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A-Z List of Interesting Movie Trivia

A fun list of movie facts from your favourite films! – If you love talking when a film is on, at least have something interesting to say!

  1. Alien. (1979). The front facial part of the alien costume’s head was made from a plaster cast of a human skull.
  2. Bugsy Malone. (1976). All of the cast were aged 16 or under during filming.
  3. Coraline. (2009). This was the first stop-motion animated feature to be shot completely in 3D.
  4. Drive. (2011). Ryan Gosling replaced Hugh Jackman.
  5. Easy A. (2010). Emma Stone dropped out of Sucker Punch for this role.
  6. Friday the 13th. (1980). There is a real Camp Crystal summer camp, near Starke, Fl.
  7. The Godfather. (1972). A sequel was planned before filming had finished.
  8. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. (2001). The Hogwart’s motto Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus translates to ‘never tickle a sleeping dragon’.
  9. Iron Man. (2008). Robert Downey Jr. spent five days a week weight training and practised martial arts to get in shape.
  10. Jennifer’s Body. (2009). The title comes from the Hole song, ‘Jennifer’s Body’.
  11. Kick-Ass. (2010). Daniel Craig and Mark Wahlberg were considered for the role of Big Daddy. Nicholas Cage was finally cast.
  12. Labyrinth. (1986). The ‘Dance Magic’ scene used over 48 puppets, 52 puppeteers and 8 people in goblin costumes.
  13. Mulan. (1998). This was Disney’s 36th animated feature.
  14. The Notebook. (2004). Ryan Gosling built the kitchen table in preparation for his role as Noah.
  15. Ocean’s Eleven. (2001). George Clooney had a keg of Guinness installed in his dressing room whilst filming.
  16. Public Enemies. (2009). John Dillinger was left-handed. Johnny Depp’s gun in the film was backward.
  17. Queen of the Damned. (2002). The blood that Queen Akasha had in her mouth was cherry juice.
  18. Reservoir Dogs. (1992). This film contained the use of ‘f*ck’ 272 times.
  19. Sherlock Holmes. (2009). The set for Sherlock’s home was originally used as Sirius Black’s home in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
  20. Toy Story. (1995). This is the only Pixar film to have full opening credits.
  21. Underworld. (2003). The movie was originally pitched as ‘Romeo and Juliet for vampires and werewolves’.
  22. V for Vendetta. (2005). The domino scene involved 22,000 dominoes. It took four assemblers over 200 hours to perfect the scene.
  23. WALL.E. (2000). The film was dedicated to Justin Wright, a 27-year-old Pixar animator, who died unexpectedly of a heart attack.
  24. X-Men. (2000). Neither Patrick Stewart or Ian McKellen knew how to play chess during filming.
  25. You Only Live Twice. (1967). This was the first Bond film to show Bond in his Royal Navy uniform, with the rank of Commander.
  26. Zoolander. (2001). Ben Stiller wrote the role of Hansel for Owen Wilson, and didn’t consider anyone else for the role.

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