Top 10 Actors You Probably Thought Were American

Chuck Norris’ first name is actually Carlos.

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

Francis Ford Coppola would read passages of Heart of Darkness to Marlon Brando on the fractious set of Apocalypse Now after learning the actor had never read the source material.


Top 10 Actors You Probably Thought Were American

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Fight Club (1999)
139 min|Drama|October 15, 1999
8.8Rating: 8.8 / 10 from 1,698,960 users
An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.

Fargo (1996)
98 min|Crime, Drama, Thriller|April 5, 1996
8.1Rating: 8.1 / 10 from 567,402 users
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Twelve Monkeys (1995)
129 min|Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|January 5, 1996
8.0Rating: 8.0 / 10 from 543,214 users
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Notorious (1946)
102 min|Drama, Film-Noir, Romance, Thriller|September 6, 1946
7.9Rating: 7.9 / 10 from 85,911 users
A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?


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Angelina Jolie performed her own stunts whilst filming Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

Demi Moore was cross-eyed as a child and wore an eye patch until her vision was corrected after two operations.

Jim 'King of the World' Cameron also had a second ending for Titanic in which Bill Paxton and the old lady face off over the million dollar necklace. If you thought the original ending was schmaltzy check out the 'life is priceless' alternative.

Marc Okrand, who created the Klingon and Vulcan languages for Star Trek, create an entire Atlantean language for Atlantis: The Lost Empire.

It would take about 9.4 million balloons to lift Carl’s house in Up.

The script of the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" took just 6 days to write.

Pulp members Jarvis Cocker and Steve Mackey and Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and Phil Selway were four of The Weird Sisters in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Jason Buckle (All Seeing I) and Steven Claydon (Add n to (x)) completed the line up.

The sirens heard in the casino scene in Swingers were police on their way to stop the film makers who were shooting without a permit.

The movie "Titanic" won 11 Oscars but none for acting.

In the penultimate Ian Fleming 007 novel, You Only Live Twice, James Bond's parents are revealed to be Scottish and Swiss. His formative years were spent in Germany and France.

Disney turned down the chance to make Back to the Future claiming the mother/son relationship was too risqué.

Samuel L. Jackson has said "motherf*cker" 171 times in 27 different movies.

If the events of Finding Nemo actually happened, and Nemo’s mother and siblings got eaten, Nemo’s father would have developed female sex organs and bred with Nemo.

Dirk Diggler's penis in Boogie Nights measured 13 inches, half an inch more than its inspiration, John Holmes. Michael Fassbender's wang has yet to be measured. Except, presumably, by Michael Fassbender.

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.

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

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.

106-year-old Manoel de Oliveira was the oldest active film director until 2015. He began making movies during the silent era.


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