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  1. In 1988, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole called a studio at 3am and asked if he could record because he had a good idea. The studio owner said yes even though he already closed the studio. 15 minutes later he recorded Israel playing his ukelele and recorded "Over the Rainbow" in one take.

  2. Charlie Chaplin made the Hitler mocking film, "The Great Dictator", in 1940 using his own money because none of the Hollywood studios were comfortable irking the Germans as they had financial relations with them. The film is said to be one of the greatest works of Charlie Chaplin.

  3. 48 hours before Deadpool was green lit by 20th Century Fox, the studio cut the film's budget by $7-8 million down to $58 million. Numerous changes were made as a result, such as having Deadpool forget his bag of guns before the final battle sequence to avoid a costly gun fight in the third act.

  4. Chinese American Tyrus Wong was the lead artist for Disney's Bambi. His background paintings for Bambi were inspired by Song dynasty classical Chinese paintings. He was fired from Disney studio due to a strike and his full contribution to the film was largely unknown for several decades

  5. In order to ensure Kendrick Lamar didn't have a ghostwriter Eminem kicked everyone out of the studio and made him write a verse on the spot

  6. Washington DC police ran a fake hip-hop studio to attract criminals and record proof of their illicit deals. "Manic Enterprises" made 70 arrests, snagged $7.2 million in cocaine, and confiscated 161 illegal weapons. Cops shut it down after they heard a gang planned on robbing the studio.

  7. In 1969, The Beatles originally planned to have an album titled Everest. However, the band didn't want to travel all the way to Mount Everest for the album cover photoshoot. This lead album title changing to Abbey Road, which was the street right outside their studio.

  8. The opening track to Slipknot’s album “Iowa” titled “515” wasn’t just random screaming. Sid Wilson was having an emotional breakdown in the studio because he wasn’t able to make it home to tell his grandfather goodbye before he died.

  9. As a Joke, the Original Looney Tunes Animators Created a Scene Where Porky Pig Uses Profanity. It Was Never Supposed to Leave the Studio...

  10. Ed Sheeran bought a ticket to LA with no contacts other than one poetry night. He played open mic nights all over the city before he was spotted by Jamie Foxx, who was so impressed that he offered Sheeran the use of his recording studio and a bed in his Hollywood home for six weeks.

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Average Rotten Tomatoes scores of major animation studios since 1980

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Density of Top 5 Movies Studios in the US since the beginning of Marvel Cinematic Universe

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Millionaire neighbors protested George Lucas' plans to build a movie studio on his property due to the possibility of increased traffic hurting their quality of life. Lucas got revenge by abandoning the studio project and planning to use his land to build 224 affordable homes.

The Nintendo character Kirby was named after John Kirby, the legal counsel for Nintendo who helped them win their lawsuit with Universal Studios in 1982. John Kirby was gifted a sailboat Christened the “Donkey Kong” and given exclusive rights to name any boat he owned “Donkey Kong.”

After a screening of the film The Elephant Man, studio executives recommended the surreal scenes be cut. Producer Mel Brooks responded: "We screened the film to bring you up to date as to the status of that venture. Do not misconstrue this as our soliciting the input of raging primitives."

Stevie Nicks wrote Stand Back while listening to Prince’s Little Red Corvette. Because Stevie wrote Stand Back using the exact music for Little Red Corvette, she called Prince to tell him about the song, and he showed up at her studio 25 minutes later to record the synthesizers for it.

Iron Man was considered such a minor character when Marvel Studios began developing the 2008 movie that about 30 writers passed on writing the script, and Marvel produced three animated "advertorials" to introduce the character and show audiences that he wasn't simply a robot.

Paul McCartney started the recording of "Hey Jude" unaware that Ringo wasn't there and sitting on the toilet. Ringo tiptoed his way back into the studio just in time for the drums to start.

After screening the 1985 John Hughes film, The Breakfast Club, for the first time, studio executives stood up without saying a word. When the producer finally spoke, he said "It's a piece of shit. It's horrible. It's just a bunch of kids in school talking."

Universal Studios' "Jurassic Park: The Ride" cost twice as much to make as the actual Jurassic Park film.

Disney threatened to sue three daycare centers in Hallandale, Florida for the unauthorized use of their characters. Universal Studios responded by giving the daycares the permission to paint their licensed characters, including those from Hanna-Barbera.

Bill Murray hired an assistant who 'was profoundly deaf and spoke only in sign language' to make communication as difficult as possible between him, the director and the studio during the filming of 'Groundhog Day'

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole called a sound studio at 3Am, asked nicely to record, got there 15 minutes later, then recorded "Over the Rainbow" in just one take.

The original Back To The Future script was rejected over 40 times by major studios before being picked up

When Pope Francis released white doves from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square in Rome the "symbol-of-peace" birds were immediately attacked by a seagull and a crow.

The voice of Boo from Monsters, Inc., Mary Gibbs, was just a toddler during production. The crew couldn’t get her to sit still and read her lines, so they had her play in the studio while following her around with a mic

In the originally filmed ending of “I Am Legend,” Will Smith realizes he is the “monster” and the zombies have only been protecting themselves from him. The studio insisted on a replacement “happy ending”, which implies the discovery of a “cure” and nothing of the zombies’ humanity.

The Bohemian Rhapsody video took only four hours to film. The band arrived to the studio at 7.30 in the morning and by 11.30 they were finished and were relaxing in a local pub. The entire thing cost $2025.

The screaming at Beatles concerts was so loud that no one could hear them play—not even the Beatles themselves. It led them to stop playing live performances entirely, retreat to the studio, and ultimately create albums like Sgt. Pepper with no concern for performing any of the songs live.

As composer Mike Greene was working on the "Bill Nye The Science Guy" theme song, a rap group was also recording inside his studio. He called them over to chant "Bill!" into the mic. It wasn't until the show aired that they knew why.

The Rolling Stones were so impressed with the backup singer's voice in "gimme shelter" that you can hear them hooting in the background. They kept it in the studio recording as well.

In 1987 Steven Spielberg made a deal with Universal Studios Florida to licence his films for rides in return for 2% of the gross revenues in perpetuity (including tickets & concession sales). The annual payout exceeds $50M & will keep growing unless he agrees to a multi-billion dollar buyout.

Tom Cruise himself actually created the character (and the dance) for Les Grossman, suggesting "What about some greedy pig studio executive who really represents the gross part of Hollywood?” because of how much he enjoyed the script of Tropic Thunder and wanted to be in the movie.

Hugh Jackman agreed to make a cameo in "X-Men First Class" on two conditions. FOX had to make a charitable contribution to his children's school and he wanted to be the only one to curse at the main characters. The studio agreed to both terms.

After the filming of Rush Hour 2, the prop money was so accurate that movie extras tried to pass it off as real on the Strip. The Secret Service then had to confiscate $100 Million worth of prop money and accused the prop money manufacturer - Independent Studio Services - of counterfeiting.

Tom Scholz, founder of the band Boston, received bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering from MIT, and got a job at Polaroid. He used the money to make a studio in his basement, which he used to record 'Boston' by himself. The band was just for touring and vocals.

Throughout the 1930s, Hollywood studios worked with Nazi Germany to self-censor and avoid certain topics and depictions in their movies in order to avoid being banned from the (then) lucrative German film market.

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