Kanye (West) means “the only one” in Swahili.
It’s claimed that his movements were partially modeled after MC Hammer.
Ursula from The Little Mermaid is said to be inspired by the drag queen Divine.
Production on Dreamworks’ Antz was sped up so that it would release before Pixar’s A Bug’s Life after the head of Pixar, John Lasseter, told his friend Jeffrey Katzenberg, the head of Dreamworks, about his film, which had already been in production for years.
The main characters initials in The Prestige spell ABRA (as in Abracadabra). The main character's first initials in Inception spell DREAMS.
The US title for the exceptionally wonderful A Matter of Life and Death was Stairway to Heaven. The UK had no stairway. Denied.
"Apollo 13" "Armageddon" and "Around the World in 80 Days" are among the movies NASA keeps aboard the International Space Station.
29 days after the Titanic sank a movie about it was released. It featured an actress who was actually on the Titanic and survived.
Alred Hitchcock's Psycho was the first American film to show a toilet flushing.
P!nk’s real name is Alecia Beth Moore.
The “asante sana squash banana” song that Rafiki sings in The Lion King is an old nursery rhyme in Swahili.
Charlie Chaplin made his movie mocking Hitler with his own money because Hollywood was afraid of losing money if they took a stand.
Sean Connery wore a toupee in all of the James Bond movies because he started balding at age 21.
Ed Sheeran auditioned for the ITV series Britannia High.
"101 Dalmatians" was based on a book that had a sequel called "The Starlight Barking" in which dogs could fly and meet an alien dog.
Nigeria makes more movies every year than the US.
Domonic Monaghan can speak fluent German.
Pixar’s John Lasseter was fired from Disney after pitching The Brave Little Toaster as a film that featured both traditional and computer animation.
Michael Smiley aka Tyres from Spaced can be seen as one of the zombies outside The Winchester in Shaun of the Dead in full Tyres get-up.
Viggo Mortensen had no intention of working on The Lord of the Rings until his son begged him to do it.
For Dr. Strangelove, Peter Sellers was paid $1 million, 55 percent of the film’s budget.
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