The ‘Industrial Light & Magic’ animators studied skydivers performing in a vertical wind tunnel to create Iron Man’s aerial movements. Iron Man was also animated to take off slowly and land quickly to make those movements more realistic.
Iron Man (2008)
The wardrobe budget for this film was $13 million. One custom suit alone for the racers cost $60,000.
TRON: Legacy (2010)
In the portrait of Nick at his funeral, the Boston Police patch on his uniform is the same design as the ones used in The Town.
A lot of the Dude’s clothes in the movie were Jeff Bridges’s own clothes, including his Jellies sandals.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
The mechanical hands used each weighed 1,650 pounds. During filming of the scene where Kong caresses Dwan, the hand left Jessica Lange with a painfully pinched nerve in her neck.
King Kong (1976)
Shooting the film lasted only 64 days. Post-production, due to the heavy special effects, required 68 weeks.
Tron: Legacy (2010)
Famous science fiction artist Jean “Moebius” Giraud was one of the concept artists for the film.
Although the film was an initial failure, the arcade video games based on it proved to be a tremendous hit and actually out-grossed the film.
To inspire the actors, arcade games were placed on the production sets and could be played during downtime. Jeff Bridges apparently was the most adept at the games and found it hard to tear himself away from a game to shoot a scene.
In order to get the most effective voice after biting his tongue, Matt Damon tied a hair tie around it to talk as if he had no tongue.
True Grit (2010)