Movie facts, movie facts, movie facts, who doesn’t like movie facts? Jerks! That’s who!

We mean, it’s okay to not love movie facts. Maybe movies aren’t 100% your thing. If they weren’t, we’d question why you’d click on this article, but you do you. We’re not going to be arbiters of what you should and shouldn’t outright love.

But not even liking movie facts? What’s wrong with you? Do you have a heart at all? People worked hard on these movies and interesting stuff happened while making them. Good stuff! Stuff you can talk to people about at parties! And who doesn’t love parties? Jerks! Like you!

Okay, maybe that was judgmental. We apologize for that. It’s just that… well, if we aren’t going to learn about some minutiae in the entertainment we consume on a daily basis, then what are we all alive for? Here are some facts about movies that you will like.

The Warriors

CRACKED.COM E THE WARRIORS The extras included real gang members. For authenticity, director Walter Hill recruited actual New York City gang members to be in the movie (but also had undercover cops as extras, to make sure things remained peaceful).

Source: Screen Rant

While You Were Sleeping

WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING The original concept was gender-flipped. The original idea was for a man to pretend to be engaged with a woman in a coma. While the premise is creepy regardless of gender, it somehow feels creepier that way. CRACKED.COM

Source: E! Online


CRACKED.COM SIDEWAYS The movie originated its own wine brand. After the film's success, the author of the book it was based on, Rex Pickett, released his own wine, called Sideways. And yes, it is a pinot noir, not a merlot!

Source: Screen Rant

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

CRACKED.COM TO WONG FOO, THANKS FOR EVERYTHING! Robin Williams JULIE NEWMAR and Steven Spielberg godfathered the movie. A movie about three drag queens stranded in a small town wasn't really sought after in the 1990s, but it got the financial backing from Spielberg's production company after he and Williams endorsed the script.

Source: Today

The Lord of the Rings

CRACKED.COM THE LORD OF THE RINGS lan Holm played Frodo long before the films were made. Holm was Frodo Baggins in a 1981 BBC Radio 4 dramatization of the books. This performance factored into Peter Jackson's decision to cast him as Bilbo.

Source: Mental Floss

Kill Bill

CRACKED.COM FG am DM KILL BILL: VOL. 1 The Bride's name is in the first movie. While her real name is bleeped until Kill Bill: Vol. 2, eagle-eyed movie viewers with a pause button can see it printed on her plane ticket to Tokyo. BOARDING PA KIDOO SEATRIX EL PASOUTERNS OKINAWA JAPAN AIRO со со ... 100 CHECK IN REQUIRED 005 2115497747 معود

Source: Reddit

Bram Stoker's Dracula

CRACKED.COM BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA Francis Ford Coppola became the director to make up with Winona Ryder. Ryder was worried that Coppola hated her after she left The Godfather Part III. The director agreed to meet with her to not only discuss Dracula, but also reassure her that there were no grudges at all.

Source: Mental Floss

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

CRACKED.COM DODGEBALL: A TRUE UNDERDOG STORY The dodgeball scenes sucked for the actors. According to Ben Stiller, the actors would really go all out for each take, making the shoot exhausting. Also, many in the cast ended up taking a ball to the face.

Source: IGN

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