Shine. Geoffrey Rush played actor Peter Sellers in "The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers".
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The Passion Of The Christ. James Caviezel was twice whipped, hit by lightning and suffered a shoulder separation during the filming of "The Passion of the Christ".
Mission: Impossible II. Actor Dougray Scott was born November 25, 1965, in Fife, Scotland, U.K.
Falling Through Ice. In "Jumper", David Rice never surfaces after falling through ice, but instead teleports himself out.
Pearl Harbor. Doris Miller was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross, which he was awarded May 1942.
Jake LaMotta. Jake LaMotta was the first boxer to beat Sugar Ray Robinson.
Michael McKean. "This Is Spinal Tap" was directed by Rob Reiner, who also appears as a director in the movie.