26 Last-Second Changes To Fav Movies And Shows

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Hollywood is nothing if not well-funded, so you'd think filmmakers would get what they needed on the first try. But as it turns out, a ton of super-important decisions are made really late in the game. Sometimes they're even kludged together after all the actors go home.

And sometimes it's the most well-known, iconic parts of the movie that were slapped on at the last second. For example ...

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YOU KNOW SHEEV PALPATINE, EMPEROR OF THE GALAXY IN STAR WARS. BUT ORIGINALLY... HIS NAME WAS COS DASHIT. It's too bad he was renamed after the first d

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26 Last-Second Changes To Fav Movies And Shows

SCAR IS DEVOURED BY HIS HYENAS, WHICH IS PRETTY HORRIFIC FOR DISNEY. BUT... 0000 ORIGINALLY, IT WAS EVEN WORSE. In an alternate ending to The Lion Kin

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IN STAR TREK I: THE WRATH OF KHAN, SCOTTY LOOKS VERY UPSET BY A BOY'S DEATH. AND NO WONDER. IT WAS HIS NEPHEW. Scenes establishing they were related w

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ROCKY IS A STORY ABOUT PERSEVERANCE. ROCKY BALBOA NEVER QUITS, NO MATTER WHAT. THAT'S JUST THE FINISHED MOVIE, THOUGH. ORIGINALLY, HE DID QUIT. The fi

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CRACKED com IN THOR, LOKI SEIZES THE THRONE OF ASGARD. HE DIDN'T NEED TO. IT WAS MEANT TO BE HIS RIGHT. Loki is made Odin's heir and rightful ruler of

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IN SCREAM 2, THE KILLER BEHIND GHOSTFACE'S MASK IS MICKEY ALTIERI. THAT WASN'T THE PLAN. HE REPLACED DEREK AND HALLIE. The identity of the killers was

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REMEMBER THIS GUY? HE APPEARS A COUPLE OF TIMES IN NATURAL BORN KILLERS. ORIGINALLY... HE WAS GOING TO KILL THE KILLERS. Instead of getting their hap

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CRACKEDcO ULED THE THE T REX TOTALLY RULES THE ENDING OF JURASSIC PARK. HOWEVER... THAT WAS AN AFTERTHOUGHT. The scripted ending had Grant and Hammond

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CRACKEDCON IN STAR WARS' SOAP OPERA, UNCLE OWEN IS VADER'S STEPBROTHER. BUT AT FIRST... HE WAS OBI-WAN'S BROTHER. I took you to live with my brother

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THE XENOMORPH'S BREEDING CYCLE IS ALREADY NIGHTMARISH ENOUGH. AND YET... IT COULD HAVE BEEN EVEN SCARIER. A scene deleted from Alien showed Brett and

THE BRIDE IN KILL BILL IS NOTORIOUS FOR HER KATANA. BUT AT FIRST... SHE ALSO HAD A BOOMERANG. An early draft describes the Bride using a steel boomera

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IN THE HARRY POTTER MOVIES, THE ENTIRE DURSLEY FAMILY REMAIN UNSYMPATHETIC TO THE END. HOWEVER... IT DIDN'T HAVE TO BE THAT WAY. In the books, Dudley

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IN ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, JOEL AND CLEMENTINE ERASE ONE ANOTHER FROM THEIR MEMORIES. NOT JUST ONCE OR TWICE, BUT... 15 TIMES IN 50 YEA

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RICK BECOMES FAMOUSLY CHUMMY WITH CAPTAIN RENAULT AT THE END OF CASABLANCA. A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP! BUT... HE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE ARRESTED. In the orig

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CRACKED.COM SE7EN IS A BLEAK MOVIE WITH A BLEAKER ENDING. HOWEVER... THE SCRIPT WAS EVEN DARKER. John Doe was originally supposed to take Detective Mi

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FERRIS BUELLER IS AN ADORABLE, FREEWHEELING TRUANT. PERHAPS YOU DIDN'T KNOW... HE WAS ALMOST A THIEF AS WELL. In an early draft of Ferris Bueller's Da

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THE FINAL BATTLE IN THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING COULD HAVE BEEN EVEN MORE ONE-SIDED. ORIGINALLY... SAURON WAS GOING TO FIGHT. A duel

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CRACKEDCO OBI-WAN HIDES LUKE'S PARENTAGE FOR NO APPARENT REASON OTHER THAN PURE SEMANTICS. ORIGINALLY, HE HAD A BETTER MOTIVE. YODA MADE HIM DO IT. In

CRACKEDcO COM HANNIBAL LECTER SACRIFICES HIS OWN HAND TO SPARE CLARICE'S WHEN SHE HANDCUFFS HIM. BUT VERY EASILY... IT COULD HAVE GONE THE OTHER WAY A

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CRACKED cO IS CHILDS THE THING? IS IT MACREADY? MAYBE NEITHER OF THEM? OR PERHAPS... HOW ABOUT ANOTHER DOG? An alternate ending to The Thing shows the

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YOU REMEMBER MARVIN GETTING SHOT IN THE FACE IN PULP FICTION, RIGHT? ORIGINALLY... IT WAS A SHOT TO THE THROAT. According to Phil LaMarr, who played M

IF YOU THINK OF TITANIC, YOU THINK OF THE I'M THE KING OF THE WORLD! SCENE. EXCEPT... THAT WASN'T IN THE SCRIPT. Jack didn't even have dialogue in t

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CRACKEDcO COM RIPLEY KICKING ALIEN BUTT AT THE LAST MINUTE SPAWNED A FRANCHISE THAT STILL GOES ON. EXCEPT... SHE WASN'T SUPPOSED TO LIVE. Alien was go

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26 Last-Second Changes To Fav Movies And Shows