16 Movies With Nutso Behind-The-Scenes Coincidences

Curses, coincidences, acts of God... call them what you will, there's some weird stuff going on behind the scenes of these movies. From lightning strikes, to ironic injuries, to predicting the dang future, some filmmakers have tapped into something substantially deeper than they intended.

Even if it's just random chance, ya gotta admit: these are some pretty eerie coincidences:

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Robert Downey, Jr. got an Oscar nom for lampooning Oscar bait. TROPIC THUNDER CRACKED.COM The whole point of his Kirk Lazarus character was to point o

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Two super pals ended up becoming the same hero at the same time. KICK-ASS AGE OF ULTRON/ DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Evan Peters, who

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Ronald Reagan saved his own ass. CODE OF THE SECRET SERVICE CRACKED.COM Reagan called the film the worst picture I ever made, but it was what inspir

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The Wizard wore the original author's jacket. THE WIZARD OF OZ The wardrobe department scavenged an old jacket from a nearby thrift shop. When actor F

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Bruce Lee's final film foretold his son's death. GAME OF DEATH/ THE CROW CRACKED CO In Lee's final film, he played an actor who is accidentally killed

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Courtney Love almost played Nancy Spungen, then became her. SID & NANCY Long before her infamous, volatile relationship with Kurt Cobain, Love was an

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The cursed future Super Bowl. POLTERGEIST 1981 546 CRACKED.COM A poster on Robbie's wall says 1988 Superbowl xxi but the movie was filmed in 1982. S

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God checked in on Mel Gibson's Jesus tribute. THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST CRACKED COM Actor Jim Caviezel, who played Jesus in the film, was struck by li

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The Godfather predicted DeNiro's Oscar wins. THE GODFATHER GARDENI This scene shows Marlon Brando next to a poster for boxer Jake LaMotta. DeNiro woul

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Roman Polanski forecasted his wife's murder. ROSEMARY'S BABY CRACKED.COM The titular Rosemary is kidnapped, her baby taken by cultists. In real life,

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Brad Pitt tore his achilles, as Achilles. TROY Pitt was performing a stunt, landed wrong, and tore his achilles tendon. Those bad boys don't heal quic

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A movie about denying credit to performers... denies credit to its performer. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN What d Glorious Feeling CRACKEDCON The movie is abou

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Anthony Hopkins stole the wrong (or right?) book. THE GIRL FROM PETROVKA CRACKED CON Hopkins was cast in the film adaptation of George Feifer's novel

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Jackie Chan almost filmed at the Twin Towers on 9/11. NOSEBLEED CRACKED CON The movie was ultimately cancelled because Chan didn't like the script. Bu

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Family members accidentally played the same role. THE WORLD'S END YORILDS END Two actors who were cast as slightly different owners of identical pubs

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The curse of The Omen. THE OMEN An actor almost boarded a flight that crashed, a producer was nearly struck by lightning, trained dogs attacked their

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