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23 Random And Useless Movie Facts You Probably Never Knew Before

Robert Downey Jr. always hid snacks on Marvel sets. One day he randomly offered Chris Evans blueberries in the middle of a scene, and they kept it in.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the most random, bizarre, and interesting movie facts they know. Here are the wild and true results.

1. In The Incredibles 2, Frozone's wife (Honey) was set to finally make an appearance, but they unfortunately cut her scene for two key reasons.

2. In A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper spent six months with a dialect coach trying to imitate Sam Elliott's voice... before he even knew Sam was going to be cast as his on-screen brother.

3. In Us, Jordan Peele revealed that the single leather glove each Tethered person wore was a nod to three key figures: O.J. Simpson, Freddy Krueger, and Michael Jackson.

4. In A Quiet Place, Millicent Simmonds made on-screen father John Krasinski cry with a simple suggestion to the script: signing "I have always loved you" instead of "I love you."

5. In Crazy Rich Asians, Henry Golding almost turned down the main role because he thought it called for a "legitimate actor," and that just wasn't him.

6. In Home Alone, the prop department originally created a fake tarantula to put on Daniel Stern's face, but the director made them use a real one. Also, the tarantula's name was Barry.

7. In Miracle on 34th Street, actor John Payne, who played Fred Gailey, loved the movie so much that he actually wrote a sequel to it when he was older.

8. In The Avengers, Robert Downey Jr. always hid snacks around the set for when he got hungry. One day he randomly offered Chris Evans blueberries in the middle of a scene, and they kept it in.

9. In Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the "candy" flower cup that Gene Wilder bit into was actually made of wax.

10. In The Exorcist, Paul Bateson, who played a radiologist's assistant, was a convicted murderer who dismembered and killed gay men in the late '70s.

11. In Hostel, writer-director Eli Roth came up with the premise for the film after discovering a Thai website where people can pay to torture and kill another human.

12. In Schindler's List, director Steven Spielberg refused to collect a paycheck from the movie's profits. He said it would have been "blood money" and that all profits should be returned to the Jewish community.

13. In Batman Returns, Michelle Pfeiffer literally had to be vacuum-sealed into her Catwoman costume, which made it very difficult to move and breathe.

14. In Mammia Mia! Here We Go Again, Cher was basically forced to be in the sequel by the head of Universal Pictures.

15. In It's a Wonderful Life, writer-director Frank Capra helped create a new type of artificial snow because the current movie method (using Cornflakes that were painted white) was too noisy when the actors had to walk in scenes.

16. In Candyman, Tony Todd had to fill his mouth with real bees during that trademark scene, and he got stung several times because of it.

17. In Last Holiday, the deluxe hotel where Queen Latifah's character visited (the Grandhotel Pupp) was actually a real hotel in the Czech Republic.

18. In Move Over Darling, James Garner picked up Doris Day while shooting a scene and accidentally broke two of her ribs.

19. In Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Chris Pratt had a full-circle moment because the movie (which earned him $10 million) filmed in Maui, and just 20 years earlier he was living in Maui... in a van.

20. In Jingle all the Way, the whole movie was actually inspired by the Cabbage Patch Kids craze from the Christmas season of 1983.

21. In Hocus Pocus, the main role of Max almost went to Leonardo DiCaprio, but he backed out to film two other movies.

22. In Singin' in the Rain, Gene Kelly insulted Debbie Reynolds' dancing so much that she once hid from everyone under a piano, crying.

23. And in Thor: Ragnarok, the "He's a friend from work!" line was actually improvised by a kid from Make-A-Wish who was visiting the set.