The Empire Strikes Back
Kermit and Piggy visit Mark Hamill and Yoda on the Dagobah set
Lisa Burns and Louise Burns look far less creepy between their haunting stints in hallways.
Stanley Kubrick taking a mirror selfie with his daughter, while Jack Nicholson thought it was a photo of him.
The Muppet Movie
Jim Henson and Kermit staring deeply into each other’s eyes.
Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder hugging it out between takes.
This proves once and for all that the wooden board did have enough room for Jack.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Peter Ostrum and Gene Wilder switch looks for a moment.
Silence of the Lambs
Hannibal Lecter enjoying a fry between shots
Uma Thurman and Lucy Liu stop fighting long enough to show they’re actually great friends.
Director Steven Spielberg giving E.T. a bath on the set of the film.
Leo taking a break from the director’s point of view.
The Dark Knight
Heath Ledger practices for the final scene of the movie when he’s hanging from the skyscraper. It looks a bit different than you may remember.
The Joker without his recognizable makeup.
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Bill Murray literally “on the set”.
Filming of the MGM Lion
R2D2 having a sandwich during a filming break.
Chewbacca getting a bit frisky during one of the funnier outtakes.
Even Frankenstein’s monster needed to find time for a cup of tea and a quick snack!
Godzilla (albeit only his lower half) terrorizes a poor Japanese town.
Back To The Future
The DeLorean, which was much smaller than most of us remembered.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe, Alan Rickman, Mike Newell prove that Harry and Snape actually can get along.
Enemies become friends when the camera isn’t rolling, as Voldemort and Dumbledore share a laugh.
Director Joss Whedon showing the heroes how it’s done.
Kirsten Dunst and Jason Schwartzman use some technology that definitely doesn’t mix with their outfits.
Lord of the Rings
Gandalf, along with his stunt and riding doubles.
Steven Spielberg bravely lounges in the mouth of the shark.
The Lord of the Rings Triology
Gandalf (Sir Ian McKellen) keeping dry between takes
A group of extras look pretty relaxed for having just fallen victim to battle.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
George Lucas and Amrish Puri take a break under an umbrella.
Star Wars – Special Edition
Boba Fett unmasked on the set of the additional Jabba’s Palace scenes filmed for the Star Wars special editions
Singin’ in the Rain
JURASSIC PARK III
John Rosengrant, an effects artist for the movie, wears a raptor half-suit for Jurassic Park III.
Maggie Smith relaxing between scenes that were actually deleted from the final cuts. Incredibly, she participated in the filming while going through chemotherapy.
Return of the Jedi
Carrie Fisher and Warick Davis (Ewok Wicket) on the set of Return of the Jedi!
Life of Pi
Suraj Sharma acts out his scene in a zoomed out look of what most of the movie’s filming looked like.
The Royal Tenenbaums
Bill Murray, Grant Rosenmeyer, Jonah Meyerson roughhouse in the hospital.
John Travolta and Bruce Willis laugh about something between scenes.
Ellen Page and Leonardo DiCaprio on the set of Inception. It’s not surprise it looks a lot different than the movie.
The Big Lebowski
Director Joel Coen checking in on The Dude during the trippy dream sequence.
The Wizard of Oz
The amazing set of Munchkinland.
De Niro gets some help with a slate clap on Raging Bull
Director Zack Snyder looking small as he goes over lines with Leonidas.
It’s pretty neat to see how the magic happens, and how believable movies manage to be despite the reality of their production. Share this with other people who appreciate great films!