Ah, the cinema. You get your ticket and get in line for overpriced popcorn and flat-ish soda. Sit in the seat and enjoy the dark along with the air conditioning. You’re prepared to sit back, relax, and take in a story. A story told through imagery, dialogue, camera framing, and music. You’ll laugh, cry, and/or fall asleep.

But there is one thing that the movie theaters also provide before starting the trailers. It is the weird, fun movie trivia. Don’t you like winning the movie trivia? It’s a nice and fun distraction while you wait. Plus, much of the time, that lovely Maria Menounos is there to give you the questions and answers. She’s just nice, isn’t she?

Well, if you want to win the trivia before the movie, you’ll have to stock up on some movie facts. We’re here to help with that. Here are 18 facts that may or may not help you at the next movie quiz, or you’ll just enjoy reading to kill 10 minutes of your time.

Django Unchained

CRACKED.COM Django Unchained Will Smith turned down the lead role. Smith turned down Tarantino's offer to play Django because he couldn't connect with violence being the answer. We don't really need to finish the joke, do we?

Source: Newsweek

Knives Out

Knives Out Chris Evans had to eat a lot of cookies. The scene where Evans' character indulges in Belgium cookies with milk took all day to shoot-with Evans eating the cookies in every take. According to director Rian Johnson, those feel like your throat is coated in butter. CRACKED.COM

according to director Rian Johnson, “feel(s) like your throat is coated in butter.”

Mean Girls

CRACKED.COM Mean Girls Amy Poehler taught Kevin Gnapoor how to rap. According to director Mark Waters, Poehler coached actor Rajiv Surendra on how to rap for the talent show scene, even contributing to the choreography.

Source: Vulture

Horton Hears a Who

CRACKED.COM Horton Hears a Who Horton was named after Dr. Seuss' college friend. Seuss thought of naming the elephant Bosco, Osmer, and Humphrey, before settling on the name of his friend Horton Conrad, from Dartmouth College.

Source: Mental Floss

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Will Ferrell did his own ice skating. Ferrell apparently got his training out of the way when shooting Blades of Glory, so he was ready to strap on the skates himself for those scenes. CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

Batman Returns

CRACKED.COM Batman Returns The Penguin and Catwoman were almost treasure hunters. In an early draft of the script, both the Cat and the 'Guin teamed up to hunt for hidden treasure in Gotham. Now we'll never know if the best whip-cracking treasure hunter is Indiana Jones or Selina Kyle.

Source: Screen Rant

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