Here are some of our favorite left-field inspirations for well-known scenes!

Some of the most famous scenes in movies or TV were inspired by real-life events, but what you may not know is that sometimes the inspiration for those scenes came from some pretty odd places. Here are a few examples of left-field inspirations for well-known scenes.

Tchaikovsky is reputed to have joked that the muses have learned to be punctual because he sits down to work every day. Which must have been fantastic for him, but the fact is, sometimes the muses truly do come from left field. For example, Russel Crowe channeled ODB (yea, you know…) for his role in ‘The Man with the Iron Fists’. You probably won't guess which sick pet inspired the voice acting behind Gollum in ‘Lord of the Rings’ (no, seriously). So if you're intrigued, and we bet you are keep scrolling down and read more wild examples below…

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