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Movie Trivia

This Movie Trivia was compiled and written by muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au (Murray Chapman) with numerous contributions by others.

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-01 Introduction (Movie Trivia FAQ)
-02 Disclaimer (Movie Trivia FAQ)
-03 "Adam 12" (1968)
- The paramedics from Emergency! (1972) (qv) sometimes crossed passed ...
-04 "Batman" (1966)
- The props used in this show, (such as the computers and guns) also ...
-05 "Betty Hutton Show, The" (1959)
- Originally titled ``Goldie''....
-06 "Bewitched" (1964)
- 'Alice Ghostly' (qv) originally did not appear as Esmeralda but as ...
-07 "Boat, The" (1981) (mini)
- There was no ``Class VII C'' submarine left from World War II, so the ...
-08 "Captain Scarlett" (1968)
- Features the Zero-X from Thunderbirds are GO (1966) (qv), also ...
-09 "Crossroads" (1964)
- For many years, each 25 minute episode was recorded in one take ...
-10 "Edge of Darkness" (1986) (mini)
- An early draft of the script ended with Craven turned into a tree....
-11 "Emergency" (1972)
- Paramedics Gage and Desoto sometimes crossed paths with Reed and Malloy ...
-12 "ER" (1994)
- Carol Hathaway ('Julianna Margulies' (qv)) was supposed to ...
-13 "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" (1992)
- The first episode is filmed in the same set as Growing Pains (1985) (qv)....
-14 "JAG" (1995)
- Unused footage from movies like Top Gun (1986) (qv) ...
-15 "Kung Fu" (1972)
- 'David Carradine' (qv) got the lead role over martial arts ...
-16 "Land of the Giants" (1968)
- The props used in this show, (such as the computers and guns) also ...
-17 "Lonesome Dove" (1989) (mini)
- Originally written by 'Larry McMurtry' (qv) in 1971 as a movie script. ...
-18 "Lost in Space" (1965)
- 'Carol O'Connor' (qv) was considered for the role of Dr. Smith....
-19 "Maverick" (1957)
- 'James Garner' (qv) claimed that during filming one day they had less ...
-20 "New Avengers, The" (1978)
- Purdey's character was originally called ``Charlie'', but this was ...
-21 "Patty Duke Show, The" (1963)
- For most of the scenes featuring for both Patty and Kathy, an ...
-22 "Prime Suspect" (1990) (mini)
- 'Lynda La Plante' (qv) made this film after watching reality-TV crime shows....
-23 "Prisoner" (1978)
- In the UK, the series was called Prisoner - Cell Block H, to ...
-24 "Schattenmann, Der" (1995) (mini)
- People on the street can be seen using bags from the ``Bellheim'' warehouse....
-25 "Search" (1972)
- The pilot movie was originally titled Probe....
-26 "Sesame Street" (1969)
- Ernie and Bert are named after characters ...
-27 "Space" (1985) (mini)
- Norman Grant ('James Garner' (qv)) was a Republican senator in the ...
-28 "Stand, The" (1994) (mini)
- Filmed on 225 locations all over the USA....
-29 "Star Trek" (1966)
- There were two pilots made. The origional starred 'Majel-Barrett' (qv) ...
-30 "Strong Poison" (1987) (mini)
- During rehearsals for the scene where Wimsey ('Edward Ptherbridge' (qv)) ...
-31 "Svensson, Svensson" (1994)
- Each episode is taken twice before a studio audience. The two takes ...
-32 "T.J. Hooker" (1982)
- 'Bob Grogan' (qv), one of the detectives who worked on the Hillside ...
-33 "Tales of the City" (1993) (mini)
- Over 15 years several companies (including Warner Brothers and HBO) ...
-34 "Time Tunnel" (1966)
- The props used in this show, (such as the computers and guns) also ...
-35 "Turn-On" (1969)
- Cancelled ten minutes into the first show, February 5th, 1969....
-36 "Twin Peaks" (1990)
- DIRTRADE(David Lynch): [singer]: 'Julee Cruise' (qv)....
-37 "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" (1964)
- The props used in this show, (such as the computers and guns) also ...
-38 "Wheels" (1978) (mini)
- Reported to be a very loose interpretation of the events ...
-39 'Crocodile' Dundee (1986)
- The wild and ferocious buffalo that Mick Dundee pacified was drugged....
-40 'Til We Meet Again (1940)
- Illness caused director 'Edmund Goulding' (qv) to be replaced for much of ...
-41 1776 (1972)
- The 176 minute extended version of 1776 is available on laserdisc....
-42 1900 (1977)
- Original uncut version is 5.5 hours long, and features pornographic ...
-43 1999 - Nen no natsu yasumi
- All the boys in this film were played by ...
-44 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1933)
- 'James Cagney' (qv) was originally set for the male lead....
-45 200 Motels (1971)
- Filmed in the same studio as 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) (qv). The ...
-46 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
- Director 'Stanley Kubrick' (qv) originally planned narration for ...
-47 2010 (1984)
- One of the characters is ``Kirbuck'', which is an anagram of ``Kubrick''. ...
-48 3 Godfathers (1948)
- For the scene where Deputy Curly ('Hank Worden' (qv)) has trouble ...
-49 3 Men and a Baby (1987)
- When Jack's mother comes to visit Mary, you can see in the background ...
-50 39 Steps, The (1935)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): about 7 minutes in, tossing some ...
-51 5 Fingers (1952)
- The real Cicero was 'Elyesa Bazna' (qv), an Albanian. In his book,...
-52 55 Days at Peking (1963)
- Director 'Nicholas Ray' (qv) walked off the set and never worked again ...
-53 8 Seconds (1994)
- 'Luke Perry' (qv) and 'Stephen Baldwin' (qv) learned to ride bulls, ...
-54 About Last Night... (1986)
- The original title of this film was ``Sexual Perversity in Chicago'' (...
-55 Above the Law (1988)
- Due to film schedule constraints, the sequences at ``Chicago Summer CES''...
-56 Abyss, The (1989)
- Director 'James Cameron' (qv) contacted 'Orson Scott Card' (qv) ...
-57 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
- The name ``Shady Acres Mental Hospital'' is a reference to the name ...
-58 Across the Pacific (1942)
- Director 'John Huston' (qv) went off to join the war effort before the ...
-59 Adrift (1971)
- Production was suspended in 1968 during the Soviet invasion of ...
-60 Adventurer, The (1917/I)
- The chauffeur was played by 'Kono' (qv), who was 'Charles Chaplin' (qv)'...
-61 Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The (1989)
- 'Robin Williams' (qv) played the King of the Moon. The credits list ``...
-62 Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, The (1984)
- 'Jamie Lee Curtis' (qv) played Buckaroo's mother in a flashback, but ...
-63 Adventures of Ford Fairlane, The (1990)
- The list of bands from Grendel's bogus ``Fred's Condom Factory'' ...
-64 Adventures of Mark Twain, The (1944)
- The scene where Clemens receives an honorary degree from Oxford ...
-65 Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The (1994)
- In the video store is a poster for Frauds (1993) (qv), also directed ...
-66 Adventures of Robin Hood, The (1938)
- 'Michael Curtiz' (qv) took over from director 'William Keighley' (qv) ...
-67 After Hours (1985)
- Julie ('Teri Garr' (qv)) plays Paul a Monkees record. Garr appeared ...
-68 Age of Innocence, The (1993)
- Originally to be relased in fall of 1992, but was held back by over a year ...
-69 Akira (1988)
- Production cost $US10 million, a record for Anime....
-70 Al-Risalah (1976)
- Although broadly sharing the same film unit (director, editor, etc.),...
-71 Aladdin (1992)
- Bears a similar plot and characters ...
-72 Alamo, The (1960)
- 'Lagene Etheridge' (qv) was murdered during filming by her boyfriend....
-73 Alex in Wonderland (1970)
- CAMEO(Frederico Fellini)...
-74 Alexis Zorbas (1964)
- 'Anthony Quinn' (qv) had a broken foot during filming, and thus couldn'...
-75 Alibi (1929)
- Alternative scenes were shot for a silent version of the film which ...
