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My brother somehow got the idea that Daley Thompson played Gus in Superman III, & that Superman was drinking vinager in the bar scene.

Richard Davies
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i used to think disney princesses had such white teeth because they had oreos in their mouths and they're lips hid the black cookie

Anon
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When I first started to hear about sci-fi movies, I thought that when two people kissed in a movie it was a special effect because they were not lovers in real life...

VB
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I used to think that in movies when a character starts out as a baby/kid and then it goes into the future that they actually had to wait for that baby/kid to grow up before they could film anymore. I remember watching forest gump and thinking that it must have taken 50 years to make that movie!

han
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I started believing in this when i first saw Stuart Little(the first one). I watched it, and i had bursted into tears! I started thinking that every rat was Stuart!
One day my dad had found a rat in the house. I had believed it was Stuart! Lol when my dad smashed it I cryed my eyes and lungs out!! Lol i stoped beilieving in that wen i was 7. lol

Anon
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When I was small I used to believe that movies were actually real and that the movies were just caught on tape by mistake, but then I heard about actors and how it's fake.

Missa
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After watching Titanic my small sister kept crying because she thought that the director killed those people in the ship just for the sake of making the movie..!!
After that i had to explain her how movies are actually made.

Shirin
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When I was little, I was very afraid of the movie E.T.-Extra Terrestrial. I thought that if I flushed the toilet at night, if I had woken up to use the restroom during the night, then E.T. would pop out of the toilet and eat my butt. I had to call my mom to flush the toilet for me at night!

Sophia
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When I was little, I used to love the Wizard of Oz. My favorite part was when they would sing "Cosby, Cosby, Cosby, Cosby, Cosby..... Because of the wonderful things he does!" How great it was that the munchkins loved the Cosby Show just much as I did!

Paul
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When I saw movies or t.v. show had a character who aged significantly, such as from a child to adult, I thought they were filmed over a long period of time.

Amanda
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When I was around eight or nine years old, I always used to hang out with my "favorite" cousin who was three years older than me.

One night, my cousin, his friend, and I were outside of his house playing around and talking when suddenly his friend called me a "fag". Being older than me and trying to act cool, they wouldn't tell me what it meant. A few minutes later, they told me that the "Candyman" (from the popular horror film) would get me. Being absolutely terrified, I ran in the house to my mom.

"Mom! The Candyman is going to get me! Does he only come after fags?" I was terrified.

Looking back at that now, mom probably laughed about that with her friends for hours after I went to bed - knowing that I was safe from the Candyman because I wasn't a fag.

James R
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I used to think that in movies or TV shows with flashbacks to the character's youth, that they had actually begun filming the show back when the actor was a child and resumed filming the rest of it when he or she was grown up. I always wondered how they knew that person was going to grow up to be an actor and want to do the rest of the movie. Or I marveled at the foresight of the filmmaker to start making the movie before he knew the rest of the story.

Pasha
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When I was 9 I watched Jarassic Park. It was the first film I ever saw when people die. So I thought of this theory that what happened was that they got paid lots of money then a year later the scenes were shot and they died. I asked my mum about this and she assured me they didn't die and she showed me the 'Making of the film' extra which explained the special effects.

Helena
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I was a huge fan of the Harry Potter films when I was little and I believed that all the magic and stuff was true!When I was nearly 11 years old I asked my mum to ask Dumbledore to send me a school aplication!!I'm 14 now, and I know it isn't real...but I still want to go hahaha!!

Natalie
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When i was little i used to think that the people who died in movies were people who did a crime and got the death penalty.

Jessie
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Once while watching a video with my grandmother, i saw that warning about copyright infringement but the only word i recognized was WARNING. I asked my grandma what the warning said, and she replied "oh, That's not for kids." Naturally, i assumed it must be something really bad and she just didn't want me to be scared. I spent the whole movie worrying about what terrible danger the video was trying to warn me about and wondering how my elderly grandmother was supposed to protect me from it. Eventually i decided it was a tornado warning and every time we watched a video after that i'd mentally plan my escape from the tornadoes that were out to get me.

Oh no! Tornadoes!
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When the movie "Full Metal Jacket" came out, I thought it meant an actual jacket made of metal that the soldiers would wear, kind of like a suit of armor.

Brandon Campbell
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After watching the movie of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (the original 80's version) I was convinced shredder and his evil mutants were going to appear out of a sewer from my bedroom floor. The fact my house was sitting on a massive concrete slab didn't factor into it. I was terrified for years after that........

meg
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When I was a little boy I would watch old films with my Grandmother who spoke very broken English with a thick Greek accent.
I was about 15 yrs. old when I realised that
Bah Layngasstar and Tarra Parra
were actually Burt Lancaster and Tyrone Power.

Also I when I was about 11yrs old I used to think if there was an earthquake and California sunk into the ocean then there would be no more movies because all the movies were made in Hollywood.I figured that they could make movies in New York if that happened but they probably wouldn't be as good.

SJV
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there were curtains under the big screens in the movie theaters and me and my friend thought there were naked people dancing behind it

Anon
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