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What! Actor Bruce Willis was once a private investigator? Read 20 interesting movie facts

Did you know China banned movies made on time travel in film and television, saying the sci-fi notion ‘disrespects history’.

There are 20 fascinating facts about the movies that one should know:

1) Over 90% of American movies made before 1929 are lost, no copies are known to exist.

2) The word “mafia” is never mentioned in the film version of The Godfather because the actual mafia demanded it.

3) Movie trailers used to play after the film.

4) The Movie “Paranormal Activity” cost less than $15,000 to make but grossed over $193,000,000.

5) Bruce Lee was so fast, they actually had to run his films slower so you can see his moves.

6) Nigeria makes more movies every year than the US.

7) Time Travel depictions in films and TV are banned in China.

8) The movie Gravity was more expensive than the Indian Mars mission.

9) Godzilla was only seen for about 8 minutes in the 2014 film “Godzilla”.

10) The production of Disney’s film Tangled was more expensive than Avatar’s production.

11) Before being an actor, Bruce Willis worked as a private investigator.

12) Two actors have died playing Judas in live Biblical productions by accidentally hanging themselves for real during his death scene.

13) Scarlett Johansson voiced Mandy in the Spongebob Movie.

14) Yoda, from Star Wars, was modeled after the appearance of Albert Einstein.

15) Jurassic Park, Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump and The Shawshank Redemption were all in theatres at the same time in October of 1994.

16) Schwarzenegger was paid approximately US$21,429 for every word he said in Terminator 2.

17) Will Smith, Nicolas Cage, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, and Leo DiCaprio were offered the part of Neo in “The Matrix” movie before Keanu Reeves.

18) Brad Pitt was banned from China for his role in the movie “7 Years in Tibet.”

19) The first movie in color was made already in 1901.

20) The man who inspired the 2004 Tom Hanks movie “The Terminal” spent 18 years living at the departure lounge of Charles de Gaulle Airport.