Best adventure movie trivia of 1979

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Trivia: The man shooting the movie during the attack on the beach who says "Don't look at the camera" is actually director Francis Ford Coppola. (00:25:38)

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Trivia: Amongst the taunts that the Nightrider shouts to the police on the CB is a verse of the song "Rocker" by AC/DC.

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Trivia: Because of its violent scenes, this was the first PG-rated Disney movie ever.

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Trivia: Mark Lenard, who played Spock's father, Sarek, in the original series, is the only person to play a Romulan ("Balance of Terror"), a Vulcan (Sarek), and a Klingon. He played the Klingon Captain in the final Klingon ship to be destroyed by V'Ger.

Mark English
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Trivia: In the scene were Mercy claims to have stolen the coat because the cops are looking for somebody in a pink top, she actually had to wear the coat to cover a cast on her wrist which she broke while being pulled by Fox in the 96th street station chase just before Fox's sad departure.

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Trivia: The film's budget had been more than the first six Bond films added together, but Broccoli's gamble paid off. Upon release in the Summer of 1979, the film enjoyed huge success globally, and the film easily recouped its budget.

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Trivia: Halloran's plane, George-Ann, is named after the director's wife.

Lynette Carrington
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Trivia: It seems like a mistake, but it really isn't: Director Nicholas Meyer, in his DVD audio commentary, points out that the time machine should not have stayed in London and rightfully did belong where it ended up - in a museum in San Francisco. This is plausible not because of alternate dimensions or time zones, he explains, but because the machine was crated up and shipped there by museum curators after H.G. Wells' death/disappearance.

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Trivia: Up until the church, a running gag was "Feeling lost? Have you tried Hare Krishna?" When the duo stop at the church, the sign says, "LOST? HAVE YOU TRIED REV. HARRY KRISHNA?"

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Trivia: The photograph in the barn of Henry Dailey (Mickey Rooney) as a young jockey is actually a still shot of Rooney from the 1944 film, "National Velvet," starring Elizabeth Taylor. Rooney played jockey Mike Taylor.

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Trivia: The Concorde leased to Universal for the making of this movie was the same plane that crashed in France on July 25, 2000.

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Trivia: Episode: Jennifer> When Buck is standing in the hangar, following a short protest with the security guard about boarding flight 409; the flight 'Jennifer' is on, the P.A. announces the flight take off, and calls for Captain Christopher Pike. Captain Christopher Pike was Captain James T. Kirk's predecessor in the original Star Trek pilot and opening episodes; either a strange coincidence, or possibly a homage to the classic Star Trek series. (00:11:50)

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