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❓ Trivia In Die Hard (1988), the scene where Uli pockets a candy bar was improvised by actor and stuntman Al Leong. Writer Steven de Souza said “That assured him a longer life. I was killing somebody every eight or 10 pages but that moment made him interesting. He's one of the last guys to die.”

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❓ Trivia In Joker (2019), Arthur performs at Pogo's comedy club. It was named after serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Gacy would regularly entertain children as "Pogo the Clown".

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❓ Trivia In the first three POTC movies (2003-2007), all three protagonists are named after birds. Sparrow and Swann are obvious. But Will Turner's surname is a reference to Terns. Confirmed by the screenwriter, source in comments.

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r/MovieDetails 1d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome

❓ Trivia In Encanto (2021), the multicoloured water was inspired by a real place in Colombia...the Caño Cristales river. The river is commonly called the "River of Five Colors" or the "Liquid Rainbow," and is noted for its striking colors.

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r/MovieDetails 9d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome Yummy

❓ Trivia In Batman Returns (1992) Michelle Pfeiffer put a live bird in her mouth for the scene where Catwoman threatens to eat Penguin's bird.

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r/MovieDetails 10d ago Silver

❓ Trivia In Encanto (2021), Camillo's name is a reference to Chameleons, tying into his shapeshifting powers. He was also named after Camilo Garcia, a tour guide who escorted Disney staff around Columbia.

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r/MovieDetails Dec 13 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome

❓ Trivia In the movie Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings 2021, There's a scene where Jon Jon meets Shang-Chi and Katie and says that he speaks "ABC" which many assumed that it means English, but Simu Liu explained in an interview that it actually means "American Born Chinese"

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❓ Trivia In Joe Dirt (2001), the oil company that Joe works for is called Scotch Oil. That is also the name of the oil company that Chris Farley’s dad owned in Madison WI (and where Chris worked before he became a comedian) - a small tribute by Spade to his late friend.

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r/MovieDetails 18d ago Silver Wholesome I'll Drink to That

❓ Trivia In Mean Girls (2004), Tim Meadows, who plays Principal Duvall, broke his wrist a week before filming started and had to wear a cast. This was written into the movie as Principal Duvall suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome.

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r/MovieDetails 28d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome

❓ Trivia In Spider-Man (2002), J. Jonah Jameson has a telescope in his office. While preparing for the role, J K Simmons visited the offices of the New York Post and saw that the editor had a telescope in his own office. So, he incorporated it into Jameson's character.

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r/MovieDetails 16d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome

❓ Trivia In Ratatouille (2007), Skinner was named after behavioral psychologist B.F. Skinner, famous for his experiments with rats.

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❓ Trivia Ryan Gosling's Lou Costello impression in The Nice Guys (2016)

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❓ Trivia In Fantastic Mr Fox (2009), Mrs Fox is named Felicity. Wes Anderson named her after Roald Dahl's second wife. In the books, Mrs Fox doesn't have a first name.

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r/MovieDetails Dec 13 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome

❓ Trivia In National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) when Aunt Bethany says the Pledge of Allegiance, she doesn’t say “under God”- only the younger family members do. This is because “under God” wasn’t added to the pledge until 1954.

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❓ Trivia In Once Upon a Time in Hollywood(2019), this entire scene was improvised by Leonardo DiCaprio and originally wasn’t even meant to be in the script.

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❓ Trivia In Gladiator (2000), Proximo complained about being sold queer giraffes. That is natural. He didn't know that male giraffes live together in their own tribe when not mating. They have penetrative homosexual sex that makes up most of their sexual lives. It's totally natural.

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r/MovieDetails Dec 06 '21 Silver Wholesome

❓ Trivia In The Master (2012), Joaquin Phoenix accidentally shatters a historic porcelain toilet in a fit of rage. Neither he nor the director thought he could.

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r/MovieDetails 22d ago Helpful

❓ Trivia In Shrek 2 (2004), King Harold and Queen Lillian were named after Harold and Lillian Michelson, a couple who had been working in Hollywood for decades. Lillian is a film researcher and Harold was a production designer (he died in 2007).

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r/MovieDetails Nov 24 '21 Helpful Wholesome Silver

❓ Trivia In Rocky (1976), Adrian's hesitation to kiss Rocky wasn't originally in the script. Talia Shire had contracted the flu and was worried about getting Sylvester Stallone sick, so she was very reluctant to kiss him. It ended up being better than the planned scene, so it was kept in the movie.

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r/MovieDetails Dec 06 '21 Silver Helpful

❓ Trivia This shot of Pan's Labyrinth (2006) features the nationalists driving by the ruins of Belchite, a town destroyed in the Spanish Civil War and ordered by General Franco to remain untouched as a living monument to the war.

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r/MovieDetails Dec 08 '21 Wholesome Helpful

❓ Trivia Mediation scenes in Marriage Story (2019) were filmed at the firm of Laura Wasser, a celebrity attorney who represented Dern, Johansson, and Baumbach during their divorces and advised for the film.

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r/MovieDetails Dec 14 '21 Wholesome

❓ Trivia All the phone numbers in Marvel movies like Infinity War (2018) and Endgame (2019) start with a 1 after the area code (the Central Office Code) because they're "impossible" phone numbers according to the NANP

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❓ Trivia one of the funniest lines in "Zoolander" (2001) was ad-libbed. JP Prewitt (David Duchovny) spends a full minute explaining why male models are being used for evil. Stiller forgot his next line, so he repeated: "But why male models?" Duchovny rolled with it: "Are you serious? I just told you that!"

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r/MovieDetails 20d ago Silver Helpful

❓ Trivia In The Big Lebowski (1998), The Stranger says that the word "dude" isn't one anyone would self apply where he comes from. The Stranger is a cowboy, and the term dude is an insult in the old west. It referred to dandies, rich city folk who came west to their "dude" ranches to experience rural life.

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r/MovieDetails Nov 21 '21 Wholesome

❓ Trivia In The Lorax (2012), the characters Ted and Audrey are named after Dr. Seuss (whose real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel) and his second wife Audrey Geisel.

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