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-01 Ricochet (1991)
- 'Mary Ellen Trainor' (qv) played report Gail Wallens, a character she ...
-02 Ride, Cowboy, Ride (1939)
- 'George Reeves' (qv)' character was called ``Sam Brenner'' in much of ...
-03 Right Stuff, The (1983)
- ``Beemans'' is the lucky gum of pilots. See ...
-04 Rio Grande (1950)
- Although playing the same character as in Fort Apache (1948) (qv),...
-05 Rising Sun (1993)
- 'Michael Crichton' (qv), author of the book and co-author of the screenplay,...
-06 River of No Return (1954)
- The film ran over schedule and budget due to mishaps caused when ...
-07 River Wild, The (1994)
- An exhausted 'Meryl Streep' (qv) balked when director 'Curtis Hanson' (qv)...
-08 Road Show (1941)
- CAMEO(Shemp Howard): Moe Parker. The character was named after Howard'...
-09 Road to Galveston (1996) (TV)
- Writer 'Tony Lee' (qv) is the grandson of 'Peggy Lee' (qv), the model ...
-10 Road to Hong Kong, The (1962)
- 'Joan Collins' (qv) was given the female lead in this final ``Road'' ...
-11 Roaring Twenties, The (1939)
- The character of Panama Smith was partially based on actress ...
-12 Roberta (1935)
- During ``I Won't Dance,'' 'Ginger Rogers' (qv) sings to 'Fred Astaire' (qv):...
-13 Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
- Scenes in trailers, but not in the film:...
-14 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
- Rumour has it that 'Kevin Costner' (qv) wanted to use a British accent, ...
-15 Robocop (1987)
- The computer that Robocop looks up criminal records on is actually a ...
-16 Robocop 2 (1990)
- The point-of-view shots from Robocop include references to MS-DOS, while ...
-17 Rochade (1991) (TV)
- The male lead character's name Grumbach is a hommage to ...
-18 Rocketeer, The (1991)
- The model that Cliff glides with to escape from 'Howard Hughes' (qv)'...
-19 Rocky (1976)
- 'Sylvester Stallone' (qv) sold the rights to make this film with ...
-20 Rocky Horror Picture Show, The (1975)
- The opening number, ``Science Fiction Double Feature,'' ...
-21 Rogue Song, The (1930)
- Just prior to release, scenes with 'Stan Laurel' (qv) and 'Oliver Hardy' (qv)...
-22 Romance on the High Seas (1948)
- Planned to star 'Judy Garland' (qv), but 'Betty Hutton' (qv) was ...
-23 Romancing the Stone (1984)
- The phrase ``Romancing the Stone'' a piece of jewelers jargon, referring ...
-24 Rookie, The (1990)
- David Ackerman's line ``Candygram for Mongo'' is a reference ...
-25 Roommates (1995)
- 'Peter Falk' (qv)'s makeup to four hours per day to apply and removed....
-26 Rope (1948)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): on a neon sign in the view from ...
-27 Rose, The (1979)
- Loosely based on the life of 'Janis Joplin' (qv)....
-28 Rosemary's Baby (1968)
- CAMEO(Anton Szandor LaVey (head of the Church of Satan)): the baby's father....
-29 Roxanne (1987)
- This movie has the same plot as Cyrano de Bergerac (1950) (qv). C.D....
-30 Roxie Hart (1942)
- The role of Roxie was intended for 'Alice Faye' (qv), but she fell ...
-31 Royal Wedding (1951)
- 'June Allyson' (qv) was first cast in the role of Ellen, but ...
-32 Ruby Ridge: An American Tragedy (1996) (TV)
- While filming a scene of running through a door, the rifle 'Laura Dern' (qv)...
-33 Ruling Class, The (1972)
- Nigel Green' (qv) died during production and his dialogue is dubbed ...
-34 Runaway Brain (1995)
- The character name 'Dr. Frankenollie', besides the obvious ...
-35 Running Man, The (1987)
- Game show host Damon Killian is played by 'Richard Dawson' (qv), long-...
-36 Russian Rhapsody (1944)
- Many of the gremlins are characatures of Warner Brothers cartoon ...
-37 Saboteur (1942)
- 'Alfred Hitchcock' (qv) originally wanted 'Gary Cooper' (qv) ...
-38 Sabrina (1954)
- 'Humphrey Bogart' (qv) was a last minute replacement for 'Cary Grant' (qv)....
-39 Safety Last (1923)
- 'Harold Lloyd' (qv) first tested the safety precautions for the clock ...
-40 Sainted Sisters, The (1948)
- 'Sterling Hayden' (qv) was replaced by 'George Reeves' (qv)....
-41 Salon Dora Green (1933)
- The working title was ``Die Falle''....
-42 Salon Mexico (1995)
- The last scene is filmed in black and white as a tribute ...
-43 Samson and Delilah (1949)
- 'Victor Mature' (qv) won the role of Samson over 'Burt Lancaster' (qv),...
-44 Saratoga (1937)
- In May of 1937, with the film about 90% completed, 'Jean Harlow' (qv)...
-45 Satan Met a Lady (1936)
- The orking titles were ``The Man in the Black Hat,'' ``Men on Her Mind,'' ...
-46 Saturday Night Fever (1977)
- Rated R when first released in the US, subsequently edited and re-released ...
-47 Savage (1973) (TV)
- This is a pilot movie for the series Space: 1999 (1975) (qv)....
-48 Savage Beach (1989)
- All prinipal female actors in this film were previously Playboy playmates....
