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National Lampoon's Animal House
310.2k viewsBehind The Scenes Stories From 'Animal House' That Are Way More Insane Than The MovieMany a dorm room wall has sported the inescpable image of John Belushi wearing his Animal House COLLEGE sweatshirt, putting up a s...
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventures
41.3k viewsBehind-The-Scenes Stories From The Making Of 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure'The making of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) was an adventure in and of itself. The movie started as a comedy skit betwee...
Blazing Saddles
3.3k voters13 Behind-The-Scenes Stories From The Making Of 'Blazing Saddles'Making Blazing Saddles (and then convincing Warner Bros. executives to actually let people see it) was not nearly as effortless an...
Film Trivia
169.3k viewsThe Drug-Fueled Mayhem Behind The Scenes Of 'The Blues Brothers' Almost Destroyed The MovieIt's possible the Blues Brothers duo really was "on a mission from God," considering everyone involved walked away from the 1980 m...
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
14.3k viewsBehind-The-Scenes Stories From The Set Of 'Borat'Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is hailed as one of the funniest movies of the...
Bridesmaids
79.3k viewsBehind The Scenes Of How 'Bridesmaids' Became A Comedy ClassicBridesmaids is one of those movies that came out of nowhere but managed to grab everyone's attention. Its success can be attribute...
Caddyshack
358.9k viewsDrug-Fueled Stories From Behind The Scenes Of 'Caddyshack'The sports comedy Caddyshack is a cult classic appreciated by comedy nerds and golfing dads alike. Released in 1980, the crude, vu...
Behind The Scenes
194.9k viewsBehind The Scenes Stories From 'Christmas Vacation'There are few families in the world of cinema who have made as much of an amusing and perplexing contribution to pop culture as th...
Romance
110.2k viewsBehind-The-Scenes Stories From The Making Of ‘Clerks’When it was released in 1994, Clerks was a revolutionary depiction of Generation X, stoner culture, retail, and society as a whole...
Eddie Murphy
130.5k viewsStories From Behind The Scenes Of 'Coming To America'Upon its release in 1988, Coming to America was a huge success, but because of challenges during filming it's a miracle the movie ...
Death Becomes Her
164.9k viewsBehind-The-Scenes Stories From ‘Death Becomes Her’Given their prestige in the film industry, it seems improbable that Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn, and Bruce Willis would all appear i...
Dumb and Dumber
962 votersBehind-The-Scenes Stories From 'Dumb And Dumber'High on the list of moviegoing guilty pleasures is the Farrelly Brothers' 1994 hit Dumb and Dumber, the last of three films that y...
The Hangover Franchise
190.7k viewsMaking 'The Hangover' Trilogy Was Even Wilder Than The Movies' PlotsSometimes the making of an outrageous movie is more outrageous than the movie itself, and these behind-the-scenes stories from The...
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
14.4k views'Gremlins 2' Brilliantly Makes Fun Of Everyone Who Loved The First MovieIn 1990, Warner Bros. released Joe Dante’s follow-up to the cult classic Christmas horror film Gremlins, and no one really knew wh...
Mean Girls
48.4k viewsBehind-The-Scenes Secrets Of 'Mean Girls'Mean Girls introduced us to Cady Heron and the Plastics in 2004, giving anyone who was ever a teenage girl a film to return to aga...
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
233k views'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' Was An On-Set Nightmare That Everyone Hated FilmingMonty Python rose to prominence with their BBC sketch series Monty Python’s Flying Circus, but it was their second feature film, M...
Pineapple Express
22.2k viewsBehind-The-Scenes Stories From The Set Of 'Pineapple Express'With its hilarious characters and over-the-top action, the 2008 comedy Pineapple Express blew away the expectations of the typical...
The Princess Bride
447.1k viewsNo Matter How Many Times You've Watched 'The Princess Bride,' You Don't Know Everything About ItThe Princess Bride is essentially a perfect film. The old, yet endlessly quotable movie is crammed full of heart-wrenching subplot...
Spaceballs
1.5k voters10 Behind-The-Scenes Stories About 'Spaceballs'As far as Mel Brooks comedies go, 1987's Spaceballs is usually ranked among the likes of Blazing Saddles, The Producers, and Young...
There's Something About Mary
26.7k viewsBehind-The-Scenes Stories From The Making Of ‘There’s Something About Mary’R-rated comedies can be a tough sell, especially in the '90s when most comedies were either PG or PG-13 to cater to a broader audi...