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Movies Facts

Over 90% of American movies made before 1929 are lost, no copies are known to exist.

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The dinosaur noises in the “Jurassic Park” movie were made from recordings of tortoise sex.

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The word “mafia” is never mentioned in the film version of The Godfather because the actual mafia demanded it.

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Movie trailers used to play after the film.

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The Movie “Paranormal Activity” cost less than $15,000 to make but grossed over $193,000,000.

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The budget for the Movie “Titanic” was higher than the Titanic itself.

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Bruce Lee was so fast, they actually had to run his films slower so you can see his moves.

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Movie theater Popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon in U.S.A.

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Nigeria makes more movies every year than the US.

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Apollo Creed from the movie rocky was based on Muhammad Ali.

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The F-word is used 265 times in the movie in Pulp Fiction.

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Time Travel depictions in films and TV are banned in China.

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The movie Gravity was more expensive than the Indian Mars mission.

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Godzilla was only seen for about 8 minutes in the 2014 film “Godzilla”.

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After watching Star Wars, James Cameron decided to quit his job as a truck driver to enter the film industry.

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Sandra Bullock won the Oscar and the Golden Raspberry (for worst film) in the same weekend. She collected both.

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The production of Disney’s film Tangled was more expensive than Avatar’s production.

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The 1976 film “Rocky” was shot in 28 days.

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Before being an actor, Bruce Willis worked as a private investigator.

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Actor Richard Gere’s middle name is Tiffany.

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Two actors have died playing Judas in live Biblical productions by accidentally hanging themselves for real during his death scene.

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Scarlett Johansson voiced Mandy in the Spongebob Movie.

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The Horse Head used in the movie “The Godfather” was real.

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Yoda, from Star Wars, was modeled after the appearance of Albert Einstein.

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The movie “Little Miss Sunshine” was partially inspired by a quote from Arnold Schwarzenegger saying: “If there’s one thing in this world I despise, it’s losers.”

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The time traveling machine in the movie “Back to the Future” was originally supposed to be a refrigerator.

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Jurassic Park, Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump and The Shawshank Redemption were all in theatres at the same time in October of 1994.

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Schwarzenegger was paid approximately US$21,429 for every word he said in Terminator 2.

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Sylvester Stallone was so poor, he had to sell his dog for $50. A week later, he sold the script for Rocky and bought him back for $3,000.

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When Charlie Chaplin received his honorary Oscar, he got a 12-minute standing ovation, the longest in Oscar history.

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James Cameron was homeless when writing the movie “The Terminator,” and sold the rights for US$1, on the condition he could direct it.

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Will Smith, Nicolas Cage, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, and Leo DiCaprio were offered the part of Neo in “The Matrix” movie before Keanu Reeves.

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When the movie “Clue” was shown in theaters in 1985, each theater was given 1 of 3 possible endings.

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The movie industry relocated from New York to LA to escape from Thomas Edison’s patents.

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106-year-old Manoel de Oliveira was the oldest active film director until 2015. He began making movies during the silent era.

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Charlie Chaplin made his movie mocking Hitler with his own money because Hollywood was afraid of losing money if they took a stand.

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Keanu Reeves gave US$80 million of his US$114 million salary for “The Matrix” movie to special effects and makeup staff.

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“Gone with the Wind” is the highest grossing movie of all time, when adjusted for inflation.

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The script of the movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” took just 6 days to write.

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“101 Dalmatians” was based on a book that had a sequel called “The Starlight Barking” in which dogs could fly and meet an alien dog.

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According to a study on Academy Award speeches, Steven Spielberg has been thanked more than God.

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Men account for 74.4% of lead roles in Hollywood movies.

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In the 1920’s and early 1930’s, women dominated the screenwriting profession in Hollywood’s movies.

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29 days after the Titanic sank, a movie about it was released. It featured an actress who was actually on the Titanic and survived.

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Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp and Harrison Ford have never won Oscars as actors.

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Samuel L. Jackson has said motherf*cker” 171 times in 27 different movies.

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Nelson Mandela has a cameo in the 1992 movie “Malcolm X” as a teacher reciting one of the civil rights activist’s speeches.

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Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double for the first 6 Harry Potter movies was paralyzed from an accident on set in the 7th movie.

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“Apollo 13”, “Armageddon”, and “Around the World in 80 Days” are among the movies NASA keeps aboard the International Space Station.

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The movie “Borat” was a huge hit in Israel, in part because Borat’s “Kazakh” lines were all actually in Hebrew.

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Otto Frank wrote Audrey Hepburn asking her to portray his daughter Anne in the movie “The Diary of Anne Frank”. Audrey kindly declined the part.

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James Cameron sought Hollywood funding for the movie “Titanic” not because he wanted to make the movie, but because he wanted to dive to the shipwreck.

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Actor Sean Bean has died on 32% of his movies, the highest percentage of any living actor of note.

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The stunt doubles for Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy in the movie “Mad Max: Fury Road” fell in love on set and got married.

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While shooting “The Blues Brothers” movie, they had a budget for cocaine.

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Steven Spielberg declined to direct the Harry Potter movies and said “It’s just like withdrawing a billion dollars and putting it into your personal bank accounts. There’s no challenge.”

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The “No Animals Were Harmed” moniker on movies only applies while film is actually recording.

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The movie “Titanic” won 11 Oscars, but none for acting.

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The film “Birdman” was shot in just 30 days.

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Indian actor Brahmanandam Kanneganti had a role in more than 1000 films, a world record.

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Morgan Freeman didn’t appear in a movie until age 34, and didn’t get a big role until he was 52, with Driving Miss Daisy and Glory.

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Sean Connery wore a toupee in all of the James Bond movies because he started balding at age 21.

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In the original script, “Rocky” ended with Rocky throwing the fight and opening a pet store for Adrian with the money he made.

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United Artists offered Stallone up to US$340,000 to sell them the rights to the screenplay of Rocky if he agreed to not star in the movie. He refused.

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Despite smoking in numerous films, Clint Eastwood has never smoked habitually.

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There’s a hotline filmmakers can call for science advice with the goal of helping filmmakers incorporate accurate science into their films.

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Steven Spielberg completed his degree course, 33 years after dropping out, by submitting Schindler’s List as his final project.

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Over 500 girls have been named Hermione since the first ‘Harry Potter’ movie came out.

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Brad Pitt was banned from China for his role in the movie “7 Years in Tibet.

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