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Arnold Schwarzenegger was considered so indispensable to the film that when he went off to do Conan the Destroyer (1984) first, they were prepared to wait, rather than recast him in the interim.
Terminator (1984)

Arnold Schwarzenegger was considered so indispensable to the film that when he went off to do Conan the Destroyer (1984) first, they were prepared to wait, rather than recast him in the interim.

Terminator (1984)

Like most films, the movie wasn’t shot in sequence. But for added realism, James Cameron filmed the scene where we first meet the Colonial Marines (one of the earliest scenes) last. This was so that the camaraderie of the Marines was realistic because the actors had spent months filming together.
Aliens (1986)

Like most films, the movie wasn’t shot in sequence. But for added realism, James Cameron filmed the scene where we first meet the Colonial Marines (one of the earliest scenes) last. This was so that the camaraderie of the Marines was realistic because the actors had spent months filming together.

Aliens (1986)

One afternoon during a break in filming, Arnold Schwarzenegger went into a restaurant in downtown L.A. to get some lunch and realized all too late that he was still in Terminator makeup - with a missing eye, exposed jawbone and burned flesh.
Terminator (1984)

One afternoon during a break in filming, Arnold Schwarzenegger went into a restaurant in downtown L.A. to get some lunch and realized all too late that he was still in Terminator makeup - with a missing eye, exposed jawbone and burned flesh.

Terminator (1984)

The original script did not call for the top of the truck to be ripped off during the chase through the storm drain beside/beneath the freeway, but when they arrived on location they found that the cab wouldn’t fit under the overpass so director James Cameron decided that the roof was going to have to come off.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day  (1991)

The original script did not call for the top of the truck to be ripped off during the chase through the storm drain beside/beneath the freeway, but when they arrived on location they found that the cab wouldn’t fit under the overpass so director James Cameron decided that the roof was going to have to come off.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day  (1991)

Arnold Schwarzenegger asked James Cameron to change the line “I’ll be back” to “I will be back” as he was having trouble pronouncing “I’ll.” James Cameron refused.
Terminator (1984)

Arnold Schwarzenegger asked James Cameron to change the line “I’ll be back” to “I will be back” as he was having trouble pronouncing “I’ll.” James Cameron refused.

Terminator (1984)

Before announcing development of this film, director James Cameron shot footage of icebergs off the coast of Nova Scotia under the pretense of making a film titled “Planet Ice”.
Titanic (1997)

Before announcing development of this film, director James Cameron shot footage of icebergs off the coast of Nova Scotia under the pretense of making a film titled “Planet Ice”.

Titanic (1997)
Michael Biehn was considered for the role of Col. Quaritch. James Cameron rejected him because he’d already cast Sigourney Weaver, and he didn’t want people to think it was Aliens all over again.
Avatar (2009)

Michael Biehn was considered for the role of Col. Quaritch. James Cameron rejected him because he’d already cast Sigourney Weaver, and he didn’t want people to think it was Aliens all over again.

Avatar (2009)

One of the main percussive sounds of Brad Fiedel’s score - the metallic beats of the Terminator theme - is not created by a synthesizer. It’s Fiedel striking one of his cast-iron frying pans.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day  (1991)

One of the main percussive sounds of Brad Fiedel’s score - the metallic beats of the Terminator theme - is not created by a synthesizer. It’s Fiedel striking one of his cast-iron frying pans.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day  (1991)

Sigourney Weaver had initially been very hesitant to reprise her role as Ripley, and had rejected numerous offers from Fox Studios to do any sequels, fearing that her character would be poorly written, and a sub-par sequel could hurt the legacy of Alien.
Aliens (1986)

Sigourney Weaver had initially been very hesitant to reprise her role as Ripley, and had rejected numerous offers from Fox Studios to do any sequels, fearing that her character would be poorly written, and a sub-par sequel could hurt the legacy of Alien.

Aliens (1986)

Because of the amount of makeup Arnold Schwarzenegger had to wear for the climax, he was blinded in one eye and had no depth perspective.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day  (1991)

Because of the amount of makeup Arnold Schwarzenegger had to wear for the climax, he was blinded in one eye and had no depth perspective.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day  (1991)

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

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