Nida Faraz mentions some Films entered in Guinness Record
Some Films entered into Guinness Record carry significant peculiarities and they are considered unique in many ways. The tradition in the cineworld is to preserve outstanding movies in the film archives but now some films have been entered in the books of Guinness Records indicating that they have been rated as highly significant.
The Departed entered the Guinness World Record as the first remake to win an Oscar for Best Picture. It is in fact a remake of “Infernal Affairs”, a 2002 film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak.
The Other Side of the Wind is Orson Welles’ posthumous title that holds the record for the longest running time for a film. It was shot between 1970 and 1976 due to numerous filming stops due to budget cuts. Welles managed to edit only 45 minutes before his death, due to legal disputes between family and production only in 2018 did the film see the light of day, 45 years later.
007 Casino Royale is now entered in Guinness World Record for the most car rollovers. In one scene, the Aston Martin flips over 7 times.
Guardians of the Galaxy’s chapter of James Gunn stood out for the highest number of on-screen deaths, an estimated 83,871 people.
Postcards from Rome is Giulio Base’s 2008 film that is in the Guinness World Record for the longest time spent running in a movie.
007 Spectre is the penultimate Daniel Craig film contains the largest non-CGI explosion: 8,418 liters of diesel fuel and 32kg of explosive powder were used for the finale.
Gandhi is 1982 film directed by Richard Attenborough and has entered the Guinness Book of Records for the most extras in a movie.
Russian Ark is the film with the longest sequence plan with over 1,000 extras.
The Color Purple is Steven Spielberg’s film that has entered the annals for the most Oscar nominations without even one win. It got as many as 11 nominations but failed to win the prize. TW