-76 Alice in Wonderland (1951)
- Color screen tests of 'Mary Pickford' (qv) as Alice were made for a ...
-77 Alien (1979)
- Originally to be directed by 'Water Hill' (qv), but he pulled out and ...
-78 Alien 3 (1992)
- Multiple proposed scripts caused misleading advertising which inferred ...
-79 Alien Attack (1976) (TV)
- This TV movie was edited from scenes of two episodes (``Breakaway'' ...
-80 Aliens (1986)
- A draft of the script had Gorman being paralyzed by a stinger on the ...
-81 Alive (1993)
- Director 'Frank Marshall' (qv) was discussing the film on his car phone,...
-82 All About Eve (1950)
- The working title was ``Best Performance''....
-83 All Men Are Liars (1995)
- All secondary characters are played by locals, and some lines in the ...
-84 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
- A sequence with 'Zasu Pitts' (qv) was included in the silent version, ...
-85 All the Right Moves (1983)
- 'Tom Cruise' (qv) and 'Lea Thompson' (qv) had body doubles for the sex scene....
-86 Alligator (1980)
- Graffiti on a wall in a sewer at the end of the film reads ``Harry ...
-87 Allonsanfan (1973)
- Title derived from the first two words of the French national anthem....
-88 Altered States (1980)
- Author 'Paddy Chayefsky' (qv) disowned this movie....
-89 Always (1989)
- When Dorinda returns home in the plane, she is dressed like Ripley ...
-90 Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
- Subtle crossovers between sketches [...]...
-91 America's Deadliest Home Video (1993) (V)
- CAMEO(Eva Scott-Berry): [production assistant]: ...
-92 American Gigolo (1980)
- 'John Travolta' (qv) was originally slated to play the role of Julian Kaye....
-93 American Graffiti (1973)
- License plate on John Milner's car is ``THX-138''. THX 1138 (1970) (qv)...
-94 American President, The (1995)
- The dialogue refers explicitly at one point to the films ...
-95 American Werewolf in London, An (1981)
- All the songs in this film have ``moon'' in the title....
-96 Andre (1994)
- The ``seal'' is acually a sealion, as seals are notoriously difficult ...
-97 Angels in the Outfield (1951)
- CAMEO(Barbara Billingsley): hat check ...
-98 Anna Christie (1930/II)
- German version, filmed directly after Anna Christie (1930/I)) (qv) ...
-99 Annabelle's Affairs (1931)
- Only one reel of this film can be found. Please check your attic....
-100 Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
- 'Judy Garland' (qv), originally cast as Annie, was taken ill during ...
-101 Annie Hall (1977)
- The working title was ``Anhedonia'' (the inability to feel pleasure)....
-102 Anniversary, The (1968)
- Original director, 'Alvin Rakoff' (qv) was replaced by 'Roy Ward Baker' (qv)...
-103 Another Country (1984)
- Loosely based on the life of 'Guy Burgess' (qv), a key figure in ...
-104 Another Dawn (1937)
- Before this movie was made, any Warner Brothers film which showed a ...
-105 Another Stakeout (1993)
- 'Richard Dreyfuss' (qv) won an Oscar for his role ...
-106 Apartment, The (1960)
- To create the impression of a very large bureau in the scenes where Baxter ...
-107 Apocalypse Now (1979)
- Director 'Francis Coppola' (qv) proposed this film ten years before ...
-108 Apollo 13 (1995)
- The cast and crew flew 628 parabolic flights in NASA's KC-135 airplane ...
-109 Arachnophobia (1990)
- ``Canaima'' (the town attacked by the spiders) is the name of the ...
-110 Army of Darkness (1993)
- The magic words Ash must use to claim the Book of the Dead are ``Klaatu,...
-111 Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
- Origin of the term ``cameo'', meaning in this case a small part by a ...
-112 Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
- In the scene where Mortimer Brewster is sitting on a tombstone in ...
-113 Aryan, The (1916)
- Sources differ as to the director of this film....
-114 Arzt von St. Pauli, Der (1968)
- DIRCAMEO(Rolf Olsen): man in ...
-115 Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
- The editor is credited as ``James T. Chance'', which was the name ...
-116 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1993) (TV)
- The film showing at the drive-in when Nancy goes on her rampage ...
-117 Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)
- 'Ed Nelson' (qv) ``played'' the crab monster with 'Beach Dickerson' (qv)...
-118 Autrichienne, L' (1989)
- 'Robert Hossein' (qv) was choosen as the director of the movie until ...
-119 Avaleuses, Les (1973)
- This film exists in many different versions, with different titles, ...
-120 Awakenings (1990)
- 'Robin Williams' (qv) accidentally broke 'Robert De Niro' (qv)'s nose ...
-121 Babe (1995)
- The talking pig is a combination of 48 real Yorkshire pigs plus ...
-122 Babysitter, The (1995)
- 'Alicia Silverstone' (qv) is rumoured to have turned down ...
-123 Bachelor Mother (1939)
- Working titles were ``My Fifth Avenue Girl'' and ``She Said I Do''...
-124 Back to the Future (1985)
- 'Eric Stoltz' (qv) originally cast as Marty McFly, but changed because ...
-125 Back to the Future Part II (1989)
- Filmed at the same time as Back to the Future Part III (1990) (qv). ...
-126 Back to the Future Part III (1990)
- Filmed at the same time as Back to the Future Part II (1989) (qv). In ...
-127 Backtrack! (1969)
- This movie is composed of the first episode ...
-128 Bad and the Beautiful, The (1952)
- 'Lana Turner' (qv) plays an actor whose career started as a movie extra....
-129 Bad Girls (1994)
- 'Tamra Davis' (qv) started as director of this film, with a script ...
-130 Bad Men of Missouri (1941)
- 'Humphrey Bogart' (qv) rejected a role in this film, with the words ``...
-131 Balboa (1986)
- Originally filmed as a mini-series....
-132 Bambi (1942)
- Some scenes of woodland creatures and the forest fire are unused footage ...
-133 Band Wagon, The (1953)
- 'Cyd Charisse' (qv)'s singing was dubbed by 'India Adams' (qv)....
-134 Bandera, La (1935)
- The movie was initially dedicated to Colonel Franco and his troops. ...
-135 Barbarella (1968)
- When 'Virna Lisi' (qv) was told to play the part of Barbarella, ...
-136 Barfly (1987)
- CAMEO(Charles Bukowski): in the bar where Henry and Wanda meet ...
-137 Barkleys of Broadway, The (1949)
- Originally planned to star 'Fred Astaire' (qv) and 'Judy Garland' (qv), ...
-138 Barry Lyndon (1975)
- Director 'Stanley Kubrick' (qv) did not use any artificial lighting when ...
-139 Barton Fink (1991)
- 'John Turturro' (qv) plays the title role. ...
-140 Bas-fonds, Les (1936)
- CAMEO(Jacques Becker): a silhouette....
-141 Basic Instinct (1992)
- 'Kim Basinger' (qv) was originally cast as Catherine Tramell....
-142 Basketball Diaries, The (1995)
- CAMEO(Jim Carrol)...
-143 Batman (1989)
- 'Adam West' (qv) (the star of the TV series) wanted to play Batman, ...
-144 Batman Forever (1995)
- 'Jim Carrey' (qv) reportedly broke around a dozen prop canes and some ...
-145 Batman Returns (1992)
- 'Danny DeVito' (qv) forbidden to describe The Penguin's makeup to anyone,...
-146 Battle of the Alamo, The (1996)
- For the first time ever the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, ...
-147 Battle of the River Plate, The (1956)
- Ships used in the film: HMS Sheffield as HMS Ajax, INS Delhi (formerly ...
-148 Beaches (1988)
- CAMEO(Hector Elizondo): Justice of the ...
-149 Beau Hunks (1931)
- CAMEO(Jean Harlow): ``Jeanie-Weenie'', in photo....
-150 Beauty and the Beast (1991)
- ``Be Our Guest'' was originally animated with Maurice (not Belle) as ...
-151 Becky Sharp (1935)
- After only a few weeks filming, director 'Lowell Sherman' (qv) ...
-152 Beethoven (1992)
- The credits list ``Edmond Dantes'' as the screenwriter, but it ...