-49 Savage Messiah (1972)
- A seqeuence featuring 'Ken Russell' (qv) was shot but later scrapped. ...
-50 Say Anything... (1989)
- Director 'Cameron Crowe' (qv) couldn't find the love song he wanted ...
-51 Scared Stiff (1953)
- CAMEO(Bing Crosby): a skeleton....
-52 Scarface (1932)
- Loosely based on the career of 'Al Capone' (qv)....
-53 Scener ur ett Aektenskap (1973)
- Originally a six-episode TV series: 1. Innocence and Panic; 2. The Art ...
-54 Scenes from a Mall (1991)
- DIRCAMEO(Paul Mazursky): promoting Deborah Fifer's book on TV....
-55 Scent of a Woman (1992)
- 'Al Pacino' (qv) was helped by a school for the blind in his preparation ...
-56 Schindler's List (1993)
- Co-producer 'Branko Lustig' (qv) plays the nightclub maitre'd in Schindler'...
-57 Schleppzug M 17 (1933)
- 'Heinrich George' (qv) started as director, but 'Werner Hochbaum' (qv)...
-58 Schlock (1971)
- DIRTRADE(John Landis): [SYNW]: promoted twice during the ...
-59 Schpountz, Le (1938)
- The movie was shot a second time because the confusion around the ...
-60 Schtonk! (1992)
- The title is a reference to The Great Dictator (1940) (qv)....
-61 Schwartz Park (1995)
- The scene between Dawson and Ducasse is the only footage used from ...
-62 Scrooged (1988)
- At the end of the movie, when everybody is singing ``Put a little love ...
-63 Sculptress, The (1996) (TV)
- 'Pauline Quirke' (qv) wore a bulky, 22-stone ``fat suit'' in order to ...
-64 Se7en (1995)
- While filming the scene where Mills chases John Doe in the rain,...
-65 Sea Beast, The (1926)
- 'Priscilla Bonner' (qv) was originally cast as Esther ...
-66 Sea Wolf, The (1941)
- George Raft declined the role of George Leach because it was too small....
-67 Second Chorus (1940)
- The trumpet part for 'Fred Astaire' (qv) was dubbed by 'Bobby Hackett' (qv)....
-68 Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The (1947)
- Author 'James Thurber' (qv) offered producer 'Sam Goldwyn' (qv) $10,...
-69 Secret of My Success, The (1987)
- CAMEO(Cindy Crawford): near the beginning, when Brantley moves to New York....
-70 Self Made Lady (1932)
- One of the ``quota quickies'' made to satisfy the 1927 Cinematograph Act,...
-71 Seljacka buna (1973)
- Film makers worked very hard in order to make the film as authentic ...
-72 September (1987)
- Director 'Woody Allen' (qv) cast and shot this film twice, without ...
-73 Serial Mom (1994)
- DIRCAMEO(John Waters): A portrait that is carried past the camea in ...
-74 Setta, La (1990)
- Romero was named after 'George Romero' (qv), who writer/...
-75 Sette uomini d'oro (1965)
- It was illegal to film a bank robbery in Switzerland, so ...
-76 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
qq Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)...
-77 Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): on the train to Santa Rosa playing cards....
-78 Shadow, The (1994)
- When Lamont and Margo are kissing at the end of the film, a truck ...
-79 Shadowlands (1993)
- The ``Bird and Baby'' pub was actually ``The Eagle and Child'' pub, ...
-80 Shakes the Clown (1991)
- CAMEO(Robin Williams): the mime instructor....
-81 Shall We Dance? (1937)
- Working titles were ``Watch You Step'' and then ``Stepping Toes''....
-82 Sharpe's Honour (1994) (TV)
- The scene in which Sharpe and the Marquesa Dorida are thrown from ...
-83 Sharpe's Rifles (1993) (TV)
- 'Sean Bean' (qv) replaced 'Paul McGann' (qv) in the rol of Richar ...
-84 Shawshank Redemption, The (1994)
- The role of Tommy Williams was intended for 'Brad Pitt' (qv)....
-85 She Loves Me Not (1934)
- While filming this picture, the spirit gum holding 'Bing Crosby' (qv)'s ...
-86 She's Gotta Have It (1986)
- Director 'Spike Lee' (qv) wanted to cast 'Eriq La Salle' (qv) in the role ...
-87 She's Having a Baby (1988)
- The BMW's license plate is ``SHAB'' which is an acronym of the title....
-88 Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
- The working title was ``Sherock Holmes Saves London''....
-89 Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
- In one scene at a train station, 'Buster Keaton' (qv) was hanging off of ...
-90 Shining, The (1980)
- 'Stanley Kubrick' (qv) had a large stack of books that he was ...
-91 Shock to the System, A (1990)
- Graham ('Michael Caine' (qv)) said his father was a London bus driver....
-92 Shopping (1994)
- In one scehe, Billy and Jo talk about travelling while lying back ...
-93 Shopworn Angel, The (1938)
- The costume worn by the chorus girls in the final song were used ...
-94 Short Circuit (1986)
- At the beginning of the movie, you see a close-up of flowers on a ...
-95 Show Boat (1929)
- Filmed as a silent, with some of the scenes later reshot with dialogue ...
-96 Show Boat (1936)
- In the scene, where ``Ah Still Suits Me'' is sung, we can see ...
-97 Showgirls (1995)
- Branded ``unproduceable'', the script made the Hollywood rounds for ...
-98 Sign of the Cross, The (1932)
- Third film in 'Cecil B. DeMille' (qv)'s biblical trilogy, ...
-99 Silence of the Lambs, The (1991)
- The events in this film occur after the events in Manhunter (1986) (qv)....
