Note to myself: I’ve never visited a horror movie set.
From skyscraper-tall gorillas to shark-infested tornadoes. The film industry has certainly brought us a lot of wild stories. However, sometimes the wildest Hollywood stories come from behind the scenes.
Here are 16 of the most brutal experiences the cast and crew had on set:
to get through an eight hour makeup session each day. He had to transform into a character in How the Grinch Stole ChristmasJim Carrey was trained by a man who teaches CIA agents how to endure torture.
The Tunisian government asked George Lucas to move his sandman off the Libyan border during filming. Star Wars: A New Hope Because Libya mistook it for an armored vehicle and threatened military action.
Isla Fisher nearly drowned when her release chain was attached to her dress during a magic scene in Now you see me.
During the fight scene in Ben-HurA special victim fell into a pool that had previously been dyed blue. And MGM keeps him on the payroll until the dye runs out.
most of titanic The cast and crew were poisoned with clam chowder, and PCP was rushed to the hospital at 1 a.m.
When Benedict Cumberbatch and his friends’ tires Explode on the way back to the way to the ends of the earth They were kidnapped with guns before being left midway.
while Melissa George was filming in a boathouse for The Amityville Horror (2005) The local police came to inform the production that the body of the deceased was found floating nearby.
While filming the Witched Witch of the West, the smoky exit from Munchkinland in Wizard of OzActress Margaret Hamilton injured her hand and face.
during filming Emily Rose’s ExorcismJennifer’s Radio Carpenter constantly turns on in the middle of the night and plays on the words “I’m alive” over and over
The police showed up at the set. motto now in the Philippines and take everyone’s passports after discovering that they used an unidentified corpse bought from a tomb robber as props.
JoBeth Williams was filming without realizing it. Poltergeistge The scene in the pond was filled with real skeletons because the production was deemed “too expensive” fake.
after occupy The props store building was set on fire, destroying the dybbuk box containing the imitation demon that the movie centered on.
while filming the mountain sermon scene in love of jesus christJim Caviezel was struck by lightning.
After discovering that lead actor Malcolm McDowell was afraid of snakes, director Stanley Kubrick introduced the character Basil, a python. orange courtyard.
while playing Chewbacca in Star Wars: Return of the JediPeter Mayhew is taken through the Pacific Northwest by sailors dressed in brightly colored vests. In order not to be mistaken for others to think he is Bigfoot and shoot him.
Finally, Michael Imperioli smashed the broken glass with his hand. Goodfellas was identified and taken to the hospital. But the emergency room doctor rushed to treat the fake gunshot wound from the scene he was shooting instead.
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