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12 Stories Behind Film Production Nightmares

A movie's finished product can often belie the insane struggle it took to make it; even Hollywood's worst offerings sometimes end up looking far better than they should. Here are 12 stories behind famous film productions where everything went wrong and nothing felt right.

1. Alien 3

After four years of developing an Aliens sequel, Alien 3 went into production with David Fincher in the director's chair in 1991. Before Fincher came aboard, two directors passed on the project (Renny Harlan and Vincent Ward) and Twentieth Century Fox had sunk $7 million into pre-production and development. Due to this investment, the studio announced a release date for summer 1992 before a screenplay could be finalized.

Because they had already constructed expensive sets before determining a concrete storyline, Alien 3 had to revolve around whatever they built. This meant that the film focused on Ellen Ripley being trapped on a prison planet with an alien baby inside of her, despite the fact that teaser trailers suggested that the Xenomorphs would come to Earth to wreak havoc on humanity.

David Fincher went into production unprepared to deal with heavy studio interference and creative limitations, and re-writes and re-shoots frustrated the young director. He eventually left the project before post-production started.

"My first movie, it's fairly well known, was a disaster. I stupidly felt that the people financing it had more to lose then I did if it was bad," Fincher told BBC One in 2011. "I sort of allowed myself to be steered into this communal making and then when the shit hits the fan, all of a sudden everyone scatters and you're the guy saying 'Wait? Who has a suggestion now?' So (now) that if I'm going to take the blame, the brunt of it, I'm going to make the decisions."   

2. Waterworld

Shooting a movie on the open water is almost always a bad idea, namely because you have no control over the weather or the sea. Waterworld's initial $100 million budget, which was the highest ever for a Hollywood film at the time, ballooned to $175 million after production wrapped in 1994. This was mainly due to the cost of transporting extras from land to shooting locations in the middle of the sea, a large number of watercrafts breaking down, and an expensive set floating away.

“Logistically, it's crazy,” director Kevin Reynolds told Den of Geek. “Each day you shoot on the atoll with all those extras, we had to transport those people from dry land out to the location and so you're getting hundreds of people through wardrobe and everything, and you're putting them on boats, transporting them out to the atoll, and trying to get everybody in position to do a shot. And then when you break for lunch, you have to put everybody on boats and take them back in to feed them.”

On top of rising production costs, Kevin Costner nearly drowned when he was caught in a squall, jellyfish frequently attacked and stung the cast, and Joss Whedon had to be flown in for last minute re-writes on the script. Whedon later described the experience as "seven weeks of hell." He also referred to himself as the "world's highest-paid stenographer," because of all the notes he had to take from Kevin Costner and studio executives.

While it's unclear if Kevin Reynolds walked off the project or if he was fired, Kevin Costner had to finish the film with only two weeks left in production. In the end, critics panned Waterworld and it became one of the biggest box office bombs in history when it was released during the summer of 1995.

3. The Shining

Stanley Kubrick was notorious for shooting multiple takes for his scenes. During the production of The Shining, Kubrick demanded Shelley Duvall perform the iconic baseball bat scene with Jack Nicholson 127 times to get the terror and horror just right. That's merely one example of how difficult the director could be to his stars during the 13-month shoot.

Script pages would often change from day-to-day with Kubrick and co-screenwriter Diane Johnson filing constant re-writes. The practice was so frequent that Jack Nicholson refused to learn any of his lines until he got on set because he knew that they would change just before shooting anyway. Shelley Duvall was under constant stress due to many arguments with the director about her acting and her character, Wendy Torrance. Kubrick wanted Duvall to be on edge in a constant state of fear and isolation, which eventually made her physically ill.

In an interview with Roger Ebert in 1980, Shelley Duvall described working with Stanley Kubrick as "almost unbearable, but from other points of view, really very nice, I suppose."

4. Heaven's Gate

After winning an Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Director for The Deer Hunter in 1978, Michael Cimino followed up on its success with the notorious Heaven's Gate—and almost bankrupted the movie studio that made it, United Artists. Cleared for a budget of $11 million, its production cost soared to $44 million (about $122 million in 2014) when the film was delivered in December 1980. This was due to Cimino's precise attention to detail that included multiple takes, tearing down and re-building expensive sets, and, in one case, waiting for the "right cloud" to pass the frame. As a result, Michael Cimino shot over one million feet of film (about 220 hours of footage), which cost the studio almost $220,000 a day.

