Sigourney Weaver nicks the last spacesuit. Let's hope Ridley Scott can breathe.
Woody Allen preps a shot at Coney Island, but secretly wishes he could go on the rollercoaster.
Francis Ford Coppola tries to explain to Marlon Brando why he should read the script.
Nobody realised that Zoe Saldana loved roaring so much she'd do it for free.
Back To The Future
Robert Zemeckis and Michael J. Fox take a well-deserved break after spending two hours clambering into their over-sized chairs.
Roger Vadim measures up star/wife Jane Fonda for space-age shenanigans.
The Big Lebowski
Joel and Ethan Coen check the script, seemingly oblivious to the actor stuck in an iron lung behind them.
Big Trouble in Little China
John Carpenter and Kurt Russell face their critics.
Off-screen, presumably, one of Alfred Hitchcock's avian wranglers has had his eye pecked out. Oh, what larks.
Ridley Scott is so 'in the zone' he's forgotten that the hovercars aren't real. Gonna be a long wait, mate.
Isabella Rossellini and David Lynch get freaked, trying to figure out what's going on with the light.
Bonnie and Clyde
Arthur Penn fails to convince Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway to do another take.
Paul Thomas Anderson must be a professional to be able to totally ignore Heather Graham.
It's hard not to assume that Mel Gibson is giving his crew a severe tongue-lashing.
The Breakfast Club
John Hughes puts Ally Sheedy and Emilio Estevez into detention for real.
Jean Seberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo are surprised by Jean-Luc Godard's latest innovation: the dolly-in-a-pram shot.
Gene Kelly tells Vincente Minelli how to do his job.
Budding auteur Steve McQueen gets behind the camera to see how his Mustang looks through a viewfinder.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Robert Redford and Paul Newman improv a new direction for the outlaws: table tennis!
"How much longer do we have to hold this pose?" ask Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
Jack Nicholson has a word with Roman Polanski about the whole nose slicing thing.
"Nobody minds if I film this party?" asks Orson Welles.
A Clockwork Orange
Stanley Kubrick and Malcolm McDowell's home movies were getting stranger.
The Dark Knight
Christopher Nolan can do nothing but watch as Christian Bale takes revenge on a pedestrian who got into the actor's eyeline during a take.
Clint Eastwood didn't think much of Don Siegel's Inspector Clouseau impersonation.
Sharlto Copley's attempt to put a musical number into the film is rejected by Neill Blomkamp.
Dog Day Afternoon
Sidney Lumet makes sure there is no traffic coming before Al Pacino can cross the road.
Richard Kelly has a word with unruly pupil Jake Gyllenhaal.
The crew decides they may as well go for a take as Dennis Hopper buggers off for the day.
Vincent Price tries to convince Tim Burton that he actually has a half-human, half-fly at home.
The Empire Strikes Back
Dave Prowse reveals to Mark Hamill: "Luke, I am the Green Cross Code Man!"
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial
Henry Thomas decides he's not falling for Steven Spielberg's "Look, the aliens are coming!" gag a second time.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey are wondering why Michel Gondry has come to the party dressed as a clown.
While William Friedkin preps the next shot, Max Von Sydow becomes convinced he's actually seen the Devil.
Fantastic Mr Fox
Wes Anderson gets a little too hands-on with his cast.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Johnny Depp refuses to tell Terry Gilliam where the drugs are stashed.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Alan Ruck looks disappointed that Matthew Broderick is getting all of John Hughes' attention.
The Fifth Element
Luc Besson decides that the Mangalores were perhaps not the best choice for the press conference, after all.
David Fincher wonders if Edward Norton will ever wake up.
Werner Herzog laughs off Klaus Kinski's latest death threat. After all, Kinski has a reputation to maintain.
Michael Caine finds that customer service doesn't get any faster when it's being filmed.
James Dean proves that it wasn't him who trod in the dog poo.
Marlon Brando's stalker seized his opportunity while Francis Ford Coppola wasn't looking.
The Gold Rush
A confused Charlie Chaplin momentarily wonders why "that funny Tramp guy" isn't appearing through the viewfinder.
The gang's all here... except Sean Connery, who drew the short straw and had to take the photograph.
Gone With the Wind
Vivien Leigh and Thomas Mitchell express their amazement that Victor Fleming is still the director on a project famous for its helmers getting fired.
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Why did Sergio Leone value Clint Eastwood so highly? He arranged his own transportation to the set.
Martin Scorsese reveals to Robert De Niro how many Oscars they'll lose to Dances With Wolves .
The kids would have had an even better time on set if it wasn't for their chaperone.
Mike Nichols catches Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft sleeping on the job again.
The Great Escape
John Sturges narrows things down to The Magnificent Three: James Coburn, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Alfonso Cuaron explains to Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint that Azkaban isn't in Mexico.
Michael Mann takes Al Pacino and Robert De Niro's orders.
