Oscars Funny Moments: Chris Rock’s Opening Monologue: 2005 Oscars

Showgirls still holds the record for most Razzie (anti-Oscars) nominations with 13. Paul Verhoeven was the first director to collect the award for Worst Picture in person.

Sean Connery wore a wig in every single one of his Bond performances.

While everyone knows Viggo Mortensen replaced Stuart Townsend at the last minute for Aragorn, the beardy ranger had no intention of joining Jackson and co until his son begged him to do it. Good son.


Chris Rock's Opening Monologue: 2005 Oscars

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Pierce Brosnan was contractually forbidden from wearing a full tuxedo in any non-James Bond movie from 1995-2002.

Cher Lloyd is a huge fan of Ed Sheeran, and even has his phone number.

Elvis Presley’s daughter, Lisa Marie, became the wife of Michael Jackson on May 26, 1994 but they divorced after 4 years.

There are 106 people named Harry Potter in the U.S. according to the Census Bureau.

The names of the main characters in Frozen sound out the name of the author of the original story the movie is based on. Hans, Kristoff, Anna, Sven = Hans Christian Andersen.

Colin Farrell says that Marilyn Monroe was the first woman he fell in love with

Britney Spears loves vanilla candles.

"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.

Some Wookie suits were made from human hair.

James Caan improvised the, now immortal, phrase “Bada-Bing” on the set of The Godfather.

Among Patrick Bateman's neighbours in the novel of American Psycho is one Tom Cruise (see also #66)

The movie industry relocated from New York to LA to escape from Thomas Edison's patents.

The word “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” actually predates its use in Mary Poppins.

Quentin Tarentino was originally going to use the song Wise Man by Frank Ocean in Django Unchained but chose not to

If you're ever looking to authentically recreate the 'assassin in love with a 12 year old' look, the correct type of plant featured in Luc Besson's gloriously wonderful Leon is an aglaonema.

The Postman, Costner's second jaunt to a post-apocalyptic world, holds the 8th spot on the biggest flops losing $62m.

Brad Pitt is a supporter of same-sex marriage.

That means that Tangled cost more to make than James Cameron’s Avatar.


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