12 Movie Productions That Bent The Rules (Or Completely Obliterated Them)
Something about making a movie has filmmakers thinking they’re above the law. Their vision trumps all, and they can end up doing some questionable shit to get the shot. Maybe the pressure to produce a high quality product in a timely fashion gets the better of them, and the thought of spending millions of someone else’s dollars causes some pretty in-the-moment, downright illegal decision making. Our anxiety is through the roof just thinking about it, but come on guys, let’s not endanger (or even lose) lives in the process.
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We can glorify old Hollywood all we want. The golden age of filmmaking if you will. But looking back at the savagery involved, we can definitely see why unions, regulations, and permits had to be enforced. You filmmakers might think that what you do is the most important thing on the planet, but at the end of the day, you’re pointing a camera at grown ass people playing make believe. So calm down and act right. Here are 12 movie productions that bent and/or completely broke the law.