-153 Beetlejuice (1988)
- Title role originally written for 'Sammy Davis Jr.' (qv)....
-154 Being There (1979)
- Every contract that 'Peter Sellers' (qv) signs includes a clause ...
-155 Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)
- Filmed in nine days on a budget of $50,...
-156 Belle of New York, The (1952)
- The vocals for 'Vera-Ellen' (qv) were dubbed by 'Anita Ellis' (qv)....
-157 Belle of the Nineties (1934)
- Originally titled ``It Ain't No Sin,'' but after the newly formed ...
-158 Ben-Hur (1959)
- The rumor that the 'Stephen Boyd' (qv)'s double was killed during ...
-159 Beshin Lug (1937)
- Production was stopped by Soviet officials in 1937. The shot material ...
-160 Best Defense (1984)
- When Laura ('Kate Capshaw' (qv)) is waiting in a pick-up truck, she ...
-161 Best Little Girl in the World, The (1981) (TV)
- Under medical supervision, 'Jennifer Jason Leigh' (qv) wasted down to ...
-162 Beverly Hillbillies, The (1993)
- CAMEO(Buddy Ebsen): a private detective. Ebsen played Jed Clampett ...
-163 Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
- Axel Foley originally going to be played by 'Sylvester Stallone' (qv) ...
-164 Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
- DIRTRADE(John Landis): [filmmakers] Appearances by ...
-165 Bewegte Mann, Der (1994)
- Based on the books ``Der Bewegte Mann'' and ``Pretty Baby'', written ...
-166 Beyond the Forest (1949)
- In some parts of the US the scene in which Rosa induces a miscarriage ...
-167 Beyond the Rainbow (1922)
- After submitting her photo in a magazine contest, 'Clara Bow' (qv) ...
-168 Bharat Mata (1956)
- During filming one of the sets caught on fire. 'Sunil Dutt' (qv) ...
-169 Big Brawl, The (1980)
- Despite training in martial arts since the age of six, and ...
-170 Big Broadcast of 1936, The (1935)
- The number ``It's the Animal in Me'' was originally intended for the ...
-171 Big Chill, The (1983)
- Flashback scenes with 'Kevin Costner' (qv) as Alex filmed, but cut. ...
-172 Big Easy, The (1987)
- The orchestral music playing on the stereo while Anne is on the phone ...
-173 Big House, The (1930)
- Director 'George W. Hill' (qv) threatened to fire anyone who ``acted'', ...
-174 Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake, The (1990) (TV)
- The montage showing emergency services getting ready includes Squad ...
-175 Big Picture, The (1989)
- CAMEO(Martin Short): agent....
-176 Big Sleep, The (1946)
- Director 'Howard Hawks' (qv) and star 'Humphrey Bogart' (qv) got into ...
-177 Big Steal, The (1990)
- A TV can be heard to be showing Malcolm (1986) (qv), which has the ...
-178 Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
- Some of the lightning forms a Chinese symbol as it disappears. The ...
-179 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
- The original title of this film was ``Bill and Ted go to Hell'' but ...
-180 Bill and Coo (1947)
- The players are real birds dressed like humans....
-181 Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
- 'Michael Caine' (qv) performed most of his own stunts. During the final ...
-182 Birds, The (1963)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): at the start of the film walking two ...
-183 Birth of a Nation, The (1915)
- Premiered in Los Angeles with the title ``The Clansman'', after ...
-184 Birth of the Blues (1941)
- 'Bing Crosby' (qv)'s clarinet was dubbed by 'Danny Polo' (qv),...
-185 Bishop's Wife, The (1947)
- This first filming was directed by 'William A. Seiter' (qv), ...
-186 Black Cat, The (1934)
- 'Boris Karloff' (qv)'s character is named after Austrian architect ...
-187 Black Hole, The (1979)
- Dr Reinhardt's ship is called the ``U.S.S. Cygnus.'' The first black ...
-188 Black Rain (1989/I)
- 'Jackie Chan' (qv) turned down a role, as he didn't want to play a ``bad''...
-189 Black Scorpion, The (1957)
- The producers ran out of money during production, so the special effect ...
-190 Black to the Promised Land (1992)
- A scene where the students visit an Arab village and were stoned by ...
-191 Black Widow (1986)
- CAMEO(David Mamet): playing poker with Debra ...
-192 Blackmail (1929)
- 'Anny Ondra' (qv)'s voice was dubbed by 'Joan Barry' (qv) because Ondra had ...
-193 Blazing Saddles (1974)
- Scriptwriter 'Andrew Bergman' (qv) originally named the lead ...
-194 Blind Date (1987)
- 'Madonna' (qv) and 'Sean Penn' (qv) were approached to star together in ...
-195 Blind Husbands (1919)
- Originally titled ``The Pinnacle.''...
-196 Blink (1994)
- 'Dana Stevens' (qv)'s research into the screenplay revealed that ...
-197 Blood Alley (1955)
- 'Robert Mitchum' (qv) was fired from the film after an altercation in ...
-198 Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
- References to: An American Werewolf in London (1981) (qv) [more!]...
-199 Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight (1991)
- The prison inmates are watching T.N.T. Jackson (1974) (qv)....
-200 Bloodsport (1987)
- 'Jean Claude Van Damme' (qv) was well-known in Europe as a kickboxer, but ...
-201 Blown Away (1992)
- When Richie gets arrested, a police radio can be heard announcing ...
-202 Blue Iguana, The (1988)
- CAMEO(Dean Stockwell):...
-203 Blue in the Face (1995)
- Filmed in just five days, using the same set and much of the same cast ...
-204 Blue Skies (1946)
- Filming began with 'Paul Draper' (qv) as Jed Potter. Draper was fired ...
-205 Blue Sky (1994)
- Completed in 1991, but not released until 1994 due to Orion Pictures'...
-206 Blue Tiger (1994)
- CAMEO(Michael Madsen): a gun salesman. Madsen is the brother of ...
-207 Blues Brothers, The (1980)
- The ``Blues Brothers Band'' consists of already well-respected musicians, ...
-208 Bob Roberts (1992)
- Writer/Director/Actor 'Tim Robbins' (qv) wrote a song called ``...
-209 Body Double (1984)
- Porn star 'Annette Haven' (qv) was originally cast for the role ...
-210 Bodyguard, The (1992)
- This film was originally proposed in the mid-70's, starring 'Diana Ross' (qv)...
-211 Bohemian Girl, The (1936)
- This was 'Thelma Todd' (qv)'s last screen appearance before her ...
-212 Bonfire of the Vanities, The (1990)
- 'Alan Arkin' (qv) (Judge Myron Kovitzky) was replaced late in ...
-213 Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
- 'Morgan Fairchild' (qv), who was active in Dallas theatre, began her ...
-214 Border Patrol (1943)
- CAMEO(Robert Mitchum):...
-215 Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
- CAMEO(Abbie Hoffman): a war/draft protester....
-216 Born To Be Bad (1950)
- The film had two endings. Director 'Nicholas Ray' (qv) raised the ...
-217 Born to Dance (1936)
- 'Judy Garland' (qv) was originally cast as one of the three girls at ...
-218 Botany Bay (1953)
- The figurehead on the prow of the ship is a full body and face cast ...
-219 Boxcar Bertha (1972)
- According to both 'David Carradine' (qv) and 'Barbara Hershey' (qv), ...
-220 Boxing Helena (1993)
- 'Kim Bassinger' (qv) pulled out of the title role, and was sucessfully ...
-221 Boy and His Dog, A (1975)
- Screenplay started by 'Harlan Ellison' (qv), who wrote the novella on ...
-222 Boy Friend, The (1971)
- CAMEO(Glenda Jackson):...
-223 Boys in Company C, The (1978)
- Drill Instructor played by 'R Lee Ermey' (qv), a former US Marines ...
-224 Boyz N the Hood (1991)
- DIRCAMEO(John Singleton): the mailman....
-225 Brady Bunch Movie, The (1995)
- Scenes featureing 'Mike Lookinland' (qv) as Cop #3 and 'Susan Olsen' (qv)...
-226 Brain Damage (1988)
- CAMEO(Kevin VanHentenryck): on a subway, carrying a wicker basket....