-100 Silent Movie (1976)
- 'Marcel Marceau' (qv) speaks the only word in this movie (``No!'') ...
-101 Sin of Harold Diddlebock, The (1947)
- 'Preston Sturges' (qv) wrote this screenplay in order to ...
-102 Singin' in the Rain (1952)
- The script was written after the songs, and so it had to generate a ...
-103 Singles (1992)
- Inspired by the death of singer 'Andrew Wood' (qv)....
-104 Sky's the Limit, The (1943)
- 'Bernard Babe Pearce' (qv) was hired as choreographer but was let go ...
-105 Sleeping City, The (1950)
- In order to overcome New York Mayor O'Dwyer's objections to the ...
-106 Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
- Obvious references to An Affair to Remember (1957) (qv)....
-107 Sleepwalkers (1992)
- CAMEO(Mark Hamill): one of the police officers who enters the ...
-108 Sliver (1993)
- The script originally called for full male frontal nudity, ...
-109 Sloane (1984)
- Action BEHIND the camera rivaled the action in front: a Guerilla army ...
-110 Small Back Room, The (1949)
- CAMEO(Robert Morley): A Guest....
-111 Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman (1947)
- Based on the life of 'Dixie Lee' (qv)....
-112 Snapper, The (1993) (TV)
- As with The Commitments (1991) (qv), this film is based on ...
-113 Sneakers (1992)
- The name ``Werner Brandes'' was inspired by Dr 'Werner Brandes' (qv), ...
-114 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
- Scenes planned, but never animated:...
-115 So ein Tag (1982)
- Voice of the radio reporter talking about the football game is that ...
-116 Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
- The three main characters have names relating to 'The Rolling Stones' (qv): ...
-117 Some Like It Hot (1959)
- 'Marilyn Monroe' (qv) wanted the film to be shot in color (her ...
-118 Something Wild (1986)
- The two old ladies in the re-sale shop are the mothers of 'David Byrne' (qv)...
-119 Somewhere I'll Find You (1942)
- Filming was halted on January 16, 1942 due to the death ...
-120 Sommersby (1993)
- The cow is named ``Clarice'', which was the name of 'Jodie Foster' (qv)'...
-121 Son in Law (1993)
- References to Encino Man (1992) (qv), which also ...
-122 Son of Tarzan, The (1920)
- Tabler broke several ribs in a fight scene with Burr....
-123 Sonar Kella (1974)
- The title means ``The Golden Fortress'', a reference to the fort ...
-124 Song of Bernadette, The (1943)
- Using an actress to play ``the lady'' was controversial enough, and ...
-125 Song of the Gringo (1936)
- Real-life train robber 'Al Jennings' (qv) was also hired to ...
-126 Sound of Music, The (1965)
- 'Marni Nixon' (qv) (see West Side Story (1961) (qv),...
-127 Soup To Nuts (1930)
- CAMEO(Rube Goldberg): a non-paying customer in Klein's restuarant....
-128 South Pacific (1958)
- Early casting considerations for the role of Nellie Forbush ...
-129 Soylent Green (1973)
- The technical consultant for the film was 'Frank R. Bowerman' (qv), who ...
-130 Spaceballs (1987)
- One of the ships parked at the diner is the the Millenium Falcon ...
-131 Spartacus (1960)
- 'Stanley Kubrick' (qv) was brought in as director after 'Kirk Douglas' (qv)...
-132 Special Agent (1935)
- The Hays office objected to a bit of dialogue by character Nick ...
-133 Speed (1994/I)
- The bus jump scene was done twice, as the bus landed too smoothly ...
-134 Speedy (1928)
- ``Speedy'' is 'Harold Lloyd' (qv)'s real-life nickname, given to him ...
-135 Spellbound (1945)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): about 40 minutes in, coming out of ...
-136 Spies Like Us (1985)
- CAMEO(B.B. King): CIA agent at the drive-in....
-137 Spirit of '76, The (1990)
- Production team includes a number of relatives of famous movie people. ...
-138 Spiritualist, The (1948)
- 'Carole Landis' (qv) was originally scheduled to play the part taken ...
-139 Splendor in the Grass (1961)
- As filmed, this film included a sequence in which Wilma Dean ...
-140 Spy Who Loved Me, The (1977)
- The first 007 movie in which the theme song focuses on Bond, rather ...
-141 Stage Fright (1950)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): turning to look at Eve in her disguise ...
-142 Stagecoach (1939)
- Director 'John Ford' (qv) deliberately only allowed one take, so that ...
-143 Stakeout (1987)
- 'Richard Dreyfuss' (qv) and 'Emilio Estevez' (qv) were having a movie ...
-144 Stand by Me (1986)
- The names of all the towns (except Castle Rock) in the movie (set in Oregon)...
-145 Stand der Dinge, Der (1982)
- 'Wim Wenders' (qv) borrowed the entire cast and crew ...
-146 Star Trek (1964) (TV)
- This was the first pilot episode of the cult ...
-147 Star Trek - Where No Man Has Gone Before (1966) (TV)
- This is the second pilot of the cult series Star Trek (1966) (qv). ...
-148 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
- There are several books in the container that shelters Khan's followers ...
-149 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
- The punk on the bus is 'Kirk Thatcher' (qv) (associate producer), who ...
-150 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
- The movie was originally to be an extension of an episode of the ...
-151 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
- 'William Shatner' (qv) was distressed when he saw how wide his bottom was ...
-152 Star Trek: Generations (1994)
- Kirk's death scenes were re-shot after preview audiences reacted badly ...
