15 Movie Scenes That Were Supposed To Play Out Differently

Taking something from a rough outline to a finished work is less of a well-defined process and more like fumbling around in the dark while trying to get a bedsheet off yourself. In light of that fact, please enjoy these 15 stories of scenes that kind of strayed pretty far from the original idea:


Johnny Depp wanted Captain Jack Sparrow's nose to be missing. As an act of rebellion against his own selling out to Disney, he suggested that Jack sho

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The hybrid in Alien: Resurrection was originally a sexual horror. It had a combination of male and female genitalia, and they shot the whole movie wit

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The initial idea was for the Predator to be kind of a space duck ninja. They got Jean-Claude Van Damme, of all people, to play him, but booted him (an

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The chestburster in Alien 3 was supposed to be played by a very good boy. They wanted to make the alien take on some of the traits of the host organis

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The initial idea was for Xavier to live in an upright water tank in Logan. They thought it'd be awkward for Logan to go down a 200-foot ladder all the

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Originally, David was supposed to do a Hitler-style kick while walking through the ship at the end of Alien: Covenant. Ridley Scott axed the idea, thi

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The shooting location inspired Paul Verhoeven to make Robocop walk on water. The day before filming, Verhoeven saw the big walls that reminded him of

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In Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Quill was supposed to believe Ego right away, while Gamora distrusted him. But the story started making sense to James G

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They made up Benny's death scene in Total Recall on the spot. That part of the script was being rewritten when they were supposed to shoot the scene,

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They came up with the ending of Homeland a day before it was shot. Despite many script drafts and discussions, they couldn't settle on a good reason f

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A fight scene got cut from Blade Runner. When Deckard and Gaff search an apartment and find the snake scale, they were supposed to pull down a Murphy

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