Best fantasy movie trivia of 2008

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Trivia: In the film's original cut, the Grave Robber was in more sequences directly interacting with Shilo. During editing, in order to get the film to a shorter running length, several of his scenes were cut, and he became more of a narrator than a featured character.

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian picture

Trivia: Following the Disney tradition of hidden Mickey Mouse images, in this film Prince Caspian's vest has many hidden Mickeys, shaped with staples, close to the neck.

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Trivia: When Bolt threatens to drop Mittens from the overpass unless she tells him where Penny is, the bus from Speed (1994/I, with 2525 on the roof) passes underneath. (00:32:40)

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Trivia: Brad Pitt had to spend up to five hours at a time in the make-up chair for his role.

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Trivia: Will Smith has his own signature line, which is called 'Oh Hell no.' He says it at least once in almost all his movies, including this one.

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Trivia: When Hellboy hears Abe's music in the hallway, the display he is leaning against has Kroenen's mask from the first film.

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Trivia: The baby that laughs at the beginning of the movie and the little girl that Tinkerbell brings the lost toy at the end of movie is the same little girl. She is Wendy Darling from Pete Pan.


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Suggested correction: Tinker Bell is born just before spring and then when spring arrives she brings the music box, so the baby can't be Wendy because it was only a few weeks at most.

If I'm correct, time in Neverland runs differently then on the main land.

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Trivia: A subtle reference to this film's 3D format: In Max's box, Trevor finds a pocket stereoscope, which are funky looking glasses that create the illusion of a three-dimensional image from two-dimensional photographs. It was invented by Sir Charles Wheatstone in 1840.

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Trivia: Jason's surname "Tripitikas" is a wry reference to the Chinese epic "Journey of the West", on which the film is partially based. In it, the Monkey King is freed from a stone prison by the monk Tripitika.

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Over Her Dead Body picture

Trivia: When the dessert blows up in Ashley's face at the wedding reception, you can hear the Wilhelm scream.

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Futurama: Bender's Game picture

Trivia: As Leela lands at the Demolition Derby, you see a knock-off Enterprise, and the Eagle 1 vessel from Space: 1999, among other recognizable ships.

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Trivia: The producers wanted Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to return, but he opted not to given its lower budget and direct-to-video release, wanting to focus on bigger projects.

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