Fans Share Small Details And Trivia From 'Little Shop of Horrors'
Horror movie musicals - you either love them or hate them. Little Shop of Horrors is firmly cemented as a cult classic thanks to a catchy soundtrack, an all-star cast featuring Rick Moranis and Steve Martin, and a man-eating plant from outer space. Vote up the surprising small details and trivia facts about Little Shop of Horrors that make you want to rewatch.
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The Film Features The First Ever Profanity-Laced Song To Be Nominated For An Oscar
From Redditor u/eeman0201:
Only two songs sung by villains have been nominated by the Academy for best song: “Mean Green Mother From Outer Space” from Little Shop of Horrors and “Blame Canada” from the South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut. “Mean Green” was also the first with profanity to be nominated.
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A Subtle Nod To The Original Movie
From Redditor u/Zampano512:
During "Skid Row (Downtown)," you can briefly see a poster promoting Too Soon to Love (1960) staring a young Jack Nicholson, a clear nod to the original The Little Shop of Horrors (1960) movie.
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There's A Reason For The Oddly Placed Doorknobs In The Dentist's Office
From Redditor u/Hepcat10:
The door handle is high on the door to prevent small children from escaping the dentist.
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The Same Scary Dental Props Were Reused In Another Famous FilmPhoto: Reddit / Warner Bros. / Warner Bros.
From Redditor u/boxofstuff:
The dental tools in Orin's office during Bill Murray's famous scene would again appear in Tim Burton's 1989 Batman. They're the tools used on Jack Nicholson's Joker after he fell into the chemicals. Coincidentally, The Little Shop of Horrors (1960) was Nicholson's first movie role, in which HE plays the masochistic patient.
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Iconic Actors Only Share The Big Screen For About Five Minutes
From Redditor u/dthains_art:
Despite being two of the biggest comedy stars in film, Bill Murray and Steve Martin’s only shared screen time in their careers was a five-minute scene in Little Shop of Horrors.
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Audrey ll Reveals Its Plan For World Domination
From Redditor u/W0LFPAW:
Audrey II sings, "I swear on all my spores, when he's gone, the world will be yours," but is looking in a mirror. This line wasn't directed to Seymour, meaning Audrey II plans to take over the world after Seymour is out of the way.