On 20 January 1982, Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a bat, thinking it was only a rubber one.
James Cameron was homeless when writing the movie "The Terminator " and sold the rights for US$1 on the condition he could direct it.
Apollo Creed from the movie Rocky was based on Muhammad Ali.
While Pixar was working on Toy Story 2, an employee accidentally ran a Unix command that deleted all the work they had done on the film. Luckily, one pregnant animator had a copy of the data on her home computer so she could work on the movie while caring for her new baby.
Orson Welles directed much of Citizen Kane from a wheelchair, after injuring himself on set.
Alred Hitchcock's Psycho was the first American film to show a toilet flushing.
Rapunzel and Flynn from Tangled can be seen in Frozen.
Sharlto Copley had not acted professionally before District 9 and had no intention of pursuing acting.
The Russians made a movie version of The Hobbit in 1985 and it’s available on YouTube.
In Saving Private Ryan, all of the main cast were given basic military training except Matt Damon, in the hope that the cast would build a resentment towards him necessary for the role.
In the original script "Rocky" ended with Rocky throwing the fight and opening a pet store for Adrian with the money he made.
Ronald Reagan was originally announced as the lead for Casablanca. The proclamation turned out to simply be a ruse to keep the actor's name in the press.
Stanley Kubrick would reportedly call Stephen King at 3am to ask him questions about The Shining. According to King, one famous exchange had the director ask the author, “Do you believe in God?”. When he replied in the affirmative Kubrick yelled “I knew it!” and slammed the phone down.
The movie "Titanic" won 11 Oscars but none for acting.
The childish snickering during The Usual Suspects iconic line-up was genuine, caused by Benicio Del Toro's persistent flatulence.
Cher Lloyd is a huge fan of Ed Sheeran, and even has his phone number.
Before Stanley Kubrick came on-board for A Clockwork Orange writer Anthony Burgess considered selling the movie rights to Mick Jagger with the intention of Jagger playing Alex and the rest of the Stones playing the other Droogs. Keef with eyeliner? Don't be silly.
Meanwhile, only 12 years separates father/son duo Sean Connery and Harrison Ford in the Indiana Jones franchise.
There's a hotline film makers can call for science advice with the goal of helping film makers incorporate accurate science into their films .
Years before Hit-Girl caused Daily Mail readers heads to explode with the use of the C-word, its first outing in Hollywood was in Carnal Knowledge. Jack Nicolson's character Jonathan utters the impressively eloquent line, “Answer me, you ball-busting, castrating, son of a cunt bitch!”. The actor would later call Nurse Ratched, “something of a cunt” in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.
Robert Ludlum, the creator of the Jason Bourne series, died while the first Bourne film was in post-production.
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