14 Facts You Never Knew About Your Favorite Movies

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1. Do you remember this guy from Pocahontas?

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His name was Thomas and he was actually voiced by Christian Bale.

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2. Ed Helms’ missing tooth in The Hangover wasn’t computer generated, it’s real. An adult tooth never grew in so he has an implant.

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3. Gwyneth Paltrow played young Wendy in Hook.

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4. “Vader” is Dutch for father.

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5. It was James Cameron who drew the portrait of Rose in Titanic. The drawing was auctioned for at least $16,000.

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6. In early drafts, the time machine in Back to the Future was supposed to be a refrigerator.

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7. Pumbaa was the first character to ever exhibit flatulence in a Disney movie.

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8. Will Smith was originally approached to play Neo, but backed out to star in Wild Wild West instead.

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9. Other what ifs? John Travolta was considered for Maverick in Top Gun, but his asking price was too high.

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10. And Robert De Niro turned down the role of Captain Jack Sparrow because he thought Pirates of the Caribbean was going to bomb.

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11. R2D2 is shorthand for “Reel 2, Dialogue 2” that was used in George Lucas’ film American Graffiti. He liked the sound of it and re-used it for Star Wars.

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12. The lead characters in Pulp Fiction were named Vincent and Jules…

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While the lead characters in Twins were also named Vincent and Julius. Coincidence? Nope. Danny DeVito had been a producer on Pulp Fiction.

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13. E.T.’s face was modeled after Albert Einstein, Carl Sandburg and a pug.

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14. The Lion King was originally called “King of the Jungle” before they realized that lions don’t actually live in jungles.

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Do you know what else you probably never knew?

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