30 interesting details in famous movies that you may not have known about
We all love good movies. But we review some movie masterpieces over and over again, each time noticing interesting details. But even if you have watched a lot of movies, among this list there will surely be facts and "Easter eggs" that will be a discovery for you. There is even a special community on the Reddit forum for such interesting things!
In the movie "Maleficent" (2014), little Aurora was played by the daughter of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, 5-year-old Vivien. The girl was approved because she was the only one of Jolie's younger children who was not afraid of her in the makeup of Maleficent
In the 1996 movie "The Ringleader" Bill Murray, Bill Murray actually knocked out three strikes in a row in a scene where his character succeeded. The stormy applause of the audience was deservedly real!
In the movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail", coconuts were used to parody the sound of horses' hooves. This idea came to actor Michael Palin because the budget of the film did not allow the use of real horses
The aliens in the movie "Men in Black" (1997) spoke the Hutt language – the same language that Jabba the Hutt from "Star Wars" spoke
The script of Sean Bean's speech at the Council of Elrond in the film "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" (2001) was rewritten on the eve of filming. The actor glued his words to his knee to read them if necessary. At this famous moment, he reads his lines
In the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Lucius Malfoy hits Draco on the arm with his cane. Jason Isaacs didn't know she had little spikes on her, so Tom Felton's pain was real
In "Deadpool‑2" (2018), gathering people into a superhero team, Deadpool considers Ruth Bader Ginsburg– an American lawyer, a judge of the US Supreme Court
When Morpheus and Neo fight in the first "Matrix", during one movement they form the yin-yang symbol according to the idea
In the movie "Get Knives" (2019), Kay Callan, who plays the great Nana Vanetta, is actually six years younger than Christopher Plummer, who plays her son Harlan
When Liam Neeson was asked to play the antagonist in the movie "A Million Ways to Die in the West" (2014), he agreed to shoot because of the scene in "Family Guy" where Peter says:
In "Rocky" in 1976, when Stallone runs through the Italian market, people were genuinely surprised, because they had no idea why he was running back and forth. When an orange was thrown to him, it was a complete improvisation
In the movie "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (2007), all the girls in skirts, except Ginny (3rd from the left) - probably, she got the trousers from her brothers
In the film Through the Horizon, Sam Neil demanded that the Union Jack on the patch of the Australian flag be replaced with an Aboriginal flag – this is how, in his opinion, it will look in 2047
In the movie Asterix Conquers Rome (1976), Asterix shows Obelix that they are on the fourth floor, forming a Roman "IV" with their fingers
In the movie "12 Monkeys" (1995), director Terry Gilliam was afraid that Brad Pitt would not be able to cope with nervous speech. He sent him to the public speaking coach, but in the end he took the cigarettes from Pitt – and he played the role as he intended
In Interstellar (2014), the black hole was so scientifically accurate that it took about 100 hours to visualize each frame. Each second with a black hole in the film took about 100 days of processing
In the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), anyone with a flower on their lapel tries to kill Indy. He even gives a sign to Elsa when he gives her such a flower when meeting
In "Three" (2004), Brad Pitt and Eric Bana refused to stand-in for a duel. They agreed to pay each other for each accidental hit: $50 for a light hit, $100 for a strong one. Pitt paid the Bath $750, and Bana owed nothing.
The fact that Darth Vader is Luke's father was kept secret throughout the filming of Star Wars.
To prevent premature leaks, a fake page was inserted into the script for the actors, in which Vader says to Luke at the end of the main scene:
Prose, who played Vader, said exactly these words on the set. A few minutes before filming, Mark Hammill (Luke) was told to behave as if he had heard from Vader that he was his father. When voicing, another phrase was superimposed on Vader's words, "I am your father."
In the movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (2005), Charlie's father works at the Smilex toothpaste factory. Smylex is the name of the poisonous gas created by the Joker in the movie Batman (1989), also directed by Tim Burton
In the 2012 film The Dark Knight, Bruce wasn't wearing a mask at the masquerade – because he considers Batman to be his true identity, and Wayne to be a disguise. When Selina asked:
In "The Incredibles" (2004), director Brad Bird wanted Dash to have a realistic breathless voice. He made actor Spencer Fox run four laps around Pixar Studios for this
In "Rango" (2011), the actors played like in a regular movie. Everything else is the work of animators
In "Dumb and Dumber" (1994), Lloyd's chipped tooth is real. As a child, a bully broke Jim Carrey's tooth, and then it was restored. But for the filming of the film, Kerry decided to restore the chip in order to give "foolishness" to his character
In the movie The Wizard of Oz, a dog named Terry (who played Toto) was paid $125 for a week of filming
When Hans Landa searches the farm in Inglourious Bastards, he casually checks the pulse of one of Lapaditt's daughters to see if she is lying
In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2011), one of the giants' weapons in the Battle for Hogwarts is a broken Quidditch goalpost
On the set of "Scream" (1996), Drew Barrymore called 911 for real several times. The prop forgot to turn off the phone before shooting. Barrymore called, screamed and hung up. After one of the takes, the police called back to find out what had happened
In the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006), actor Mackenzie Crook had to put two contact lenses on top of each other to portray his character's "wooden" eye
In "Moana" (2016) during the opening song "We Know The Way" no one has tattoos. Tattoos appeared in people after they sailed to the island – while they were traveling, they did not have the opportunity to learn the tattoo technique