In 2007, children were shown The Hills Have Eyes 2 instead of The Last Mimzy in a US cinema. The opening scene of The Hills Have Eyes 2 features a chained naked woman giving birth to a deformed baby.
An East Germany film studio made several successful “Westerns”. The heroes were not cowboys but Native Americans.
The opening shot in Bond films was actually filmed through the barrel of a gun.
Arnold Schwarzenegger only spoke 74 words in The Terminator.
The screenwriter of “Cast Away” deliberately stranded himself on an isolated beach for a week, to experience how Tom Hanks’ character would have to search for water, food and shelter. During this time, a volleyball washed up on shore, inspiring the “Wilson” character.
After a test preview for Apollo 13, an audience member said he hated the movie because it had a “typical Hollywood ending” and that the crew should have not survived.
Christopher McCandless (Into the Wild) could have saved his own life if he had known about the hand-operated tram that crossed the otherwise impassable river.
Filming of the Lord of the Rings trilogy pumped roughly $200,000,000 into the New Zealand economy.
No physical clone trooper costume was ever produced for the Star Wars prequels. Every single clone trooper is a computer generated image.
Movie trailers are so-called because they used to be played after a movie.