BuzzWatch Video: Movie Trivia! Surprising Facts About ‘Forrest Gump,’ ‘Titanic,’ and More

You can know everything there is to know about science, history, and classic literature, but if you don’t know diddly squat about movies, you’re better off staying out of the vast majority of party conversations. Yes, it is the most well-versed of movie buffs who reigns supreme in today’s modern society — he who can spout off the most obscure bits of cinematic trivia, such as the list of actors who turned down the lead role in Forrest Gump, or what drug everyone took on the set of Titanic, wins.

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The latest video from BuzzFeed offers a handful of interesting tidbits from behind the scenes in Hollywood. Secrets from the sets of Raiders of the Lost ArkRocky IV, and Back to the Future. Check out the video, brush up on some trivia, and take control of any social gathering with your vast array of big screen knowledge.

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Staff editor Michael Arbeiter’s natural state of being can best be described as “mild panic attack.” His earliest memories of growing up in Queens, New York, involve nighttime conversations with a voice from his bedroom wall (the jury’s still out on what that was all about) and a love for classic television that spawned from the very first time he was allowed to watch “The Munsters.” Attending college at SUNY Binghamton, a 20-year-old Michael learned two things: that he could center his future on this love for TV and movies, and that dragons never actually existed — he was kind of late in the game on that one.