Picture your greatest enemy. Don’t have one because you’re an adult? Make one up then. Are you picturing them? Okay, good. Now think of the best way to beat them. No, that’s just murder. No, you’ll require a masters degree to do that. There’s only one way to truly defeat your foe: through movie trivia.

Beating your sworn foe at movie trivia is the best way to thwart them. Think of all the bar trivia nights you can ruin for them. Think of all the movies you’ll ruin. Think of the torment they’ll go through, knowing that there is only one ruler of all of pop culture and it is you!

They’ll go crazy. They’ll be self-destructive. Or maybe not. Who is to say one way or the other? In any case, enemy-foiling or not, movie trivia is still fun to know. Here are some behind-the-scene facts about some movies that should at least impress someone somewhere.


CRACKED.COM RANGO THE MOVIE WAS SHOT IN LIVE ACTION FIRST. In order to get more natural performances and body language in the animation, Gore Verbinski had the actors perform in person to capture their movements.

Source: MTV

Pan's Labyrinth

CRACKED.COM PAN'S LABYRINTH FLAMES AND SPARKS WERE DIGITAL TO PREVENT FIRES. Because of a drought in the film's shooting location of Segovia, Spain, the timber was dry enough to risk a blazing fire. For this reason, most sparks and fire were added in post and green moss was used to cover the brown, dead vegetation.

Source: Mental Floss

Little Shop of Horrors

CRACKED.COM LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS SIX PUPPETS OF AUDREY II WERE MADE. Six different animatronic puppets were used to show the growth of the mean green mother from outer space. The smallest Audrey II was four inches tall, and the largest was 12 feet tall.

Source: Moviefone

Austin Powers in Goldmember

CRACKED.COM AUSTIN POWERS IN GOLDMEMBER MICHAEL CAINE THOUGHT THE MOVIE WAS SPOOFING HIM. Before agreeing to play Austin's father, Caine thought Myers was being cheeky and portraying his character from the British spy film The Ipcress File.

Source: CNN

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST THE ACTORS LIVED IN THE PSYCHIATRIC WARD DURING SHOOTING. All of the actors who played patients actually stayed in the sleep quarters at the Oregon State Hospital, to get a sense of what it was like to be hospitalized. CRACKED.COM

Source: The New York Times


300 GERARD BUTLER'S STUNT DOUBLE PLAYED HIS FATHER. During flashbacks to King Leonidas' childhood, Butler's stuntman Tim Conolly played Leonidas's father, which helped the family resemblance. CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

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