1. American Psycho
When Christian Bale first met with “American Psycho” author Bret Easton Ellis, he showed up in character acting and dressed as his character, Patrick Bateman.
2. Bring it On
All of the actors had to partake in a four-week cheerleading camp before filming because director Peyton Reed wanted to use as little stunt doubles as possible.
3. Cast Away
Tom Hanks got into character by not exercising and growing pudgy for the beginning of the film. Then production was paused for a year so Hanks could lose 50 pounds and grow his hair long for his main look in the movie.
4. Charlie’s Angels
The screen rights to the 1976 version of “Charlie’s Angels” were owned by Drew Barrymore, who made an estimate of over $100 million dollars from the investment.
5. Coyote Ugly
The Coyote Ugly Saloon, which really exists, opened in New York City in 1993.
6. Dude, Where’s my Car?
The proposed sequel to the movie, titled “Seriously Dude, Where’s My Car?” was proposed to begin filming in 2003, but Ashton Kutcher shot down the idea.
7. The Emperor's New Groove
The first visibly pregnant character to be shown in a Disney movie is Pacha’s wife, Chicha.
8. Final Destination
In the opening scene of the movie Devon Sawa is asleep, but in real life while filming he really did fall asleep, for four hours!
Working on set was dangerous for Russell Crowe. While filming, he broke bones in his foot and hip and injured both bicep tendons.
10. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Getting into costume took Jim Carrey three hours every day. The Grinch suit was made completely of dyed green yak hairs.
11. Love and Basketball
Sanaa Lathan had no previous basketball experience prior to trying out for the movie and almost didn’t get the role because of it.
12. Miss Congeniality
The answer Cheryl gives to the question, “What is your idea of a perfect date?” was actually said by a contestant in a real pageant.
13. Mission: Impossible 2
Tom Cruise performed the opening scene himself, in which he hangs from a 2,000-foot cliff in Moab, himself, making director John Woo incredibly nervous.
14. Remember the Titans
This was Ryan Gosling’s debut big screen performance in his first “adult” role.
15. The Patriot
Heath Ledger performed all of his own stunts during filming.
Rebecca Romjin had to sit in hair and makeup for nine hours for crew to apply the 100 prosthetic pieces and full body makeup that transformed her into Mystique.