuries while doing his own stunts. AROUR mf H00Z OPERATION CONDOR One such injury on the set of Armour of God I

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The equations on the background in The Big Bang EE. Theory are 2M mathematically 4 accurate. 9PA)h TvavTro 6+ au hyhy +h, hy Gtl'l'hushs tla MXoy vls)

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THE CIGARETTE-SMUGGLING ROACHES IN ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK WERE REAL TRAINED COCKROACHES. Prop master Rachael Weinzimer said she IRL couldn't just at

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While auditioning for Elizabeth , Eddie Redmayne led the director to believe he was an experienced horseback rider. He got the part and the truth came

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In the casino scene in Black Panther, the colors of the outfits worn by T'challa, Okoye, and Nakia collectively form... The colors found on the Pan-Af

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IDAO A DECADE SPENT USING A CRUTCH FOR THE ROLE OF DR. KERRY WEAVER LEFT LAURA INNES WITH REAL-LIFE SPINE CURVATURE.

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Mace Windu's lightsaber is purple sO Samuel L. Jackson could find himself in the Episode lI arena battle. Jackson said, Well s** I wanna be able to f

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From the Director of Bringing Down the House THE SPANISH TITLE FOR THE PACIFIER TRANSLATES TO A SUPER HARD KANGAROO. vin KCYE DIESEL is the ePACIFIE

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TERMINATOR 2 JUDGMENT DAY Robert Patrick got the part of the T-1000 because Billy Idol, who was James Cameron's first choice, had recently broken his

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Walt Disney eww! didn't like the iconic scene of the romantic dinner in The Lady and the Tramp (1955) He thought that two dogs eating pasta would be a

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Bob Gale came his father's across University City High and wondered yearbook his father if he and have been friends would had attended if they time. s

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Margaret Hamilton captivated audiences as the Wicked Witch of the West. But the famous role was nearly her last when a trapdoor malfunction left her s

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Dr. Seuss' I speak for LORAX The the trees! weirdly partnered with HP printers... hp ...offering activity pages about the environment on the HP websit

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I does wot I loikes an'l loikes wot I do American-as- Dick Van Dyke butchered an English accent in 1964's Mary Poppins. 50 years later, Van Dyke apo

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J.J. Abrams apologized for overusing lens flares in the Star Trek movies. Abrams says that he started using flares as a way to show how bright and ene

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In Game of Thrones season 7, Cersei, Dany, and Sansa are all wearing dark, monochrome outfits for a reason. The almost colorless styles reflect the br

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In international releases of Cars 2, Jeff Gorvette is replaced in one scene by a unique car representing that country. Max Schnell Germany Carla Velos

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HUGH JACKMAN CRACKED co HAS HAD LOTS OF INJURIES FROM PLAYING WOLVERINE OVER THEYEARS. He's mangled his junk, mangled his right ear, stabbed himself i

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THE FLAMETHROWER GUITAR THAT DOOF WARRIOR PLAYS IN MAD MAX: FURY ROAD S0FC0 0000 WAS MADE FROM BEDPANS. Director George Miller explained, everything

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In the first drafts of 2001: A Space Odyssey HAL was named ATHENA and had a female voice.

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The people mentioned by Inigo Montoya and the Man in Black during their sword fight in The Princess Bride are actual Renaissance-era fencing masters.

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Alfred Hitchcock had to use mind tricks to convince the Paramount censorship department not to cut the iconic nude murder shower Devun scene in Furull

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CRACKEDcO COM While doing the Sermon on the Mount scene in The Passion Of The Christ, Jim Caviezel was struck by lightning.

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Glynn Turman was almost cast as Han Solo. CRA George Lucas was going to give the iconic role to the relatively unknown actor, but the decision ultimat

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The Zodiac killer in David Fincher's 2007 film Z DIAC was played by 3 different actors based on actual descriptions CRAt from eye witness testimony. T

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How do you keep a puppet-on-puppet sex scene in your movie and still escape the dreaded NC-17 rating? Simple. Add a golden shower sequence. Trey Parke

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Seeing meteors made Steven Spielberg want to film a movie about good-guy aliens. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS THIRO KINO of THE When Spielberg was 6 or 7, his dad

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In the edited-for-television version of KUSTBUSTERS the lines where Stantz and Venkman refer to Peck as being d!ckless were changed to calling Peck

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In THE HANDMAID'S TALE reading is forbidden in the Republic of Gilead. The show's Art Department had to create labels devoid of writing for every sing

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The tortures seen in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM are actual treatments used to cure patients in mental institutions.

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Israelis don't relate to meatballs the way Americans do, SO when Cloudy Witha Chance Of Meatballs was translated into Hebrew it was changed to It's Ra

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According to his ex-wife Marcia, George Lucas planned to reveal BOBA FETT AND DARTH VADER WERE BROTHERS in the STAR WARS prequels. BROTHERS STICy ROTH

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The Bohemian Rhapsody opening sequence of Wayne's World was an instant pop culture hit and managed to revive the classic Queen single... ...but the