18 Unbelievably Horrible Facts About Hollywood You Will Never Have Read

Many -almost- deaths on set.

1.

Oliver Robins, who played Robbie in Poltergeist, he was actually being strangled in the clown scene.

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Robins explicó a Fright how the clown’s outstretched arm got caught around his neck: “I was in a tight little spot under the bed, and … it’s almost like in a car accident. Do you know how a car accident happens so fast that you don’t remember? But if you don’t react, something will happen? Well, Steven saw it, probably in the auxiliary video, and he pulled me out of there. Who knows what would have happened if it had been otherwise. “

2.

The movie Caine changed his name to Shark after a shark killed a stunt double during filming. They then used photos of the accident to promote the film.

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Double the risk, Jose Marco, died after a shark broke through the protection net and attacked him. His death was later used to promote the film, as seen in the poster above.

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The Lone Gunman predicted not only the 9/11 incident, but conspiracy theories about its causes as well.

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The pilot of The Lone Gunman, a series derived from The X-Files, showed a government plan to hijack a plane, crash it into the World Trade Center, and let terrorist organizations take credit in order to start a new war and increase arms sales. It aired six months before September 11, 2001.

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Also in relation to 9/11, apparently, the cast and crew of Master of Disguise was informed of the events during the filming of the turtle scene. After a moment of silence, they continued recording.

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In accordance with IMDb and various unofficial sources, the turtle scene was filmed on September 11. This has never been confirmed or denied by the filmmakers or actors, but the date the film was shot does coincide with September 11.

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Two child actors and a veteran actor were killed when a helicopter crashed into them on the set of Twilight Zone: The Movie.

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On the last day of filming Twilight Zone: The Movie, they were filming a scene about a battle during the Vietnam War, where the actor Vic Morrow, 53, and the child actors, Renee Shinn Chen and Myca Dinh Le, 6 and 7, ran after a helicopter. East lost control and crashed into all three actors, killing them. The scene was deleted from the finished film, but the general segment, starring Vic Morrow, was still included when the film was released in 1983.


6.

This Pearl Harbor scene from Tora! Tora! Tora!, in which people appear escaping from an exploding plane, it happened by accident. This it wasn’t supposed what happened, and the stuntmen who ran to get away from the flames were actually running for their lives.

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“There was shrapnel flying everywhere,” said stuntman Phil Adams, describing what it was like to shoot the sequence. “It was probably some of the best scenes we shot that day.”

7.

Isla Fisher nearly drowned for real while filming the scene in the water tank in Now You See Me.

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Your chain of deliverance got stuck in her locker room, which means she was trapped for the entire three-minute sequence. “I was really drowning,” she told Chelsea Handler on Chelsea Lately. “Everyone thought he was acting wonderfully … no one realized that he was actually struggling.”

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And that scene where Diane falls into the muddy pool, only to find herself surrounded by skeletons? Well, result that they were real human skeletons, which no one told actress JoBeth Williams.

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Also, actor Will Sampson performed an exorcism on the set of the sequel after hearing about the use of human skeletons in the first film.

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Judith Eva Barsi, the child actress who famously voiced Ducky in Land Before Time, it was killed by her father at the age of 10.

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He also murdered his wife, Judith’s mother, before committing suicide. Strangely, Judith had previously played a girl murdered by her father in Fatal Vision.


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A spooky fragment of Sesame Street In the 1970s, titled “Cracks,” it was lost until a man named Jon Armond started looking for it after remembering that it had traumatized him as a child. After years of searching, he received a fax from an unknown, unreachable number, promising to send him the segment, as long as he agreed never to show it in public, not publish it online, or send it to anyone else. He accepted, and found a copy of the segment in his mailbox.

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A note delivered with the DVD read: “We trust this will end your search.” Armond kept his promise, but a copy of the segment from another search was later sent to Lost Media Wiki founder Daniel Wilson via anonymous email, and he made the segment public. You can see it here.

11.

The end of the suspense movie, Sliver, nearly killed three people when they accidentally crashed into a volcano.

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The movie should finish with Carly and Zeke’s helicopter flying into a volcano. They shot right over the Kïlauea, in Hawaii, to get the footage, with Craig Hosking piloting. It hit the edge of the volcano and crashed. Hosking was rescued immediately, but it took two days to find cinematographer Michael A. Benson and visual effects cameraman Chris Duddy. In the end, they were all safely taken out of the volcano. The scene was used in hearing tests, but after the negative answer, the ending was changed.

12.

The set of Regan and her mother’s house in The Exorcist mysteriously burned down one morning before filming. However, the set in Regan’s bedroom was apparently left intact.

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El director, William Friedkin, he claimed that it was an old building and that it was likely that one of the many pigeons that used to fly inside had collided with a light box, causing the fire. Production had to stop for two months because the set was destroyed. Except, supposedly Regan’s room. Because of this, and other strange events, the Washington, DC priest, Thomas M. King, was brought in to bless the place.

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Paul Bateson, an extra who played a radiology technician in The ExorcistHe was later convicted of the murder of the film critic, Addison Verrill.

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Existed evidence which connected him to the murder of six other men, although the judge in the case decided it was not enough, and he was only convicted of Verrill’s murder.

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Three members of the cast and crew of The Omen they were stalked by strange lights during filming.

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Gregory Peck’s plane was struck by lightning while flying to shoot the movie. The executive producer’s plane, Mace Neufeld, was struck by lightning a few weeks later, causing great turbulence, and then the producer, Harvey Bernhard, was almost struck by lightning while filming in Rome. Bernhard it started to carry a cross to the set, saying, decades later, that he didn’t want to risk it: “The devil was doing his thing, and he didn’t want the movie made.”

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And, the special effects artist, John Richardson, suffered a car accident who beheaded his assistant, a year after performing makeup for the beheading scene in The Omen.

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The accident happened on Friday the 13th, and Richardson (who survived it) supposedly he saw a sign saying “Ommen, 66.6 km” (Ommen was the name of a nearby Dutch town) at the scene after what happened.

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Stuntman Alf Joint, who had worked on The Omen, was seriously injured filming a routine stunt scene where he jumped off a ceiling for the movie A Bridge Too Far. At the hospital, he said he felt like he had been pushed.

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Apparently, he fell suddenly and strangely instead of jumping, as he was trained to do.

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Although it was not included in the film, the novel No Country for Old Men it contained the line: “Some time ago, here in San Antonio, a federal judge was shot and killed.” Possibly this was a reference to the murder of Judge John Howland Wood, at the hands of Charles Harrelson in 1979. Who is the son of Charles Harrelson? Woody Harrelson, who was one of the stars of the movie.

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You can read more about Charles Harrselson and the murder of John Wood here.


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And finally, The Simpsons he has predicted many things Over the years, what the creators consider to be mostly substantiated deductions. However, they have no real explanation for this creepy pamphlet Lisa is holding that appears to be a reference to 9/11 … in an episode that aired in 1997.

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Apparently they chose number 9 because it was hilariously small, and the Twin Towers in the background were just an eerie coincidence.

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