18 Now-You-Know Movie Facts (Because Your Mother and I Are Worried About You)

18 Now-You-Know Movie Facts (Because Your Mother and I Are Worried About You)

Your mother and I have been talking. We’re not mad. We’re not even disappointed. No. Not even about that. We weren’t thrilled about it, but we’ve accepted it and your decision. In fact, we’ll help pay for it. Just this one time though. But it’s not about that.

It’s about your movie trivia knowledge. Your mother and I raised you right. We raised you to be an aficionado about anything and everything film related. We took you to our own personal film school so you can be proficient in cinema and make us proud.

But you’ve been slacking lately. And we’re worried. What would the neighbors think? If Uncle Pete were to ask you about the number of miniatures destroyed in Independence Day, what would you say? See, that’s what we thought.

Your mother and I think it would be best if you learned about these random movie facts to get you back into shape. It’s for your own good. And we love you.

The Suicide Squad

CRACKED.COM THE SUICIDE SQUAD SUPERMAN WAS GOING TO BE THE VILLAIN. James Gunn's plans were to have the Squad go toe- to-toe with the Man of Steel. Then he changed his mind, not wanting to make the movie's connection to the rest of the DCEU even more complicated.

Source: Den of Geek

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

FESTIVAL M SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE LILY TOMLIN WAS THE 4TH OSCAR NOMINEE TO PLAY AUNT MAY. Rosemary Harris was nominated for her supporting role in Tom & Viv. Sally Field was nominated for Lincoln, and won for Norma Rae and Places in the Heart. Marisa Tomei won for My Cousin Vinny, and was nominated for In the Bedroom and The Wrestler. Tomlin was nominated for Nashville. CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN OVER A MILLION FEET OF FILM WAS SHOT FOR THE MOVIE. Director Judd Apatow likes to record hours of improvisation, which can use up a lot of film. According to Paul Rudd, cast and crew were trated to champagne once they hit the million mark. CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

The Shawshank Redemption

87927 THE SHAWSHAWNK REDEMPTION TOM HANKS TURNED DOWN THE LEAD ROLE. While Hanks liked the script, he was committed to Forrest Gump. The role of Andy Dufresne went to Tim Robbins instead. CRACKED.COM

Source: Maxim

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON THIS WAS ZHANG ZIYI'S SECOND FILM. The 19-year-old didn't even have her first film appearance released before she was signed on for the Ang Lee classic. Lee chose her due to Zhang's innate cinematic charisma. CRACKED.COM

Source: CNN

Meteor Man

METEOR MAN THIS WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN- AMERICAN SUPERHERO IN MOVIES. Creator, director, and star Robert Townsend wanted to hit every demographic imaginable with the cast, which includes James Earl Jones, Sinbad, and Don Cheadle among others. CRACKED.COM

Source: Vibe

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