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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Saving Private Ryan” (1998)

In the film, there is a scene of two German soldiers surrendering, but the Americans kill them anyway and laugh it off.

The two soldiers were not speaking German, they were speaking Czech. They were trying to explain that they were forced by the Germans to fight for them.

Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981)

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The infamous face melting scene was done by having a multilayered sculpture of the actor’s head done in wax. The wax was then melted with heaters, and the film was then sped up.
Chris Walas, the special effect/makeup artist would use this effect again in the 1986 horror film “The Fly” for a scene where Jeff Goldblum melts a guy’s hand off.