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Over 90% of American movies made before 1929 are lost, no copies are known to exist.
Nigeria makes more movies every year than the US.
Possessing Bibles, watching South Korean movies and distributing pornography may be punished with death in North Korea.
Myanmar officially bans the colors red and yellow from movies, for no clear reason.
106-year-old Manoel de Oliveira was the oldest active film director until 2015. He began making movies during the silent era.
Men account for 74.4% of lead roles in Hollywood movies.
In the 1920’s and early 1930’s, women dominated the screenwriting profession in Hollywood’s movies.
Samuel L. Jackson has said “motherfcker” 171 times in 27 different movies.
Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double for the first 6 Harry Potter movies was paralyzed from an accident on set in the 7th movie.
“Apollo 13”, “Armageddon”, and “Around the World in 80 Days” are among the movies NASA keeps aboard the International Space Station.
Netflix has over 76,000 categories, including “Cool Mustaches” and “Imaginative Time Travel Movies from the 1980s.”
Actor Sean Bean has died on 32% of his movies, the highest percentage of any living actor of note.
Steven Spielberg declined to direct the Harry Potter movies and said “It’s just like withdrawing a billion dollars and putting it into your personal bank accounts. There’s no challenge.”
The “No Animals Were Harmed” moniker on movies only applies while film is actually recording.
Sean Connery wore a toupee in all of the James Bond movies because he started balding at age 21.
Actor John Hurt holds the record for dying in more than 40 different movies including Alien, Spaceballs, Hellboy and V for Vendetta.
Stalin was fond of American cowboy movies.
Liam Neeson, now an action movie star, declined the role of James Bond in 1994 because he “wasn’t interested in starring in action movies.”
Disney makes twice as much money from their theme parks than what they make from their actual movies.
In the X-Men movies, the sound of Wolverine’s claws shooting out was made by tearing a turkey apart and also cracking nuts to give a sense of metal protruding through flesh.