TIL that Schwarzenegger faked interest in the movie “Stop Or My Mom Will Shoot” to trick Stallone into starring in it.    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/axrxwf/til_that_schwarzenegger_faked_interest_in_the/

 

TIL that The Movie “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” title was translated in Israel to “It’s Raining Falafel”.    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/7h8hw6/til_that_the_movie_cloudy_with_a_chance_of/

 

TIL that Robert Downey Jr. was paid $10M for only 8 minutes of screen time in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’. He got paid over $1 million per minute he’s in the movie.    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/hcqu1d/til_that_robert_downey_jr_was_paid_10m_for_only_8/

 

TIL there was actually a priest who turned to wrestling to support an orphanage and it wasn’t just made up for the movie Nacho Libre    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/aobnni/til_there_was_actually_a_priest_who_turned_to/

 

TIL In their most productive week, the Pixar team animated 3½ minutes of the film Toy Story (1995)    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/8p71cb/til_in_their_most_productive_week_the_pixar_team/

 

TIL Monty Python’s movie, The Life of Brian, was funded solely by George Harrison of the Beatles after EMI backed out due to the subject matter.    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/4g94xj/til_monty_pythons_movie_the_life_of_brian_was/

 

TIL Sleeping Beauty herself only has 18 lines of dialogue in the entire movie.    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/42awq6/til_sleeping_beauty_herself_only_has_18_lines_of/

 

TIL movie previews were originally shown at the end of a film, trailing the main feature. This is why movie previews are called “trailers.”    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/5q9fyn/til_movie_previews_were_originally_shown_at_the/

 

TIL GTA V, the highest grossing video game of all time, has made 6 billion dollars whereas Avatar, the highest grossing movie, has made only 2.7 billion dollars    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/9tsio2/til_gta_v_the_highest_grossing_video_game_of_all/

 

TIL that George Lucas wanted to make a Flash Gordon movie but could not obtain the rights so instead he created Star Wars    https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/5mdcl7/til_that_george_lucas_wanted_to_make_a_flash/