Tim Burton's First Breakout movie was Beetlejuice; His wife/partner played an evil witch in Harry Potter named Bellatrix -On the Constellation Orion- Beetleguise and Bellatrix are the two brightest twin stars on his belt.
Janet Leigh is best remembered for Psycho and was a scream queen of her time. Her daughter Jamie Lee Curtis is best known for Halloween and was also a scream queen ( they appear together in horror flicks " The Fog" and Halloween H20).
There are two rebellious " Ariel's" in two 80's flicks that liked to betray their fathers wishes: Ariel Moore in 1984's " Footloose" and Princess Ariel in 1989's " The Little Mermaid". Ironically the movies both deal with " LEGS or FEET" and The Girl falls for a boy her father initially dislikes.
John Williams is a movie composer and has composed music for blockbuster franchises that all are in the top 20 at least. Some being : Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Jaws, and Indian Jones-they all get stuck in your head too.
The mechanical Shark in Jaws was named " Bruce" after Steven Spielberg's Lawyer. And Pixar payed tribute to the shark in " Finding Nemo" with its villain " Bruce" the head shark with/Anchor and Chum.
In Toy Story 2 Emperor Zurg is a tribute to Darth Vader. In the beginning when Rex is playing the video game, Buzz reaches for " Zurg's energy source" being a battery-its nothing but a holographic image, but when his hand goes through the image its the sound of a lightsaber. Then When he looks around with a view from inside his helmet, his breathing is Vader's asthmatic sound.
In John Carpenters Halloween 1978 he makes a cameo, but you don't see him-you hear him. Annie Bracketts boyfriend "Paul" is heard on the phone and his voice is non other than John himself.
There was almost a real-life Han Solo/Princess Leia relationship. Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher dated quietly and had an affair while shooting Star Wars together.She admitted this in an interview a year or two ago.
Jodi Benson has voiced two very popular characters for Disney and Pixar-Ariel and Barbie
If you saw the remake of Piranha and thought the scene with Richard Dreyfuss looked familiar-that's because its a tribute to his "JAWS" Character Matt Hooper-just an older version. He is fishing in a boat and on the radio " Show me the way to go home" is playing.
The ominous stare from the prison cell that the late Heath Leger gives us as the Joker in " The Dark Knight" is based on the strange stare Malcolm McDowell gave as Alex Delarge in " A Clockwork Orange".
Darth Vader and Superman were friends. David Prowse the "body of Lord Vader" was a bodybuilder and he trained Christopher Reeve for his part in Superman.
LAST ONE IS A ** POTENTIAL SPOILER**
In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Behind Snape in the Boathouse on a hook is a Gryffindor scarf-he ____ a brave man and was ____ with Lily a Gryffindor.
I...am your Father
Barbie and Ken ( Michael Keaton)
Lord Vader unmasked with Alec G.
maybe he belonged in a different house