-227 Brain Dead (1990)
- [Bill Pullman] mentions that he went to ``Miskatonic University'', ...
-228 Brain Eaters, The (1958)
- The producers of this movie were sued by 'Robert Heinlein' (qv), ...
-229 Braindead (1992)
- During the lawnmower scene, blood was pumped at five gallons per second....
-230 Brainstorm (1983)
- 'Natalie Wood' (qv) died before filming was complete, thus the ending had ...
-231 Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
- 'Winona Ryder' (qv) saw the script when it was originally going to be ...
-232 Brats (1930)
- The framed photograph next to the clock on the mantlepiece is ...
-233 Brave (1994)
- In some shots, the girl's lover is suddenly replace by 'Steve Hogarth' (qv)....
-234 Brave Bulls, The (1951)
- Filmed in the spring of 1950, but not released until the following ...
-235 Braveheart (1995)
- Several of the major battle scenes had to be reshot, as extras were ...
-236 Brazil (1985)
- Lots of significant names:...
-237 Breakfast Club, The (1985)
- The guidance counselor's desk has a name plaque which says ``R. Hashimoto''....
-238 Breaking Away (1979)
- Originally titled ``Bambino.''...
-239 Brewster McCloud (1970)
- Daphne Heap ('Margaret Hamilton' (qv)) is shown wearing ruby slippers,...
-240 Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
- Editing after previews resulted in the loss of a subplot in which ...
-241 Bridge on the River Kwai, The (1957)
- The bridge set took eight months to construct, and thirty seconds ...
-242 Bringing Up Baby (1938)
- Susan pretends that she and David ('Cary Grant' (qv)) are gangsters. ...
-243 Broadcast News (1987)
- 'Jack Nicholson' (qv) was niether credited nor paid for his role, at ...
-244 Broadminded (1931)
- CAMEO(Bela Lugosi): man whose hot dog was stolen....
-245 Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935)
- Rumors say that 'Eleanor Powell'(qv) didn't want at first to play in ...
-246 Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937)
- For the number ``Your Broadway and Mine'', the set is decorated with ...
-247 Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)
- Planned to be shot in TechniColor, but made in black and white....
-248 Broadway Serenade (1939)
- 'Busby Berkeley' (qv) only directed the final musical number....
-249 Broadway to Hollywood (1933)
- Some of the musical numbers were originally filmed ...
-250 Broken Arrow (1996)
- Director 'John Woo' (qv) originally wanted Hale to die during the film....
-251 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1978) (TV)
- Some footage was taken from Battlestar Galactica (1978) (qv),...
-252 Bugsy Malone (1976)
- 'Jodie Foster' (qv)'s singing was dubbed. Director 'Alan Parker' (qv)...
-253 Bullitt (1968)
- 'Steve McQueen' (qv) drove both cars in the chase scene. The ...
-254 Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966)
- DIRTRADE(Sergio Leone): [theme]: The Blonde, Sentenza, and ...
-255 Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965)
- 'Walter Gage' (writer) is a pseudonym for 'William Inge' (qv), who asked ...
-256 Bus Stop (1956)
- 'Marilyn Monroe' (qv) objected to the color of 'Hope Lange' (qv)'s hair,...
-257 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
- 'Warren Beatty' (qv) turned down the role of Sundance to in favour ...
-258 C'era una volta il west (1969)
- 'Henry Fonda' (qv) originally turned down a role in the picture. ...
-259 Cable Guy, The (1996)
- During filming of the scene in which the Cable Guy ('Jim Carrey' (qv)) ...
-260 Cadillac Man (1990)
- 'Robin Williams' (qv) quotes 'James Dean' (qv) ...
-261 Caged Heat II: Stripped of Freedom (1994)
- Billed as a sequel to Caged Heat (1974) (qv), but features ...
-262 Cagey Canary, The (1941)
- 'Robert Clampett' (qv) completed the film after director 'Tex Avery' (qv)...
-263 Caine Mutiny, The (1954)
- 'Richard Widmark' (qv) was chosen for the lead role, but ...
-264 California Suite (1978)
- CAMEO(James Coburn): piloting a light plane in the movie-in-the-movie....
-265 Caligula (1980)
- Disappointed at the lack of nudity in the final cut, ...
-266 Call Me Madam (1953)
- 'Carole Richards' (qv) dubbed 'Vera-Ellen' (qv)'s singing....
-267 Campana del Infierno, La (1973)
- Director 'Claudio Hill' (qv) fell from the tower housing the title bell ...
-268 Can-Can (1960)
- During filming, 'Nikita Khurshchev' (qv) visited the set with his wife. ...
-269 Canary Murder Case, The (1929)
- Originally shot as a silent in 1928. 'Louise Brooks' (qv) refused to ...
-270 Cape Fear (1991)
- 'Robert De Niro' (qv) paid a dentist $5,000 to make his teeth look ...
-271 Caprice (1967)
- Patricia ('Doris Day' (qv)) goes to see a Doris Day film....
-272 Capricorn One (1978)
- One of the stunt helicopter pilots claimed this film was the most ...
-273 Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967)
- The Zero-X Martian Exploration Vehicle was also featured in ...
-274 Career Opportunities (1991)
- CAMEO(John Candy):...
-275 Carefree (1938)
- Originally intended to be shot in color, but the extra cost of 1.5 cents ...
-276 Carlito's Way (1993)
- Director 'Brian DePalma' (qv) wanted to shoot the climax of the film ...
-277 Carnival Boat (1932)
- Working titles were ``Timber Beast'' and then ``Bad Timber''....
-278 Carnival in Costa Rica (1947)
- CAMEO(Leonide Massine): the film's coreographer is the unnamed ``...
-279 Carrie (1976)
- 'Carrie Fisher' (qv) originally cast as Carrie, but refused to do ...
-280 Carry On Doctor (1967)
- 'Sid James' (qv) spent most of his screen time in bed, as he had ...
-281 Carry On Emmanuelle (1978)
- 'Barbara Windsor' (qv) was going to appear in this film, but once she ...
-282 Casablanca (1942)
- ``Rick Blaine's'' was modelled after Hotel El Minzah in Tanger....
-283 Casino Murder Case (1935)
- CAMEO(William Powell): Powell played Philo Vance in earlier films, and ...
-284 Casino Royale (1967)
- 'Peter Sellers' (qv) and 'Orson Welles' (qv) hated each so much that ...
-285 CB4 (1993)
- References to: Wayne's World (1992) (qv),...
-286 Chambara Fufu (1930)
- Casting was done the very day director 'Mikio Naruse' (qv)...
-287 Chance at Heaven (1933)
- 'Marian Nixon' (qv) replaced 'Dorothy Wilson' (qv) in the role of ...
-288 Chariots of Fire (1981)
- The ``male military band'' featured several women disguised with ...
-289 Charley Varrick (1973)
- DIRCAMEO(Don Siegel): a table tennis player....
-290 Charlie Chan's Chance (1932)
- Currently believed to be lost. Please check your attic....
-291 Charlie Chan's Courage (1934)
- believed to be lost. Please check your attic....
-292 Charlie Chan's Greatest Case (1933)
- Believed to be lost. Please check your attic....
-293 Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque on Carmen (1916)
- 'Charles Chaplin' (qv) released this two reel comedy in 1915, shortly ...
-294 Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams (1981)
- CAMEO(Paul Reubens):...
-295 Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
- Director 'John Ford' (qv) deliberately only allowed one take, so that ...
-296 Children of Divorce (1927)
- Some scenes supposedly directed by 'Josef von Sternberg' (qv)....
-297 China Seas (1935)
- While shooting in the studio two stuntmen were nearly killed as ...
-298 China Syndrome, The (1979)
- Apart from the title song ``Somewhere In Between'' by Stephen Bishop (qv),...
-299 Chinatown (1974)
- DIRCAMEO(Roman Polanski): the hood who slits Jake's nose....
-300 Chinese Parrot, The (1928)
- No prints of this film are known to exist....
-301 Chopin - Bilder einer Trennung (1993)
- Dialog in this film taken directly from correspondence....
-302 Chopping Mall (1986)
- CAMEO(Paul Bartel): the same character he played ...
