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People who added this item 5160 Average listal rating (3520 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
Aladdin (1992)
In early drawings, Aladdin looked a lot like Michael J. Fox, but Jeffrey Katzenberg insisted he be more alluring to women, and asked for the character to look more like Tom Cruise. Jasmine, meanwhile, was based on Jennifer Connelly and the animator's sister.
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People who added this item 2783 Average listal rating (1783 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
The Birds (1963)
The original poster read: "THE BIRDS IS COMING!", although the bad English wasn't intentional.
People who added this item 2213 Average listal rating (1430 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
The Blues Brothers once held the record for crashing the most police cars in a movie at approximately 30. The record was eventually broken by Blues Brothers 2000.
People who added this item 3535 Average listal rating (2405 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.3
Borat (2006)
In the movie Borat, the lead character claims to be from Kazakhstan. While this did not sit well with Kazakh officials, the film is said to be a favorite of the Kazakhstan national football team.
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People who added this item 9102 Average listal rating (6682 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.8
Fight Club (1999)
Tyler Durden was originally going to recite a workable recipe for home-made explosives (as he does in the novel). But in the interest of public safety, the filmmakers decided to substitute fictional recipes for the real ones.
People who added this item 609 Average listal rating (419 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
In the movie one of the bond girls used to be a man.
People who added this item 6175 Average listal rating (4211 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.2
The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather was the first movie in over twenty years in which Marlon Brando was required to audition.
People who added this item 2477 Average listal rating (1500 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
The producers were fined 5,000 dollars for allowing the word โ€œdamnโ€œ to be heard within the movieโ€˜s dialog.

Over 1,400 actresses were interviewed to play the part of Scarlett O'Hara.
The tattoos on Sirius Black's body and hands are borrowed from Russian prison gangs.
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The Hogwarts motto, "Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus" means "never tickle a sleeping dragon".
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People who added this item 378 Average listal rating (235 ratings) 3.7 IMDB Rating 3.6
The annual Razzie Awards honor the worst in filmmaking. "I Know Who Killed Me" received the most Razzie Awards ever (8 wins out of 9 nominations).
People who added this item 4577 Average listal rating (3093 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
Jaws (1975)
The mechanical shark used in the movie Jaws was nicknamed Bruce, named after Spielberg's lawyer.
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People who added this item 7830 Average listal rating (5681 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
It took six years to write the entire script before being split into two parts.
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People who added this item 4081 Average listal rating (2697 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Psycho (1960)
The shower scene is 45 seconds long and took 7 days to shoot. Chocolate syrup was used for blood.
People who added this item 8421 Average listal rating (6063 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.9
Pulp Fiction (1994)
All of the clocks in the movie are stuck on 4:20.
People who added this item 4043 Average listal rating (2612 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.3
Scarface (1983)
In the movie, the F-word is said 207 time, which works out to an average of 1.22 per minute.
People who added this item 878 Average listal rating (643 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Sesame Street (1969)
Bert and Ernie were named after the cop and the taxi driver from the movie "It's a Wonderful Life".
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People who added this item 6355 Average listal rating (4401 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Shining (1980)
The Shining was nominated for two Razzies in 1980. Including worst director.
People who added this item 479 Average listal rating (320 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.4
NASA keeps the movie on the Space Station.
People who added this item 838 Average listal rating (552 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Captain Jean-Luc Picard's fish was named Livingston.
Luke Skywalker's name was originally going to be Dirk Starkiller.

Harrison Ford wasn't an original candidate to play Han Solo. He was originally brought in simply to feed lines to the other auditioners. After watching Ford, George Lucas realized he was the perfect Han.
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People who added this item 1847 Average listal rating (1237 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Superman (1978)
Marlon Brandon received $4 Million for his 10-minute role in the movie Superman.
People who added this item 2918 Average listal rating (1871 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.9
Top Gun (1986)
During the filming of Top Gun, itโ€™s been said that Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer developed an intense hatred for one another which lingers to this day.
People who added this item 7616 Average listal rating (5417 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.3
Toy Story (1995)
The carpet designs seen in Sid's hallway are the same as the carpet designs seen in "The Shining."
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People who added this item 2693 Average listal rating (1748 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 4.7
Fans wondering what Jacob says to Bella before they kiss in the kitchen? "Kwop kilawtley" means "Stay with me forever" in Quiletute.
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People who added this item 3653 Average listal rating (2402 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
For the movie the Wizard of Oz, Judy Garland was paid $35 a week while Toto received $125 a week!

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