For the movie the
Wizard of Oz, Judy Garland was paid $35 a week while Toto received
$125 a week.
The producers of the movie Gone
With The Wind were fined 5,000 dollars for allowing the word “damn“
to be heard within the movie‘s dialog.
Brooke Shields spent a lot of
time during the filming of Blue Lagoon standing/walking in a trench
beside Chris Atkins so that she wouldn't be taller than him in the
scenes that they had together.
The Blues Brothers once held the
record for crashing the most police cars in a movie
at approximately 30. The record was eventually broken by Blues
During filming of the chariot
race scene in the movie Ben-Hur, one of the cameras was completely
ruined when a chariot ran over it. The footage right up to the
camera's obliteration was used in the final film.
Near the beginning of the movie
Back To The Future there’s a scene where they show all of the
clocks at Doc's house. If you look closely there is one clock with
a little man hanging from the minute hand.
In Carrie, the slow motion scene
at the end of the movie was filmed in reverse to simulate ghostlike
movement effects. If watched vigilantly, cars can be seen driving
backwards in the upper left hand corner of the screen.
Bogart never said "Play it again
Sam" in the movie Casablanca. What Bogart did say was "Play it
Orson Welles was only 21 years
old when here starred in & directed in the movie Citizen
When the Mother-Ship passes over
the Devil's Tower near the end of Spielberg's movie,
Close Encounters of the Third Kind, R2-D2 can be seen
hanging from the bottom of the ship.
In the movie E.T.
there is a scene where the young boy lures the extraterrestrial
with some Reese's pieces. Originally Spielberg was going to use
M+M's, but he could not get the rights. Reese's pieces were the
The Godfather was the first
movie in over twenty years in which Marlon Brando was required to
"Halloween" was originally going
to be titled "The Babysitter Murders".
The Sesame Street characters
Bert and Ernie were named after the cop and the taxi driver from
the movie “It's a Wonderful Life”.
The mechanical shark used in the
movie Jaws was nicknamed Bruce, named after Spielberg's
When the T-Rex devours the
traffic light in San Diego within the movie “The Lost Word:
Jurassic Park“, there is a sign close by that reads "No
After reading the script for Men
in Black, Will Smith did not want any part of the movie. It was
wife Jada that persuaded him to take the part.
Midnight Cowboy was the first
non-pornographic movie to receive a X rating.