34 Boss Behind-the-Scenes Factoids

A lot of work goes into movies that you probably never realize. From easter eggs, to small details added for accuracy, to strange behind-the-scenes work -- all of it comes together to make our favorite movies classics.

With that in mind, we asked our readers to comb the Internet for crazy movie facts to help make you the coolest person at the next party you go to. Then we remembered it was April Fool's Day, and everyone just started making shit up instead. The (completely fake) winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by 404notfound

GWYNETH PALTROW'S PROSTHETIC HEAD, USED IN THE BOX SCENE FROM THE 1995 MOVIE SE7EN, WAS RE-USED IN THE AUTOPSY SCENE FOR THE 2011 MOVIE CONTAGION. CRA

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Entry by luvthecubs

In 1984's GH STBUSTERS the 112.5 foot conjured forM of Gozer was originally intended to be Speedy, the Alka Seltzer mascot. Licensing issues prevented

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Entry by luvthecubs

IN 2003's FINDING NEMO Extensive motion capture was used of actual great white sharks to get Bruce the shark's look. 1141 L Six different sharks wer

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ABYRINTH While rehearsing Jareth's crystal juggling scenes, professional contact juggler Michael Moschen had to spend lot of a time crouched behind Bo

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Entry by Danzy

Three different Cairn Terriers had to be used to play Toto in The Wizard of Oz. The finst two away. of ran OnE them showed back Up On the MGM lot two

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Entry by El Zoof

While many believed Lucas to have destroyed all copies of the original 3 houf cut of Star Wars, rumours are now circulating that it ilJ be released on

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CRACKED.COM NoT PACINO In the famous diner scene in Heat, Pacino and De Niro aren't actually sitting together. The two got into a fight while working

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Entry by Chris.Topher

While shooting Saw, both Cary Elwes and Leigh Whannell didn't know about the twist. In order to keep the secret from them, all scenes in the bathroom

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Entry by PeterBanning

Daniel Day Lewis insisted upon growing his own facial hair for the role of Daniel Plainview, threatening to quit the movie over the issue. Filming was

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Entry by Edvamp

FOR 1989'5 BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, DIRECTOR STEPHEN HEREK HIRED COREY HAIM AND COREY FELDMAN TO HELP ALEX WINTERAND KEANU REEVES (BOTH IN TH

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Entry by GallopGhost

Aplis Hilarious star, LESLIE NIELSEN actually had NO SENSE OF HUMOR. AT ALL. Co-director David Zucker said in an interview, The first actors we loo

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Entry by mrlarry

CRACKED The apples in the Wizard of Oz were originally green, original as described in the novel, however they didn't show up well on film. There wasn

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Entry by luvthecubs

THE SOUNDTRACK TO GUARDIANS OF GALAXY THE (AWESOME MIX VOL 1) AWESOME Mix V0L.1 WAS A REAL MIX-TAPE DIRECTOR IAMES GUNN FOUND IN THE CASSETTE DECK OF

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Entry by Edvamp

BRAD PITT eatING in ALMOST every scene He IS in FOR ALL THREE oceans movies BEcame A Running JOKe WITH HIS CO-STARS. THIS SANDWICH HE IS EATING on THe

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Entry by Danzy

You may already know that Orson Welles voiced The Shadow on the hit radio program. But did you know that he wanted to bring the pulp hero to the silve

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Entry by NickBoyer

CRACKEDCON SINBAD WAS ORIGINALLY GOING TO STAR IN SPACE JAM, BUT COULDN'T DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT WITH DISNEY'S FIRST KID. OF COURSE, A MORE

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Entry by BRWombat

This famous scene in Silence of the Lambs required several takes, as Anthony Hopkins had never heard the word chianti spoken aloud. He had to be c

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Entry by Phighter

Remember this scene in The Dark Knight Rises? It was as originally supposed to be at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, but Cowboys owner Jerry

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CITIZEN KANE Not many people know that, in the original script it was''snow Globe that were Kane's mysterious last words, not Rosebud. Rosebud Whe

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Entry by Edvamp

David Lynch had been offered and was considering directing Return of the Jedi but accepted Dune instead. Several ideas in Dune were originally conceiv

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Entry by luvthecubs

CRACKED.COM The original screenwriter for 1988's DIE HARD was So anti-gun that the original script had various sworDs as the only weapons used in th

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Entry by BRWombat

CRACKED.COM Several Pixar animators were thrown out of Le Chevalier Blanc, Emeryville CA'S only French bistro, after bringing a live rat into the rest

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Entry by El Zoof

Tim Curry has suffered from severe coulrophobia for most of his life. While filming IT, his contract specifically forbade any reflective surfaces. O

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Entry by AzISeeIt

RANGO- Early rehearsal footage, with Johnny Depp and cast Originally intended to be a live-action film most of Rango was already shot when someone (no

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Entry by mrlarry

CPERTURE THE CHARACTER BLINK IN X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST WAS GIVEN NO DIALOGUE AS A REFERENCE TO ANOTHER PORTAL-USI AND SILENT HEROINE, CHELL FROM TH

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Entry by David S.

The Train scene in Spider-Man 2 cost more than $150 million to shoot The producers had to close down more than 20 miles of New York City streets, and

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Entry by Rquizzle

Director Paul Feig originally approached Nicole Snooki Polizzi about a role as a possible Ghostbuster in hiS upcoming reboot. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by Edvamp

CRACKEDco COM thy COFS Actual cops POLICE Just wandered (well, drove) onto the filming of Ghostbusters 2 and into movie history

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IGARETTE CRACKED RREAD CHEESE BLOCK While filming DEATHPROOF, Quentin Tarantino used Kurt Russell's hand to set up his shot, but those are his own han

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Entry by Scott Laffey

CRACKED.COM For 2097's Harly Fotter AND THE ORDER PHOENIX IT took ONE glass blower 24 MONTHS to create all of the ombs for the Hall Of Ptophecy.

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Entry by Ted E.

Director Harold Ramis was well acquainted with Bill Murray's reputation for quickly losing his enthusiasm and patience over the course of a film's pro

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CRACKED.CON ORDER TO STAYI CHARACTER WHILEFWNG RISE EOFTHEPLANETOFTHEAPES ACTOR ANDY SERKIS ATE TWENTY-FIVEPOUNDS OF BANANASEACHDAY AND WOULD OFTEN NO

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Entry by Rutledal

Nicolas Cage actually learnt to speak Navajo fluently for his part in Windtalkers, this despite the fact that his character in the film does not. Cage

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