Tape "Armageddon" serves as a springboard for training new NASA employees. The fact is that in this film there are a huge number of errors that have nothing to do with reality. The task of the staff is to detect as many errors as possible, and there were 168 of them in the film.
2. Guardians of the galaxy
The leading man in the movie "Guardians of the Galaxy" Chris Pratt actually stole his costume from the set. However, the purpose of his act was very noble - according to him, he is going to wear a suit when he goes to children's hospitals to talk with children about superheroes.
3. Forrest Gump
The leading actor in the movie "Forest Gump" Tom Hanks, refused his salary. Instead, he chose to pay only part of the income, which still turned out to be considerable - $ 40 million, and the film itself earned more than 660 million.
4. Django Unchained
When Leonardo Dicaprio played the role of Calvin Candy in the movie “Django Unchained,” in one of the scenes where he breaks his glass, he, in fact, seriously cut himself.
Being a talented actor, Leonardo remained in the role to play the scene. The director of the film, Quentin Tarantino, liked the scene so much that he left it. So you can see the real blood of DiCaprio and his real reaction.
5. Dark Knight
To prepare for the role of the Joker in the movie “The Dark Knight,” Heath Ledger spent six weeks alone in one motel room.
He spent hours thinking about the psyche of the infamous character. It helped him come up with the Joker's sinister laugh and his sadistic voice.
6. Pretty Woman
Remember the scene in the movie "Pretty Woman," in which Richard Gere unexpectedly closes a jewel box in front of Julia Roberts? It was pure improvisation from Richard Gere, and the reaction of a famous actress was natural. Everything turned out so vividly that the directors decided to leave the stage.
7. The Lord of the Rings
For filming the movie “The Lord of the Rings”, the crew had to fly helicopters to the mountains several times. However, the actor, Sean Bean, who played the role of Boromir, is very afraid of flying. Therefore, he had to walk every day on foot to the mountain in the clothing of his character. All the others watched him from a helicopter.
During the shooting of the film Maleficent, Angelina Jolie sometimes frightened children in her terrible costume.
One little girl even asked her mother to stop the evil witch from talking to her! The only child who did not seem to be afraid of Jolie was her own daughter Vivienne Jolie-Pitt.
9. Fight Club
Remember the movie "Fight Club"? Even if not, you will be interested to know that there is a scene in it, in which the leading actors Edward Norton and Brad Pitt make soap. So, they, in fact, learned how to make soap on the set of the movie.
When Kate Winslet learned that she would have to act naked in one of the scenes of the movie “Titanic,” she wanted to be psychologically tuned.
The actress decided to prepare in an unconventional way. During the first meeting with DiCaprio, Kate thought that it would be nice to undress in front of him. A good way to leave a pleasant first impression.
11. Jurassic Park
In the movie "Jurassic Park" dinosaurs make different sounds. An interesting fact is that the sound of a velociraptor, in fact, emit mating turtles.
12. Black Swan
Natalie Portman got so much into her role in the movie "The Black Swan" that she decided to pay a year in advance for teaching dance.
In the end, the film was able to find investors to help pay for the education. The film's director believes that the film would never have been shot, if not for the "devotion and enthusiasm" of Natalie.
13. John Wick 2
Almost all the stunts in the movie "John Wick 2" Keanu Reeves performed himself. For him to succeed, he worked hard for 3 months - judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, shooting and extreme driving - all this was part of his program.
14. The Hunger Games
Jennifer Lawrence was a little distracted on the set of the movie "The Hunger Games." She told her film partner, Josh Hutcherson, that she would try not to hit him hard on the head. However, she did not calculate strength, and her actions led to Hutcherson's concussion.
In the film “The Godfather” you can see the scene in which Vito Carleone returns home, where his loyal people take Carleone up the stairs.The fact is that Marlon Brando decided to make a little joke and put on an extra load. It was not easy for the actors to carry heavy Brando.
The Kung Fu coach Yuan Heping initially did not want to work on the film The Matrix, so I thought that by requesting an exorbitant fee, the Wachowski brothers would refuse his services, but they did not.
Then he came up with something that, in his opinion, seemed impossible. He said that he would agree only if he had full control over the fights, and that he would train the actors for four months before the shooting began. Wachowski fulfilled all his demands.
17. Interview with the Vampire
Did you know that all the actors in the film Interview with the Vampire were required to hang upside down for a full 30 minutes so that they could put on the right makeup?
Because of this, their blood rushed to the head, and the blood vessels began to protrude strongly on the face. After that, make-up artists, using the swollen veins of their experimental, created quite creepy-looking vampires.
This process had to be repeated several times, because all the veins on the face took on their natural shape.
For the cornfield scene, Christopher Nolan sought to grow five hundred acres of corn, which he said was made possible by his work on The Man of Steel (2013). Then the corn was sold and even made a good profit.
Leonardo DiCaprio decided to try the raw liver of a bison, despite the fact that he himself is a vegetarian. He also had to learn how to shoot a musket, make fire “out of nothing”, speak two Indian languages (Pawnee and Arikara) and acquire the skills of a doctor who specializes in ancient healing methods. DiCaprio calls this the most difficult period in his career.
20. Slumdog Millionaire
Director Danny Boyle put the money for the three leading actors children into a trust fund, from which they can get their money when they are 16 years old. The production company hired a motor rickshaw to take the children to school until they turned 16.
21. Shawshank Escape
When Andy went to the library to begin the work of Brooks’s assistant, the crow of the library manager often croaked, and Tim Robbins (who played the role of Andy) needed the right time to say his phrase: “Hey, Jake.Where is Brooks? ”Robbins carefully studied the time periods when the crow caws, and the screenwriter and film director Frank Daravont asked him about this.
In the film, you can see how Robbins carefully watches the bird, approaching it, waiting for it to croak, then to utter its phrase.
22. The Martian
Matt Damon admitted that in the scene where his hero Mark heard the voice of Commander Lewis, his real emotions are visible, not the game. When the other actors went home after the shooting, their recorded voices were played in Damon's spacesuit. When he began to think about how his character was alone on Mars for two years, he began to cry. Ridley Scott was so impressed with Damon's performance that he shot the scene from a single take.
23. Salvation of Private Ryan
Tom Sizemore struggled with addiction while working on the film. Steven Spielberg gave him an ultimatum. He ordered the actor to check the blood on the set every day, and if he misses the test, he will be fired, and his role will be given to another actor and re-taken, even if the shooting is near the end.
24. The Devil Wears Prada
On the very first day of filming, Meryl Streep told Anne Hathaway: "I think you're perfect for this role. I'm so happy that we will work together."Then she paused and said: "This is the last pleasant thing you hear from me." So it was. Many designers allowed them to use their clothes and accessories in the film, making the tape the most expensive costume film in history. Meryl Streep donated all her stuff from the film to charity.