Movie Extras Who Completely Ruined Their Scenes

Movie Extras Who Completely Ruined Their Scenes

There’s an old saying in showbiz that goes, “There are no small parts, only small actors.” While it’s meant to be motivational, sometimes it’s literally true. These extras, for example, were really small actors, until they did something big – namely, ruin their very expensive movies.

[post_page_title]Thanks for the spoiler, kid (North By Northwest)[/post_page_title]

One of Alfred Hitchcock’s finest thrillers, North by Northwest had audiences at the edge of their seats. The crop duster chase has become iconic, but the standoff at Mount Rushmore’s visitors center is almost as famous – for all the wrong reasons.

Thanks for the spoiler, kid (North By Northwest)

Would the movie’s femme fatale, Eve, really shoot Cary Grant’s Roger Thornhill? Judging by the kid extra in the back, absolutely. A full five seconds before Eve fires, he plugs his ears in anticipation of the loud bang. Hitch really should’ve known – when you’re working with kids, get it right on the first take.

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