-303 Chow Hound (1951)
- Names of Warner Brothers staff in the newspaper want ads....
-304 Christine (1983)
- Christine was a 1958 Plymouth Fury. In 1958 they made only very ...
-305 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
- To reach high authenticity the whole crew crossed the Atlantic ...
-306 Chump at Oxford, A (1940)
- The scenes of the employment agency and dinner party were originally ...
-307 Church, The (1991)
- [Thomas Arana] opens a door with a key. The key ring is one of the ...
-308 Cincinnati Kid, The (1965)
- Original director 'Sam Peckinpah' (qv) was fired one week into production....
-309 Circle of Iron (1979)
- The script for this movie was intented for a project ...
-310 Circus, The (1928)
- 'Charles Chaplin' (qv) went to New York and had a nervous breakdown ...
-311 Citizen Kane (1941)
- Originally titled ``John Citizen, U.S.A.''....
-312 City Girl (1930)
- Director 'Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau' (qv) wanted the title of the film to ...
-313 City Slickers (1991)
- 'Billy Crystal' (qv) co-wrote the story, but is not given on-screen credit....
-314 Claudine (1974)
- 'Diana Sands' (qv) was chosen for the female lead role, but she ...
-315 Cleopatra (1963)
- 'Elizabeth Taylor' (qv) converted to Judaism during the shooting, ...
-316 Clerks (1994)
- Financed largely by credit cards and money borrowed from family and friends....
-317 Cliffhanger (1993)
- Set in Colorado, but filmed in Italy. The American Enivornmental ...
-318 Clockwork Orange, A (1971)
- The film rights were sold for ``a few hundred dollars'', but then re-...
-319 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
- The working title was ``Watch the Skies'', the closing words ...
-320 Clue (1985)
- Three endings were shot, and a random one shown at each theatre. All ...
-321 Clueless (1995)
- Cher's last name is given as ``Horowitz'', but shown on her report card ...
-322 Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
- 'Beverly D'Angelo' (qv) and 'Sissy Spacek' (qv) did all their own singing....
-323 Coeur en hiver, Un (1992)
- 'Emmanuelle Beart' (qv) actually learned how to play the violin for the part....
-324 Cold Feet (1989)
- CAMEO(Jeff Bridges): ...
-325 Color of Money, The (1986)
- The voice explaining 8-ball is director 'Martin Scorsese' (qv)'s....
-326 Color Purple, The (1985)
- Producers 'Steven Spielberg' (qv) and 'Kathleen Kennedy' (qv) ...
-327 Colors (1988)
- Producer 'Robert H. Solo' (qv) hired real gang members as guardians ...
-328 Come and Get It (1936)
- Director 'Howard Hanks' (qv) was replaced by 'William Wyler' (qv) ...
-329 Comfort and Joy (1984)
- 'Mark Knopfler' (qv), lead singer of Dire Straits, wrote the soundtrack ...
-330 Coming Home (1978)
- 'Jane Fonda' (qv) had a body double for her sex scene ...
-331 Coming to America (1988)
- 'Eddie Murphy' (qv) was required to give away 19% of his earnings ...
-332 Commando (1985)
- ACTTRADE(Arnold Schwarzenegger): ``I'll be back, Bennet!''...
-333 Commitments, The (1991)
- The producers wanted 'Andrew Stong' (qv)'s father to audition for one of ...
-334 Company of Killers (1970)
- Originally intended as a TV movie named ``The Protectors'', but ...
-335 Conan the Barbarian (1981)
- 'Arnold Schwarzenegger' (qv) and 'Sandahl Bergman' (qv) did their ...
-336 Conan the Destroyer (1984)
- Some scenes were filmed in the same location and at the same time as ...
-337 Coneheads (1993)
- Scenes featuring 'Colleen Camp' (qv), 'Ellen Cleghorne' (qv),...
-338 Confession, The (1964)
- Original director 'Victor Stoloff' (qv) was fired and replaced by ...
-339 Congo (1995)
- Director 'Frank Marshall' (qv) originally intended to use the ...
-340 Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, A (1949)
- The footage of the solar eclipse was taken during an actual eclipse....
-341 Conqueror, The (1956)
- Filmed near the site of contemporaneous nuclear testing grounds, the ...
-342 Convention City (1933)
- No copies of this film can be found....
-343 Conversation, The (1974)
- CAMEO(Robert Duvall): the director who hires Harry Caul....
-344 Coogan's Bluff (1968)
- DIRCAMEO(Don Siegel): man in an elevator....
-345 Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, The (1989)
- The dog excrement was acutally chocolate mousse....
-346 Cop in Blue Jeans, The (1978)
- Originally titled ``Sqadra Antiscippo''....
-347 Copycat (1995)
- 'Sigourney Weaver' (qv) is almost a foot taller than 'Holly Hunter' (qv),...
-348 Cosmic Princess (1976) (TV)
- This TV movie was edited from scenes of the two episodes (``The Metamorph''...
-349 Couch Trip, The (1988)
- John Williams Burns Junior has the same prison number (74-74-505-B) as ...
-350 Countess Dracula (1972)
- 'Ingrid Pitt' (qv)'s voice was dubbed. Supposedly, she was so ...
-351 Country Life (1994)
- Film adaptation based on and including most of the cast of ...
-352 Cover Girl (1944)
- 'Rita Hayworth' (qv) singing was dubbed by 'Martha Mears' (qv)....
-353 Crazy People (1990)
- Some scenes differ slightly from those in the trailer:...
-354 Creature Comforts (1990)
- The film's soundtrack is a mixture of actual interviews ...
-355 Creeping Terror, The (1964)
- It is rumoured that the constant narration was introduced to cover up ...
-356 Creepshow (1982)
- CAMEO(Stephen King): Jordy Verril (man covered in moss)....
-357 Creepshow 2 (1987)
- CAMEO(Stephen King): truck driver in ``The Hitcher''....
-358 Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
- CAMEO(Daryl Hannah):...
-359 Crimes of Passion (1984)
- 'Rick Wakeman' (qv)'s soundtrack is based entirely on 'Anton Dvorak' (qv)'...
-360 Crimewave (1985)
- Disowned by director 'Sam Raimi' (qv), incensed at not being allowed ...
-361 Criminals of the Air (1937)
- Working title was ``Guardians of the Air,'' then previewed as ``...
-362 Crimson Pirate, The (1952)
- Ojo ('Nick Cravat' (qv)) is mute becuase Cravat had a thick East ...
-363 Crimson Tide (1995)
- The name of the submarine is the ``Alabama''. Alabama's football ...
-364 Critters 4 (1991)
- All external space scenes and many sets are lifted from one ...
-365 Cronaca di una morte annunciata (1987)
- Director 'Francesco Rosi' (qv) was so appalled with 'Rupert Everett' (qv)'...
-366 Cross Creek (1983)
- CAMEO(Malcom McDowell): Maxwell ...
-367 Crow, The (1994)
- 'Cameron Diaz' (qv) was offered the role of Shelley, but turned it ...
-368 Curse, The (1987)
- 'Wil Wheaton' (qv) and 'Amy Wheaten' (qv), are real-life brother and sister....
-369 Custer of the West (1968)
- Originally to be directed by 'Akira Kurosawa' (qv), but he pulled out....
-370 Cutthroat Island (1995)
- DIRTRADE(Renny Harlin) [flag]: Shopfront window. Use of this flag ...
-371 Cyber Bandits (1995)
- CAMEO([Visual Effects Supervisor]): behind the VR table in the ...
-372 Cyborg (1989)
- All the major characters are named after guitar brand names....
-373 Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)
- The film required 2000 actors and extras, and 2000 costumes, half of ...
-374 Dam Busters, The (1954)
- The RAF supplied most of the aircraft, at a cost of 130 pounds per hour. ...
-375 Dames (1934)
- In the ``Dames'' number, Dick Powell as a Broadway producer don't want ...
-376 Damien: Omen II (1978)
- 'Don Taylor' (qv) replaced director 'Mike Hodges' (qv) as a result ...
-377 Damsel in Distress, A (1937)
- 'Ruby Keeler' (qv), 'Carole Lombard' (qv) and British musical ...
