Most of the city backgrounds, especially the ones featuring skyscrapers, are actually filmed in Shanghai.
Her (2013)

Most of the city backgrounds, especially the ones featuring skyscrapers, are actually filmed in Shanghai.

Her (2013)

One of the first feature films to use motion-capture in a so-called ‘on location’ setting. Previously, motion-capture was limited to special studio set up with special motion-capture cameras in very clearly defined surroundings.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

One of the first feature films to use motion-capture in a so-called ‘on location’ setting. Previously, motion-capture was limited to special studio set up with special motion-capture cameras in very clearly defined surroundings.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Director Gary Goddard had planned to have all of Dolph Lundgren’s lines dubbed by another actor, as Lundgren had only limited acting experience, a thick Swedish accent, and was not yet fluent in English during filming. Lundgren, however, had stipulated in his contract that he would have at least three opportunities to re-dub his lines in post production. With the film running behind schedule, Goddard decided to use Lundgren’s natural voice instead.
Masters of the Universe (1987)

Director Gary Goddard had planned to have all of Dolph Lundgren’s lines dubbed by another actor, as Lundgren had only limited acting experience, a thick Swedish accent, and was not yet fluent in English during filming. Lundgren, however, had stipulated in his contract that he would have at least three opportunities to re-dub his lines in post production. With the film running behind schedule, Goddard decided to use Lundgren’s natural voice instead.

Masters of the Universe (1987)

Many of the extras in the film are actually technicians and stagehands.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)

Many of the extras in the film are actually technicians and stagehands.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)

The suits worn by the Guild members were body bags that were found in a disused fire station dating back to the early 1920’s. The bags had actually been used several times, something that was kept from the cast members until after shooting was completed.
Dune (1984)

The suits worn by the Guild members were body bags that were found in a disused fire station dating back to the early 1920’s. The bags had actually been used several times, something that was kept from the cast members until after shooting was completed.

Dune (1984)

John Waters said on the DVD commentary that the hardest location to secure was the church.
Serial Mom (1994)

John Waters said on the DVD commentary that the hardest location to secure was the church.

Serial Mom (1994)

It took 15 puppeteers to control Kuato.
Total Recall (1990)

It took 15 puppeteers to control Kuato.

Total Recall (1990)

During filming in London a ‘Jack Sparrow’ impersonator just walked onto the set. The guards did not think to ask for any ID as he looked so much like the character.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

During filming in London a ‘Jack Sparrow’ impersonator just walked onto the set. The guards did not think to ask for any ID as he looked so much like the character.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Unlike most animated films, the principal actors regularly recorded audio sessions together in the same room, a situation which led to a lot of improvising.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Unlike most animated films, the principal actors regularly recorded audio sessions together in the same room, a situation which led to a lot of improvising.

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

The final look of the werewolf was based on make-up creator Rick Baker’s dog Bosko.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)

The final look of the werewolf was based on make-up creator Rick Baker’s dog Bosko.

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Sometimes it's what we don't see that's important.

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