Hit Movies That Almost Didn't Make It to the Big Screen

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Everyone thinks filmmaking is a grand adventure — and sometimes it is. Actors make a lot of money to perform in character for the camera, and directors and crew members pour incredible talent into creating "movie magic" that makes everything look simple and fun.

However, some of the most famous movies in history had such challenging and frustrating productions that everyone worried they would be box office flops — or completely scrapped before completion. Take a look at our list of amazing hit movies that almost didn’t make it to the big screen.