You’ll Never Believe What Went on Behind the Scenes of These Award-Winning Films

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Movies are the perfect way to escape our real-life problems for a few hours, but sometimes you might forget that the actors are real people, too. The cast and crew of these classic hit movies have some interesting facts to share about what shenanigans went down on set.

Armageddon

A screening of Armageddon is shown by NASA during their management training program. New managers are expected to try and point out as many errors as possible. In total, at least 168 mistakes have been spotted.

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Django Unchained

When Leonardo DiCaprio the dinner table with his hand while playing Calvin Candie, he accidentally broke a stem glass and sliced his palm open. DiCaprio ignored the bleeding wound and stayed in character, carrying on with the scene. After the scene had ended, the whole room burst into a standing ovation. Director Quentin Tarantino was so impressed that he used the take in the final cut of the film.

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The More You Know

  • Fantasia (1940) was originally a short called The Sorcerers Apprentice, but Walt Disney overspent on the score and decided to make it feature length film rather than waste money.
  • The first-ever animated film to be nominated for Best Picture was Beauty and the Beast in 1981
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger was paid approximately $21,429 for every one of the 700 words he said in, Terminator 2: Judgement Day.
  • While filming Rocky IV, Dolph Lundgren punched Sylvester Stallone's chest so hard, his heart slammed against his breastbone, causing it to swell and his systolic blood pressure shot to over 200. Filming was halted as Stallone was flown to a nearby hospital and spent eight days in intensive care.
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