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13 'The Revenant' Facts That Were Unknown Even After The Oscars

13 'The Revenant' Facts That Were Unknown Even After The Oscars
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"The Revenant" was a movie that stole the Oscars this year. With 12 nominations and 3 wins the moving received maximum number of Academy Awards this year and a historic win for Leonardo DiCaprio. The movie is known for Leonardo getting screwed by a bear, but there are so many unknown facts and trivia about this movie that will leave you in awe.

Check out some of the unknown facts about the movie "The Revenant":

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1. Tom Hardy strangled the Director Alejandro Iñarritu and tried to choke him by this throat. 

1. Tom Hardy strangled the Director Alejandro Iñarritu and tried to choke him by this throat. 

Tom Hardy was so frustrated by Alejandro's ruthless attitude and behavior that he attacked him and tried to choke him by his throat. The crew members had to intervene to stop Tom Hardy. 

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2. Due to the the late filming schedule, the snow started melting in Canada and production was relocated. 

2. Due to the the late filming schedule, the snow started melting in Canada and production was relocated. 
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The entire production was shifted from North Canada to South Argentina which had similar wintry conditions since snow was melting at a rapid rate in Canada. 

3. Leonardo DiCaprio just like his character, had to go through a lot of suffering. 

3. Leonardo DiCaprio just like his character, had to go through a lot of suffering. 
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Leo's character was not an easy one and he had to go through a lot of problems and injuries to shoot the entire length of the film. 

4. Leonardo killed the bear shooting it on its left shoulder and stabbing it repeatedly.

4. Leonardo killed the bear shooting it on its left shoulder and stabbing it repeatedly.
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The same process was mirrored when Glass shot Fitzgerald on his left shoulder and killed him by stabbing him repeatedly. 

5. "Most likely the film would be a piece of shit."

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The Director of the film refused to use the green screen. He said: "If we ended up in green screen with coffee and everybody having a good time, everybody will be happy, but most likely the film would be a piece of shit."

6. Christian Bale was asked to play the role of Fitzgerald, but he gave that up eventually. 

6. Christian Bale was asked to play the role of Fitzgerald, but he gave that up eventually. 
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7. Glass crawled continuously for over 6 weeks covering 200 miles. 

7. Glass crawled continuously for over 6 weeks covering 200 miles. 
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Glass crawled over the entire region of South Dakota on his legs covering over 200 miles in a span of 6 weeks. 

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8. The Revenant received the largest number of Academy Award nominations.

8. The Revenant received the largest number of Academy Award nominations.
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It received 12 nominations in the year 2016 and won 3 of them Best Actor, Best Cinematography, and Best Director.

9. Leonardo was asked to play Steve Jobs. He gave up the role to play Glass. 

9. Leonardo was asked to play Steve Jobs. He gave up the role to play Glass. 
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The role then went to Michael Fassbender who got defeated by Leo at Oscars 2016 in the Best Actor category. 

10. Tom was forced to read the script by Leonardo DiCaprio. 

10. Tom was forced to read the script by Leonardo DiCaprio. 
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Tom Hardy never reads the scripts before signing the movie. But, he was forced by Leo to read it. He read half the script and agreed to play the role immediately. 

11. Leonardo did not gut a real horse's carcass. 

11. Leonardo did not gut a real horse's carcass. 
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He didn't! He used a prosthetic carcass instead and no animals were harmed during the filming sequence. 

12. The movie ends ambiguously and does not tell the fate of Glass. 

12. The movie ends ambiguously and does not tell the fate of Glass. 
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As far as the History goes, he lived another 10 years and died in Arikara attack at Yellowstone river. 

13. Several crew members were fired due to Alejandro's temperamental nature. 

13. Several crew members were fired due to Alejandro's temperamental nature. 
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 "As a director, if I identify a violin that is out of tune, I have to take that from the orchestra," Alejandro said.
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