You Won’t Believe These Facts About Moulin Rouge

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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

001--18-nicole-kidman-broke-a-rib-a09292b057b8c30fd1d62189436c0e09Nicole Kidman was the leading lady of the movie and was even nominated for an Oscar for her incredible role on the film! But she definitely endured a lot of pain for her role in the film! She fell down a flight of stairs causing her to be in a wheelchair, badly injured her knee during a routine, and even broke a rib!

#17 Ewan McGregor Has Maintained A Successful Career

002--17-ewan-mcgregor-has-maintained-a-succe-c76f8d8c722abdfa8235049c63bcd93fSince 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

003--16-caroline-o-connor-doesn-t-do-much-u--50409fa49eb9ae35b040054f3b776bebCaroline 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

004--15-jim-broadbent-is-a-harry-potter-star-a9dc77108da659d21ef3a759396601eeJim 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.

#14 David Wenham Is Still Pretty Successful

005--14-david-wenham-is-still-pretty-success-0cec8fee0bb1ab978d0b5a677e62e336David Wenham is another actor who went on to maintain a fairly successful career. He found himself to be another actor to land a great role on very successful movie franchises. He is a unique character in Moulin Rouge, so seeing him outside of his costume makes it very hard to recognize him!