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The director who’d shoot at his actors to get a better reaction

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The Exorcist is a movie famous for being one of the scariest and most unsettling ever made. A fact often attributed to the seasoned acting chops of the everyone in the film but should also probably be credited to the many guns the film’s director had hidden around the set to fire whenever he couldn’t get the reaction he wanted. 

Everybody hated the first Rambo movie

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Rambo: First Blood is widely recognised as one of the movies that helped launch Sylvester Stallone’s career and established him as a highly bankable leading man. Strange then that Stallone himself reportedly hated the movie so much that he tried to destroy it so that it would never see the light of day. 

Linda Hamilton wanted Sarah Connor to be large and in charge

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Sarah Connor is about as close as we’ll ever get to a female Batman, in that she’s a character who spends almost all her time on screen preparing for a wildly improbable scenario and/or working out. The latter being something actress Linda Hamilton didn’t want to do when she reprised the role of Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate, leading to her repeatedly suggesting that the character be fat. 

The ancient Greek wrestler who only broke peoples fingers

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Back in the days of the ancient Olympics one of the few ways for an athlete to ensure their name would be remembered by all of history, forever, was to win. With stakes this high, it’s somewhat understandable then that a number of athletes resorted to, shall we say, less than orthodox tactics to secure victory. Like the fighters who did nothing but break peoples fingers. 

The monsters in Bird Box were cut for looking like long babies

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If there’s one thing you can say about Bird Box it’s that it certainly was a movie that came out in 2018. Hugely popular following its release due to the novel premise, a key element of the film that hooked viewers was the unseen monster stalking the cast. A monster that remained unseen because it looked so fucking stupid.