-153 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
- When Spock travels through V'ger and sees all the incredible imagery,...
-154 Star Wars (1977)
- 'George Lucas' (qv) consulted with world reknowned ...
-155 Stargate (1994)
- Concieved by director 'Roland Emmerich' (qv) during film school in 1979....
-156 Staying Alive (1983)
- DIRCAMEO(Sylvester Stallone): bumps into Tony on the street....
-157 Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
- The stunt where the wall falls on 'Buster Keaton' (qv) was performed ...
-158 Steel Magnolias (1989)
- The character Shelby Latcherie was based on author 'Richard Harling' (qv)'...
-159 Stella Dallas (1937)
- 'Samuel Goldwyn' (qv) would have preferred 'Ruth Chatterton' (qv) for ...
-160 Storia di ragazzi e di ragazze (1989)
- Director 'Pupi Avati' (qv) wanted to make the film in black and white, ...
-161 Storm Warning (1951)
- The studio wanted 'Lauren Bacall' (qv) and 'Doris Day' (qv) to star in ...
-162 Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, The (1939)
- 'Jean Sablon' (qv) refused the part of the French singer played ...
-163 Straight Time (1978)
- Producer '[???] Hoffman' (qv) was originally going to direct, but ...
-164 Strange Cargo (1940)
- 'Joan Crawford' (qv)'s wardrobe consists of three ready-to-wear ...
-165 Strangers on a Train (1951)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): early in the film boarding a ...
-166 Street of Chance (1930)
- Loosely based on life of 'Arnold Rothstein' (qv), a well-known gambler in ...
-167 Street Trash (1987)
- CAMEO(Roy Frumkes): the businessman whose face is burned off by the ...
-168 Streetcar Named Desire, A (1951)
- 'Viven Leigh' (qv), who suffered from bipolar disorder (manic-depression) ...
-169 Striking Distance (1993)
- Co-star 'Robert Pastorelli' (qv) accidentally blurted out the big plot ...
-170 Striptease (1996)
- Underwent last minute editing when preview audiences laughed at the ...
-171 Submarine D-1 (1937)
- 'Ronald Reagan' (qv) had a role in this film, but it was completely ...
-172 Subway (1985)
- DIRTRADE(Luc Besson): [reno]...
-173 Sudden Impact (1983)
- ACTTRADE(Clint Eastwood): ``Go ahead. Make my Day'' (first)?...
-174 Sugarland Express, The (1974)
- DIRTRADE(Steven Spielberg): [father]: ...
-175 Sunset Boulevard (1950)
- The role of Norma Desmond was initially offered to 'Mae West' (qv) (...
-176 Superman (1978)
- 'Marlon Brando' (qv) received $4 million for his ten minutes on screen....
-177 Superman II (1980)
- Many scenes shot at the same time as Superman (1978) (qv) by ...
-178 Suspicion (1941)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): about 45 minutes in, mailing a letter ...
-179 Suspiria (1977)
- A glass feather is plucked from an ornament. Director 'Dario Argento' (qv)'...
-180 Sweet Charity (1969)
- Original producer Ross Hunter dropped out after a conflict with ...
-181 Swing Kids (1993)
- On location in Prague in near freezing weather, Christian Bale was ...
-182 Swing Time (1936)
- The film originally began with a musical number, ``It's Not in the Cards,''...
-183 Swiss Miss (1938)
- 'Stan Laurel' (qv) was ill during filming, appearing pale and tired....
-184 Tales of Hoffman (1951)
- 'Michael Powell' (qv) began the project after hearing 'Thomas Beecham' (qv)...
-185 Tales of Manhattan (1942)
qq Tales of Manhattan (1942)...
-186 Tall Guy, The (1989)
- The name ``Ron Anderson'' is remarkably similar to the name of the actor ...
-187 Tango & Cash (1989)
- The scene where Tango ('Sylvester Stallone' (qv)) faces an oncoming ...
-188 Tank Girl (1995)
- 'Emily Lloyd' (qv) was originally cast in the title role, but turned ...
-189 Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
- There is a scene in which Tarzan, standing on a tree limb with Jane, ...
-190 Tarzan and the Golden Lion (1927)
- 'James Pierce' (qv) said of this picture: ``Because of poor direction,...
-191 Tarzan and the Great River (1967)
- In the second week of filming Dinky the chimp bit 'Mike Henry' (qv) on ...
-192 Tarzan and the Green Goddess (1938)
- This is essentially the second half of the previously ...
-193 Tarzan and the Lost Safari (1957)
- 'Gordon Scott' (qv) got along well with the natives involved in the movie....
-194 Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948)
- 'Johnny Weissmuller' (qv)'s stunt double 'Angel Garcia' (qv) was ...
-195 Tarzan Escapes (1936)
- Originally directed by 'James McKay' (qv), who filmed many ...
-196 Tarzan Finds a Son! (1939)
- In the original script Jane was to have died ('Maureen O'Sullivan' (qv)...
-197 Tarzan Goes to India (1962)
- The Temple of Buddha's Footprint, a sacred Thai shrine, was ...
-198 Tarzan of the Apes (1918)
- Young men from the New Orleans Athletic Club played the ape parts....
-199 Tarzan the Magnificent (1960)
- First Tarzan movie with sound that didn't feature the ape-call. ...
-200 Tarzan the Mighty (1928)
- The original star was to have been 'Joe Bonomo' (qv), promoted by the ...
-201 Tarzan the Tiger (1928)
- This movie was released in both silent and ``sound'' versions. The ...
-202 Tarzan Triumphs (1943)
- Jane's absence was explained in a letter saying that she's ...
