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What You Missed If You Weren't At Val Kilmer's AMA

Val Kilmer blew up Reddit with his first ever AMA and fans have been raving that it is one of the best they have seen. So... if you missed, here's a taste of what went down.

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He's got RDJ stories from Kiss Kiss Bang Bang!

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"I know!!!!! I love those guys so much and we had so much fun. You can tell if you watch the behind the scenes footage. I ruin so many takes cause Downey has me howling that he actually gets upset and demands I "Keep going keep going..." And Shane is just the best. So unusual. So clever. And then RDJ went and worked with Michelle Monaghan and didn't even tell me. I woulda gone by just to watch them together again." - Val Kilmer

He's really busted up that Tom Cruise had to work on the set of Top Gun so much...For real!

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"No. He was a sweet heart. We were all quite rowdy me and all the real flyboys and the actors, so I actually felt a little sorry for him cause we all had time to play and date the cute extras and zoom around San Diego in muscle cars, but Tom was always in some scene and never go to play with us..." - Val Kilmer

His favorite memories of being Batman might surprise you

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"When superstars would bring their kids. Man that look of complete magic in their eyes when you put them in the bat mobile. And Jim Carrey is as funny as you can stand and I love Tommy Lee Jones, and even tho he disowned me Joel Shumaker was a wonderful host whenever there were guests. He was very sweet to my mom for example. I had a ball... And Nicole Kidman was easy on the eyes..." - Val Kilmer

And if you can stand the Heat, he gets to call Pacino and De Niro Al and Bob

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"Well imagine being able to say, "Al and Bob" for the rest of your life. Not many people can do that. I have seen Bob, giggling like a school girl in a van in the middle of the night, because we have to be quiet cause they are filming outside... I have been hugged by Al Pacino in the middle of downtown LA like he was my older brother. I have shot live rounds from high powered assault weapons over Bob's head while rehearsing lines from our film. I got to kiss Ashley Judd. I sometimes lived at Michael Mann's house. I am in one of the greatest cops and robbers films in film history, has to be in the top 20. I am on the poster for goodness sake. What an honor! Priceless experience. Watching ALL the actors do their thing. We all work hard but when you are with the icons, you get really squared away. Loved every minute of it." - Val Kilmer

And if you thought he had problems with Brando.... pffft

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"Brando was everything you want the major icon in your world to be, a genius and a gentleman. I was getting divorced at the time and he was so gracious about offering me time and considered thought. He offered to call my ex on behalf of the children. He was one of the funniest men on earth. I still laugh out loud about some of the things he said and did. i mean he literally wore a salad bowl over his head. Much has been said about how awful the experience was. There were several embarrassed execs who made it seem worse than it was to do because the film was so poorly received, and the replacement director was desperate for a comeback and blamed me for the films failure which doesn't hold water when you watch it because I die in the film and the whole last half is just as bad as when I was alive so how could I have made stuff I wasn't in not work? Doesn't make any sense. I worked like a dog to make that film as entertaining as I could because it was such a privilege to work with the greatest. He was not really respected tho and the film suffered greatly by not taking his suggestions. He always took major chances and that true daring always makes people nervous. He would improv, which I love, but they wouldn't film it or use what often did do. To be that great and that misunderstood. So sad... But I am so glad I did it. I begged the studio to film a documentary which I promised them was more interesting than what was happening in front of the camera, but no one ever took me up on it." - Val Kilmer

He's possibly the biggest pizza lover you ever heard of

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"Pizza is one of the greatest creations on earth. I have tried almost every kind in the world. There is no bad pizza. Or toppings. Heaven is filled with melted cheese...! - Val Kilmer

(His favorite frozen pizza brand? Tombstone. Duh.)

Cindy Crawford has cooked for him. That's just impressive.

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" ...And a dish Cindy Crawford made for me. Pasta with butter, and tons of caviar. Never seen it on a menu but... Wow. And she can really cook..." - Val Kilmer

When it comes to Tombstone, he got all the best lines - and some great stories!

"He was responsible for the films success no question. He and I worked so hard I eventually moved in with him and slept on the sofa when Goldie wasn't in town, so we could use the extra 20 minutes writing or going over schedule etc. I have such admiration for Kurt as he basically sacrificed lots of energy that would have gone into his role, to save the film. Everyone cared don't get me wrong, but Kurt put his money where his mouth was, and not a lot of stars extend themselves for the cast and crew. Not like he did. And he is such a good dad and devoted to his girlfriend, and built his own home by ranch. C'non. He's a true superstar and wildly underrated as an actor. Not many guys with his range. And I got all the best lines and he knew it and still laughed and joked every single day. Early on he said casually, "Well this is your picture..." I didn't know what he was talking about so like a bozo I made him explain himself. He is very very articulate when he wants to be. Even I liked me when he was done complimenting my early days of filming... Tombstone=Milestone" - Val Kilmer

We even got a TIL... moment about the history of James Bond


(RE: The Saint booksby Leslie Charteris) "Great novels. They are actually what gave Ian Fleming the idea for James Bond... The people who put it together were great. I hadn't really done a love story... Filming in Russia... The cast was amazing." - Val Kilmer

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