Best action movie trivia of 1978

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Trivia: To get the muscular build required to play Superman Christopher Reeve went on a training regime supervised by David Prowse who played Darth Vader in the first Star Wars trilogy.

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Trivia: Two of Bruce Lee's earlier films, The Way of the Dragon and Fist of Fury, are seen as films Billy Lo (Bruce Lee) is starring in, Fist of Fury being the one where Billy is shot.

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Trivia: When everyone's back at Sonny's ranch watching his old stunt films, the footage with him getting thrown from a canoe in a river was from his movie "Deliverance".

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Trivia: The Chetniks were not one coherent group, as portrayed in the movie. There were in fact two opposing fractions: the first fought alongside the partisans, the others - founded by Kosta Pecanac (the featured group) cooperated with the Germans. Despite their public enmity, though, they still maintained good relations with each other, one of the facts which led to great confusion about the Chetniks among the Allies - probably the reason why they are portrayed here solely as 'bad guys'.

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Trivia: In the first Jaws movie, the name given to the shark was Bruce, named after Steven Spielberg's lawyer. In this movie, the sharks were called Fidel and Harold. Harold was the name of David Brown's lawyer.

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Trivia: The role of Philo Beddoe was originally written for Burt Reynolds.

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Trivia: Despite receiving prominent billing, Jose Ferrer has less than three minutes of screen time.

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