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

  • Disney wanted Robert De Niro as Captain Jack Sparrow, but he declined the role because he thought the movie was going to bomb.
  • Samuel L. Jackson has a clause in his film contracts that allows him to play golf during film shoots whenever he wants.
  • The Hulk made his debut in 1962.
  • During the filming of The Grinch, Jim Carrey sought counseling from a Navy SEAL to learn torture-resistance techniques in order to handle the extensive makeup.
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