Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

The Sugar - Coated Windows in Movies

In movies, the windows that shatter or through which the actors are propelled are, in fact, not made of glass but sugar, to avoid injuries. A refined manufacturing technique results in a transparent product.

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The Only Actor to Have Played in Six Episodes of Star Wars

Only one actor played in all six Star Wars movies (spanning a period of 30 years). Ironically, he is never directly seen. We are talking about Anthony Daniels - who, under his armor, is none other than the robot C-3PO.

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Lord of the Rings by the Beatles?

Even if Lord of the Rings was only released recently, the author had previously refused several requests for permission to adapt his work, notably one from the Beatles. John Lennon would have played Gollum, Paul McCartney starring as Frodon, Ringo Starr as Sagace, and lastly Gandalf by George Harrison.

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French President’s Great-Grandaughters - Stars of the Hollywood Screen

Emily and Zooey Deschanel are famous American film stars, featured in the series Bones and Weeds. They are the great grand-daughters of Paul Deschanel, President of the French Republic in the 1920s.

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When Luke Skywalker Becomes the Joker

Mark Hamill is known worldwide for his role of Luke Skywalker, the central protagonist of the original film trilogy of the Star Wars universe. What is not common knowledge, however, is that he has turned to dubbing, starring as the voice of a superhero in movies and video games. He is notably the voice of the Joker in the Batman movie.

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Avatar - The Movie Written In 1995

Avatar, the last movie of James Cameron, was ready on paper since 1995 and production would begin in 1998, after the blockbuster Titanic. The American director held off on the project as he felt the current technology would not do justice to the special effects of the film.

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The Planet Tatooine In Star Wars Is, In Fact, A Real City

In Star Wars, the planet Tatooine is directly inspired by the Tunisian town of Tataouine and the desert of the same name. Several scenes of young Anakin Luke Skywalker were shot at this site. The movie set was left intact and is a tourist attraction today.

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When Julia Roberts And Erin Brockovich Exchange Roles

In the film Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh, the real Erin Brockovich plays a waitress in the scene where Julia Roberts, who personifies Erin Brockovich, is going out to dinner with her children. Erin wears a badge with the name Julia, to underline the fact that Julia Roberts plays her character.

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