At one point, United Artists tried to fire Cimino, but his contract with the studio prevented his termination from the project. Once shooting completed, Michael Cimino worked tirelessly with editor William H. Reynolds to produce a final cut of Heaven's Gate, which had a running time of five hours and 25 minutes. United Artists refused to release Cimino's cut and demanded a shorter version, which clocked in at two hours and 48 minutes. Critics trashed it for being excessive, unfocused, and an overall disaster. It was also a box office bomb, taking in only $3.4 million in 1980.

5. World War Z

The film adaptation of Max Brooks' best-selling novel World War Z initially had a December 2012 release date, but it was later pushed to summer 2013 when production woes and delays plagued the project. With less than three weeks left in production, Damon Lindelof and Drew Goddard were brought in to re-write its third act and ending. "The script needed months of work, not days," a studio source told Vulture in 2012. "And changes were needed throughout the film, not just at the end."

However, at this time, Brad Pitt and Marc Forster were no longer speaking to each other and a studio executive had to be brought to World War Z's shooting location in Budapest to intermediate. While the production was on hiatus, Lindelof and Goddard spent a few weeks re-tooling World War Z's ending, and Paramount issued a new budget for seven additional weeks of re-shoots.

According to Vulture's initial reports, "Pitt, not Forster, who has final approval over all the new pages generated by whatever writers work on the project over the next three weeks. And the communication breakdown between actor and director over how to reshoot it severely limits Paramount’s ability to foresee an end to production." A new ending was shot that focused on smaller action set-pieces and made the film more about a man trying to get back to his family instead of a man trying to save the world from extinction.

World War Z opened in June 2013 to moderate critical acclaim and a $540 million worldwide box office with a sequel in the works with Juan Antonio Bayona replacing Marc Forster as director. 

6. Apocalypse Now

After the success of The Godfather Part II, Francis Ford Coppola struggled for five years to bring Apocalypse Now to the big screen. Coppola eventually assembled a large cast and crew in the Philippines for a five-month shoot that quickly turned into 16 months of brutal filming due to the country's torrential weather.

Production shut down after two months because some of its sets and locations were lost during a typhoon and had to be re-built or re-located and its lead Martin Sheen—who replaced Harvey Keitel who Coppola felt wasn't right for the role after one week of shooting—suffered a heart attack. Due to numerous delays, crewmembers and cast were either held on location in hotels or transported back to the United States for weeks at a time, which resulted in a ballooning budget. The film's payroll was also stolen.

Although Apocalypse Now was slated for a May 1978 release date, it was pushed to August 1979 because of continuing delays during post-production. Since Coppola had a tough time shooting the film, he was unable to adequately capture jungle and military sound effects, so a majority of its sound had to be re-recorded.

The making of Apocalypse Now can be seen in the documentary Hearts of Darkness.

7. The Abyss

James Cameron has a reputation as "the scariest man in Hollywood" because of his demanding and dictatorial shooting style. While Titanic and Avatar had their fair share of production nightmares, The Abyss might have been the most grueling and emotionally depleting shoot of Cameron's career.

A majority of The Abyss takes place deep underwater—mix that with James Cameron's on-set demeanor and you get a number of production horror stories and near-death experiences for the Academy Award-winning director and his cast.

On the first day of shooting, the main, 150,000 gallon water tank sprung a leak, and its repairs contributed to the budget going over $4 million. Safety was one of the most important things during production, so a decompression chamber was built onsite and each actor was assigned a safety diver and bell in the event of drowning or decompression sickness.

James Cameron almost drowned when trying to map out a shot in a flooding room, while Ed Harris and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio were under severe mental and physical stress because of the production's slow pace and submerged shoots. During one of the multiple takes during Dr. Lindsey Brigman's death scene, the camera ran out of film, which led to a frustrated Mastrantonio storming off the set yelling, "We are not animals!"

"I knew this was going to be a hard shoot, but even I had no idea just how hard. I don't ever want to go through this again," said Cameron. "The Abyss was a lot of things. Fun to make was not one of them," said Mastrantonio.

8. Twilight Zone: The Movie

During the shooting of the John Landis-directed "Time Out" subsection of Twilight Zone: The Movie, star Vic Morrow and child actors Myca Dinh Le and Renee Shin-Yi Chen were brutally killed during a freak helicopter accident. The scene was part of the story's original ending that involved Morrow's character traveling back in time to save two children when a U.S. Army helicopter attacks a small Vietnamese village.

