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15 Interesting, Little-Known Facts About Your Favourite Movies That You Probably Never Knew

 6. Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter posed in 10 different Kamasutra poses to record the orgasmic sounds of their unseen sex scene in the “Fight Club.”

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Fight Club is a 1999 movie that was based on a 1996 novel of the same name. Fight Club was one of the most talked about movie in 1999. Helena Bonham Carter and Brad Pitt spent three days recording orgasmic sounds for an unseen sex scene in the movie. During the shooting of the movie Helena Bonham Carter and Brad Pitt posed in ten different Kamasutra positions.(source)

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7. The ocean you see in “Life of Pi” is actually a swimming pool in Taiwan.

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Rhythm & Hues was the studio that created all the visuals for the film. They were associated for nearly three years with the movie. Most of the ocean scenes were shot in a swimming pool in Taiwan. The swimming pool was created on an unused airstrip. The pool measured 70×30 meters and 3 meters in depth. A huge wave machine was installed to generate waves. The wave machines were synchronized or were used off sync to create the different pattern of waves. Later the VFX stepped in, matched the pool water and created an ocean surface that stretched to eternity.(source)

8. Quentin Tarantino’s car was stolen during the shooting of the movie “Pulp Fiction” and the car was returned 20 years later.

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Pulp Fiction is a 1994 Black comedy directed by Quentin Tarantino. Pulp Fiction is regarded as one of the most significant movies of that era. The movie features John Travolta and Uma Thurman. In the movie, Vincent Vega drives a red colored car that was actually Quentin Tarantino’s. The car was stolen during the shoot. A police complaint was registered. The car was diligently searched and returned in January 2014. The year marks the 20th year of the film’s release.(source)

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9. While filming Hans Gruber’s death scene in “Die Hard”, Director McTiernan drops Alan Rickman 40 feet one second before Alan expected it to get a look of real terror and it worked!

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It was the day when Alan Rickman playing the role of Hans Gruber was to fall 40 feet from Nakatomi Plaza. Alan was going to be dropped from the crane. He was understandably nervous about the whole sequence. The presence of big screen mattress did not allay his fears. John McTiernan, director of the movie went first to show how safe the whole stunt was. Finally, Rickman was coaxed into doing the stunt after agreeing that the harness release button would be pressed only after the count of one…two… three… release. Alan Rickman got ready and the countdown began One…Two… Release! This accounts for the genuine look of terror on Hans Gruber’s face.(source)

10. “The Godfather” based on the functioning of Mafia never uses the word Mafia throughout the film.

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Francis Ford Coppola directed God Father is a cult movie starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino. Francis Ford Coppola categorically refuted the rumors of recruiting real mafia members for the film. Coppola went on to say there would be a reciprocation of favors once one is offered a favor from  a member of an organized crime. However, the film never uses the word ‘Mafia’  throughout the movie despite, the word featuring in the book.(source)

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