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Old 04-14-2009, 05:52 PM   #46
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I wonder if Billy Crystal regretted being in My Giant.
I doubt it. He wrote it.
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I doubt it. He wrote it.
I didn't know that. I wonder if he did multiple drafts of it.
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No, he was in the original Troll.


Hard to believe but Sonny Bonno and Julia Louis-Dreyfus were in this as well.
Thanks - wasn't Shelley Hack in one of the Troll movies??
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I do know that of all his movies, Paul Newman HATED The Silver Chalice. When it aired on TV he actually took out a full page add in the newspaper apologizing for it!

Rosie O'Donnell always admitted that "Exit to Eden" was a bad, bad movie that she never should have made.

Jon Stewart says quite candidly that he sucked in "Death to Smoochy."

Christopher Plummer (yes, Captain Von Trapp) was really annoyed with "The Sound of Music." He referred to it as "The Sound of Mucus." (I think he's warmed to it over the years though).

George Clooney offered to personally refund people who spent money to see "Batman and Robin."

And who could forget Tim Curry and "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"? He really, really, really doesn't want to be known for that film. Unfortunately, he is.
Yes, Christopher Plummer has somewhat reversed his opinion on SOM in the decades since. He and Julie Andrews participated in some of the DVD extras, I know.
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Thanks - wasn't Shelley Hack in one of the Troll movies??
Yes, she was Michael Moriarty's wife in Troll.
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Yes, she was Michael Moriarty's wife in Troll.
That's what I thought. Thanks again!!
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That's what I thought. Thanks again!!
No prob..

While we're on Troll there are two films; Troll and Troll 2. The second one is completely unrelated to the original but they marketed it under the title Troll to attract an audience; something I don't think can be as easily done today.

No big names of any kind appeared in Troll 2. The cast mainly were locals from Utah with little to absolutely no acting; consisting of dentists and grocery store clerks.

Nevertheless, when it came to DVD both movies were released as a double feature which I own.

*There has been word for a while that Troll is going to be remade but its status is unknown.
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I also remember back in 1998 Neve Campbell didn't go to the 54 premiere and it was rumored that she regretted doing the movie after seeing a final cut.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger is not too impressed about his 1985 film Red Sonja.

In an old interview he had this to say about the film "It's the worst film I have ever made. Now, when my kids get out of line, they're sent to their room and forced to watch Red Sonja ten times. I never have too much trouble with them."

He was also bitter at the time about being given top billing when he was actually the secondary character. Red Sonja was played by Brigitte Nielsen and she was second to Arnold.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger is not too impressed about his 1985 film Red Sonja.

In an old interview he had this to say about the film "It's the worst film I have ever made. Now, when my kids get out of line, they're sent to their room and forced to watch Red Sonja ten times. I never have too much trouble with them."

He was also bitter at the time about being given top billing when he was actually the secondary character. Red Sonja was played by Brigitte Nielsen and she was second to Arnold.
lol using bad movies to discipline children.
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James Bond star Daniel Craig was so ashamed of some of his early films he would hide them away at movie rental stores.

The Quantum of Solace actor admits some of his early roles were "crap" - and he would visit movie shops to try to get them taken off the shelves.

He tells U.S. TV chat show host Jon Stewart, "There was a time when I'd go into Blockbusters and if they had a film of mine on the shelf I used to throw it under the counter. They would always be back there next time."
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Hey, I remember Daniel Craig when he was in A Kid in King Arthur's Court!. (I'll bet that's one of the ones he hid.) He actually played the romantic hero opposite, if you can believe it, Kate Winslet!

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I didn't know that. I wonder if he did multiple drafts of it.
Probably. I know he wrote it for Andre the Giant, whom he met during The Princess Bride. Of course, Andre died long before the film could be made.
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lol using bad movies to discipline children.
LOL. All I can say is that I feel bad for Van Damme and Steven Seagal's kids
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Hey, I remember Daniel Craig when he was in A Kid in King Arthur's Court!. (I'll bet that's one of the ones he hid.) He actually played the romantic hero opposite, if you can believe it, Kate Winslet!
People have to start somewhere right? Very few are lucky to start off with well-received blockbusters.
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LOL about Grease 2, good.

Gene Simmons admitted that the 80s was a bad time for KISS. That's also around the time when Gene tried to break out into acting; starring in Tom Selleck's Runaway and Wanted Dead or Alive to name a few...
The '80s may have been a bad time for KISS, but they were even worse if you watched Gene Simmons try to act in a movie. Gene, stick to sticking your tongue out, please...
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