Best drama movie trivia of 2012

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Les Miserables picture

Trivia: During production, all of the crew members wore period costumes, just in case they accidentally got caught in a shot.

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Love Never Dies picture

Trivia: When Raoul makes an insulting comment about the Phantom in the bar, the Phantom calls him "insolent boy". When the Phantom appears to the audience for the first time in The Phantom of the Opera, "insolent boy" is his very first line in the song "The Mirror (Angel of Music)".

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 picture

Trivia: Dakota Fanning only speaks one word of dialogue in the entire movie: "Pain."

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Trivia: This was the first film since Reds in 1982 to earn Oscar nominations in all four acting categories.

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Rock of Ages picture

Trivia: Tom Cruise modeled his portrayal of Stacee Jaxx on a combination of Axl Rose from Guns N' Roses and Bret Michaels from Poison.

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Trivia: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark are the only Hunger Game tributes ever referred to by their first and last names. The other tributes are just identified by their first names, even when they're being introduced by Caesar Flickerman during the televised interviews or their scores are being announced on television.

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Trivia: In the scene at the dinner table where Leonardo DiCaprio slams his hands on the glass on the table, he actually cut his hand - it wasn't scripted. (01:59:55)

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Trivia: Joss Whedon offered Sean Maher the role of Don John after he learned Maher had never played a villain before.

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Snow White and the Huntsman picture

Trivia: Kristen Stewart performed many of her own stunts in the movie.

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The Woman in Black picture

Trivia: Daniel Radcliffe plays the same character which Adrian Rawlins, who plays his father in the Harry Potter franchise, played in a 1989 British TV movie.

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Flight picture

Trivia: Nicole's car bears Georgia license plate CHN 320. This is the same plate number used on the General Lee in "the Dukes of Hazzard".

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Lincoln picture

Trivia: Director Steven Spielberg obtained permission from the museum that holds Abraham Lincoln's original pocket watch to record the sound of the watch for use in the movie. So, in several scenes where Lincoln is in contemplative thought and fiddling with his watch, the ticking watch sound is actually the same as Lincoln heard 150 years ago.

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Argo picture

Trivia: In 2013, this became the first film since 1989's Driving Miss Daisy to win the Academy Award for Best Picture without also earning a Best Director nomination.

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Chronicle picture

Trivia: The backdrop piece that Andrew climbs through at the beginning of his "magic" act is a mock-up of the entrance to the Cave of Wonders from Disney's Aladdin.

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Amour picture

Trivia: Emmanuelle Riva earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her portrayal as Anne Laurent. At the age of 85, Riva is the oldest nominee for a Best Actress Oscar.

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Trivia: Quvenzhane Wallis was nominated for the Best Actress Academy Award for her role as Hushpuppy. At the age of nine, Wallis became the youngest Best Actress nominee in history.

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Trivia: Gemma Arterton, who plays Clara, is only eight years older than Saoirse Ronan, who plays her daughter Eleanor.

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Mirror Mirror picture

Trivia: During one take of the fight sequence between the Evil Queen and Snow White, Julia Roberts accidentally pulled out some of Lily Collins' hair.

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The Sweeney picture

Trivia: The car chase at the end involves a Ford and a Jaguar, an homage to the TV series where Reagan and Carter would drive a Ford Granada and the villain a classic Mk 2 Jaguar.

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