The accident occurred when a stunt pilot had trouble navigating a low-flying helicopter through smoke and debris created from pyrotechnic effects. An explosion caused it to fly out of control, and it crash landed on top of the three actors, killing them instantly.

The accident led to almost a decade of litigation and court action. In the end, Twilight Zone: The Movie's filmmakers and producers were all acquitted of manslaughter. "There was absolutely no good aspect about this whole story. The tragedy, which I think about every day, had an enormous impact on my career, from which it may possibly never recover," said John Landis of the accident and aftermath in 1996.

9. The Island of Doctor Moreau

Richard Stanley, the original director on The Island of Doctor Moreau, was fired after three days of shooting. While it's unclear why New Line Cinema canned him, it's believed that it was due to on-set clashes with Val Kilmer. John Frankenheimer was hired to take over directing duties after production shut down for a few weeks. Despite the pause in shooting, The Island of Doctor Moreau's script wasn't completed, and pages were still being submitted as filming wore on. During this time, actor Rob Morrow left the production and David Thewlis was brought in to replace him.

Frankenheimer only took the job because he wanted to work with Marlon Brando, who was difficult throughout production. Brando refused to learn any of his lines, so a small radio transmitter was placed in his off-camera ear and words were fed to him while filming. Frankenheimer and Brando didn't get along with Val Kilmer, and the trio constantly argued during production. "There are two things I will never ever do in my whole life. The first is that I will never climb Mt. Everest. The second is that I will never work with Val Kilmer ever again," Frankenheimer said after The Island of Doctor Moreau's release.

10. Fitzcarraldo

Director Werner Herzog went through a nightmare production while making Fitzcarraldo in the early '80s. The film follows Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an Irish would-be rubber industrialist who is determined to transport a steamer ship through a South American jungle to a vast rubber territory in Peru during the early 20th century. Herzog wanted to give the film absolute realism, so he made his film crew transport a real 30-ton steamer ship through a dangerous jungle instead of using miniatures or special effects, resulting in a long and grueling production.

Star Jason Robards left the film due to dysentery and his role had to be re-cast with Klaus Kinski, who didn't get along with Herzog during filming. A famous rumor has it that one of the extras offered to kill Kinski for Herzog because he was so difficult to work with, but the director declined the offer because he needed him to finish the picture.

Mick Jagger also had a role in Fitzcarraldo, but he was ultimately cut when The Rolling Stones' touring schedule conflicted with re-shoots. Herzog had to re-start production after almost half of the film was completed and a year into shooting.

The making of Fitzcarraldo is documented in the film Burden of Dreams.  

11. American Graffiti

The city of San Rafael, California revoked American Graffiti's production license and permits after one day of night shooting when local merchants and business owners complained about the noise to the city council. Filming was forced to move to Petaluma, which is about 20 miles north of San Rafael.

During production, Harrison Ford was arrested for taking part in a bar fight, a crewmember was arrested for growing marijuana, and someone set George Lucas' motel room on fire. The night before shooting pivotal close-ups, Richard Dreyfuss suffered a huge gash on his forehead after Paul Le Mat threw him in a swimming pool. Additionally, two cameramen were almost killed while shooting the film's climatic drag race scene.

12. Ishtar

Ishtar is known as one of the biggest fiascos in filmmaking history. Warren Beatty produced the movie for Elaine May as a favor for taking an uncredited screenwriting role on his Academy Award-winning film Reds in 1981. Beatty believed that Ishtar would raise Elaine May's reputation as a top-notch filmmaker in Hollywood, but, in reality, it ended her career as a director.

Shooting began on Ishtar in Morocco and in the real Sahara Desert instead of a studio backlot. This decision put the production in the middle of high tensions between the Moroccan military and guerrilla factions, and dunes were checked daily for land mines.

May's directing style included multiple takes and shooting hours and hours of footage and, as a result, Ishtar's budget ballooned from $27.5 million to $51 million. Elaine May and Warren Beatty didn't get along during production either, while Dustin Hoffman worked as an intermediary between the two filmmakers.

In-fighting continued into post-production, as three separate teams of editors were brought in to shape Ishtar for Elaine May, Warren Beatty, and Dustin Hoffman, who all had input in the final cut. "I've had a lot of trouble with all my movies," May told Movieline in 2011. "I'll just admit that. I didn't want to direct—I wanted director approval [as a writer]."

Critics panned the film and audiences ignored it. Ishtar only grossed $14 million when it opened in May 1987. "If all of the people who hate Ishtar had seen it, I would be a rich woman today," said the director.

