Best romance movie trivia of 1981

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An American Werewolf in London picture

Trivia: Makeup artist Rick Baker wanted the werewolf to be bipedal. Director John Landis refused, insisting it had to be a four-legged hound from hell.

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Zorro, the Gay Blade picture

Trivia: For those "Zorro" fans who didn't already know this: 'Zorro' is Spanish for 'fox'.

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Trivia: When Dom gets back in the airplane after getting beer, Burt is discussing cars with him to use in the race. He says they could use a black Trans-Am. Then he says that it's been done before. It has. Remember that movie called Smokey and the Bandit?

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Trivia: In Greek mythology, the winged stallion Pegasus was actually spawned in the moment when Medusa was killed by Perseus; he sprang out of her severed neck.

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Stripes picture

Trivia: The "kitchen utensil" scene between Bill Murray and PJ Soles was completely improvised.

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Arthur picture

Trivia: John Belushi was the first choice to play Arthur. Belushi thought the script was excellent but he turned down the role as he had already played a hard-drinking guy in ‘Animal House', and feared being typecast as a substance abuser.

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On Golden Pond picture

Trivia: Henry Fonda won the Best Actor Academy Award for his role of Norman Thayer. At the age of 76, Fonda became the oldest winner in the Best Actor category in Academy history.

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Reds picture

Trivia: Maureen Stapleton won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Emma Goldman, even though she only has nine minutes of screen time.

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