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Did Wonder Woman's Gal Gadot earn ~1/40th of Man of Steel's Henry Cavill?

Not comparable numbers It's an apples to oranges comparison. Gal Gadot's $300,000 was her base salary for each of Wonder Woman, Batman vs. Superman, and the Justice League. Her salary would also ...
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Was Donald Trump's scene from Home Alone 2 removed by the CBC in 2014?

Yes, it probably happened in 2014. It was already noticed in 2015. Twitter user, DENNISGRIMBLE, tweeted in December 2015: Thanks @CBC for cutting @realDonaldTrump out of Home Alone 2.
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What makes up $17,500 cost to outfit a U.S. Soldier mentioned in War Dogs?

This graphic appears to be close to the source and lists items but not individual costs. I was able to find a breakdown from 2002 Here’s the breakdown: helmet, $322; uniform, $67.65; body armor, $1,...
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Did Bruce Lee have to slow down his punches to see his movements on camera?

The GIF from that website has 40 frames in it, running for (hand-stopped) ~3 seconds, so it isn't really indicative of "how it looked in theater" (24 frames / second). It's exaggerating the ...
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What makes up $17,500 cost to outfit a U.S. Soldier mentioned in War Dogs?

The big complication here is that an individual soldier might have have a lot of equipment allocated to them which isn't necessarily in their possession or immediately available to them at any one ...
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In the movie "Life of Brian", were the guard extras told that they couldn't laugh?

No From Wikipedia with the original source being The Python Years. Michael Palin (2006) In the Monty Python film Life of Brian, there is a scene where Michael Palin (as Pontius Pilate) talks about a ...
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Did Marilyn Monroe say that she could stop giving oral sex after signing her first contract?

According to The Genius and the Goddess: Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe at page 29: After signing her first long-term contract with Fox, she triumphantly declared "I have sucked my last c***&...
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Could the diphtheria antitoxin (vaccine) have been flown into Nome, Alaska in 1925, but was chosen not to?

Aviation began in Alaska in 1924. By the winter of 1924-25, there was a grand total of three aircraft in Alaska: two Standard-Js owned by Alaska Aerial Transportation Company, and a de Havilland DH-4B ...
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Was the Rotten Tomatoes audience score for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” gamed by “trolls” and/or bots?

The answer from Rotten Tomatoes is essentially, “No, these audience reviews are real.” After the reports of review supposed hacking started to spread, a representative for Rotten Tomatoes contacted ...
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Did 50% Americans believe "the movie and television industries are pretty much run by Jews" in 1964?

Contrary to another answer, the 1964 survey was not run by a special interest group. Instead, it was designed by the Survey Research Center, University of California, Berkeley and conducted by the ...
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Did David Prowse know his voice would not be used for Darth Vader?

Edited - added remarks on statements made in Empire of Dreams related to Vader's sound. David Prowse was under the impression he would re-read his line in a recording studio and they would use that ...
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Did actors playing different ape species refuse to eat together during the filming of Planet of the Apes in 1967?

According to Natalie Trundy, as published in Starlog magazine, issue 290, September 2001 : TRUNDY:...During the filming, at lunchtime the gorillas would eat with the gorillas... the ...
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Is this newspaper clipping about Dave Prowse revealing a major Star Wars plot twist two years in advance, genuine?

This is a real clipping from the San Francisco Examiner, July 24, 1978, page 4: (I don’t have a subscription for this, so I can’t get a better picture. Article located thanks to a reference to the ...
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Did Emma Watson's movie The Colony gross £47 in its UK opening weekend?

This is what the British Film Institute documented in their July 1-3 2016 report. UK weekend box office report: 1-3 July 2016: Rank: 84 Film: The Colony Country of Origin: Ger/Fra/Lux ...
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Did Kamala Harris ignore anti-pedophilia California Child Protection Act of 2012?

There's a couple things about this claim that seem to be either lacking or completely wrong. First is the law it references. Which one? There's one for the Federal level and one for California, both ...
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Did David Prowse do the lightsaber duel in Star Wars?

Cinefex 1983 says During principal photography, actors Mark Hamill and David Prowse used mockup swords with solid shafts — or, in some cases, wielded only the hilt. In postproduction.. Visual ...
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Has Francesca Marie Smith written any episodes of Hey Arnold?

The ten episodes listed in the Internet Movie Database under "Writer" are Dinner for Four/Phoebe Skips (1999) ... (story - segment "Phoebe Skips") Phoebe Takes the Fall/The Pig ...
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Did David Prowse do the lightsaber duel in Star Wars?

David Prowse did duel in Star Wars (1977) but was replaced in the next two original trilogy sequels by fencer/fight choreographer Bob Anderson I am trying to dig up as much information as possible, ...
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