There is a lot that goes into making a blockbuster movie that a lot of people don’t realize, and for good reason. Movies have a profound effect on our lives and influence us in a variety of ways. Check out these amazing facts about famous movies and don’t forget to share them with your friends.
1. The weird barking sound the raptors use to communicate in “Jurassic Park”, is actually the sound of tortoises having sex.
Another interesting fact is that it took 6 hours to render a single frame of the rain soaked T-Rex. (source)
2. Although not as successful as the sequels, the first “Paranormal Activity” movie cost less than $15,000 to make, but grossed over $193,000,000. That’s some return of investment.
3. The budget to film “Titanic” was actually larger than the cost to build the actual Titanic.
The cost to construct the Titanic in 1910-1912 was £1.5 million or $7.5 million (at the time). Adjusted to inflation this was $120-150 million in 1997. However, the movie cost around $200 million to make. (source)
4. The movie “Gravity” had a $100,000,000 budget and was more expensive than the Indian Mars Mission.
The Indian Mars mission was the cheapest successful mission to date and cost $74 million. This was less than three quarters the cost to film the movie “Gravity”.(source)