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PUT ME DOWN Decal Bathroom Toilet Seat Vinyl Sticker Sign Reminder for Him - Stickerciti Brand for $1.79 (list price $9.95)

Whitmor 6013-167 60-Inch Ebony Crystal Extra Wide Clothes Closet for $27.57 (list price $29.57)

Mr. Clean 440436 Turbo Plunger and Bowl Brush Caddy Set for $12.79 (list price $12.99)

18" Microfiber Floor Mop | Dual Side Different Action Dust Mop Dry to Attract dirt, dust, pet hair Or Damp for a Deeper Clean, Telescopic Aluminum Pole Adjust height max 51" for $18.98 (list price $24.98)

Bell Automotive 22-1-00073-8 Ultra Clothes Bar for $9.99 (list price $11.99)

Ettore 49036 Grip'n Grab Reach Tool, 32-Inch for $16.14

Lasko 4000 Air Stik Ultra-Slim Oscillating Fan for $26.55 (list price $39.99)

Mildew Resistant Fabric Shower Curtain Waterproof/Water-Repellent & Antibacterial, 72x72 - White for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

Altra Dakota L-Shaped Desk with Bookshelves, Dark Russet Cherry for $76.63 (list price $139.99)

Sauder Original Cottage Coffee Table, Cobblestone Finish for $55.93 (list price $79.99)

Filtrete Micro Allergen Defense Filter, MPR 1000, 16-Inch x 25-Inch x 1-Inch, 2-pack for $17.90 (list price $39.98)

Alisten Portable Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker and LED Light Lamp Alarm Clock with Quality Sound, Touch Light Sensor, MP3 Player, Micro TF SD Card, AUX, USB, 4000mAh Battery - White for $34.99 (list price $59.99)

Animal Planet Peacock Dog Costume, Small, Multicolor for $14.34 (list price $34.99)

Zack & Zoey Octo-Hound Dog Costume, Small, Purple Octopus for $16.02 (list price $21.95)

Umbra Prisma Decorative Accents, Set of 3 geometric shapes (6 wall decor pieces), Black for $30.83 (list price $38.45)

Umbra Tesora Jewelry Stand, Concrete/Copper for $22.50 (list price $30.00)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Gillette Fusion Manual Men's Razor Blade Refills, 12 Count for $35.99 (list price $47.99)

Philips Sonicare Essence Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush, White for $24.95 (list price $49.99)

Nizoral A-D Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, 7 Oz for $10.61 (list price $17.17)

Dove Beauty Bar, Sensitive Skin 4 oz, 16 Bar for $15.66 (list price $25.09)

Dove Men+Care Body and Face Bar, Extra Fresh 4 oz, 10 Bar for $9.79 (list price $14.99)

Remington CI9538 T|Studio Salon Collection Pearl Digital Ceramic Curling Wand, 1-1 ½ Inch, Pink for $21.83 (list price $24.99)

Degree Men Dry Protection Antiperspirant, Clean 2.7 oz, (Pack of 6) for $14.82 (list price $21.54)

Schick Intuition Renewing Moisture Razor Blade Refills for Women with Pomegranate Extract - 6 Count for $16.19 (list price $27.99)

Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo Original Formula, 16 Fl. Oz for $13.99 (list price $16.39)

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Night Moisturizer, 1 Fl. Oz for $15.79 (list price $19.99)

Conair Oval Shaped Double-Sided Lighted Makeup Mirror; 1x/7x Magnification, Polished Chrome for $29.99 (list price $34.99)

Real Techniques Core Collection Set for $8.50 (list price $17.99)

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Moisturizer with Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen, 1 Fl. Oz for $17.49 (list price $19.99)

Braun Series 7 790cc-4 Electric Foil Shaver for Men with Clean and Charge Station, Electric Men's Razor, Razors, Shavers, Cordless Shaving System for $198.85 (list price $289.99)

Maybelline New York The Blushed Nudes, 0.34 Ounce for $8.79 (list price $11.99)

Dove Body Wash, Deep Moisture 22 Ounce, (Pack of 4) for $22.05 (list price $25.99)

Wahl Elite Pro High Performance Haircut Kit #79602 for $49.97 (list price $82.99)

NIVEA Men Active3 3-in-1 Body Wash 16.9 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 3) for $13.47 (list price $17.97)

Panasonic Milano All-in-One Trimmer, ER-GB40-S, for Beard and Mustache, with 19 Trim Adjustable Settings, Cordless, Wet/Dry for $49.99 (list price $69.99)

