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18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies

There were some outstanding action movies in the ’90s. During the decade, studios continuously released incredible entertainment. Furthermore, those movies were full of small but clever details. Studio releases like The Matrix and Escape from L.A. contributed to establishing the genre over the years. As a result, most moviegoers have found exciting information when they re-watch action movies from the 1990s.

Here’s the list of some of the most exciting and minute details about action movies from the 1990s.

1. In The Fugitive [1993], Harrison Ford, who was playing Dr. Kimble, was not provided a script for the interrogation scene. Instead, they improvised his answers to make it seem more genuine.

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.

2. A real-life robbery occurred at a store in New York during the filming of León: The Professional (1994).

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.

3. The Edgar suit decomposed in Men In Black as the movie continued.

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.
Men In Black (Edgar suit Decomposing)

4. It was Alex Colville’s 1967 painting “Pacific” that inspired the scene where McCauley (Robert De Niro) is staring out the window, watching the ocean in Heat (1995).

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.

5. It’s important to note that the parade music from the finale of The Phantom Menace (1999) is precisely the same melody from Return of the Jedi’s Emperor’s Theme, only in a primary key and with a higher tempo.

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.

6. In the movie ‘Total Recall,’ Quaid is seen going through his suitcase, and you can see the disguise in it he later wears when he arrives at Mars as a woman.

Total Recall's Two Weeks - Flickfeast's Scene Stealers - YouTube

7. In the movie Batman & Robin (1997), Poison Ivy gives Bruce Wayne a plan to make Wayne Enterprises more eco-friendly by using recycled paper. 

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.

8. In the film Goldeneye (1995), James Bond shoots a Russian gangster in the leg, which caused a severe knee injury. He returns with modified cane in The World is Not Enough (1999) to save Bond’s life.

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.
GoldenEye / The World Is Not Enough

9. Volker Engle, the film’s special effects supervisor, plays the office worker who was killed during the alien attack in Independence Day (1996). 

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.
Independence Day (1996)

10. There is a reference to Michelangelo’s Delphic Sibyl in The Matrix (1999), showing an oraclular figure of Greek in a similar outfit. 

The Matrix, 1999] The Oracle's outfit and kitchen are a reference to Michaelangelo's Delphic Sibyl, depicting a Greek oracular figure: MovieDetails

Sibyl | Greek legendary figure | Britannica

11. From Dusk till Dawn (1996), Kill Bill (2003), and Planet Terror (2007), Michael Parks plays the same character, Earl McGraw, in all three films by Quentin Tarantino.

Is it true that all Quentin Tarantino movies are connected thought at least one character? - Quora

12. A stunt caused Jackie Chan to break his foot, so he finished the film in a sock painted like a shoe over his cast in Rumble in the Bronx (1995).

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Jackie Chan’s sock

13. In the movie ‘Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995),’ Bruce Willis suggested Samuel L. Jackson play Zeus. Naturally, Jackson was thrilled as he had seen the original Die Hard dozens of times.

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Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995)

14. As seen in Terminator 2: Judgement Day, the T-1000 looks a bit confused as this is how he would look in his natural form, which we haven’t yet seen.

18 Less Known Facts From 90s Action Movies.

15. In the movie “Demolition Man” (1993), Wesley Snipes, a black belt in Shotokan and Haptiko, moved too fast during fight scenes. As a result, the filmmakers asked him to slow down. Otherwise, the audience would see blurred images from the cameras.

Demolition Man (1993): Wesley Snipes (black belt in Shotokan and Haptiko) moved so fast during fight scenes that the filmmakers had to ask him to slow down, or all the cameras would

16. In the 1993 movie, Last Action Hero, Danny and Slater (Schwarzenegger) cross paths with the Cop T-1000 from Terminator 2 (1991).

Last Action Hero (93) - When young Danny and Slater (Schwarzenegger) enter the police station, they cross path with the cop T1000 from Terminator II ( 91) which Danny recognizes - 9GAG

17. Escape From L.A. is a mystery thriller, and in between scenes, Kurt Russell worked on his basketball skills to ensure he made every shot.

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18. The future Mr. Freeze (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is pictured with Max Shreck in Batman Returns (1992).

In the background of BATMAN RETURNS Max Shreck (Christopher Walken) has a wall of photos with him & celebrities like Sammy Davis jr and Arnold Schwarzenegger.: MovieDetails