Often derided as a mega-flop, Waterworld actually took home nearly $90m more in worldwide box office than its estimated budget. Factor in TV sales, merchandise and home video and Kevin Costner's 'Kevin's Gate' ended up floating quite nicely.
Development of Wreck-It Ralph started in the 1980s. The film was almost called High Score and Joe Jump.
The 1976 film “Rocky” was shot in 28 days.
Jackie Chan provided the speaking and singing voice for Beast in the Chinese version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
The “asante sana squash banana” song that Rafiki sings in The Lion King is an old nursery rhyme in Swahili.
Jurassic Park Pulp Fiction Forrest Gump and The Shawshank Redemption were all in theatres at the same time in October of 1994.
Actor Sean Bean has died on 32% of his movies the highest percentage of any living actor of note.
When a 10-year-old girl with cancer was too sick to see Up, Pixar flew an employee to her house with a DVD of the movie. She died seven hours after her private screening.
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.
In 2002, Steven Spielberg finally finished college after a 33-year hiatus. He turned in Schindler’s List for his student film requirement.
Ed Sheeran auditioned for the ITV series Britannia High.
Harry Styles and Justin Bieber can juggle.
The carpet in The Shining and the second floor of Sid’s house in Toy Story are almost identical.
Justin Bieber states that he is a supporter of President Obama.
Frozen is the first animated Disney film directed by a woman.
The ornaments that Marv steps on in Home Alone are actually candy
Each frame of the CGI scenes in James Cameron’s, Avatar (1/24 of a second) took an average of 47 hours to render.
Daniel Craig is the first actor to play James Bond that was born after the series began.
When Edward Norton first fights Brad Pitt in Fight Club, he was asked to actually hit Pitt. Pitts reaction is genuine and Norton was trying to stop himself from laughing during the scene.
Harry Potter's author J.K. Rowling lost her billionaire status because she donated so much of her money to charity.
Christoph Waltz, the man who won an Oscar for playing the Jew Hunter in Inglorious Basterds, has a son who is a rabbi.
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