Results for - The Usual Suspects: The Movie
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1. Here is some trivia that you might or might not know regarding the movie, The Usual Suspects. Check off what you know:
Keyser Söze was based on murderer John List (sometimes labeled the "Bogeyman of Westfield"), who killed his his wife, mother, & 3 kids, then disappeared for 18 years.
Fenster was named after the German word for window
The line that Verbal Kint delivers about the devil is a quote from the French poet Charles Baudelaire.
When Redfoot flicks his cigarette into the face of McManus, it was originally intended to hit his chest
In an interview on The Colbert Report, Kevin Spacey revealed that Bryan Singer managed to convince every one of the major actors that they were Keyser Söze.
2. Here are more clues that could lead you to know who Keyser Soze was, the entire movie: in Turkish – Soze means "talks too much" or, perhaps translated more closely, "verbal." Hence, Verbal Kint, he was the only one who talked soooo much and tooo much in the movie. Were you aware of the Turkish translation?
3. More clues and trivia to the movie, check off what you know:
The title comes from the name of an article in Spy Magazine
Peter Greene has referred to "the gimp" after his role in Pulp Fiction ("Bring out the gimp"). In The Usual Suspects he refers to Kit as "the gimp".
The F-word is used 98 times in the movie
When the characters are handed manila envelopes containing their personal details, the order references the order in which they die.
The stolen emeralds were actually real gemstones, which were loaned for the shoot.
The music at the end of the film was based on a KD Lang song.
30 of the close-ups in the film were actually done in Bryan Singer's backyard.
Benicio Del Toro decided that he was playing a "Black Chinese Puerto Rican Jew".
Benicio Del Toro deliberately made his dialogue unintelligible as his character was only there to die and set an example to the others.
To make his disability seem more realistic, Kevin Spacey had his fingers glued together.
4. More clues and trivia to the movie, check off what you know: (Set 2)
Before Verbal leaves the station, he is handed back his belongings; a gold watch & gold lighter. Keyser Soze is seen using both on the boat
In the climactic gunfight, every Keyser Soze (point of view) is preceded by a shot of Verbal Kint.
Execs at Gramercy Pictures were concerned that audiences might not be able to pronounce the name Keyser Soze so launched a teaser campaign with the tagline
In the opening sequence, the unknown gunman urinates on a flame and it is gelatinous and lumpy. Later on, Verbal tells Kujan that when he gets dehydrated, his urine becomes gelatinous and lumpy.
The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist: Kevin Spacey spent the entire movie doing this, that he was not Keyser Soze
5. Wondering where Verbal Kint came up with his story facts during the police interview. Here they are, check off if you figured it out during the movie:
If you look at this photo of Kevin, it resembles the devil, Keyser Soze
Barbershop Quarter in Skokie, Illinois – Kint made up this lie after seeing the words “Quartet, Skokie, Il” on a pinboard in the room where he was being interrogated.
The name Keyser Soze is supposedly used interchangeably by villians, perps, etc
Bricks Marlin – “Bricks” comes from a name on the pinboard, while “Marlin” comes from a picture of a man standing beside a marlin he caught fishing.
Redfoot - Taken from the name “Redfoot” on the pinboard. A picture of an obese person inspired the description that Redfoot is “orca fat.”
Mr. Kobayashi – Kobayashi is written on the bottom of the coffee mug used by the agent interrogating Kint.
Picking Beans in Guatemala – The word “Guatemala” is found on the pinboard.
6. Because of this movie, I am the biggest Kevin Spacey fan. Agree or disagree that to date, this is Kevin's best role?
11/03/2015 Movies 1833 34 By: ptajuggalette