25 Interesting Tidbits You Might Not Know About Movies

Ever since the first silent films, movies have helped shape our culture and our world. Whether it is a Bollywood film or a classic Hollywood blockbuster, the cinema is important in our daily lives. It has shaped popular culture in ways that cannot be underestimated. In many ways it determines what is going to be “cool” and what won’t be. Whether it is slang, clothing, or just a general style, there is nothing more potent and powerful than Hollywood in dictating the direction of culture. Even in parts of the world where electricity and internet connection are sparse, people find themselves being influenced by movies.

Of course, along with this influence comes the possibility of division. Movies and cinema play a strong role in dissent and political activism as well. Documentary makers often cast light on things that people otherwise wouldn’t know about. Today we are going to take a look behind the scenes of the movies and find out some quirky facts about the cinema and Hollywood that you might not have known before. So even if you are not a movie buff, we are sure that you will enjoy this list. These are 25 interesting tidbits you might not know about movies.

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David Holmes, Daniel Radcliffe's stunt double in the first six Harry Potter films was paralyzed during an accident on the set of the 7th film

David Holmes, Daniel Radcliffe's stunt double in the first six Harry Potter films was paralyzed during a accident on the set of the 7th filmSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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Morgan Freeman didn't appear in a movie until he was 34 and didn't get a big role until he was 52

Morgan Freeman didn't appear in a movie until he was 34 and didn't get a big role until he was 52Source: imdb, Image: wikipedia

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Borat was a huge hit in Israel because all of Borat's Kazakh lines were actually in Hebrew

boratSource: washingtonpost.com, Image: wikipedia
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Otto Frank wrote to Audrey Hepburn asking her if she would play the role of his daughter, Anne Frank, in the movie adaptation of her life. Audrey politely turned the role down because of her own past in Nazi occupied Netherlands would make it too emotionally challenging.

Otto Frank wrote to Audrey Hepburn asking her if she would play the role of his daughter, Anne Frank, in the movie adaptation of her life. Audrey politely turned the role down because of her own past in Nazi occupied Netherlands would make it too emotionally challenging.Source: tcm.com, Image: wikipedia

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NASA keeps Armageddon, Apollo 13, and Around The World In 80 Days aboard the International Space Station

NASA keeps Armageddon, Apollo 13, and Around The World In 80 Days aboard the International Space StationSource: discovermagazine.com, Image: wikipedia

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