-378 Dances with Wolves (1990)
- On the video release of this film that was sold as a McDonalds promotion ...
-379 Dancing in the Dark (1949)
- Crossman's office is a replica of producer 'Darrly F. Zanuck' (qv)'s....
-380 Dandy in Aspic, A (1968)
- Director 'Anthony Mann' (qv) died during production and was replaced ...
-381 Dangerous (1935)
- Working title was ``Hard Luck Dame''....
-382 Dante's Inferno (1969)
- DIRTRADE: (snake): Snake crawling on Dante's face after he crashes into ...
-383 Dark Half, The (1993)
- In the prologue of this 'Stephen King' (qv) adaptation, Thad Beaumont ...
-384 Dark Star (1973)
- 'John Carpenter' (qv) directed, edited, and wrote the music for the film,...
-385 Dark Victory (1939)
- Originally there was to have been a final scene where Judith Traherne'...
-386 Darkman (1990)
- Director 'Sam Raimi' (qv) wanted high-school friend 'Bruce Campbell' (qv) ...
-387 Dave (1993)
- Author 'Gary Ross' (qv) appears as Policeman number 2....
-388 Dawn of the Dead (1979)
- Real pig intestines were used for the scene where [?] gets ripped ...
-389 Day After, The (1983) (TV)
- The Soviet ambassador is named Anatoli Kuragin, the name of a ...
-390 Days of Thunder (1990)
- Many real-life NASCAR drivers (including Rusty Wallace) appear in the film....
-391 Days of Wine and Roses (1958) (TV)
- The founder of Alcoholics Anonymous was a consultant....
-392 Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
- Learning that he had not been chosen to direct this movie adaptation ...
-393 Dead Again (1991)
- The number on Roman's prison uniform, 25101415, stands for ``25 ...
-394 Dead Drop (1996)
- The motorcycle in the movie is a 1976 Kawasaki KZ1000, requested ...
-395 Dead Next Door, The (1988)
- The executive producer credited as ``The Master Cylinder'' is ...
-396 Dead Pool, The (1988)
- CAMEO(Slash): half and hour after the funeral scene. The Guns '...
-397 Dead Zone, The (1983)
- Director 'David Cronemberg' (qv) had to reshoot the scene in which John ...
-398 Death and the Maiden (1994)
- This film was shot entirely in exact chronological order....
-399 Death Becomes Her (1992)
- In the scene where Helen sits down onto a shovel handle, she didn't sit ...
-400 Death Machine (1994)
- ``Scott Ridley'' is named after 'Ridley Scott' (qv), and ``John Carpenter''...
-401 Death of a Salesman (1985) (TV)
- 'Dustin Hoffman' (qv) called this his favorite acting experience....
-402 December 7th (1943)
- The Japanese planes attaking Pearl Habour were US ``Dauntless'' bombers....
-403 Deer Hunter, The (1978)
- 'Robert De Niro' (qv) claims this was his most physically exhausting film....
-404 Defending Your Life (1991)
- CAMEO(Shirley MacLaine): The ...
-405 Delicatessen (1991)
- Rumoured to be a surrealistic interpretation ...
-406 Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
- 'Chuck Norris' (qv) was to appear in this film, but he withdrew ...
-407 Dementia 13 (1963)
- 'Francis Ford Coppola' (qv) was assisting 'Roger Corman' (qv) on a ...
-408 Demolition Man (1993)
- 'Sandra Bullock' (qv) replaced 'Lori Petty' (qv) after a few days filming....
-409 Dennis the Menace (1993)
- In the UK, the title was ``Dennis''. The comic on which this ...
-410 Der Fuehrer's Face (1943)
- Originall to be titled ``Donald Duck in Nutzi Land'', but the success of ...
-411 Desert Bloom (1986)
- 'Winona Ryder' (qv) auditioned on video for the part of Rose, ...
-412 Desperado (1995)
- 'Raul Julia' (qv) was cast as Bucho, but pulled out due to declining health....
-413 Desperate Hours, The (1955)
- 'Fredric March' (qv)'s part was intended for 'Spencer Tracy' (qv), a ...
-414 Destination Moonbase Alpha (1976) (TV)
- This TV movie was edited from scenes of the two-part episode (``Bringers ...
-415 Devil and Daniel Webster, The (1941)
- Shortly after filming had begun, 'Thomas Mitchell' (qv) managed to break ...
-416 Devil's Daffodil, The (1961)
- Produced in a German and English release, with the same crew but ...
-417 Diaboliques, Les (1954)
- Two women drive from the outskirts of Paris to Niort, the birthplace ...
-418 Dial M for Murder (1954)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): about 13 minutes into the film, on ...
-419 Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
- After the failure of On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) (qv), EON ...
-420 Dick Tracy (1990)
- The only colors in the film are the six that the original comic ...
-421 Dick Turpin (1925)
- Most scenes with 'Carole Lombard' (qv) were cut before release, but ...
-422 Die Hard (1988)
- The German that the terrorists speak is grammatically correct ...
-423 Die Hard 2 (1990)
- The General is from ``Valverde'', the fictitious Latin-American country ...
-424 Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995)
- McClane ('Bruce Willis' (qv)) tells Zeus ('Samuel L. Jackson' (qv)) ``...
-425 Diplomatic Courier (1952)
- CAMEO(Lee Marvin):...
-426 Dirty Harry (1971)
- The title role was originally intended for 'Frank Sinatra' (qv). After ...
-427 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
- An entire day was spent shooting the trailer, which does not appear in ...
-428 Do You Love Me? (1946)
- CAMEO(Betty Grable): The fan who calls for Barry ('Harry James' (qv)) in ...
-429 Dockpojken (1993)
- References to Citizen Kane (1941) (qv)....
-430 Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
- Director 'Sidney Lumet' (qv) claims that 'Al Pacino' (qv) ...
-431 Dolores Claiborne (1994)
- A fire on the set in Nova Scotia, Canada caused one million dollars damage....
-432 Don Juan DeMarco and the Centerfold (1995)
- 'Johnny Depp' (qv) agreed to be in the film on the condition ...
-433 Don't Bet on Love (1933)
- Working titles was ``In the Money''....
-434 Dona Herlinda y Su Hijo (1985)
- 'Guadalupe del Toro' (qv) was offered the role of Dona Herlinda in ...
-435 Doors, The (1991)
- Prior to the audition, 'Val Kilmer' (qv) memorized the lyrics to all ...
-436 Dorado, El (1996)
- Shot entirely on location, with entirely ad-libbed dialog....
-437 Double Indemnity (1944)
- Director 'Billy Wilder' (qv) originally filmed an ending where Keyes ...
-438 Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
- 'Nick Nolte' (qv) spent five weeks as a homeless person in preparation ...
-439 Down Argentine Way (1940)
- 'John Hay Whitney' (qv), head of the motion picture section of the Office ...
-440 Dr. Death: Seeker of Souls (1973)
- CAMEO(Moe Howard)...
-441 Dr. No (1962)
- Thunderball (1965) (qv) was originally going to be the first 007 movie,...
-442 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1963)
- Based on the novel ``Red Alert'' and originally conceived as a ...
-443 Dracula (1931/II)
- Filmed with the same sets as Dracula (1931/I) (qv)....
-444 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
- 'Jason Scott Lee' (qv) had no previous Martial Arts training. He ...
-445 Dragonwyck (1946)
- Ernst Lubitsch (qv) was intended to direct the film. When he ...
-446 Draughtsman's Contract, The (1982)
- Directer 'Peter Greenaway' (qv), a former art student, created the ...
-447 Drop Dead Fred (1991)
- CAMEO(Bridget Fonda): Annabella....
-448 Drop Zone (1994)
- If you unscramble 'Wesley Snipes' (qv)' character's name ``Nessip'', you ...
-449 Drowning by Numbers (1987)
- Three generations of ``Cissie Colpitts'' were introduced ...
-450 Duck Soup (1927)
- Adapted from a sketch written by 'Stan Laurel' (qv)'s father....
-451 Duck Soup (1933)
- The mirror trick was previously used in The Floorwalker (1916) (qv)....
-452 Duellists, The (1977)
- The swords were hooked up to batteries to produce the sparks, ...
