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9 Secrets That Might Startle Even The Most Hardcore Film Buffs

It takes a lot of people working hard behind the scenes (some of them we might even never see) to make a movie successful, so it's always exciting to learn about the pure magic that goes on. Behind excellent films, there must be good plans and great actors. However, during the entire process, there will be some difficulties and perhaps some hidden facts that we have never heard about.
In fact, some actors have made a significant contribution to the overall success of the film. Some may even completely change the plot through improvisation. In other cases, directors clearly show their extra talents. For example, can you believe that Kate Winslet’s nude portrait in Titanic was actually made by James Cameron?
We have compiled a list of some very interesting facts about popular Movies.that will actually make you say WOW. You may have seen the film several times, but you have had no idea what it took to make you like it. Do you have any fascinating movie facts that only diehard fans know?

#1 80% of Thor: Ragnarok was improvised.

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According to Taika Waititi, the director of Thor: Ragnarok, 80% of the movie was improvised. “My style of working is I’ll often be behind the camera or right next to the camera yelling words at people, like, ’Say this, say this! Say it this way!’ I’ll straight-up give Anthony Hopkins a line reading. I don’t care,”  Waititi said. Perhaps he intended to create an environment where individuals would feel comfortable sharing any views as if they were speaking with old friends. And the outcomes were stunning.

#2 A strict no-blinking rule in the Terminator

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During the first Terminator movie production, Arnold Schwarzenegger adopted a strict no-blinking policy. He believed that technology will never blink. Yet it was so difficult to avoid blinking. The actor admitted, “In the first movie, we made mistakes where I did blink,” said the actor. “And then when we got to the second movie, I said to Jim [Cameron], ‘There’s no room for mistakes. There will be no blinking, ever.’”  His decision was right. He actually resembles a walking brick wall, which made the movie rather terrifying.

#3 Daniel Radcliffe wore out dozens of wands and glasses through all the Harry Potter movies.

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Daniel Radcliffe dressed out 60-70 wands while filming all seven Harry Potter films. Actually, there are no 2 wands in any film that are the same, as well as any glasses. During the filming, he went through 160 pairs of glasses. So they've all changed even more frequently than we could have imagined.

#4 Emily Blunt saved Meryl Streep while filming Into the Woods.

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Emily Blunt prevented Meryl Streep from falling during a rehearsal for Into the Woods. On The Late Show, Blunt remarked, “Meryl Streep’s foot got caught in her cape, and we just started to watch her slowly topple head-first toward the concrete floor,”  The pregnant actress leaped into action without any hesitation, catching Streep.

#5 Jim Carrey paid tribute to his mother in The Mask.

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One of Jim Carrey's most well-known roles was The Mask. Yet, not many people know that the actor himself requested the bright yellow costume. Both of Carrey's parents encouraged him when he began stand-up comedy at the age of 16. A yellow polyester suit with tails was custom-made by his mother in special, but the show he wore it in bombed. However, Carrey expressed his appreciation for the chance and later paid respect to his mother for all the encouragement he had while pursuing his dreams.

#6 Michael Jackson wanted to buy Marvel so he could act in Spider-Man.

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Michael Jackson was extremely desperate to appear in Spider-Man. For this reason, he had a genuine interest in purchasing Marvel. But being the company's owner would never get him the role. He'd have to be the director as well to accomplish that. Nevertheless, he was unable to secure the rights to Marvel, and Tobey Maguire's portrayal of the renowned superhero was seen by all.

#7 Michelle Rodriguez didn’t have her license before shooting The Fast and the Furious.

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Before the first movie's filming, Michelle Rodriguez lacked a license. As a result, she had to learn this skill while working on The Fast and the Furious. When she started shooting the series, the actress was 22.

#8 The Godfather’s cat almost ruined the scene.

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At first, Francis Ford Coppola had no intention of using a cat to kill Don Corleone. The director claimed, “I saw the cat running around the studio and I took it and put it in his hands without a word.”  Marlon Brando didn't care. He obviously loves animals so the cat ended up in the scenario, almost ruining it! Because of its loud purring, the sound crew was unable to hear a word of Brando's lines. They even wanted the subtitles. This sweet purring is still heard on the original soundtrack.

#9 Kate Winslet’s nude portrait in Titanic was actually made by James Cameron himself.

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Despite his talent, Leonardo DiCaprio did not draw the movie's nude Kate Winslet sketch. It was actually done by director James Cameron. The actress has been haunted by the portrait ever since. Even at the Divergent premiere in Los Angeles, a fan approached Winslet and asked her to sign a copy of the nude portrait. The original portrait was auctioned off in 2011 for $16,000.
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