Degree MotionSense Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant, Shower Clean, 2.6 Ounce (Pack of 2) for $7.28 (list price $9.89)

Olay ProX Microdermabrasion Plus Advanced Cleansing System, 1-Kit for $24.04 (list price $39.99)

Women's Rogaine Solution, Three Month Supply for $39.95 (list price $44.50)

L'Oreal Paris Double Extend Beauty Tubes Mascara, Black, 0.17-Fluid Ounce for $8.97 (list price $10.95)

Nexxus Conditioner with Pump, Humectress Replenishing System 33.8 oz for $20.33 (list price $28.59)

Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Facial Serum Fragrance Free 1.7 Fl Oz for $16.89 (list price $24.61)

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue By Dolce & Gabbana For Women. Eau De Toilette Spray 3.3 Oz (Packaging May Vary) for $52.69 (list price $87.00)

Infiniti Pro by Conair Curl Secret, Plum Purple for $79.97 (list price $119.99)

REACH Dentotape Waxed Tape, Unflavored 100 Yards (Pack of 6) for $16.23 (list price $25.59)

Speed Stick Power Antiperspirant/Deodorant, Unscented 3 Ounce (Pack of 6) for $11.94 (list price $26.33)

Listerine Ultraclean Floss, Mint, 30 yard (Pack of 6) for $10.74 (list price $14.70)

Maybelline New York The Colossal Volum' Express Washable Mascara, Glam Black 230, 0.31 Fluid Ounce for $5.29 (list price $7.77)

Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Crme 4 Oz, for $18.36 (list price $19.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Tulip 20595 Dimensional Puffy Fabric Paint, 6-Pack for $6.89 (list price $9.99)

Ball Pens, Vivii Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens, Fine Point, Black Ink, 6 Per Box, Extra Fine(0.5mm), 18 Pack for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

HP Iron-On Transfers, 8.5 x 11 Inch, 12 Pack for $7.99 (list price $9.97)

IDEAPOOL - Natural Handcrafted Bamboo Ballpoint Pen Set, Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens for Signature Calligraphy Executive Business, Extra 1 Stainless Steel Fine Refill for $10.99 (list price $14.99)

Strathmore Spiral Toned Sketch Book, 9 by 12-Inch, 50 Sheets, Tan for $8.90 (list price $16.99)

Strathmore 400 Series Cold Press Wire Bound Watercolor Pad 9 x 12 Inches (ST440-1) for $11.49 (list price $16.99)

Officemate OIC Achieva Side Load Letter Tray, Recycled, Black, 6 Pack (26212) for $14.51 (list price $22.42)

Moleskine Classic Notebook, Large, Plain, Black, Hard Cover (5 x 8.25) (Classic Notebooks) for $14.18 (list price $19.95)

Swingline 3 Hole Punch, Desktop, Punches 2-7 Holes, LightTouch, High Capacity, 20 Sheets (A7074030) for $14.87 (list price $51.49)

Duck Brand Stretch Wrap, 5 Inches Wide x 1000 Feet Long, Single Roll (964682) for $7.10 (list price $17.89)

Duck Brand Packing Paper, 24 Inch x 24 Inch Sheets, Pack of 120 Sheets, White (1139951) for $6.99 (list price $18.99)

LAMPAT Dimmable LED Desk Lamp, Black for $25.99 (list price $139.99)

Ergonomic Mesh Computer Office Desk Task Midback Task Chair Black for $44.99 (list price $99.99)

Martha Stewart Crafts Iridescent Glitter, 12-Pack for $12.63 (list price $16.49)

Kuretake Zig Twin Tip Marker Clean Color F, 12 Color Set (TCS-6000T/12V) for $13.30 (list price $24.00)

Rubbermaid Techfile Plastic Magazine File, 3 x 9 5/8 x 11 5/8 Inches, Black (40406ROS) for $3.69 (list price $4.99)

AmazonBasics Metal Monitor Stand - Black for $17.73 (list price $19.99)

LapGear MyDesk 45348 Black for $13.99 (list price $19.99)

Gingher 4.5 Inch Knife Edge Thread Nippers for $16.30 (list price $25.99)

Pentel Hi-polymer Block Eraser, Large, 3 Pack, White (ZEH10BP3-K6) for $0.75 (list price $2.00)

