50 Photos Of Actors Behind The Scenes That Will Change How You See Their Movies Forever

When the cameras stop rolling, these movie stars enjoy their break time just like everyone else. These photos of actors behind the scenes may just change your mind forever about the characters they play.

The Empire Strikes Back

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Carrie Fisher and Peter Mayhew show that Princess Leia and Chewbacca are actually BFFs.


Kermit and Piggy visit Mark Hamill and Yoda on the Dagobah set

The Shining

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Lisa Burns and Louise Burns look far less creepy between their haunting stints in hallways.


Stanley Kubrick taking a mirror selfie with his daughter, while Jack Nicholson thought it was a photo of him.


Stanley Kubrick laughing in the remains of Elstree Studios, the set of The Shining, which was destroyed during a fire.

The Muppet Movie

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Jim Henson and Kermit staring deeply into each other's eyes.

Edward Scissorhands

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Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder hugging it out between takes.


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This proves once and for all that the wooden board did have enough room for Jack.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Peter Ostrum and Gene Wilder switch looks for a moment.

Silence of the Lambs

Hannibal Lecter enjoying a fry between shots

Kill Bill

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Uma Thurman and Lucy Liu stop fighting long enough to show they're actually great friends.


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Director Steven Spielberg giving E.T. a bath on the set of the film.

Django Unchained

Leo taking a break from the director's point of view.

The Dark Knight

Heath Ledger practices for the final scene of the movie when he’s hanging from the skyscraper. It looks a bit different than you may remember.


The Joker without his recognizable makeup.


Heath Ledger skate boarding over Christian Bale.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Bill Murray literally "on the set".

Forrest Gump

Scene 1, Take 1.

Filming of the MGM Lion

Star Wars

R2D2 having a sandwich during a filming break.


Irvin Kershner consults the screenplay on the carbon-freezing chamber steps.


Chewbacca getting a bit frisky during one of the funnier outtakes.


Even Frankenstein's monster needed to find time for a cup of tea and a quick snack!


Godzilla (albeit only his lower half) terrorizes a poor Japanese town.

Back To The Future

The DeLorean, which was much smaller than most of us remembered.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe, Alan Rickman, Mike Newell prove that Harry and Snape actually can get along.


Enemies become friends when the camera isn't rolling, as Voldemort and Dumbledore share a laugh.

The Avengers

Director Joss Whedon showing the heroes how it’s done.

Marie Antoinette

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Kirsten Dunst and Jason Schwartzman use some technology that definitely doesn't mix with their outfits.

Lord of the Rings

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Gandalf, along with his stunt and riding doubles.


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Steven Spielberg bravely lounges in the mouth of the shark.

The Lord of the Rings Triology

Gandalf (Sir Ian McKellen) keeping dry between takes


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A group of extras look pretty relaxed for having just fallen victim to battle.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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George Lucas and Amrish Puri take a break under an umbrella.

Star Wars - Special Edition

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Boba Fett unmasked on the set of the additional Jabba's Palace scenes filmed for the Star Wars special editions

Singin' in the Rain

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John Rosengrant, an effects artist for the movie, wears a raptor half-suit for Jurassic Park III.

Harry Potter

Maggie Smith relaxing between scenes that were actually deleted from the final cuts. Incredibly, she participated in the filming while going through chemotherapy.

Return of the Jedi

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Carrie Fisher and Warick Davis (Ewok Wicket) on the set of Return of the Jedi!

Life of Pi

Suraj Sharma acts out his scene in a zoomed out look of what most of the movie's filming looked like.

The Royal Tenenbaums

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Bill Murray, Grant Rosenmeyer, Jonah Meyerson roughhouse in the hospital.

Pulp Fiction

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John Travolta and Bruce Willis laugh about something between scenes.


Ellen Page and Leonardo DiCaprio on the set of Inception. It's not surprise it looks a lot different than the movie.

The Big Lebowski

Director Joel Coen checking in on The Dude during the trippy dream sequence.

The Wizard of Oz

The amazing set of Munchkinland.

Raging Bull

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De Niro gets some help with a slate clap on Raging Bull


Director Zack Snyder looking small as he goes over lines with Leonidas.


It's pretty neat to see how the magic happens, and how believable movies manage to be despite the reality of their production. Share this with other people who appreciate great films!