When filming My Left Foot, Daniel Day-Lewis had to be lifted around the set and spoon fed as he would never leave his wheelchair.
An original ending for the classic serial killer film Seven saw Detective Somerset (Morgan Freeman) shooting John Doe (Kevin Spacey). This was followed with the cringeworthy kiss off line, “I'm retiring”. In a move that may well re-establish your faith in a God the scene was storyboarded but never filmed.
In a 2003 poll in Empire magazine, Dick Van Dyke’s Cockney accent in Mary Poppins came in second in a list of the worst accents.
It’s claimed that his movements were partially modeled after MC Hammer.
Movie theater Popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon in U.S.A.
Charlie Chaplin made his movie mocking Hitler with his own money because Hollywood was afraid of losing money if they took a stand.
The film "Birdman" was shot in just 30 days.
Sigourney Weaver actually made that ‘impossible’ basketball shot in, Aliens: Resurrection.
Fritz Lang’s, Metropolis (1927) was reportedly one of Adolf Hitler’s favourite films.
Tangled is the second-most expensive movie ever made.
Morgan Freeman’s line, in Shawshank Redemption “Maybe it’s ’cause I’m an Irish” is not a joke. In the novel ‘Red’ really is Irish.
Viggo Mortensen had no intention of working on The Lord of the Rings until his son begged him to do it.
Britney Spears loves vanilla candles.
In Raiders of the Lost Ark, when Indy shoots the Arab swordsman, he was originally meant to fight him, but Harrison Ford was too ill to fight ‘properly.’
Willow Smith’s musical debut is 8 years earlier than her Dad’s, making her the youngest debuting superstar in her family.
Dan Aykroyd’s first script for Ghostbusters was set in the future and Ghostbusters were completely normal, like paramedics and firemen.
Jim Caviezel was struck by lightening while he was on the cross in, Passion of the Christ.
Joss Whedon co-wrote Toy Story. The character Rex the dinosaur was among his contributions to the film.
Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn failed his driving test eight times.
Eminem originally wanted to become a comic-book artist.
Michael Myers mask in Halloween is just a Captain Kirk mask altered slightly and painted white.
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