17 Times Filmmakers Almost Ruined Their Own Movies

Creative license can be a really good thing for movies. If they had tried to reign in Bill Murray during Ghostbusters, it likely wouldn't have been the iconic film it is today.

But creative license can also spell doom for a film, and we're glad someone stepped into the following situations to stop the insanity.

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Entry by Kevin King

George Lucas wanted Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom to take place in a haunted house. But Steven Spielberg declined because he had just finished

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THE BEST SCENE FROM ROGUE ONE ALMOST DIDN'T HAPPEN. Gareth Edwards wanted the rebels to escape Darth Vader before he even boards their ship. The now i

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

17 Times Filmmakers Almost Ruined Their Own Movies

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE GEORGE LUCAS INITIALLY PLANNED TO END THE ICONIC LEIA RESCUE SCENE WITH LUKE PUNCHING LEIA IN THE FACE TO KNOCK HER OUT. FORTUNA

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17 Times Filmmakers Almost Ruined Their Own Movies

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In Gladiator Russell Crowe wanted to give a Spanish accent to Maximus. Antonio Banderas with better elocution as he described it. ARE YOU NOT ENTERT

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

DENDPOOL SCREENWRITERS RHETT REESE AND PAUL WERNICK ORIGINALLY PLANNED FOR A LONG-WINDED GUN FIGHT AT THE CLIMAX, BUT THE STUDIO DECIDED TO CUT THE BU

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Entry by TheBork

Writer Damon Lindelof and director Ridey Scott initially had the idea that the Engineers in seen Prometheushad sent Jesus to elevate humanity from the

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WAYNE'S CRLD without the Bohemian Rhapsody scene. Director Penelope Spheeris and producer Lorne Michaels wanted to use a Guns N' Roses song for the

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Entry by Scott Laffey

DIRECTOR JOHN AVILDSEN SAID THE ITALIAN STALLION WAS SUPPOSED TO DIE IN ROCKY V FOLLOWING A BRUTAL BEATING BY TOMMY GUNN. THE STUDIO VETOED THE ENDING

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HUGH JACKMAN WANTED A HAPPIER ENDING FOR LOGAN We would never have gotten that powerful and near perfect ending had the director listened to Jackman,

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Entry by Kevin King

CRACKED.COM H.R. Giger wanted the xenomorph in Alien 3 to be a lot more sexual. :Alien Tn Fhe Iiss Alle The creature was originally designed to have h

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Entry by Maclise

Disney composers Howard Ashman and Alan Menken originally wanted Mrs. Potts' song in Beauty and the Beast to be a rock song. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by LizinCostume

Mellissa Mccarthy based her character in Bridesmaiids after Guy Fieri She was able to wear many costume pieces that referenced him, but if she had got

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Entry by Andrea Meno

JOSS WHEDON WANTED A DREAM-FOCUSED SUBPLOT WITH ERIK SELVIG, THOR, AND LOKI IN AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. The version of the movie with that subplot was

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Entry by Kevin King

In the original script for Dr. No, Academy Award-winning screenwriter Wolf Mankowitz made the titular villain a monkey. The producer Albert R. Broccol

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Entry by lemonstar

The iconic role of Beetlejuice was almost played by Sammy Davis Jr. Tim Burton originally wanted the role to go to the Rat Pack member, but once Burto

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