Magicfly 72-Colored Pencil Set Premier Soft Core Art Watercolor Pencil for Artist Sketch Adult Coloring Book Kid Artist Writing Manga Artwork Drawing Pencils Set with 2 Brushes and Free Metal Tin Case for $16.99 (list price $59.99)

Melissa & Doug Bead Set Bundle, 2-Pack for $14.86 (list price $19.99)

Expo 2 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 8-Pack, Fashion Colors (1743032) for $5.97 (list price $8.49)

Safco Products 3261BL Onyx Mesh Desktop Corner Organizer, Black for $27.03 (list price $44.49)

POOF 60pc. Sidewalk Chalk for $5.66 (list price $13.99)

DYMO LabelWriter 450 Turbo Thermal Label Printer (1752265) for $65.00 (list price $129.99)

Accuteck S 50 lb x 0.2 oz All-In-One Digital Shipping Postal Scale with AC Postage (W-8250-50BS) for $16.99 (list price $49.99)

Hobby Knife Kit ( Set of 17) for $18.87 (list price $29.87)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

12 kN Aluminum Wire Gate Carabiners (Set of 2) - 2,697-pound Rating for Hammocks, Camping, Hiking & Utility for $10.99 (list price $19.99)

Coleman Stadium Seat for $10.00 (list price $23.64)

Lifetime 1221 Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System, 44 Inch Backboard for $99.00 (list price $149.99)

Miracol Dual Action Ball Pump - 4 Extra Replacement Needles - Best for Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Rugby & Other Inflatables - Sturdy and Portable Design Air Pumps for $13.49 (list price $29.99)

Samsonite Tote-a-ton 32.5 Inch Duffle Luggage, Black, One Size for $18.89 (list price $24.99)

Morakniv Bushcraft Carbon Steel Survival Knife with Fire Starter and Sheath, Black for $58.64 (list price $99.99)

Kershaw 1990 Brawler Speedsafe Folding Knife for $18.20 (list price $39.95)

iCOVER 60 Inch Heavy-Duty water proof patio outdoor black oxford BBQ Barbecue Smoker/Grill Cover G21604 for $19.59 (list price $35.99)

Coleman 16 Can Cooler Satchel for $11.85 (list price $13.99)

Wilson Smart Core Golf Ball - Pack of 24 (White) for $15.97 (list price $24.99)

Moon Lence Ultralight Camping Chairs Folddable Backpacking Beach Chairs with Carry Bag for $29.99 (list price $67.99)

Swig Savvy Bottles 30 Oz Stainless Steel Insulated Water Bottle Wide Mouth BPA Free with Interchangeable Caps Leak-proof Sports cap for $19.99 (list price $26.99)

Stansport Canteen, 4-Quart for $8.23 (list price $9.99)

Flexi Neon Retractable Dog Leash (Cord) 16 ft, Medium, Black/Neon for $16.75 (list price $28.99)

Intex Pull-out Sofa Inflatable Bed, Queen for $49.00 (list price $56.55)

Aspectek Sticky Dome FleaTrap + 2 Glue Discs. Non-poisonous, odorless and Natural Flea Traps for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

Wilson F1415 NFL MVP Football (Official Size) for $10.44 (list price $14.99)

BLACK+DECKER LPP120B Bare Max Lithium Ion Pole Pruning Saw, 20-Volt,Without Battery for $75.84 (list price $87.98)

Solar Lights, URPOWER 24 LED Outdoor Solar Motion Sensor Lights, Solar Powered Wireless Waterproof Security Wall Light Motion Activated Light with Dusk to Dawn Auto On/Off for Patio Deck Yard Garden 2 for $25.99 (list price $39.99)

AmazonBasics 1/4-Inch Yoga and Exercise Mat with Carrying Strap, Blue for $14.41 (list price $16.99)

3 Lg. Cooler Freeze Packs 10"x14" - No More Ice! Cooler Shock Replaces Ice and Is Reusable for $24.95 (list price $29.99)

DEWALT DWHT10272 Folding Pocket Knife for $11.99 (list price $13.48)

Blue Wave Bronze 8-Year 24-ft Round Above Ground Pool Winter Cover for $37.77 (list price $49.95)

Sun Joe SDJ616 Shredder Joe 13-Amp 16:1 Reduction Electric Leaf Mulcher/Shredder for $116.99 (list price $159.99)

Lifetime 28241 Folding Personal Table, 30 by 20 Inch, White for $33.44 (list price $56.99)

ELECTRONICS

Norton Security Deluxe - 5 Devices [Download Code] for $19.99 (list price $79.99)

