Princess Leia’s iconic metal bikini was inspired by Fisher’s complaints that the loose-fitting outfits she wore in the Star Wars concealed her feminine physique.
While shooting The Blues Brothers movie, they had a budget for cocaine.
Because Han Solo says “I’ll see you in Hell” in Empire Strikes Back, there’s an entire mythology for what Hell is in the Star Wars universe.
The Godzilla suit used in the 1954 classic was so thick and heavy that the actor couldn’t be inside it for more than three minutes to avoid suffocation, and he would often suffer bouts of dehydration and heat exhaustion, to the point where he passed out. The suit even had to include a valve to drain all the sweat from it.
In the movie Poltergeist, they used real skeletons. When asked why it was a simple answer, “they were cheaper than the plastic ones.”
The screenwriter for the movie “Cast Away” stranded himself on an island for research, and when a volleyball washed up on shore, it became the inspiration for “Wilson.”
Heath Ledger asked Christian Bale to actually beat him for the interrogation scene in the Dark Knight.
During the 1st season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith memorized the lines of EVERYONE in the cast. If you go back and watch closely, see him lip synching the lines of whomever was speaking in a scene.
While viewing 1980’s The Blue Lagoon, a herpetologist noticed iguanas in the background with characteristics unseen in documented species. He then traveled to Fiji, tracked & named the Fiji Crested Iguana.