General questions regarding movies made in the USA, in many (but not all) contexts synonymous with Hollywood. Not to be used for questions about specific movies or identifiaction questions.

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Hollywood actors whose voice is always substituted?

Not sure if this is actually true but I have heard a few times that some actors' real voices are never used for one or another reason. Are there actors in Hollywood whose voices are always ...
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Hollywood movie that took longest to create

What Hollywood movie did take longest to create? By 'the longest' I mean full production until it made it to the theaters.
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Why would Russians have perfect spoken grammar and yet terrible accent in Hollywood movies? [closed]

While being part of Eastern European culture, it has always amazed me how much of a gap in spoken English grammar and accent the Hollywood producers would create within their Russian characters. Most ...
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A confusing psychological thriller movie with two leading actresses, among one is a Hollywood actress or a wannabe actress

I have only a vague description about this 90s or 2000s movie. I am sure the movie plot itself was so confusing. I think there are two female lead characters and the film is happening in Hollywood. ...
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Do any Hollywood movies star only little people?

Has Hollywood ever produced movies starring only little people (i.e. those with dwarfism) as actors?
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Is there a website with stats on male versus female leading roles in movies?

In Hollywood, are there more main roles for male actors than female (actresses)? Are there generally more roles for male actors than female (not just leading ones)? It probably depends on the genre. ...
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Why is Los Angeles targeted for destruction so often in Hollywood movies?

One of my favourite types of films are ones where some form of cataclysm occurs (morbid I know). But one thing I have noticed in many films is the destruction of the city of Los Angeles (sometimes ...
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Whiskey in US movies out of plain glass decanters. A movie or culture thing?

I noticed since some time that whiskey offered in offices of bosses in US movies or series often tend to be poured from anonymous glass bottles/decanters. I saw this often happen in House of Cards for ...
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First ever Hollywood Color motion picture film?

Which is the first Hollywood Color motion picture film?
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Name the movie in which boy dies at the end?

I saw a movie on HBO last year.. i only saw last few minutes of the movie in which a boy dies in the end, and on his funeral this poem is singed in the church. I can fly but i want his wings i can ...
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Do different major Hollywood studios have distinctive styles or signature elements in their filmmaking?

Do film experts, critics, industry insiders, etc recognise and discuss signature styles or elements between major Hollywood studios? Along the lines of... "This is a very typical Universal film, in ...
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How long must a Hollywood film wait to use the same title of an older film?

I just stumbled on the new film Bound (2015) and remembered that there was an older film by the Wachowskis also called Bound released in 1996. I am sure this varies from country to country - but in ...
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Which was first TV show with animation?

Which was first TV show with animation in USA? No real characters. All characters should be animated.
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Minimum or Maximum Movie Running Time Limits?

Is there any time limits for the running time of the movies in hollywood? Unlike Bollywood and Kollywood , Hollywood movies run for only 1.30 to 2 hours. But in case of Bollywood and Kollywood, ...
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Why don't Bollywood superstars do more in Hollywood?

I love Bollywood movies and Hollywood movies. There are a great number of superstars in Bollywood who act well and are globally renowned. But we have not seen much participation of Bollywood stars in ...
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What's with the trend of releasing movies outside the US first?

A recent trend that I've noticed (or I'm just crazy and need to delete this question) is to release a major film outside of the U.S. first, even if it's a Hollywood film. Usually a week or so later ...
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Why do many of the Hollywood horror movies use a mirror as a ghost's sign?

I've seen lot of Hollywood horror movies, and most of the directors using a mirror as a ghost's sign or ghosts using mirror as a medium to talk with humans. I couldn't understand what would be the ...
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Why do most of the Hollywood movies have at least one non-white guy?

Why do most of the Hollywood movies have at least one non-white guy? Are there any casting guidelines for that or Just a coincidence?
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First Hollywood (or at least made in USA) movie where Russian dialog was spoken by Russian speaking actor?

I was wondering what the first movie (made in USA) was where a character speaking Russian was played by an actor for whom Russian was a fluent (though not necessarily first) language, spoken with no ...
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Why are there a lot of Hollywood-remakes of successful non-US-movies?

The question-title is my question, but some examples: Seven samurai vs. The Magnificent Seven Nightwatch vs. Nightwatch Taxi vs. New York Taxi The Ring vs. The Ring Open Your Eyes vs. Vanilla Sky ...