10 Confusing Movie End Credits FINALLY Explained

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Although a large amount of movie goers now tend to keep their keisters planted at the end of a film, there was a time when a post-credit scene wasn't exactly a given and this meant that most of the general public would bolt as soon those credits began to roll.

More fool them.

As not only did they deprive all those hardworking unsung heroes who worked on the feature of their moment in the sun, but they also missed out on some specific little treasures which were hiding in the descending text.

However, even if some respectful folks did opt to stick around and comb through the many falling names on screen, some particular moments, monikers and messages were a tad confusing at a glance.

Why was a character in Back to the Future named after a famous cartoon duo?

Is there a reason why Lady Diana and Prince Charles' marriage was acknowledged at the end of An American Werewolf in London?

Have no fear, those questions and many more are about to be answered as we reveal exactly why these ten confusing movie end credits came to be.

10. Lethal Weapon 3 - Producers Bring Down A Hotel As A Favour

After the credits had come to their eventual conclusion at the end of 1992's Lethal Weapon 3, those fans left in the cinema who'd been patiently waiting for the lights to come up in their screen were treated to an extra dose of Mel Gibson and Danny Glover squabbling in a car.

In the opening scene of the film, Riggs and Murtaugh inadvertently blow up a building and are abruptly sentenced to patrol duty. However, in this post-credit extra scene, the pair (or rather their stunt doubles) are seen driving up to yet another building which could be about to blow after receiving a bomb threat.

Riggs can be heard telling Murtaugh that the bomb squad isn't here yet, before trying to get out of the car to take a closer look. Then, as Murtaugh desperately tries to convince him to stay in the vehicle, the building begins to explode and the pair speed away as the bricks crumble to the ground.

At a glance, this scene may just seem like a reckless piece of action fun. However, it was later revealed that the building was actually the 68 year-old Soreno Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida, and the film's producers had agreed to help bring down the structure after it was decided that it would be demolished for redevelopment.

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