Famous films that were once infamously rejected
Smash hit movies of today that almost weren’t made
When we look at the most celebrated films in history, it might be easy to imagine that the idea blossomed from script to screen in seamless fashion, with the support of everyone who crossed its path all the way up until it received critical acclaim. But that's usually quite far from the truth!
In reality, some of the best stories we've ever seen on screen were almost not even made. They were rejected by producers and studio execs from many of the biggest companies. But, fortunately for both them and us, these writers and directors didn't give up. Sometimes all it takes is perseverance.
Click through to see the famous films that were infamously rejected, and find out who's likely still dripping in regret.