-203 Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958)
- 'Gordon Scott' (qv) was nearly killed by the 18-1/2 foot python with ...
-204 Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959)
- Cheetah appears only during one line (``So long, Cheetah''). This ...
-205 Tarzan's Hidden Jungle (1955)
- 'Gordon Scott' (qv) and 'Vera Miles' (qv) married while making this film....
-206 Tarzan's Peril (1951)
- First Tarzan film to be shot in Africa, where it was set....
-207 Tarzan's Savage Fury (1952)
- The photo of Lord Greystoke is really 'Lex Barker' (qv) in a beard ...
-208 Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941)
- Due to many budget cutbacks following the death of 'Irving Thalberg' (qv)...
-209 Tarzan's Three Challenges (1963)
- During the filming, 'Jock Mahoney' (qv) contracted amoebic dysentery ...
-210 Taxi Driver (1976)
- The scene where Travis Bickle is talking to himself in the mirror ...
-211 Taza, Son of Cochise (1954)
- Filmed in 3D, released in 2D....
-212 Teen Kanya (1961)
- Collection of three short films: ``Postmaster'', ``Monihara'' ...
-213 Tempest (1982)
- DIRCAMEO(Paul Mazursky): First guest to be greeted by the ...
-214 Temple Tower (1930)
- No print is know to exist of this film. Please check your attic....
-215 Temptress, The (1926)
- 'Mauritz Stiller' (qv) was fired after 10 days of production and ...
-216 Ten Commandments, The (1923)
- Remade as The Ten Commandments (1956) (qv), again ...
-217 Ten Commandments, The (1956)
- 'Cecil B. DeMille' (qv) previously filmed this story ...
-218 Tender Comrade (1943)
- Screenwriters 'Dalton Trumbo' (qv) and 'Edward Dmytryk' (qv) did ...
-219 Tenebrae (1982)
- According to director 'Dario Argento' (qv), 'James Franciosa' (qv) was ...
-220 Terminator 2: 3-D (1996)
- Costed $60 Million to make. Per second that works out to $83,333.33. ...
-221 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
- Scenes in the screenplay but not filmed:...
-222 Terminator, The (1984)
- 'O.J. Simpson' (qv) was considered for the role of the terminator, ...
-223 Territory, The (1981)
- 'Wim Wenders' (qv) borrowed the entire cast and crew of this movie to ...
-224 Terror, The (1963)
- Having finished The Raven (1963) (qv), 'Roger Corman' (qv) shot this ...
-225 Tess (1979)
- Set in England but filmed in France, as director 'Roman Polanski' (qv) ...
-226 Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The (1974)
- Director 'Tobe Hooper' (qv) based Leatherface on mass-...
-227 Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
- Some prints are missing 'Bette Davis' (qv)' part....
-228 That Forsyte Woman (1949)
- 'C. Aubrey Smith' (qv) was originally scheduled to play the part of ...
-229 That Lady in Ermine (1948)
- Director 'Ernst Lubitch' (qv) died early in production; 'Otto Preminger' (qv)...
-230 That Royle Girl (1926)
- No copy of this film is known to exist. Please check your attic....
-231 That's Dancing! (1985)
- Director 'Jack Haley, Jr.' (qv)'s credits are shown over a picture of ...
-232 Them! (1954)
- CAMEO(Leonard Nimoy):...
-233 Theodore Rex (1995)
- 'Whoopi Goldberg' (qv) wanted to leave the film during the production....
-234 There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
- 'Marilyn Monroe' (qv) was promised the lead role ...
-235 They Live (1988)
- The two critics speaking against violence on film criticize ...
-236 They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
- Desert location shooting was so hot at times that the film melted ...
-237 Thief of Bagdad, The (1924)
- The Persian Prince is played by 'Mathilde Comont' (qv), a female....
-238 Third Man, The (1949)
- 'Orson Welles' (qv) wrote all of his own lines in the picture and ...
-239 This Is Cinerama (1952)
- Original director 'Robert Flaherty' (qv) became ill and died ...
-240 This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
- The actors are all competent musicians, and the soundtrack is actually ...
-241 Three Daring Daughters (1948)
- 'Pat Hyatt' (qv) dubbed 'Ann E. Todd' (qv)'s singing, 'Jean Garbo' (qv)...
-242 Three Little Girls in Blue (1946)
- 'Del Porter' (qv) dubbed 'Charles Smith' (qv)'s singing, 'Carol Stewart' (qv)...
-243 Three Little Pigskins (1934)
- 'Jerry Howard' (qv) (Curly) broke a leg after riding down the dumbwaiter....
-244 Three Little Words (1950)
- Vocals for 'Vera-Ellen' (qv) were dubbed by 'Anita Ellis' (qv)....
-245 Three Musketeers, The (1974)
- Shot at the same time as The Four Musketeers (1975) (qv), and resulted ...
-246 Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
- The title comes from the 'Patsy Cline song' (qv): ``Throw Mama From ...
-247 Thunderball (1965)
- The budget was $5,500,000 ($500,000 of which was spent on Largo'...
-248 Thunderheart (1992)
- Based on a true story, documented as Incident at Oglala (1992) (qv)....
-249 THX 1138 (1970)
- ``THX'' stands for ``Tomlinson Holman's eXperiment''. Tomlinson Holman ...
-250 Time Bandits (1980)
- DIRTRADE(Terry Gilliam): [burst]: horse and rider from ...
-251 Timecop (1994)
- While riding in the sled which will transport him into the future,...
-252 Tip Off, The (1931)
- The working titles were ``The Lady Killer'' and ``Eddie Cuts In''....
