Moulin Rouge used to be everyone’s favorite movie. At one point or another, you probably found yourself jamming out to the soundtrack on repeat around the time that the film made its debut. The movie was Oscar-nominated in several categories and has been critically acclaimed since. Can you believe that it’s over 15 years old? The movie was expensive, extravagant, and full of drama. With such a monumental movie, there are bound to be secrets and mysteries even the biggest fan of the movie might not know. Here are 18 things you might not have known about Moulin Rouge.
#18 Nicole Kidman Broke A Rib
#17 Ewan McGregor Has Maintained A Successful Career
Since being in the Moulin Rouge movie, Ewan McGregor has been able to maintain a fairly successful career. He’s been in countless critically acclaimed films and is mostly known now for his role on the Star Wars prequels. There’s no doubt that he’ll continue to maintain a successful level of fame.
#16 Caroline O’Connor Doesn’t Do Much U.S. Acting
Caroline O’Connor has never done another American Film since Moulin Rouge. The only film she’s done in the U.S. was Moulin Rouge! However, she has maintained a fairly successful career as a foreign actor, still getting many great roles in films and TV. Who knows when she’ll make her U.S. return!
#15 Jim Broadbent Is A Harry Potter Star
Jim Broadbent is almost unrecognizable once he’s out of costume. In the movie, he had a unique look, but outside he just looks like another actor! Since being in the movie, he found another big role in the Harry Potter sequels, becoming an idol for an entirely new fan base.