Alred Hitchcock's Psycho was the first American film to show a toilet flushing.
Chris Brown has appeared on an episode of Sesame Street.
Star Wars was originally prefixed by the definite article ‘The’.
Ursula from The Little Mermaid is said to be inspired by the drag queen Divine.
Homer Simpson’s birthday is 12th May 1956.
Despite Courtney's (unsurprisingly) batshit claims (see #72) Kurt Cobain did thank Quentin Tarantino in the liner notes to In Utero, allegedly due to the musician's love for Reservoir Dogs. QT returned the favour in the Pulp Fiction soundtrack notes by thanking Nirvana. Sadly, the timing of the release meant the thanks were followed by 'RIP Kurt'.
Nelson Mandela has a cameo in the 1992 movie "Malcolm X" as a teacher reciting one of the civil rights activist's speeches.
Selena Gomez had her first kiss when she was 12 years old with Dylan Sprouse.
David Patrick Kelly’s infamous “Warriors, come out to play” line in The Warriors (1979) was completely improvised.
In 1982, Spileberg's kids classic stayed in the US top ten for ten months.
Within 3 days of release The Hunger Games has become the highest grossing film for production company Lionsgate.
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."
Adele, Leona Lewis and Jessie J all went to the same school.
Pixar’s John Lasseter was fired from Disney after pitching The Brave Little Toaster as a film that featured both traditional and computer animation.
Rihanna’s first name is Robyn.
Movie trailers used to play after the film.
Zayn Malik didn’t have a passport before he was on X Factor.
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.
While Cameron Crowe returns the favour in Minority Report wearing a newspaper. Or hiding behind one. Delete where applicable.
Real life pornstar Asia Carrera plays the flatmate of Tara Reid in Logjammin', the film within the film in The Big Lebowski. We're still unsure if she gets her cable fixed.
In Iron Man/Avengers, J.A.R.V.I.S is an acronym for “Just A Rather Very Intelligent System.”
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