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For a long time I thought Alfred Hitchcock directed the movie Jaws. In fact I didn't realise the truth until I was 18 and someone corrected me..
I used to believe that all the people killed by King Kong in the 1980's movie were really killed because they were condemned criminals on death row that were going to be killed anyway.
I use to believe that Jaws in the original movie was an enormous submarine decorated to look like a shark, and that when any actor was eaten by Jaws they would live in there for the rest of the making of the movie.
I used to think that at the movie theatres, the actors were just acting behind the screen.
I used to believe that Mike Meyers and Michael Myers where the same person
i used to belive that before films were coloured the whole world was black and white
I also used to believe that America's Independence Day was the actual liberation of America from aliens thanks to the movie Independence Day. I was quite young at the time, if that's any excuse.
I remember as a kid I saw an ad for the movie "The Bridges of Madison County" and I thought the whole movie was just 2 hours of pictures of bridges! Needless to say it sounded like the most boring movie ever!
I always thought that the Hulk was based of Hulk Hogan.
When I was little, I would watch action movies with my dad. I used to think that people who were shot died for real, and always wondered why an actor would agree to die for the sake of a movie. I then concluded that the director must pay them millions of dollars and let them live for a little while with big houses and fancy cars so they wouldn't be sad when they had to die at filming.
When a grown-up is shown as a child, it was actually them, and the film took 20+ years to produce
I used to believe that the actors in movies were all acting live behind those big curtains in the cinema.
When I was younger I remember asking my grandmother why old films were in black and white. She said that ppl used to see in black and white, now in colour and in the future we would be able to see through things. I was so excited about this!
When I was little I used to believe that when movies portrayed an actor in many stages life, they started filming when the actor was younger and then resumed filming when the actor was grown up.
I used to believe that on films when the cast came up on the end of films 'in order of appearance' it meant how good-looking they were. I always got confused watching the hunchback of notre dame, where frolo came before phoebus!
I waited for the mail to come on my 11th birthday so that I could get my letter to Hogwarts... It never came.
When I was a child I used to believe that Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang was the most amazing movie ever - when I went back and watched the film as a teenager and realized that the entire film had been a dream sequence, my heart broke a little.
When my twin sister and I were little we asked our mom if native americans were still alive today. When she said yes we took this to mean the same native americans were still alive today that were alive during the time of the western movies we saw. For years I believed that, much like elves, native americans lived forever.
That box office numbers were not about money. If I heard, "The new Star Wars grossed over 10 million this weekend." I thought that 10 million people were grossed out when they saw it.
...that everything was black and white pre-1950's and that's why movies from that time weren't in color.