There’s a lot of hard work that goes into making a movie and involves multiple processes and mistakes. Knowing the Behind The Scenes story can actually make things more relatable and interesting. Here are 16 behind the scenes stories from iconic action movies that sound too crazy to be true:
1. When Sigourney Weaver actually scored the “impossible” basketball shot from Alien Resurrection (1997)
2. The revelation that Samuel L. Jackson had agreed to be in Snakes on a Plane due to its title.
3. The concept of PG-13 rating came into existence only because of Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom.
4. While performing stunts for Crouching Tiger, Michelle Yeoh ended up injuring her ACL. However, despite her injury, she carried on and performed her own stunts.
5. When Tom Cruise’s improvised kiss from Top Gun (1986) became an iconic moment of the movie
6. Due to Harley Quinn’s allergy to chicken egg whites, duck eggs were used to make the egg-sandwich in Birds of Prey.
7. In xXx, Vin Diesel donned a huge fake tattoo of Dungeons and Dragons because of his obsession with the game.
8. Amidst the filming of Never Say Never Again (1983), Sean Connery’s wrist broke because of an instructor.
9. When Michael B. Jordan instantly improvised Killmonger’s “Hey, Auntie” line from Black Panther. Luckily, the entire audience seemingly loved the line in the premiere.
10. During The Mummy shoot, Brendan Fraser was almost killed in the noose while performing a stunt.
11. The title Independence Day was a marketing strategy that coerced the studio to release the film earlier.
12. When Chris Evans almost landed the role of Human Torch in Deadpool 2 (2018)
13. Initially, the title of John Wick (2014) was actually Scorn. However, Keanu Reeves’ reference to the movie as John Wicks was what made them change it.
14. While filming the stunts from Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Tom Cruise injured his ankle severely.
15. When Cary Elwes, who was supposed to pretend, got actually knocked out in The Princess Bride.
16. The epic entrance of Thor in the climax of Avengers: Infinity War was originally for Captain America