A-Z List of Fascinating Movie Trivia

While filming Ocean’s Eleven, George Clooney had a keg of Guinness installed in his dressing room.

Here’s an enjoyable compilation of movie facts from popular films! – If you’re someone who loves to chat during a movie, at least have something intriguing to say!

Alien (1979)

The front part of the alien costume’s face was made from a plaster cast of a human skull.

Bugsy Malone (1976)

The entire cast was 16 or younger during filming.

Coraline (2009)

This was the first stop-motion animated feature shot entirely in 3D.

Drive (2011)

Ryan Gosling replaced Hugh Jackman in the movie.

Easy A (2010)

Emma Stone left the cast of Sucker Punch to play this role.

Friday the 13th (1980)

A real Camp Crystal summer camp exists near Starke, FL.

The Godfather (1972)

A sequel was planned before the movie was even finished filming.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)

The Hogwarts motto, “Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus,” translates to “Never tickle a sleeping dragon.”

Iron Man (2008)

Robert Downey Jr. spent five days a week weight training and practicing martial arts to prepare for his role.

Jennifer’s Body (2009)

The title of the movie comes from the Hole song, “Jennifer’s Body.”

Kick-Ass (2010)

Daniel Craig and Mark Wahlberg were both considered for the role of Big Daddy before Nicolas Cage was cast.

Labyrinth (1986)

Over 48 puppets, 52 puppeteers, and 8 people in goblin costumes were used in the “Dance Magic” scene.

Mulan (1998)

This was Disney’s 36th animated feature film.

The Notebook (2004)

Ryan Gosling built the kitchen table himself to prepare for his role as Noah.

Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

While filming, George Clooney had a keg of Guinness installed in his dressing room.

Public Enemies (2009)

John Dillinger was left-handed, but Johnny Depp’s gun in the film was backward.

Queen of the Damned (2002)

The blood in Queen Akasha’s mouth was actually cherry juice.

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

This movie featured the use of the “F” word 272 times.

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

The set used for Sherlock’s home was originally used as Sirius Black’s home in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Toy Story (1995)

This is the only Pixar film with full opening credits.

Underworld (2003)

The movie was initially pitched as “Romeo and Juliet for vampires and werewolves.”

V for Vendetta (2005)

The domino scene in the movie required 22,000 dominoes and took four assemblers over 200 hours to perfect.

WALL.E (2000)

The film was dedicated to Justin Wright, a 27-year-old Pixar animator who died suddenly of a heart attack.

X-Men (2000)

Neither Patrick Stewart nor Ian McKellen knew how to play chess during filming.

You Only Live Twice (1967)

This was the first Bond movie to feature Bond in his Royal Navy uniform with the rank of Commander.

Zoolander (2001)

Ben Stiller wrote the role of Hansel specifically for Owen Wilson and didn’t consider anyone else for the part.

So there you have it – the next time you’re watching your favorite movies with friends, make sure to share these fun facts with them.


1. What was the first movie ever made?

The first movie ever made was a short black-and-white silent film called “Roundhay Garden Scene” in 1888. It was directed by Louis Le Prince and only lasts for 2 seconds. It features a group of people in a garden, walking around and laughing.

2. Who was the first actor to play James Bond?

The first actor to play James Bond was Sean Connery in the 1962 film “Dr. No”. He went on to play the character in six more films, and is widely considered to be the definitive Bond.

3. What is the highest grossing film of all time?

The highest grossing film of all time is “Avengers: Endgame” which was released in 2019. It made over $2.7 billion worldwide, surpassing the previous record holder “Avatar”.

4. Which movie won the most Oscars?

The movie that won the most Oscars is “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” which won 11 awards in 2004. It won in every category it was nominated in, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

5. Who is the highest paid actor in Hollywood?

The highest paid actor in Hollywood is currently Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. In 2020, he made $87.5 million from his movies and endorsements. He has consistently been one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood for several years now.

6. What was the first movie to use CGI?

The first movie to use CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) was “Westworld” in 1973. It was used to create the robot POV shots. However, the first movie to use CGI extensively was “Star Wars: A New Hope” in 1977, which used it to create the Death Star and other special effects.

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