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7. The Paris Cafe Really Exploded - Inception

Inception Explosions
Warner Bros.

It's a general rule of thumb that when you're working with actors as expensive and beloved as Leonardo DiCaprio, you should do as much as possible not to make them explode. Or at least, most film-makers tend to follow that rule.

Christopher Nolan, on the other hand, is a trail-blazer who cares not for your silly rules, so he put DiCaprio and co-star Ellen Page in the middle of some real "explosions" that were rigged using debris cannons. There obviously weren't actual explosives involved, but the debris is legit and that makes DiCaprio and Page's ability to remain focused and not react to the cannons going off all the more impressive.


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