-253 Titanic (1997)
- Contains real footage of the titanic, shot on location beneath the sea....
-254 To Be or Not to Be (1983)
- A street sign reads ``Kubelski Avenue''. To Be or Not to Be (1942) (qv)...
-255 To Catch a Thief (1955)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): about 10 minutes in, sitting next ...
-256 To Die For (1995)
- The briefcase that [Suzanne's lawyer] ('Joyce Maynard' (qv)) ...
-257 To Have and Have Not (1944)
- 'Humphrey Bogart' (qv) and 'Lauren Bacall' (qv) fell in love ...
-258 Tombstone (1993)
- 'Kevin Jarre' (qv) began as director, filming all of 'Charlton Heston' (qv)'...
-259 Tommy (1975)
- Some of the scenes with 'Robert Powell' (qv) parallel his scenes ...
-260 Too Many Girls (1940)
- 'Trudy Erwin' (qv) dubbed 'Lucille Ball' (qv)'s singing....
-261 Tootsie (1982)
- The working title was ``Would I lie to you?''. 'Dustin Hoffman' (qv)...
-262 Top Gun (1986)
- American F-5s double as the MiG-28s....
-263 Top Hat (1935)
- Early drafts of the script called for 'Irving Berlin' (qv) songs ``...
-264 Top Secret! (1984)
- The ``German'' that Nick learns in the train is not a language at all....
-265 Topaz (1969)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): about 30 minutes in at the ...
-266 Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
- The Japanese section of the film was originally to be directed ...
-267 Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
- DIRCAMEO(Charles Walters): auditions as one of the dancing partners....
-268 Torn Curtain (1966)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): early in the film sitting in a ...
-269 Torrid Zone (1940)
- 'George Reeves' (qv), 'Victor Varconi' (qv), 'Joseph Calleia' (qv),...
-270 Total Recall (1990)
- During filming, 'Sharon Stone' (qv) complained to ...
-271 Touch of Evil (1958)
- 'Janet Leigh' (qv) broke her left arm before filming commenced, but ...
-272 Toy Soldiers (1991)
- CAMEO(Jerry Orbach):...
-273 Toy Story (1995)
- First fully computer generated full-length feature film. The ...
-274 Toys (1992)
- The words used by the General in an attempt to stop the rampaging ...
-275 Trading Places (1983)
- DIRTRADE(John Landis): [SYNW]: on a poster in the apartment....
-276 Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
- 'Peter Sellers' (qv) died during filming, which explains Inspector Clouseau'...
-277 Train Robbers, The (1973)
- 'John Wayne' (qv)'s and 'Ann-Margret' (qv)'s character names, ``Lane'' ...
-278 Train, The (1965)
- An out-of-service railway station was blown up for this film....
-279 Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (1948)
- DIRCAMEO(John Huston): the man who Dobbs begs money from three ...
-280 Tree Grows in Brooklyn, A (1945)
- 'Gene Tierney' (qv) was originally cast as Katie Nolan. When Tierney ...
-281 Tribute to a Bad Man (1956)
- 'Spencer Tracy' (qv) was cast as Jeremy Roderick, but after an argument ...
-282 Trick or Treat (1986)
- DIRCAMEO(Charles Martin Smith): the high school ...
-283 Triple Trouble (1918)
- Composed of old 'Charles Chaplin' (qv) footage and new non-Chaplin material....
-284 Tron (1982)
- All the live action that occurred inside the computer wwas filmed in ...
-285 Trouble with Harry, The (1955)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): about 20 minutes in, walking past ...
-286 True Lies (1994)
- The US Government supplied 3 Marine Harriers and their pilots for a ...
-287 True Romance (1993)
- Writer 'Quentin Tarantino' sold the script to ...
-288 Tsui Kun II (1994)
- Director 'Kar-leung Lau' (qv) and star 'Jackie Chan' (qv) clashed ...
-289 Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
- 'George Lucas' (qv) and 'Steven Spielberg' (qv) each own one of the only ...
-290 Turtle Diary (1985)
- CAMEO(Harold Pinter): bookstore ...
-291 Twelve Monkeys (1995)
- Director 'Terry Gilliam' (qv) first met 'Bruce Willis' (qv) while ...
-292 Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934)
- The working title was ``Hot Air''....
-293 Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
- Mention is made of Sergeant Neidermeyer getting ``fragged'' by his ...
-294 Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
- The secret policy is closely based on the 1957 book ``Nuclear Weapons ...
-295 Twin Dragons (1992)
- CAMEO(John Woo): Priest at the ...
-296 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992)
- The film's original title was ``Twin Peaks - Fire Walk With Me, ...
-297 Twins (1988)
- When Julius visits Vincent in prison, Vincent calls him ``Mr Universe'', ...
-298 Twister (1996)
- A Boeing 707 jet engine was used to generate wind in some scenes....
-299 Two Jakes, The (1990)
- Writer 'Robert Towne' (qv), producer 'Robert Evans' (qv) and ...
-300 Two Moon Junction (1988)
- The title may be a pun, given the erotic nature of the film....
-301 Two Of Us (1987) (TV)
- Originally made for the BBC Schools TV series ``Scene''. ...
-302 Two Tars (1928)
- Originally titled ``Two Tough Tars''....
-303 Uccellacci e uccellini (1966)
- On February, 14th, 1988 'Laura Betti' (qv) introduced a ...
-304 Under Capricorn (1949)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): about five minutes into the movie in ...
-305 Under Siege (1992)
- Both the character Jordan Tate and the actor who played ...
