19 Lies From Your Favorite Movies That You Actually Fell For

Spoiler alert: A lot of actors lip sync.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the lies, tricks, and dupes their favorite movies pulled on them. Here’s what they said:


The Live Aid scene in Bohemian Rhapsody is totally computer generated and was actually shot at a field in England.

20th Century Studios / Everett Collection


Shirley Henderson was in her thirties when she played Moaning Myrtle, a 14-year-old, in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.


All of the raptor noises from Jurassic Park are actually the sounds of mating tortoises.

Universal / Everett Collection, Sopa Images / SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett


The filmmakers had to use 48 different piglets to film Babe because they grew so quickly.

Universal / Everett Collection


Despite playing a young teen in The Karate Kid, baby-face Ralph Macchio was actually 22 when he filmed the movie, older than his onscreen rival William Zabka, who was 18 at the time.


Julia Roberts’s head was photoshopped onto her body double’s body for the Pretty Woman poster.

Buena Vista / Everett Collection


Zac Efron didn’t sing in the first High School Musical — he lip-synched to Drew Seeley’s voice instead.

Disney / Getty Images

“When I found out Drew Seeley was Troy Bolton’s singing voice in High School Musical, I was shocked. Zac Efron’s lip-synching was so convincing, I would’ve never caught on.” —emwren


The redhead nun from Sister Act 2 isn’t actually singing in the movie either — she’s lip-synching to professional singer Andrea Robinson’s voice.


And Rebecca Ferguson didn’t actually sing as Jenny Lind in The Greatest Showman, Loren Allred did.

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In A League of Their Own, older Dottie is played by Lynn Cartwright, not Geena Davis.


Rachel McAdams’ hair in Mean Girls wasn’t actually dyed – it was a wig.


The Beatles didn’t do any of the voice acting in Yellow Submarine.

United Artists

“The guys who actually did the voice acting sounded so similar!” —SkySmith16


The country of Genovia from The Princess Diaries series isn’t actually a country at all — they made it up.


New York City’s Museum of Natural History actually looks nothing like it does in Night at the Museum.

20th Century Studios, Getty Images

“Thanks a lot, Ben Stiller.” —xxxBHxxx


And the Smithsonian has a totally different layout and doesn’t have 19 floors of underground storage like it does in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian.

20th Century Studios, Getty Images

“I was so shocked when I visited Washington, DC, that the Smithsonian doesn’t have 19 floors of underground storage and most of the locations inside were made up for Night at the Museum 2.” —xxxBHxxx


Lindsay Lohan does NOT have a twin sister, even though The Parent Trap made us all think differently.

Buena Vista

“I felt really bad for her twin because Lindsay became famous and she didn’t.” —franciew2


Haylie Duff, Hilary Duff’s sister, was actually the one who provided the singing voice for Isabella in The Lizzie McGuire Movie.

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Suggested by: Tayla Leigh Sargent, Facebook


This pirate from Hook was actually played by Glenn Close.

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And finally, even though it looks like those Titanic scenes were filmed in the ocean, they were actually shot in a pool.

20th Century Fox / Photo 12 / Alamy Stock Photo

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