I Bet You Didn’t Know This About Your Favorite Movies

Gattaca

When the film was first released, as part of a marketing campaign, fake advertisements were made saying you could have your children genetically engineered. Thousands of people called in wanting to have this done.

Braveheart

Often cited as the least accurate historical epic of all time.

Back to the Future

When Marty and his band are being judged at the auditions, the judge who stands up and says “You’re just too darn loud” is Huey Lewis. Lewis wrote the main songs “The Power of Love” and “Back in time”. The song Marty and his band are playing is a re-imagined version of “The Power of Love”.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone

The inscription on the Mirror of Erised says: “Erised stra ehru oyt ube cafru oyt on wohsi”. This is “I show not your face but your heart’s desire.” backwards.

Jurassic park

Dr. Grant fashioning a functioning seat belt from two “female” end portions of seat belts directly foreshadows the all female dinosaurs suddenly able to breed. Life finds a way.

Interview with A Vampire

Actors who played Vampires hung upside down for up to 30 min in order to get the blood vessels in their face to bulge. Makeup artists would then trace them to get the translucent skin look.

Forrest Gump

According to Tom Hanks, when he is talking at the anti Vietnam rally in Washington and the microphone is unplugged, he says “Sometimes when people go to Vietnam, they go home to their mommas without any legs. Sometimes they don’t go home at all. That’s a bad thing. That’s all I have to say about that.”

The Neverending Story

You can ride on Falcor’s back on location at the Bavaria Filmplatz in Munich, Germany.

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