15 Movies That Were Way More Dangerous To Make Than We Thought

Making entertainment is a bloody and dangerous effort.
15 Movies That Were Way More Dangerous To Make Than We Thought

It's not always easy to make a movie. You have to build sets, set up a schedule, memorize lines, figure out costumes, try to stay within a budget, and all sorts of difficult things. Making a movie is like making a miracle sometimes. Making a movie safely can be an additional issue.

No matter how many precautions are taken, accidents or bad calls can happen on set that cause hospital stays for the cast and the crew. Accidents and stunts gone wrong have caused several broken bones, severed limbs, and even death.

It's a wonder what was the worst for Bob Hoskins, starring in Super Mario Bros. or breaking his hand during filming it. The last Harry Potter movie was also the last movie for Daniel Radcliffe's stuntman. 

Here are some facts about the most dangerous shoots in film history, especially the one with with the untamed lions that took over a decade to film.

Orson Welles fell ten feet while filming Citizen Kane. It happened in the scene where Kane shouts at Boss Jim Gettys, and he hurt his ankle so bad, he had to use a wheelchair for the next two weeks. CRACKED.COM

Source: AFI

An actor broke several ribs while filming Das Boot. Jan Fedder lost his grip on the railing of the submarine model and fell off, resulting in several fractured ribs. The director, who didn't realize it was an accident, said, Good idea, Jan. We'll do that one more time. CRACKED.COM

Source: AMC

Sly Stallone broke his finger on the Escape to Victory set by trying to block legendary footballer Pele. The WWII football epic featured actual soccer players, and Sly said What a butt-kicking I got! I still have a broken finger from trying to block a penalty by Pele. At one point, Pele used a ball like a cannonball and steel-tipped WWII boots t-yrying to block that ball left Sly with a broken finger. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

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