Movie scenes that’ll never play out in real life

By admin
30 May 2014

Who hasn’t daydreamt of playing the romantic lead in their fave flick? Sadly, some of our best-loved scenes will probably never happen for real . . .

Twilight (2008)

You’re not going to meet a hot, stinking-rich vampire in high school and end up marrying him while fighting off a powerful coven of vampires who want to destroy your family.

Fun fact: The movie was shot in just 48 days.

The Hunger Games (2012)

You’re not going to beat the odds winning a televised fight to the death with 11 other teens and find love in a hopeless place.

Fun fact: Elizabeth Banks spent 45 minutes every day having manicures done for her role as Effie Trinket.

This is the End (2013)

Face the end of the world with James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill and Jay Baruchel in a Hollywood mansion surrounded by celebs. Yeah, right!

Fun fact: According to Rogen about half of the film’s dialogue was ad-libbed.

Frozen (2013)

Turn into an ice queen who pushes everyone she loves away and freezes her entire hometown. Right?

Fun fact: Fifty animators created Elsa’s castle.

Step Up (2006)

Let’s just face it: Crazy hip-hop moves are not going to land you a scholarship at a performing art school after you’ve vandalised the place. Unless you’re Channing Tatum, of course.

Fun fact: The original title of this film was Music High.

Romeo + Juliet (1996)

You’re not going to meet your soulmate while staring into a fish tank – unless you’re both really into fish.

Fun fact: How I Met Your Mother actor Neil Patrick Harris was considered for the role of Romeo.

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

You won’t be serenaded by the sexy school outcast with an amazing voice.

Fun fact: The film is based on William Shakespeare’s play The Taming of the Shrew.

Enchanted (2007)

A princess isn’t going to fall out of a sewer and abandon her fairytale life for you.

Fun fact: More than 300 actresses auditioned for the role of Giselle. Amy Adams was number 275.

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Actually, hold up: You might stand a chance of going on a reality show to win a chance at love.

Fun fact: The film won eight Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director.

- Edna Isaacs


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