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With a budget of over $100,000,000, Cloud Atlas is one of the most expensive independent films to date.

In " Sex and the city " , the tutu outfit that Carrie models for the girls is the same outfit she wears on the Sex and the City opening credits..

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D: The last scene of the movie when Heather and Vincent are leaving Silent Hill, the truck driver who pick them up is Travis, who is the main character of Silent Hill: Origins, a prequel game. Also the bus with two police car escorting is tribute to another Silent Hill game, Silent Hill: Downpour.

Kiefer Sutherland has a twin sister, who looks just like him but with lipstick on.

The Shining’ was nominated for two Razzies in 1980. Including worst director.

John Carpenter was offered the job of directing ‘Top Gun’. He turned it down

During the filming of the scene in REC where the young fireman falls from the stairs, not a single actor knew that was going to happen, so the reactions we see on the films were the real reactions of the actors themselves. More about REC

Grey`s Anatomy: Rob Lowe was originally considered for the role of Derek Shepherd, but passed on it.

The producers of " The Machinist " claim that Christian Bale dropped from about 173 pounds in weight down to about 110 pounds in weight to make this film. They also claim that Bale actually wanted to drop down to 100 pounds, but that they would not let him go below 120 out of fear that his health could be in too much danger if he did. His diet consisted of one can of tuna and an apple per day. His 63-pound weight loss is said to be a record for any actor for a movie role. He regained the weight in time for his role in Batman

Doom: During the end credits, when the cast members' names appear on the screen, the only ones not to be shot/blown up are the only ones which survive in the movie.

In The Amazing Spiderman, when Peter first enters Gwen's room, there are several books stacked just inside the window through which Peter enters. The book at the top of the stack is the novel "Seabiscuit". Tobey Maguire, who portrayed Peter/Spider-Man in the original trilogy, also played the lead character in the film adaptation, Seabiscuit; it is quite possible that this detail was included as a tribute to the original trilogy.

Near the end of the movie Ted, when Lori looks outside the window and up to the stars, you can see the constellation Ursa Minor, which means Little Bear, in the upper left corner.

Magic Mike is loosely based on Channing Tatum's experiences as a male exotic dancer before hitting it big as a movie star.

In The Dark Knight Rises, 5'10" Tom Hardy had to wear 3 inch lifts to make his character Bane appear as tall or taller than fellow co-stars Christian Bale, 'Morgan Freeman', and Michael Caine.

In The Avengers the police car in Stuttgart ( Germany ) shows a BMW 3-series. In the state of Baden-Württemberg, police is only driving Mercedes Benz or Porsche

The teaser trailer for Apocalypto has an almost entirely different cast than the one that ends up in the film. More about Apocalypto

The Car used by Alex and the droogs in Clockwork Orange was the "Adams Probe 16", one of three ever made

The snow at the ending of Lady Vengeance is not real. They brought two trucks of salt, scattered it all over the street and finally adjusted the scene using computer graphics

Sarah Jessica Parker was originally offered the role of Julianne Potter in My Best Friend's Wedding, but she was not able to take the role because she was committed to HBO in order to play Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City.

The photos of mutations that play during the opening credits of The Hills Have Eyes are not of atomic mutation, but birth defects caused by the use of Agent Orange in Vietnam

In Bridget Jones's Diary, Renée Zellweger smoked herbal cigarettes rather than tobacco

During the filming of a strip sequence in " P.S. I love you ", Gerard Butler's suspenders hit Hilary Swank on the forehead. She received a cut and had to be brought to a hospital where she received several stitches

Warner Brothers granted Paris Hilton permission to sell t-shirts that read "On May 6th, Watch Paris Die" in order to promote the film " House of Wax " before its release

In the Unrated DVD version of " Hostel ", the word "f**k" is spoken 128 times

Despite playing a tough guy in the movie " Doom " (and having a tough guy image in general), Dwayne Johnson admitted that he felt nauseous after playing the original Doom game

Neither Michelle Rodriguez nor Jordana Brewster had drivers' licenses or even learners' permits before production of the film in Fast and the Furious

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is the third major motion picture produced by Universal from a book written by Theodore Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss

During filming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, the cast and crew had to be evacuated to Los Angeles because of Hurricane Wilma.

All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20

In Mel Brooks Silent Movie, mime Marcel Marceau is the only person who has a speaking role

The running scene in Forrest Gump was inspired by an actual event. In 1982, Louis Michael Figueroa, aged 16, ran from New Jersey to San Francisco for the American Cancer Society

In the coliseum scenes in Gladiator, only the bottom two decks are actually filled with people. The other thousands of spectators are computer-animated

The Blues Brothers “Bluesmobile” is a 1974 Dodge Monaco

The hand and stomach on the American Beauty's poster do not belong to Mena Suvari, but are in fact those of actress/model Chloe Hunter

The three actresses in The Sweetest Thing co-wrote "The Penis Song", but the trio's performance of the song was edited out of the final cut (US only)

“The Bride” in “The Bride of Frankenstein” is the only one of Universal Studios' Classic Monsters to have never killed anyone

Roberto Benigni says the title of the movie " Life is beautiful "comes from a quote by Leon Trotsky. In exile in Mexico, knowing he was about to be killed by Joseph Stalin's assassins, he saw his wife in the garden and wrote that, in spite of everything, "life is beautiful"

The international corporation set up by Saddam Hussein to launder money from his various enterprises was called Montana Management after the Scarface main character

Chris Evans declined the role for Captain America: The First Avenger three times before accepting the part. After that, he had a meeting with the director and the producers who convinced him to take the role

During filming Full Metal Jacket, a family of rabbits were accidentally killed. Stanley Kubrick, an animal lover, was so upset that he canceled the rest of the day's work

The word "actually" is spoken 22 times in the film by various characters in Love Actually

King Kong was Adolf Hitler's favorite movie

During the making of the the movie "Fight Club" actor Brad Pitt chipped his tooth. However, he did not get his tooth capped until after the movie was done filming as he thought it would look better chipped for his character

The spider used in the movie Spider-Man was a Steatoda spider, not a black widow. The spider was given anaesthesia, and was then painted blue and red



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