12 Movie Set Accidents You Wouldn’t Believe Actually Happened

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Each time you watch  action movies with staged accidents, you are left in suprise. There are many people behind the screen who work hard to make those accidents in a movie seem real. Notwithstanding, sometimes the actors and their body doubles go through some extremely dangerous scenarios to make the accidents that you see on screen in a movie appear real.

Below are 12 Movie Set Accidents that you might not know about.

1 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

At Leavesden Film Studios, the body double of Daniel Radcliffe, David Holmes suffered brutal spinal injury. The intensity was so high that it left him paralyzed. An explosion occurred which was a part of that scene after which David Holmes fell on the ground.

2 – The Eagle (2011)

One of the crew members forgot to mix the hot water with the normal water due to which Channing Tatum burnt skin over his private parts.

3 – G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)

When various explosion effects were being performed, one of them misfired. Due to this, Sienna Miller’s dress caught fire burning various parts of her body especially her upper body.

4 – The Hangover Part II

Scott McLean, an Australian stuntman suffered critical brain damage as he failed to dodge an incoming vehicle while leaning out of a taxi. He soon recovered but was left permanent neural and physical injuries.

5 – Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Due to improper welding, a steel cable broke down and hit the extra’s car. Her skull was terrifyingly injured and had to undergo a brain surgery.

6 – The Avengers

Stuntman Jeremy Fitzgerald bashed into a pile of bricks while performing a 3o-feet fall from a building. He was left with a damaged scalp.

7 – Now You See Me

While shooting the water chamber escape scene, Isla Fisher was unable to set herself free and almost drowned. She was stuck deep in water for around 3 minutes.

8 – The Expendables 2

An explosion was staged on a rubber boat near Elin Pelin in Bulgaria due to which a stuntman lost his life.

9 – Django Unchained

In Django Unchained, Leonardo DiCaprio accidentally slammed the table so hard that he broke a glass and was left with a cut on his palm. However, he continued with the scene. The improvised scene is included in the final take of the film.

10 – Thor: The Dark World

Jaimie Alexander had to deal with a dislocated shoulder and a slipped disc in her spine after she slipped off a metal staircase

11 –  Star Wars: The Force Awakens

A hydraulic door fell on Harrison Ford due to which he fractured a bone in his leg

12 – Campus PD

When the shooting was going on at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a helicopter crash occurred and Cameraman Greg Jacobson had to lose his life.

Each time you watch  action movies with staged accidents, you are left in suprise. There are many people behind the screen who work hard to make those accidents in a movie seem real. Notwithstanding, sometimes the actors and their body doubles go through some extremely dangerous scenarios to make the accidents that you see on screen in a movie appear real.

Below are 12 Movie Set Accidents that you might not know about.

1 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

At Leavesden Film Studios, the body double of Daniel Radcliffe, David Holmes suffered brutal spinal injury. The intensity was so high that it left him paralyzed. An explosion occurred which was a part of that scene after which David Holmes fell on the ground.

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