-306 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
- Filmakers pioneered a new technique that enabled them to film all ...
-307 Under the Cherry Moon (1986)
- Filmed in color, released in black and white....
-308 Undergaangens Arkitektur (1989)
- While researching this film in Germany, 'Peter Cohen' (qv) stumbled upon ...
-309 Unendliche Geschichte, Die (1984)
- Author 'Michael Ende' (qv) decided that he was unhappy with the film'...
-310 Unforgiven (1992)
- The script floated around Hollywood for nearly 20 years, during which ...
-311 Unmarried Woman, An (1978)
- DIRCAMEO(Paul Mazursky): attempting to place an order in a restaurant....
-312 Unter den Bruecken (1945)
- Passed censorship in March 1945 but was theatrical released in 1950....
-313 Untouchables, The (1987)
- 'Bob Hoskins' (qv) was originally signed to play Al Capone, but after most ...
-314 Usual Suspects, The (1995)
- Redfood ('Peter Greene' (qv)) makes reference to Pulp Fiction (1994) (qv)...
-315 Vagabond King, The (1956)
- This film is presumed lost. Please check your attic....
-316 Vampire Bat, The (1933)
- Filmed at night on Universal's European village set. The interior ...
-317 Vertigo (1958)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): about 11 minutes in wearing a gray ...
-318 Vibrations (1995)
- Each take of the scene where TJ is panhandling brought a profit ...
-319 Videodrome (1983)
- DIRTRADE(David Cronenberg): [flesh]: ``Long live the new flesh!''....
-320 Vie est a nous, La (1936)
- 'Louis Aragon' (qv) was asked by officials of the ``Parti ...
-321 View to a Kill, A (1985)
- 'Roger Moore' (qv)'s final appearance as 007....
-322 Viking, The (1931)
- Director `Varick Frissell' (qv), cinematographer 'Alexander G. Penrod',...
-323 Viva Max! (1969)
- Refers indirectly to the 'John Wayne' (qv) film The Alamo (1960) (qv) ...
-324 Vorstadtvariete (1934)
- The original version of the film ended with suicide of the [female lead]...
-325 Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1966)
- Director 'Derek Thomas' (qv) is actually 'Peter Bogdanovich' (qv)....
-326 Wagner (1983)
- Filmed in more than 200 separate locations; over seven months and in ...
-327 Wagons East (1994)
- Star 'John Candy' (qv) died while making this film....
-328 Wake Up and Live (1937)
- 'Jack Haley' (qv)'s singing was dubbed by 'Buddy Clark' (qv)....
-329 Walk in the Clouds, A (1995)
- 'Keanu Reeves' (qv) was injured during a friendly game of hockey ...
-330 Wall Street (1987)
- DIRCAMEO(Oliver Stone): on the phone during the montage of ...
-331 Wanderers, The (1979)
- The gangs whose names are introduced early in the film (including ...
-332 War of the Roses, The (1989)
- Oliver Rose ('Michael Douglas' (qv)) cuts the heels off his wife'...
-333 WarGames (1983)
- 'Kevin Costner' (qv) turned down the lead role for a part ...
-334 Warlock (1989)
- Scene in the theatrical previews indicating that the Warlock was the ...
-335 Warriors, The (1979)
- Loosely based on Xenophon's ``Anabasis''....
-336 Waterworld (1995)
- The Slave Colony, a key set, was sunk by a storm and was unusable....
-337 Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992)
- References to: The Haunting (1963) (qv),...
-338 Way Out West (1937)
- References to It Happened One Night (1934) (qv)....
-339 Way We Were, The (1973)
- CAMEO(Marvin Hamlisch)...
-340 Way West, The (1967)
- There was a minor helicopter crash on the set....
-341 Wayne's World (1992)
- A specialist trailer was made, which was only shown in front ...
-342 Wayne's World 2 (1993)
- A teaser trailer for the film makes fun of Lucasfilm's THX sound system. ...
-343 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
- As the dinosaurs dance around Times Square, it is possible to see ...
-344 We're Not Dressing (1934)
- A number ``It's the Animal in Me'' was filmed, but cut. See ...
-345 Weird Science (1985)
- 'John Hughes' (qv) wrote this film in two days....
-346 Welcome Danger (1929)
-Originally filmed as a silent feature (directed by 'Mal St.Clair' (qv)) it ...
-347 Wenn du gross bist, lieber Adam (1965)
- Censored in 1965, released in 1990....
-348 West Side Story (1961)
- Borrowed its plot from 'William Shakespeare' (qv)'s ``Romeo and Juliet''....
-349 Westler (1985)
- The scenes in East Berline were shot clandestinally with a Super-8 camera....
-350 Westworld (1973)
- The script called for a rattlesnake attack. Several snakes were ...
-351 What a Way to Go! (1964)
- 'Elizabeth Taylor' (qv) was the original choice for the role of Louisa....
-352 What Price Hollywood? (1932)
- 'David O. Selznick' (qv) wanted 'Clara Bow' (qv) for the role of Mary Evans,...
-353 Wheels on Meals (1984)
- 'Benny Urquidez' (qv), a kickboxer with a 58-0 record, was nearly ...
-354 When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
- Michael's real daughter's car's numberplate is ``2SAD''....
-355 When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
- Harry can be seen reading 'Stephen King' (qv)'s Misery (1990) (qv), ...
-356 Where Eagles Dare (1969)
- The driving force behind the film was 'Richard Burton' (qv)'s son, who ...
-357 Where the Day Takes You (1992)
- Although 'Cynthia Szigeti' (qv) is listed as the ``Counseler'',...
