The “asante sana squash banana” song that Rafiki sings in The Lion King is an old nursery rhyme in Swahili.
The carpet in The Shining and the second floor of Sid’s house in Toy Story are almost identical.
Frozen is the first animated Disney film directed by a woman.
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."
The poop in Trainspotting was made from chocolate. Yummy.
World speed reading champion Anne Jones read all 607 pages of the last Harry Potter book in just 47 minutes.
Samuel L. Jackson used the word mother-fucker to overcome his stammer/stutter.
Actor Richard Gere's middle name is Tiffany.
The idea for the poster for The Usual Suspects came before any script or story.
When Harry Met Sally: Meg Ryan laughed at the Pecan Pie improv and looked at the director who told her to keep going.
The Postman, Costner's second jaunt to a post-apocalyptic world, holds the 8th spot on the biggest flops losing $62m.
Enya was James Cameron's first choice to compose the music for Titanic.
Meanwhile, only 12 years separates father/son duo Sean Connery and Harrison Ford in the Indiana Jones franchise.
Two actors have died playing Judas in live Biblical productions by accidentally hanging themselves for real during his death scene.
Development of Wreck-It Ralph started in the 1980s. The film was almost called High Score and Joe Jump.
The budget for the Movie "Titanic" was higher than the Titanic itself.
George Lucas' dog was named Indiana.
Fritz Lang’s, Metropolis (1927) was reportedly one of Adolf Hitler’s favourite films.
Ron Jeremy, the pornstar was an extra in Ghostbusters.
The US title for the exceptionally wonderful A Matter of Life and Death was Stairway to Heaven. The UK had no stairway. Denied.
Bill Murray as Batman? Almost. Until Tim Burton came on board Murray was top of the list. Perhaps when the inevitable re-reboot transpires Bill will get another shot.
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