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52 facts tagged with Movie Facts
Toy Story 2
During development at Pixar, Toy Story 2 was accidentally deleted, but was recovered by an employee who saved the movie to her computer at home while on maternal leave.
Forrest Gump Novel
In the “Forrest Gump” novel that the movie is based on, Forrest goes into space with NASA. Upon return, he crash lands on an island full of cannibals. He only survives because he beats the head cannibal at chess everyday.
The Real Stifmeister
Seann William Scott, who played Stifler in the American Pie films, was extremely shy and nervous around women and did not have a girlfriend until he was 30 years old.
In the Harry Potter series, Tom Riddle has a different name depending on which language the book is in, in order to preserve the anagram in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
A movie theater in China mistakenly used a gay fan-made Photoshop picture as the official poster for Thor 2.
In the 80s, a Japanese director released gore movies that were so realistic, he was investigated by the police and had to prove that no one was actually murdered.
After being in captivity for 23 years, the orca from Free Willy, Keiko, was set free in 2002. Weeks later, he appeared at a Norwegian fjord apparently seeking human contact and even gave rides to children on his back.
Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club, prefers the movie version to his own novel.