Oscars Funny Moments: Whoopi Goldberg’s Opening Monologue: 2002 Oscars

Cameron Diaz broke her nose in a surfing accident in Hawaii on her birthday in 2003.

It’s believed that the movement of Ariel’s hair while underwater was based on footage of the astronaut Sally Ride in zero gravity.

Heath Ledger almost broke Jake Gyllenhaal’s nose by grabbing his head and kissing him too hard in Brokeback Mountain.


Whoopi Goldberg's Opening Monologue: 2002 Oscars

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Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
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Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.


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The cigarette smoked by Sigourney Weaver in Avatar is completely CGI.

Pixie Lott was voted as No. 31 of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World by FHM.

Like Facebook, Star Wars was originally prefixed by the definite article 'The'. Much cleaner without it.

While Titanic holds the record for consecutive weeks at the top spot (15), E.T. beats it by one in total weeks at Number One.

It’s claimed that Woody’s full name is Woody Pride. It’s never actually been mentioned in any of the movies.

On the set of 1982’s The Thing, the whole cast and crew was male.

Apollo Creed from the movie Rocky was based on Muhammad Ali.

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

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End is the most expensive film ever made.

David Patrick Kelly’s infamous “Warriors, come out to play” line in The Warriors (1979) was completely improvised.

Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn called Irreversible director Gasper Noe midshoot for advice on how to successfully shoot a 'head smashing' scene.

The real Frank Abagnale Jr. appears in Catch Me If You Can as the French policeman who arrests Leo.

The first use of animatronics was the robin that whistles a duet with Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins. A series of wires going up her dress were used to animate the bird. Its movements were so realistic that critics were baffled as to how it worked exactly.

Schwarzenegger was paid approximately US$21 429 for every word he said in Terminator 2.

Michael Fassbender is to produce and star in an Assassin’s Creed movie.

The ring Ben Affleck gave to Jennifer Lopez was worth $1.2 million.

Pixar’s, UP was the first ever animated film and 3D film to open the Cannes Film Festival.

Paranormal Activity cost $15000 to make and has grossed $210 million so far.


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