Your Favorite Films That Had Crazy Alternate Endings

Making a movie sometimes means making changes to the script. Whether its an adaptation that needs a happier ending or a thriller that needs a dark twist, some of your favorite films had conclusions that wound up on the cutting room floor. Check out these favorite flicks that could have been very different if directors went with the first draft... (Warning: Spoilers ahead!) 

Little Shop of Horrors

Seymour has a crush on Audrey, so he names his villainous people eating plant Audrey II. In the end, Audrey II is killed by Seymour, but the original had the roles reversed. Audrey II was supposed to eat Seymour and repopulate across the globe, but test audiences really didn’t like that, so it was reshot and changed. 


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The More You Know

  • While shooting 'Batman Begins' (2005) in Chicago, a drunk driver panicked and crashed into the Batmobile because he thought it was an invading alien.spacecraft
  • Barbie in Toy Story is voiced by Jodi Benson, best known for her role as Ariel in The Little Mermaid.
  • Disney wanted Robert De Niro as Captain Jack Sparrow, but he declined the role because he thought the movie was going to bomb.
  • 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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