-358 Whereabouts of Jenny, The (1991) (TV)
- CAMEO(Tony Danza): drunk....
-359 While You Were Sleeping (1995)
- The role of Lucy was written for 'Demi Moore' (qv). 'Sandra Bullock' (qv)...
-360 White Dog (1982)
- DIRCAMEO(Samuel Fuller):...
-361 White Nights (1985)
- The 747 aircraft is actually a 707 with an artificial hump on the top of ...
-362 White Room, The (1989)
- Released was revoked in 1989 when the producers decided to re-make the movie,...
-363 White Sands (1992)
- CAMEO(Mimi Rogers): the policeman's ...
-364 White Squall (1996)
- The ship used in the film is the ``Eye of the Wind'', originally built ...
-365 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
- Some versions have an extra scene: Eddie Valiant had gone into Toontown,...
-366 Whoopee Boys, The (1986)
- CAMEO: (Jack Nitzsche): man who yeels at Barney and Jack for being in ...
-367 Whore (1991)
- Theatre marquees for two other 'Ken Russell' (qv) films,...
-368 Why Worry? (1923)
- Ringling Brothers giant 'George Auger' (qv) was contracted to play the ...
-369 Wicked, Wicked (1973)
- The organ music is originally from The Phantom of the Opera (1925) (qv)....
-370 Wild at Heart (1990)
- During filming, 'Laura Dern' (qv) passed out when 'David Lynch' (qv) ...
-371 Wild in the Streets (1968)
- The young Max Flatow was originally played by 'Barry Williams' (qv), ...
-372 Wild Life, The (1984)
- CAMEO(Rick Moranis):...
-373 Wild Orchid (1990)
- 'Mickey Rourke' (qv) and 'Carrie Otis' (qv) were a ``couple'' at the ...
-374 Wild Poses (1933)
- Uses sets from Brats (1930) (qv)....
-375 Willow (1988)
- According to the press kits, the two-headed dragon was named ``Siskbert'',...
-376 Wings of Eagles, The (1957)
- Director 'John Ford' (qv) appears as John Dodge, but is credited ...
-377 Winter Carnival (1939)
- 'F. Scott Fitzgerald' (qv), originally assigned to write the picture,...
-378 Wired (1989)
- In the scene where John Landis is walking across the set ...
-379 Wisdom (1986)
- John Wisdom 'Emilion Estevez' (qv) can be seen on a bus adorned with ...
-380 With a Song in My Heart (1952)
- 'Susan Hayward' (qv)'s singing was dubbed by 'Jane Froman' (qv)....
-381 Wizard of Gore, The (1970)
- Filmed in 1968, unreleased until 1970....
-382 Wizard of Oz, The (1939)
- 'Ogden Nash' (qv) wrote an unused screenplay....
-383 Woman's Secret, A (1949)
- 'Nicholas Ray' (qv) and 'Gloria Grahame' (qv) were going through a ...
-384 Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (1990) (TV)
- Director 'Ken Russell' (qv)'s segment, ``Fireworks Before Dusk'', was re-...
-385 Women of All Nations (1931)
- Stone ('Humphrey Bogart' (qv)) does not appear in all prints....
-386 Women, The (1939)
- There are over 130 roles in this movie, all played by women....
-387 Working Girl (1988)
- 'Harrison Ford' (qv) cut his chin in a car accident in Northern ...
-388 World According to Garp, The (1982)
- The house that the plane crashes into was built at one end of the ...
-389 Wrong Man, The (1957)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): narrating the film's prologue. The ...
-390 Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
- 'Fred Astaire' (qv) was first offered the leading role but turned it down....
-391 You Only Live Twice (1967)
- The budget was the then astronomic sum of $9,500,000 ($1,000,000 ...
-392 You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
- 'Rita Hayworth' (qv)'s singing was dubbed by 'Nan Wynn' (qv)....
-393 You'll Never Get Rich (1941)
- A vocal performance of ``Dream Dancing'' by 'Gwen Kenyon' (qv) was ...
-394 You're a Big Boy Now (1966)
- The nightclub has scenes from Dementia 13 (1963) (qv) (also directed ...
-395 You're My Everything (1949)
- The role of Hannah was originally intended for 'Jeanne Crain' (qv)...
-396 Young and Innocent (1937)
- DIRCAMEO(Alfred Hitchcock): outside the courthouse holding a camera ...
-397 Young Frankenstein (1974)
- The film was shot in the same castle as the ...
-398 Young Guns (1988)
- 'Tom Cruise' (qv) was disguised with a beard and mustache and apppears ...
-399 Young Guns II (1990)
- CAMEO(Jon Bon Jovi): scruffy man who gets shot in the chest and ...
-400 Young Man with a Horn (1950)
- 'Kirk Douglas' (qv)' trumpet licks were performed by 'Harry James' (qv)....
-401 Young Master, The (1980)
- The fan-fighting scene required 329 takes to complete....
-402 Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
- The ``cycling across the moon'' shot is a reference ...
-403 Youth on Parade (1942)
- 'Martha O'Driscoll' (qv)'s singing was dubbed by 'Margaret Whiting' (qv)....
-404 Zardoz (1974)
- The scene where [Connery] ('Sean Connery' (qv)) and [Rampling]...
-405 Ziegfeld Follies (1946)
- Head director 'George Sidney' (qv) quit after one month of filming and ...
-406 Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
- Planned in 1938 to be made with 'Elanor Powell' (qv) ...
-407 Zulu (1964)
- This was 'Michael Caine' (qv)'s first major film role. He watched ...









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