10 Biggest Movie Set Meltdowns Ever

10. David O. Russell & Lily Tomlin (I Heart Huckabees)

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Director David O. Russell and actress Lily Tomlin were like fire and gasoline on the set of his 2004 comedy-drama I Heart Huckabees, and behind the scenes, there was certainly more drama than comedy between the pair.

A leaked video from the production revealed a incendiary exchange between these two. It starts out as a run-of-the-mill disagreement when Tomlin complains about being given too much direction, but later escalates into an all-out firestorm.

Needless to say, Russell doesn't come off particularly well when he's tossing F-bombs and C-bombs in Tomlin's direction, hurling things onto the floor and ranting about how he's "worked on this f***ing thing for three f***ing years".

When the footage emerged, Russell's reputation took a battering, but Tomlin has since downplayed the incident and even praised the filmmaker for his passion on set.


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