-453 Dune (1984)
- 'Ridley Scott' (qv) worked on bringing the flim to the screen, but ...
-454 Dynamite (1929)
- 'Carole Lombard' (qv) was replaced during filming, but can still be seen ...
-455 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
- ET's face was modeled after poet 'Carl Sandburg' (qv) and Albert Einstein....
-456 Early Bird, The (1963)
- The game of golf with 'Jerry Desmonde' (qv) is a reprise of ...
-457 East of the River (1940)
- 'James Cagney' (qv) turned down the role of Joe Lorenzo....
-458 Easter Parade (1948)
- Garland's husband 'Vincente Minnelli' (qv) was originally slated to direct,...
-459 Easy Rider (1969)
- 'Peter Fonda' (qv), 'Dennis Hopper' (qv), and 'Jack Nicholson' (qv) ...
-460 Easy Virtue (1927)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): walking past a tennis court carrying ...
-461 Echoes of a Summer (1976)
- 'Richard Harris' (qv) thought the script was faulty and ...
-462 Edge of Eternity (1959)
- DIRCAMEO(Don Siegel): man at a hotel ...
-463 Edge of the World, The (1937)
- When he was young, 'Michael Powell' (qv) saw a documentary on the ...
-464 Eegah! (1963)
- Producer/director 'Nicholas Merriwether' (qv) and ...
-465 Egyptian, The (1954)
- 'Marlon Brando' (qv) signed up for the lead role, but dropped out at ...
-466 Eika Katappa (1969)
- The film ends with a character dying while saying ``Life is very precious,...
-467 El Dorado (1967)
- 'John Wayne' (qv) starred in Rio Bravo (1959) (qv) (of which this film is ...
-468 El Mariachi (1992)
- This film initially cost $7000 to make. Director 'Robert Rodriguez' (qv)...
-469 Electric Dreams (1984)
- CAMEO(Georgio Moroder): radio station executive at the very end....
-470 Elephant Man, The (1980)
- This film was executive produced by 'Mel Brooks' (qv), who was ...
-471 Elephant Walk (1954)
- 'Vivian Leigh' (qv) was originally cast. Her mental illness begun ...
-472 Elusive Pimpernel, The (1950)
- Originally filmed as a musical....
-473 Empire of the Sun (1987)
- ``Suo Gan,'' the movie's theme song, is a lullaby sung in Welsh....
-474 Empire Strikes Back, The (1980)
- Lighting for SFX was so strong that several models melted....
-475 Enemy Mine (1985)
- Shot in Hungary, where labour was cheap enough to build the sets....
-476 Enforcer, The (1976)
- Of the five Dirty Harry movies, this is the only one in which Harry ...
-477 Enter the Dragon (1973)
- 'Jackie Chan' (qv) appears briefly towards the end of the film in the ...
-478 Equinox (1971)
- Originally a student film project by 'Dennis Muren' (qv)....
-479 Escapade (1935)
- 'William Powell' (qv) was so impressed with 'Luise Rainer' (qv) that ...
-480 Escape from New York (1981)
- CAMEO(Jamie Lee Curtis): opening narration, and voice of the computer....
-481 Escape to Athena (1979)
- DIRTRADE(George P. Cosmatos): [aerial]...
-482 Evil Dead II (1987)
- One of the books on the can that traps Ash's possessed hand is ``A ...
-483 Evil Dead, The (1983)
- Director 'Sam Raimi' (qv) and star 'Bruce Campbell' (qv) were friends ...
-484 Ewok Adventure, The (1984) (TV)
- One of the matte paintings includes Winnie the Pooh sitting in a tree....
-485 Exorcist III, The (1990)
- 'Brad Dourif' (qv) plays a character in jail. Asked how he is able to ...
-486 Exorcist, The (1973)
- 'Mercedes McCambridge' (qv) had to sue Warner Brothers for credit as ...
-487 Explorers (1985)
- The view of the ``city lights'' is a model which includes a suburb that ...
-488 Fabulous Baker Boys, The (1989)
- 'Madonna' (qv) was originally approached for the role which was picked up ...
-489 Faccia a Faccia (1967)
- Originally a four-episode TV series: 1. Separation; 2. The Border;...
-490 Fail-Safe (1964)
- The film shows many US Air Force bombers, but they are all actually all ...
-491 Fair Game (1995)
- Originally set in San Francisco, changed to Miami to ...
-492 Falcon in Mexico, The (1944)
- The exterior footage is supposedly from 'Orson Welles' (qv)' never ...
-493 Falcon's Brother, The (1942)
- Originally intended to be the last of the ``Falcon'' movies, ...
-494 Falling Down (1993)
- The stripper for Prendergast ('Robert Duvall' (qv)) is named ``Suzie''....
-495 Falls, The (1980)
- Fragments of director 'Peter Greenaway' (qv)'s short ...
-496 Family Plot (1976)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): in silhouette 45 minutes into the ...
-497 Fantasia (1940)
- The Sorceror (in ``The Sorceror's Apprentice'') is named ``Yen Sid'', ...
-498 Fantastic Voyage (1966)
- 'Issac Asimov' (qv) was approached to write the novel from the script. ...
-499 Far and Away (1992)
- Director 'Ron Howard' (qv) wasn't happy with 'Nicole Kidman' (qv)'s ...
-500 Far Out Man (1990)
- CAMEO(Cheech Marin): ???. Marin was director 'Tommy Chong' (qv)'...
-501 Fast and Furry-ous (1949)
- While the Coyote and Roadrunner are chasing each other through a ...
-502 Fatal Attraction (1987)
- Original ending had Alex committing suicide while dressed in white, and ...
-503 Faust (1926)
- When the film was already finished and edited, the UFA began to ...
-504 Fearless Vampire Killers or: Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck, The (1967)
- Producer 'Martin Ransohoff' (qv) discovered 'Sharon Tate' (qv) on the set ...
-505 Fedora (1978)
- The character and career of Fedora in the original 'Thomas Tryon' (qv) ...
-506 Feuer, Eis & Dynamit (1990)
- 'Celia Gore-Booth' (qv) (who played the bald villain) actually ...
-507 Few Good Men, A (1992)
- Two ``Misery'' novels can be seen beside Danny's typewriter while he ...
-508 Field of Fire (1991)
- 'David Carradine' (qv)'s character is named ``Gen. Corman'', ...
-509 Fighting 69th, The (1940)
- 'Priscilla Lane' (qv) was cast as a girl back home. The part was cut ...
-510 Finian's Rainbow (1968)
- The song ``Necessity'' appears on the soundtrack album, but was cut from ...
-511 Fire on the Amazon (1993) (V)
- 'Sandra Bullock' (qv) placed duct tape on her breasts during the ...
-512 Firm, The (1993)
- A scene where we're told that ``The Firm don't want their lawyers to ...
-513 First Men in the Moon (1964)
- CAMEO(Peter Finch):...
-514 First Traveling Saleslady, The (1956)
- Originally intended to star 'Mae West' (qv)....
-515 Fish Called Wanda, A (1988)
- 'John Cleese' (qv)'s character is called ``Archie Leach'', which ...
-516 Fisher King, The (1991)
- 'Bruce Willis' (qv) auditioned for a role....
-517 Fitzcarraldo (1982)
- 'Mick Jagger' (qv) and 'Jason Robards' (qv) were replaced ...
-518 Five Venoms (1978)
- The ``snake'' role was originally intended for a woman....
-519 Flash Gordon (1980)
- There is a rumor that the monitor behind Hans Zarkov ('Topol' (qv)) as he ...
-520 Flic, Un (1971)
- The opening shot closely resembles Hokusai's famous woodcut ``The Wave''....
-521 Flicks (1987)
- Filmed in 1981 but never released theatrically....
-522 Flight of the Navigator (1986)
- Reference to E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) (qv): David gets out of ...
-523 Flight of the Phoenix, The (1965)
- The plane that they leave on at the end of the film was originally a C-...
-524 Fly, The (1986)
- DIRCAMEO(David Cronenberg): obstetrician who delivers the maggot baby....
-525 Flying Down to Rio (1933)
- In the original prints, the ``Orchids in the Moonlight'' number was ...