Hellboy 2: The Golden Army
Guillermo Del Toro makes his excuses for not showing up in fancy dress to Ron Perlman, Selma Blair and Doug Jones.
One extravagant arm movement later, Christopher Nolan twigged that he was talking to Leonardo DiCaprio, not his own reflection.
Steven Spielberg wondered if the crew would ever leave him alone with Susan Backlinie.
Matthew Vaughn draws Aaron Johnson and Chloe Moretz's attention to Nic Cage's latest wig-out.
Kill Bill Vol. 1
Uma Thurman is too busy limbering up to save Quentin Tarantino from execution.
Lawrence of Arabia
David Lean fears his desert rave might be getting out of hand.
The Lord of the Rings
Sean Astin has taken the piss out of Peter Jackson's accent one time too many.
Lost in Translation
"You have ten minutes to get out of bed!" Sofia Coppola orders Bill Murray.
Larry Wachowski thinks he's seen proof that reality is an illusion, but brother Andy is having none of it.
McCabe and Mrs Miller
Warren Beatty and Julie Christie can't take Robert Altman seriously while he's wearing that coat.
Few people realise that Fritz Lang's filming of emotional reunions made him the Jeremy Kyle of his day.
Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable haven't realised that this was supposed to be the 'serious' shot.
Duncan Jones wakes up to find that he's been abandoned on set.
John McTiernan tries to convince Arnold Schwarzenegger that purgery has a lot in common with politics.
Martin Scorsese explains to an off-camera Joe Pesci that Robert De Niro was joking when he said he'd lamp him.
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Harrison Ford swears he saw the idol's eyes move, little realising that Steven Spielberg is controlling it by remote control.
Akira Kurosawa sacks his assistant for mistaking 'samurai' for 'sailor' on the fancy dress invite.
Quentin Tarantino asks Harvey Keitel if he saw who nicked his car.
Return of the Jedi
Carrie Fisher isn't ready for her close-up, so Harrison Ford blocks the camera from George Lucas.
Angie Dickinson got so sick of being treated as a waitress she brings Howard Hawks an imaginary cup of coffee.
Veteran make-up artisit Wally Westmore secretly practises his scar technique on an oblivious Audrey Hepburn.
Al Pacino and Steven Bauer are so deep into character they've stopped listening to Brian De Palma.
Ward Bond, John Wayne and John Ford are perplexed to discover their cowboy adventures are being treated as art by French critics.
Shaun of the Dead
Edgar Wright regrets agreeing to playing Spin the bottle.
The Shawshank Redemption
A glum Tim Robbins wishes that Frank Darabont would stop treating script meetings like prison interrogations.
Jack Nicholson can't wait for Stanley Kubrick to notice he's let one off.
Alexander Payne was beginning to lose patience with Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church's plan to Method drink their way through the scene.
The Silence of the Lambs
Jonathan Demme tells Anthony Hopkins, with much waving of arms, that he's decided not to release him from his straitjacket.
Much embarrassment on set, as Jessica Alba catches Robert Rodriguez checking out her ass.
In an ironic twist, Danny Boyle and Frieda Pinto are left waiting when Dev Patel misses his train.
Guy Ritchie and Brad Pitt decided to ignore Jason Flemyng's impersonation of a cackling madman.
Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst really didn't want to know what Sam Raimi got up to last night.
Anthony Daniels was less impressed with the results of George Lucas' C-3PO helmet throw when he discovered he had to walk across the desert to fetch it back.
Billy Wilder had to tell Gloria Swanson the worst jokes he knew to get her to perfect Norma Desmond's sneer.
Talk To Her
With the runner currently been chased by an angry bull, there was nobody to hold the umbrella but Pedro Almodovar.
Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro are left waiting when Jodie Foster's school puts her in detention.
Linda Hamilton wasn't convinced by James Cameron's early experiments in 3D.
There Will Be Blood
Paul Thomas Anderson helpfully reminds Daniel Day-Lewis where he left his milkshake.
This is England
Stephen Graham and Shane Meadows agree that Joe Gilgun needs to be shortened for the scene.
Edward Norton and Philip Seymour Hoffman can't believe how many Arsenal player autographs Spike Lee has.
2001: A Space Odyssey
Stanley Kubrick realises there isn't a comfortable place to rest his elbow on a rotating set.
Practical joker Alfred Hitchcock reveals to James Stewart that the chair he's sitting on is rigged to a catapult.
James Woods discovers that David Cronenberg doesn't respect personal boundaries.
An impatient Charlie Sheen is desperate for Oliver Stone to go away so he can fix up his date for the evening.
Way Out West
Oliver Hardy realises that they're not really in a Wild West town, but should he tell Stan Laurel?
Where The Wild Things Are
Spike Jonze hadn't read the small print of Max Records' contract, which demands the actor can only travel by piggyback.