18 Incredibly Interesting Movie Facts You Probably Didn’t Know… Until Now

10 Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Vincent Price’s role as “The inventor” was specifically written for him. His last scene in the movie is his death, and this death scene was his last film performance before he died.

11. A Knights Tale (2001)

When Chaucer (Paul Bettany) acts as herald after the sword duel, nobody in the crowd reacted to the announcement because they were all Czech extras and did not understand English. The loud prompt by Mark Addy was what tipped off the extras to start cheering. This was all left in the final cut.

12. The Shining (1980)

Every scene where Jack talks to a ghost, there is a mirror, except for the food locker scene, but he talks to the ghost Grady through a shiny metal door.

13. Event Horizon (1997)

The rotating corridor that separates the Gravity Drive from the rest of the ship represents the 9 circles of hell. The Gravity Drive represents hell its self.

14. The Number 23 (2007)

Jim Carrey was paid exactly $23 million to act in the movie, and it was Joel Shumacher’s 23rd movie he had directed.

15. The Terminator (1984)

O.J. Simpson was considered for the Terminator. Producers opted for Arnold because they felt O.J. was too nice to depict a cold blooded killer…. yep.

16. The Descent (2005)

The appearance of “the creatures” was kept a secret from the cast members until the first scene they encounter one. The actresses were actually scared.

17. The Crucible (1996)

Daniel Day-Lewis did not bathe or shower from the beginning of filming to wrap. He lived in the set’s replica village without electricity or running water and built his characters on set house.

18. Sling Blade (1996)

Billy Bob Thorton put broken glass into his shoes to make his walk more awkward and consistent.


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