Top 10 Comic Book Movie Franchises (Quickie)

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

In a 2003 poll in Empire magazine, Dick Van Dyke’s Cockney accent in Mary Poppins came in second in a list of the worst accents.

Shooting for No Country For Old Men was interrupted for a day due to a smoke cloud from the set of There Will Be Blood, which was also filming in the area.


Top 10 Comic Book Movie Franchises (Quickie)

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Gran Torino (2008)
116 min|Drama|January 9, 2009
8.1Rating: 8.1 / 10 from 675,132 users
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.

Network (1976)
121 min|Drama|November 27, 1976
8.1Rating: 8.1 / 10 from 132,623 users
A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.

Bullet in the Head (1990)
136 min|Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War|May 17, 1996
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 9,213 users
When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.

Schindler's List (1993)
195 min|Biography, Drama, History|February 4, 1994
8.9Rating: 8.9 / 10 from 1,100,923 users
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.


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When a 10-year-old girl with cancer was too sick to see Up, Pixar flew an employee to her house with a DVD of the movie. She died seven hours after her private screening.

Disney once hired 11 little people to dress up as Pinocchio and greet children. After being left with an entire day’s worth of food and wine, the actors ended up naked and screaming obscenities at the crowd at the film’s premiere by mid-afternoon.

When filming My Left Foot, Daniel Day-Lewis had to be lifted around the set and spoon fed as he would never leave his wheelchair.

The US title for the exceptionally wonderful A Matter of Life and Death was Stairway to Heaven. The UK had no stairway. Denied.

The word “Nigger” is said exactly 113 times in Quentin Tarantino’s, Django Unchained.

Matthew Fox’s (AKA Jack Sheppard from LOST) birthday is 14th July.

Rihanna’s first name is Robyn.

Chuck Norris’ first name is actually Carlos.

Matt Damon had to lose 40 pounds for the movie Courage Under Fire.

While Cameron Crowe returns the favour in Minority Report wearing a newspaper. Or hiding behind one. Delete where applicable.

Orlando Bloom has swinophobia, which is a fear of pigs!

Godzilla was only seen for about 8 minutes in the 2014 film "Godzilla".

The idea for the poster for The Usual Suspects came before any script or story.

Miley Cyrus first tried out for Hannah Montana at the age of 11. She was denied due to her age.

Jessie J’s full name is Jessica Ellen Cornish.

Taylor Lautner was a junior world karate champion for several years running.

Cher Lloyd’s sister (Josie) does not like Cher’s song ‘Swagger Jagger’.

Willow Smith’s musical debut is 8 years earlier than her Dad’s, making her the youngest debuting superstar in her family.


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