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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975)

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The writer, musician and actor Richard O’Brien, who plays Riff Raff in the film, would later go on to play the villainous Mr. Hand in the 1997 scifi film “Dark City”.


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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “The Naked Gun 2 1/2 : The Smell of Fear” (1991)

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Near the end of the film, in the ensuing chaos, a man is seen randomly with a book screaming “It’s a Cookbook! It’s a Cookbook!”

The actor is in fact Lloyd Bochner, spoofing his infamous role in the Twilight Zone episode “To Serve Man”

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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Life of Crime” (2013)

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Although it isn’t right out stated, this film takes place in the shared Quentin Tarentino film universe. The characters Louis (John Hawkes) and Ordell (Mos Def) are younger versions of the same characters Louis and Ordell in the film “Jackie Brown”. Played by Robert De Niro and Samuel L. Jackson.

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Making this film a prequel, technically.

It’s worth noting that the books that both films were based off of were both written by Elmore Leonard. “Life of Crime” was based on “The Switch” and “Jackie Brown” was based off on “Rum Punch”.

Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “The Old Dark House” (1932)

This is one of the first film appearances of actress Gloria Stuart. She would later play the older Rose in James Cameron’s 1997 film, “Titanic”.

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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Team America: World Police” (2004)

When this film was finally approved by the MPAA for it’s release, it was Rated R for “graphic crude and sexual humor, violent images and strong language — all involving puppets.”

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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Deadpool 2” (2018)

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Juggernaut is credited as being played by ‘Himself’.

Juggernaut is actually being played by the film’s star, Ryan Reynolds.

Reynolds did the motion capture work and the dialogue. His voice was lower in post production.

Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Deadpool 2” (2018)

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The two rednecks talking to each other when Cable makes his appearance in Present Day, are actually being played by Matt Damon and Alan Tudyk.

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