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Three mechanical “Bruces” were made, each with specialized functions. One shark was open on the right side, one was open on the left side, and the third was fully skinned. Each shark cost approximately $250,000.
Jaws (1975)

Three mechanical “Bruces” were made, each with specialized functions. One shark was open on the right side, one was open on the left side, and the third was fully skinned. Each shark cost approximately $250,000.

Jaws (1975)

An open casting call was put out to all the elementary schools to find a young Asian actor to play Short Round. Jonathan Ke Quan arrived with his brother, not to audition, but merely to provide moral support. He caught the casting director’s attention because he spent the entire time of his brother’s audition telling him what to do and what not to do.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

An open casting call was put out to all the elementary schools to find a young Asian actor to play Short Round. Jonathan Ke Quan arrived with his brother, not to audition, but merely to provide moral support. He caught the casting director’s attention because he spent the entire time of his brother’s audition telling him what to do and what not to do.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Jeff Cohen got the chicken pox after he got the role of Chunk. He showed up to the set anyway, afraid that they would have replaced him otherwise.
The Goonies (1985)

Jeff Cohen got the chicken pox after he got the role of Chunk. He showed up to the set anyway, afraid that they would have replaced him otherwise.

The Goonies (1985)

Originally, Steven Spielberg was going to do a live-action adaptation of Tintin, and called Peter Jackson to ask if his VFX company Weta Digital would work on the film, in particular creating a CGI Snowy. Jackson, as it turned out, was a longtime fan of Tintin, and convinced Spielberg that live action would not do justice to the comic books, and that motion capture was the best way of representing Hergé’s world of Tintin.
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

Originally, Steven Spielberg was going to do a live-action adaptation of Tintin, and called Peter Jackson to ask if his VFX company Weta Digital would work on the film, in particular creating a CGI Snowy. Jackson, as it turned out, was a longtime fan of Tintin, and convinced Spielberg that live action would not do justice to the comic books, and that motion capture was the best way of representing HergĂ©’s world of Tintin.

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

The mechanical shark spent most of the movie broken-down, and was unavailable for certain shots. This led Steven Spielberg to use the camera as the “shark”, and film from the shark’s point of view.
Jaws (1975)

The mechanical shark spent most of the movie broken-down, and was unavailable for certain shots. This led Steven Spielberg to use the camera as the “shark”, and film from the shark’s point of view.

Jaws (1975)

During production, the part of Abraham Lincoln is listed on the call sheet as being played by Abraham Lincoln, not Daniel Day-Lewis.
Lincoln (2012)

During production, the part of Abraham Lincoln is listed on the call sheet as being played by Abraham Lincoln, not Daniel Day-Lewis.

Lincoln (2012)

Steven Spielberg said that he did not enjoy this film as much as the rest of the Indy films, but said that it was a great experience for him because he met his future wife, Kate Capshaw, during the production of this movie.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Steven Spielberg said that he did not enjoy this film as much as the rest of the Indy films, but said that it was a great experience for him because he met his future wife, Kate Capshaw, during the production of this movie.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Steven Spielberg shot most of the film from the eye-level of a child to further connect with Elliot and E.T.
ET: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Steven Spielberg shot most of the film from the eye-level of a child to further connect with Elliot and E.T.

ET: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Steven Spielberg wore a suit and tie every day to work while directing in order to better blend in with the actors.
Lincoln (2012)

Steven Spielberg wore a suit and tie every day to work while directing in order to better blend in with the actors.

Lincoln (2012)

A baby triceratops was built for a scene where one of the kids rides it. Special effects technicians worked on this effect for a year but the scene was cut at the last minute as Steven Spielberg thought it would ruin the pacing of the film.
Jurassic Park (1993)

A baby triceratops was built for a scene where one of the kids rides it. Special effects technicians worked on this effect for a year but the scene was cut at the last minute as Steven Spielberg thought it would ruin the pacing of the film.

Jurassic Park (1993)

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

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