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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory picture
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory mistake picture

Trivia: In the beginning of the movie, when the candy store owner is singing the candy man song, there's a spot towards the end of the song where he lifts up his counter to let all the kids in. Watch the little blonde girl as she gets walloped in the chin by the counter.

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Frozen picture
Frozen mistake picture

Trivia: In the scene where Anna is going outside the gates in "For The First Time in Forever", if you look quickly enough, you can see the backs of Flynn and Rapunzel, from "Tangled".

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Star Wars picture

Trivia: On its initial release, the film was booked in just 37 theaters. It ended up breaking 36 house records.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street picture

Trivia: This was Johnny Depp's first movie.

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The Polar Express picture

Trivia: The voice of Hero Boy's mother and sister are done by director Robert Zemeckis' wife, Leslie.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring picture

Trivia: According to the Guinness Book of Records, the Lord of the Rings holds the record for the greatest number of false feet used in one movie: 60,000.

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Watchmen picture

Trivia: During the opening fight scene, Comedian throws a mug at his attacker, but misses. The mug strikes the numerals on his apartment door, knocking the '1' off. This turns 3001 into "300", the name of the director's previous hit film.

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Shrek 2 picture

Trivia: A little foreshadowing, when the King first goes to the Poison Apple pub, a frog with ruby red lips asks him if she had met him before.

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The Wizard of Oz picture

Trivia: Professor Marvel, the Cabbie, the doorman, the guard, and the wizard himself are all the same actor, Frank Morgan.

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The Dark Knight picture

Trivia: When Gordon is promoted to Commissioner, Heath Ledger improvised the Joker joining in on the applause.

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Peter Pan picture

Trivia: Jeremy Sumpter (Peter Pan) had to go through 6-7 months of flying practice before he could start "flying" in the film.

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Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens picture
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens mistake picture

Trivia: After Rey touches Luke's lightsaber she begins to have the vision, and when she falls to the floor the blaster is missing from the back of her belt, but after she "sees" Luke and R2 and then stands up the blaster is back again, tucked into her belt. (Even though Rey's having her vision of things all around her, she herself is not a vision).

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Shallow Hal picture

Trivia: Nan Martin (the unattractive Tanya/Nurse "sourpuss") was the real-life mother of Zen Gesner (who played Ralph).

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl picture

Trivia: The bit where Will impersonates Jack was devised by Orlando Bloom (Will), who asked the producer if he could put it in the movie.

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Pet Sematary picture

Trivia: In the scene of Missy's funeral, Stephen King plays the priest.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban picture

Trivia: In order to acquaint himself with his three lead actors, director Alfonso Cuaron had each of them write an essay about their characters, from a first-person point of view. Emma Watson, in true Hermione fashion, went a little overboard and wrote an 16-page essay, Daniel Radcliffe wrote a simple one page paper, and Rupert Grint never even turned his in, as he said that is what Ron would have done.

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Labyrinth picture

Trivia: The Baby "Toby" is played by Toby Froud, the son of the man who did the character design, Brian Froud.

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas picture

Trivia: When Johnny Depp passes an old guy sitting, who looks like him (bald with hippy glasses), surrounded by females, it is none other than Hunter S. Thompson himself, in a cameo.

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine picture

Trivia: When Wolverine goes to the gym to talk to Fred, Fred gets insulted because he thinks Wolverine calls him a "blob" (Wolverine actually uses the word "bub", as he often does). In the comics Fred's character's name was the "Blob".

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince picture

Trivia: Young Tom Riddle is played by newcomer Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, who is the nephew of Ralph Fiennes, the actor who plays Lord Voldemort, aka Tom Riddle.

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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back picture

Trivia: The Special Edition covers of Return of the Jedi and Empire Strikes Back are wrong. The picture of the Emperor on ESB cover is from 'ROTJ', and the lightsaber duel between Luke and Vader on the cover of ROTJ is taken from 'ESB' (notice Luke is in his fighter pilot suit, and Vader is fighting him one-handed)

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An American Werewolf in London picture

Trivia: Rick Baker originally wanted the werewolf to be a bipedal werewolf. John Landis refused and said that it had to be a four-legged hound from hell.

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The Golden Child picture

Trivia: When Chandler cracks a joke and upsets the dragon lady, she throws a fit. Doctor Hong calms her down in Chinese. He is saying, 'I am sorry, I am sorry, he has no manners.'

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Avengers: Age of Ultron picture

Trivia: When all the Avengers are attempting to lift Thor's hammer, Captain America is able to move it slightly. In the comics, Cap is one of the few characters noble enough to be able to lift Thor's hammer (notable others being Storm and Beta Ray Bill).

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Shrek (2001)

Shrek picture

Trivia: The scene where Fiona impressed Shrek with her loud burp was added to the film courtesy of Cameron Diaz. Diaz gave such a loud belch after drinking some Coke during recording, which gave the movie makers the idea for the gag.

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The Twilight Saga: New Moon picture

Trivia: You can see Volterra's tower and the red-cloaked revelers from the festival of San Marco on the cover of Bella's copy of Romeo and Juliet when she wakes up in her bedroom. (Per director Chris Weitz.)

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Field of Dreams picture

Trivia: The town in Iowa that the movie was filmed in was Dyersville. The actual house and farm used in the movie are about 2 miles outside of town and are open to the public.

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit picture

Trivia: In the Ink and Paint Club, when Jessica is about to do her number, just as the curtains open, her dress snaps off for a split second, then reappears. This can only be seen in slow motion on the laserdisc version, however.

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Edward Scissorhands picture

Trivia: In the scene where Edward is being driven into town, the car passes a house with children playing on a slip 'n' slide on the front lawn. The boy that is seen running and sliding was future Backstreet Boy, Nick Carter.

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Peter Pan picture

Trivia: Disney's Peter Pan was the first Peter Pan ever to be played by a boy. Traditionally Pan had always been played by women.

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