Midland HH50 Pocket Weather Radio for $11.07 (list price $24.99)

Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) for $497.99 (list price $799.99)

Roku 3 Streaming Media Player (4230R) with Voice Search (2015 model) for $89.74 (list price $99.99)

Innovative Technology ITCDS-5000 Classic Retro Bluetooth Stereo System with CD Player, FM Radio, Aux-In, and Headphone Jack, Black and Silver for $79.99 (list price $86.99)

Definitive Technology W Studio Wireless Black Sound Bar & Subwoofer System for $999.00 (list price $1,299.00)

ION Audio House Party (iPA18L) | Portable Sound System with Built-In Light Show (Black / 8W) for $54.89 (list price $129.99)

Samsung Chromebook 3 XE500C13-K02US 4 GB RAM 11.6" Laptop (Black) for $179.99 (list price $229.99)

AmazonBasics Large DSLR Gadget Bag (Orange interior) for $20.99 (list price $24.99)

NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi Router Dual Core 800MHz Processor - Router Only (R6400-100NAS) for $128.95 (list price $149.99)

Acer G206HQL bd 19.5-Inch LED Computer Monitor Back-Lit Widescreen Display for $77.99 (list price $119.99)

2016 Updated Full Color 130" Image Pro Mini Portable LCD LED Home Theater Cinema Game Video Projector - Support HD 1080P Video 800 Lumens IP IR USB SD HDMI 40W for $74.99 (list price $189.99)

APC P11U2 APC Surge Arrest for $32.15 (list price $49.99)

Bluetooth 4.1 Transmitter and Receiver, Rockrok Portable Wireless Adapter/Kit with 3.5mm Stereo Output for Headphone, Speakers, TV, PC, MP3/MP4,C ar Stereos (APTX Low Latency,A2DP,12 Hours Playtime) for $29.99 (list price $69.99)

WALI Table Top TV Stand for Most LED, LCD, OLED and Plasma Flat Screen TV up to 55", VESA patterns up to 800 x 400(TVS-001), Black for $24.49 (list price $59.99)

Logitech Harmony 650 Infrared All in One Remote Control, Universal Remote, Programmable Remote (Silver) for $50.62 (list price $90.60)

Sylvania SDVD1332 13.3-Inch Swivel Screen Portable DVD Player with USB/SD Card Reader for $104.59 (list price $227.98)

TOOLS

Hydroluxe New 6" High Pressure Super-Drenching Rainfall Shower Head with Hydro-Blast Technology for High Power Water Flow Performance / PREMIUM CHROME Front & Back Finish for $49.99 (list price $64.99)

Stanley 51-104 16 Ounce Rubber Mallet for $6.45 (list price $7.41)

Woodstock D3112 File Set with Rubber Handles, 6-Piece for $19.63 (list price $22.50)

IRWIN VISE-GRIP Original Curved Jaw Locking Pliers with Wire Cutter, 10", 502L3 for $10.21 (list price $17.79)

TMS 10 Ton Hydraulic Wire Battery Cable Lug Terminal Crimper Crimping Tool 9 Dies for $36.95 (list price $46.19)

Bosch GLL 2 Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser Level with Mount for $64.01 (list price $79.00)

Bosch GMS120 Digital Multi-Scanner for $67.03 (list price $106.93)

Stanley 12-951 SpokeShave with Flat Base for $15.99 (list price $29.04)

Homax 5860 2-Piece Caulking Tools, Smoother and Remover for $4.98 (list price $6.99)

Svance Portable Multifunction Magnetic LED Flashlight 4-Level Dimmable Brightness Led Tent Camping Lamp SOS Emergency Flash Light Garage Lights (Q8) for $21.99 (list price $59.99)

Stanley 54-304 5-Ounce Magnetic Tack Hammer for $8.62 (list price $13.96)

P3 P4400 Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor for $18.41

PIXNOR Tweezers 7-piece Precision Anti-static ESD Stainless Steel Tweezers for Electronics, Jewelry-making, Laboratory Work, Hobbies for $11.99 (list price $19.99)

Armor All 2.5 Gallon, 2 Peak HP, Utility Wet/Dry Vacuum, AA255 for $34.87 (list price $49.99)

Homedone Picture Hangers 59-Piece - Heavy Duty, Frame Hanging, Holds 5-100 lbs, Golden for $10.96 (list price $13.89)

