We all have that one movie that we watch over and over again. The movie where you know all of the lines, where you can quote it verbatim, where you can finish each other's sentences. The movie where you watch it so many times that you start to get worried about how much you're spending on Netflix each month. But we don't care, because we love those movies. They're our beloveds. We watch them when we're happy, when we're sad, when we need a pick-me-up, or when we want to escape from the world for a little while. They provide us with comfort and laughter, and a sense of belonging. They're always there for us, no matter what. And that's why we love them so much.

Writing is such an unpredictable process; you can sometimes start out making one thing and end up on the metaphorical equivalent of a different planet. And if the results end up being beloved cinema classics, it's pretty interesting to look at where they were originally supposed to end up.

The Rise of Skywalker

Originally, Palpatine was riding on Coruscant in The Rise of Skywalker. He'd be hiding in the ruins of a Jedi Temple, beneath Coruscant's wrecked streets that were overrun by wolves. CRACKED.COM


Avengers: Infinity War

In an early draft of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos himself was the narrator. And the movie was actually non-linear - it had backstories for the Black Order, and they were all introduced in very cool sequences, according to co-director Joe Russo. CRACKED.COM


A New Hope

At one point, Obi-Wan was supposed to survive in A New Hope. Obi-Wan's death was actually an idea that came pretty late - originally, Obi-Wan would escape Vader just as his endurance faded, and would trap him in a tunnel. CRACKED.COM


Spider-Man: No Way Home

Spider-Man: No Way Home was originally supposed to have lots more cameos. CAUTION ROADWORK We went down different roads with different characters that just didn't fit, said co-writer Chris McKenna. CRACKED.COM


Into The Spider-Verse

Miles' roommate originally played a much bigger part in Into The Spider-Verse. the Amizing ROWN THERE WAS MORE THAN ONE ENERGIZED MARVEL SPIDERI-MAN SPIDER-MAN They just ended up scaling back his role when Ned, from Spider-Man: Homecoming, got a bunch of his character's traits - that was done to stave off any accusations of ripping off Homecoming. CRACKED.COM


Sonic the Hedgehog

We could have watched Super Sonic in the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. GO ОР Super Sonic - specifically, Sonic transforming into him-was supposed to be in the movie at one point during development. CRACKED.COM


The Empire Strikes Back

In the very first draft, The Empire Strikes Back starts with snow lizards. Han and Luke would have been riding them, while scouting for any alien creatures that might pose a threat to the Rebel base, which was an ice castle. CRACKED.COM


Toy Story

The very first idea for Toy Story didn't feature Woody or Buzz at all. SC LIGHTYEAR Instead, it was about Tinny, a toy from Pixar's short Tin Toy, who'd pair up with a ventriloquist dummy and they'd go looking for a new home. CRACKED.COM


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