42 Top Ranked Movie Facts

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1. Robert Downey Jr. only made $500,000 for the first Iron Man movie, but two years later made $10 million for Iron Man 2.
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2. Watching horror movies actually burns more calories than any other genre.
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3. Modern movies have an invisible fingerprint that can track any person filming at the theatre illegally.
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4. Studies show that movies and books are better when you experience them for a second time.
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5. One frame of the ice castle in the movie "Frozen" took 30 hours to render, while Elsa magically created the entire palace in 36 seconds.
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6. Studies show that, after viewing scary movies, people feel stronger because they were able to handle it.
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7. Quentin Tarantino lied about his age to work as an usher at a porno movie theater.
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8. Halle Berry's stunt double, in the movie 'Catwoman', is a man.
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9. A study found that people who simply thought about watching their favorite movie raised their endorphin levels by 27%.
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10. 85% of movie actors earn less than $5,000 a year from acting.
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11. The actor who played the farmer in the movie "Babe" decided to go vegan after working closely with the "extraordinary animals" in the film.
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12. A study demonstrated that shoppers are willing to spend 30% more for an item if they first watch a sad movie clip.
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13. The previews used to be shown at the end of a movie, which is why they are referred to as "trailers."
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14. The directors of Despicable Me created a language for the gibberish Minions speak throughout the movie called "minion-eise."
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15. Disney has credited their coffee guy in 7 of their movies.
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16. According to a report, men account for 74.4% of lead roles in movies.
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17. "Depersonalization" is a condition in which a person feels detached from real life as if it was a movie or a dream.
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18. The Ghostbusters hotline was real when they were showing the trailer for the movie.
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19. The movie "Paranormal Activity" cost less than $15,000 to make but grossed over $193,000,000
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20. Watching scary movies can have lasting effects on children and teens that may psychologically affect them well into adulthood.
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21. The director of the movie, "Fury" encouraged the actors to fight every morning before shooting.
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22. Pumbaa was the first Disney character to fart in a movie.
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23. The movie 'Paranormal Activity' cost less than $15,000 to make but grossed over $193,000,000
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24. We lose 6 seconds of visual information every minute from blinking. In a 2 hours and 30 min long movie, our eyes are shut for about 15 mins.
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25. In Rugrats the movie, Reptar was voiced by Bust Rhymes
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26. A horror movie may burn nearly 200 calories in 90 minutes.
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27. Seeing a horror movie on a date can cause both partners to be more interested in each other -- Heart racing replicates attraction.
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28. Ryan Gosling was cast in the movie "The Notebook" because the director was looking for someone that was "not handsome" and "not cool."
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29. In the movie "Thank You for Smoking", no person smokes a cigarette in the entire movie.
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30. Watching a scary movie can burn as many as 200 calories.
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31. Gun twirling was done in the circus only with unloaded guns, movies depict it because it looked cool.
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32. Kim Jong Il had a collection of 20,000 movies in a private cinema beneath a Pyongyang bunker.
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33. my graduation speech: "i would like to thank all the singers, bands, tv shows, movies, books, and fanfics that helped me survive this hell"
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34. Ryan Gosling was cast in the movie "The Notebook" because the director was looking for someone that was "not handsome" and "not cool."
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35. The movie "Juno" was shot in 31 days.
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36. A full McBain movie is hidden across multiple Simpsons episodes.
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37. In the movie Poltergeist, they used real skeletons. When asked why it was a simple answer, "they were cheaper than the plastic ones."
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38. Nigeria makes more movies every year than the US.
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39. The children from the Willy Wonka movie represent each of the 7 deadly sins.
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40. Samuel L. Jackson has said 'motherf*cker' 171 times in 27 different movies.
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41. One frame of the ice castle in the movie 'Frozen' took 30 hours to render, while Elsa magically created the entire palace in 36 seconds.
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42. The cat who played Mr. Bigglesworth in the Austin Powers movies is actually named Ted Nude-gent.

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