Arvidsson LED Vintage Edison [Sapphire] Filaments Bulb 4W 400Lumens [CRI90+] Dimmable [1800K Romantic Warm Glow] ST64/ST21 [Anti-Glare Clear Glass] UL Listed for Antique Lighting Fixtures for $6.85 (list price $12.99)

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Wireless Doorbell, Spigen [1000 FT Range / IP55 Water Proof] Easy Installation Plug-in Push button with LED Indicator [1 Button, 1 Receiver] With Over 50 Chimes - SGP11882 for $19.99 (list price $34.99)

AutoZiv Car & Home Microfiber Duster - Best Exterior & Interior Use - Lint Free - 2 Piece Cleaning Kit - Long Unbreakable Extendable Telescopic Handle for $23.99 (list price $39.99)Franklin International 1414 Titebond-3 Ultimate Wood Glue, 16-Ounce for $6.97 (list price $10.95)

Meguiar's G13616 Quik Interior Detailer Cleaner - 16 oz. for $4.97 (list price $7.59)Brita On Tap Faucet Water Filter System, Chrome for $20.99 (list price $29.99)

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10 Famous Actors Who Have a Less-Famous Twin

Although the lives of celebrities are certainly in the public eye, there are a few personal things about famous actors that are virtually unknown to the general public—including who they've shared a womb with.

1. Scarlett Johansson

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Scarlett Johansson has a twin brother named Hunter Johansson, who was a campaign advisor for Barack Obama in 2008. While Hunter didn’t pursue a career in acting like his sister, the twins appeared together in the film Manny & Lo in 1996.

2. Vin Diesel

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While Vin Diesel (whose real name is Mark Sinclair Vincent) is enjoying a career in front of the camera with starring roles in action films such as Fast & Furious and Riddick, his fraternal twin brother Paul Vincent likes his place behind the camera as a film editor.

3. Ashton Kutcher

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Ashton Kutcher was born Christopher Ashton Kutcher, and has a fraternal twin brother named Michael. When he was a child, Michael developed cerebral palsy and cardiomyopathy and required a heart transplant during his teenage years. Before starring in That '70s Show, Ashton attended the University of Iowa and studied biochemical engineering, inspired to find a cure for Michael’s heart disease. Michael is currently a spokesman for Reaching for the Stars, an organization advocating for children with cerebral palsy.

4. Kiefer Sutherland

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Kiefer Sutherland was born the older brother of his twin sister Rachel. While Kiefer Sutherland is mostly known for starring as Jack Bauer on Fox’s thriller 24, Rachel works behind the scenes as a post-production supervisor on films and television in Toronto.

5. Giovanni Ribisi

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Giovanni Ribisi's twin sister Marissa had a budding career as an actress in Hollywood with roles in The Brady Bunch Movie, Pleasantville, and Dazed and Confused. She took a hiatus in the early 2000s, and married singer/songwriter Beck in 2004. Marissa Ribisi and Beck have two children, Cosimo Henri and Tuesday. Marissa also launched a fashion line called Whitley Kros in 2007.

6. Linda Hamilton

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Leslie Hamilton Gearren is the identical twin sister of actress Linda Hamilton. Although Leslie is a professional nurse, she was also her sister Linda’s on-screen double in three scenes in Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

7. Parker Posey

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Parker Posey was dubbed “Queen of the Indies” in the '90s for her appearances in movies such as Dazed and Confused, Party Girl, and Waiting For Guffman. Her twin brother Christopher took an alternative career route as a lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia.

8. Joseph Fiennes

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Joseph Fiennes has five biological siblings who took all up careers in the arts. His older brother Ralph Fiennes is an Academy Award-nominated actor, while his other brother Magnus is a composer, and his sisters Martha and Sophie are filmmakers. Joseph also has a twin brother named Jacob, who opted not to go into the entertainment industry, but instead started a career as a conservationist.

9. Eva Green

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French model and actress Eva Green’s breakout role was in the James Bond film Casino Royale. She has since appeared in Dark Shadows, 300: Rise of an Empire, and the upcoming Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Green’s fraternal twin sister Joy took up a career rearing horses in the Normandy countryside with her husband.

10. Jon Heder

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While Jon Heder is mostly known for playing the titular role in the cult classic Napoleon Dynamite, his identical twin brother Dan Heder works behind the scenes in animation and visual effects, notably for the movie 47 Ronin. The brothers both worked on the Oscar-nominated animated film Monster House in 2006—Jon provided the voice for the character Reginald "Skull" Skulinski, while Dan was one of the film’s animators.

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