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The “get-out-of-jail-free card” that Goose gives the triker was an on-set joke. Because of the limited budget, the biker gang was an actual biker gang (the Vigilantes), and they had to ride to the set each day in-costume; often with their prop weapons displayed. Since the production company expected them to be pulled over by the local police, each was given a letter explaining the film’s peculiar requirements, and asking for law-enforcement’s understanding & cooperation. (x)
Mad Max (1979)
Kevin Costner was put up, at a cost of $4,500 a night, in an oceanfront villa with a butler, chef, and his own private swimming pool. In contrast, crew members were forced to live in uninsulated condominiums that were subject to temperature swings of up to 50 degrees. This inequity of accommodations contributed to on-set hostility and low morale.
One of the film’s weary extras reportedly mistook one of Gibson’s children on the set for an errand boy, and asked him to bring a cup of tea. Gibson was within earshot, and nodded and whispered to his son, “Go get it.”
Most of the names of the superpowers in the film are taken from the pulp novels of Louis Cha, a household name in Hong Kong.
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
The animators considered giving Sulley tentacles instead of legs at one point. They decided to use legs because they believed the audience would concentrate more on the tentacles than Sulley’s face.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
According to Denzel Washington, American company Delta Airlines granted the production team access to their official flight simulator in order to learn some of the most common maneuvers pilots have to master in order to fly a commercial plane.
Lily Collins was previously a fan of the books, when she found out that a film was being made, she made numerous phone calls to ensure her role as Clary.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
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The original “Freddy Snake” unintentionally came out looking too phallic. The crew only had one hour to film the scene so they didn’t have enough time to paint it. So, it was covered in a green goo substance to overcome the “pinkish hue.”
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
According to reports in the press, the film used 70,000 gallons of fake blood. In an interview, Fede Alvarez said they used 50,000 gallons for the final scene alone.
Evil Dead (2013)
Francis Ford Coppola lost 100 pounds while filming.