-526 Fog, The (1980)
- DIRTRADE(John Carpenter): [names]: characters named after cast ...
-527 Follow the Boys (1944)
- In the ``Beyond the Blue Horizon'' number (previously used ...
-528 Follow the Fleet (1936)
- For the dance number ``Let Yourself Go,'' choreographer 'Hermes Pan' (qv)...
-529 Follow the Leader (1930)
- 'Ethel Merman' (qv) was a last minute replacement for 'Ruth Etting' (qv)....
-530 Foolish Wives (1922)
- Originally 3 hours long, censored to about 130 minutes....
-531 Footlight Parade (1933)
- 'John Garfield' (qv) is often credited as being an extra in this film, ...
-532 Footlight Serenade (1942)
- CAMEO(Hermes Pan): the film's choreographer dances with 'Betty Grable' (qv)...
-533 For the Defense (1930)
- Loosely based on the career of New York attorney 'William Fallon' (qv)....
-534 For Your Eyes Only (1981)
- 'Roger Moore' (qv) announces that he is reluctant to play 007 again, but ...
-535 Forbidden Planet (1956)
- Borrowed its plot from Shakespeare's ``The Tempest''....
-536 Foreign Affair, A (1948)
- CAMEO(Frederick Hollander): Erika's piano player in the cabaret....
-537 Foreign Correspondent (1940)
- 'Robert Benchley' (qv) was allowed to write his own lines....
-538 Forever Amber (1947)
- 'Peggy Cummins' (qv) was irugubakky cast as Amber, but proved ...
-539 Forgotten Commandments (1932)
- Uses footage from The Ten Commandments (1923) (qv)....
-540 Forrest Gump (1994)
- The script for this movie drifted around for 20 years before anyone ...
-541 Fortress (1993)
- Filmed on the same set as Highlander II: The Quickening (1991) (qv)....
-542 Forty-Second Street (1933)
- 'Ginger Rogers' (qv) took the role of Anytime Annie at the uring ...
-543 Foundling, The (1915)
- Unreleased - only print destroyed by fire before ...
-544 Four Men and a Prayer (1938)
- ACTTRADE(David Niven): [names] The line ``I knew a man named Trubshawe...''...
-545 Four Musketeers, The (1975)
- Filmed at the same time as The Three Musketeers (qv)....
-546 Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
- While making the film, 'Hugh Grant' (qv) thought the movie was awful....
-547 Frankenhooker (1990)
- 'Beverly Bonner' (qv) plays ``Casey'', a character that appears ...
-548 Frankenstein (1931)
- 'Bela Lugosi' (qv) was offered the role of the Monster, but turned it down....
-549 Frankie and Johnny (1991)
- One scene called for actor 'Al Pacino' (qv) to be surprised after opening ...
-550 Frauen sind doch bessere Diplomaten (1941)
- Supporting actor 'Karl Stepanek' (qv) emigrated whilst the nearly ...
-551 Freaked (1993)
- Director 'Alex Winter' (qv) claims that 'Mr. T' (qv) got stressed out ...
-552 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
- CAMEO(Johnny Depp): in a TV commercial. Depp played a character ...
-553 Frenzy (1972)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): in the first moments of the film in ...
-554 Freshman, The (1925)
- The football scenes were shot at the Berkeley Bowl between the first ...
-555 Freshman, The (1990)
- 'Marlon Brando' (qv) plays a character who they supposedly modeled ...
-556 Frightmare (1982)
- 'Jeffrey Combs' (qv) was cast principally because a brunette was needed ...
-557 From Beyond (1986)
- Dr. Crawford Tillinghast ('Jeffrey Combs' (qv)) wears a Miskatonic ...
-558 From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
- References to previous movies that 'Quentin Tarantino' (qv) has ...
-559 From Here to Eternity (1953)
- 'Eli Wallach' (qv) turned down the role of Angelo Maggio....
-560 From Russia with Love (1963)
- The budget was $2,000,000 (double that of Dr. No (1962) (qv))....
-561 Fugitive, The (1993)
- 'Harrison Ford' (qv) has never seen a single episode of the TV series ...
-562 Full Metal Jacket (1987)
- Drill Instructor played by 'R Lee Ermey' (qv). A former US Marines ...
-563 Funktown Velvet in the Land of Vanilla Syrup (1998)
- Inspired by Shaft (1971) (qv)....
-564 Funny About Love (1990)
- Conceived by producer 'Jon Avnet' (qv) after reading an article ...
-565 Funny Girl (1968)
- ``The Swan'' was written especially for this movie. The original number,...
-566 Game of Death (1978)
- 'Bruce Lee' (qv) died during the making of this film. The official ...
-567 Game of Death II (1977)
- Despite dying years before production started on this film, 'Bruce Lee' (qv)...
-568 Garden of Allah, The (1936)
- 'Merle Oberon' (qv) was originally signed to play Domini, but was ``...
-569 Garden, The (1995)
- DIRCAMEO(James Kerwin): about 45 minutes in shaking hands with Johansen ...
-570 Gardens of Stone (1987)
- 'Mary Stuart Masterson' (qv)'s character's parents are played by ...
-571 Gas Food Lodging (1992)
- The letter telling Nora about Trudi's absences from school gives ...
-572 Gay Divorcee, The (1934)
- Advertisements for the film touted 'Fred Astaire' (qv) ...
-573 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
- Originally bought by Fox as a vehicle for 'Betty Grable' (qv), however, ...
-574 Getaway, The (1994)
- 'Alec Baldwin' (qv) and 'Kim Basinger' (qv) were a couple at the time ...
-575 Getting It Right (1989)
- CAMEO(Elizabeth Jane Howard): ...
-576 Gettysburg (1993)
qq Gettysburg (1993)...
-577 Ghare-Baire (1984)
- Based on the book ``Ghare-Baire'' by 'Rabindranath Tagore' (qv). ...
-578 Ghostbusters (1984)
- The role of Louis Tully was originally written for 'John Candy' (qv)....
-579 Ghostbusters II (1989)
- Several pieces of material from the trailers did not appear in the film:...
-580 Ghosts Can't Do It (1990) (V)
- CAMEO(Donald Trump): ...
-581 Giant (1956)
- Director 'George Stevens' (qv) wanted to cast fading star 'Alan Ladd' (qv)...
-582 Gigantis the Fire Monster (1959)
- Warner Brothers thought the name ``Godzilla'' was owned ...
-583 Girl From Tomorrow, The (1992) (TV)
- Composed entirely from episodes ...
-584 Giu la testa (1971)
- The film was originally due to be directed by 'Peter Bogdanovich' (qv),...
-585 Glen or Glenda (1953)
- This transvestitism film was entirely financed by a Mormon church....
-586 Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
- The word ``fuck'' and its derivatives are uttered 137 times....
-587 Glory (1989)
- 'Matthew Broderick' (qv) is believed to be a distant relative of Shaw, ...
-588 Godfather, The (1972)
- 'Warren Beatty' (qv), 'Jack Nicholson' (qv), and 'Dustin Hoffman' (qv) ...
-589 Godfather: Part III, The (1990)
- 'Sofia Coppola' (qv) (daughter of director 'Francis Coppola' (qv)) ...
-590 Gods Must Be Crazy, The (1980)
- Director 'Jamie Uys' (qv) searched for 3 months in the Kakahari, ...
-591 Godzilla's Revenge (1969)
- 'Eiji Tsubaraya' (qv) was bedridden during production, so 'Ishiro Honda' (qv)...
-592 Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
- The musical numbers were added to the film after it was already ...
-593 Gold Rush, The (1925)
- The 2,500 men playing prospectors were real vagrants who were hired for ...
-594 GoldenEye (1995)
- First James Bond movie where Bond's car is not English....
-595 Goldfinger (1964)
- The budget was $4,000,000 (it eventually grossed $40,000,000)....
-596 Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
- 93 cars are crashed in this 97 minute movie....
-597 Gone with the Wind (1939)
- First scene to be shot was the fires in Atlanta, filmed on December 10 1938....
-598 Good Earth, The (1937)
- The only film with on-screen credit given to MGM executive Irving Thalberg....









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