15 Movies That Were Planned But Never Finished Filming

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020, 11:38 am
By:Tony Williams

Making a movie is a very tough task. Hundreds of people belonging to several departments work for months to make a movie that runs for about a couple of hours. Someone need to invest big money, someone need to act, and some other need to plan everything well. If something goes wrong, the project gets delayed, budget creeps up, or the entire movie can get canceled altogether. There were some great movies planned in the past, but they never made it to the theater for various reasons. Check these fifteen movies that were planned, but never released. 
4.Something's Got To Give

Could this be the most famous unfinished movie ever? It was of course going to star Marilyn Monroe, but this was at a time where she was starting on her decline and after she called in sick several times and delayed the filming of it all that happened was that the entire project was cancelled as the money ran out. They of course could not then revive it due to her dying in the same year.

Something's Got To Give-15 Movies That Were Planned But Never Finished Filming

5.Dark Blood

This movie was almost finished filming when River Phoenix died bringing the entire project to a halt. The part that is perhaps most shocking is that the company that made it then sued his mother for him dying due to the money that they had then lost on the making of the movie and this shows what Hollywood thinks of their stars.

Dark Blood-15 Movies That Were Planned But Never Finished Filming

6.The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' is an ambitious unfinished film directed by English director, Terry Gilliam. The movie was based on famous Don Quixote novel, written by iconic Spanish writer Miguel De Cervantes. With $40 million budget, the movie could have been the biggest ever film made in Europe, at par with Hollywood standards. Unfortunately, the project got canceled multiple times in a span of 15 years from 2000 to 2015, as if the project was cursed or something. The obstacles included: 1. a flash flood that washed away camera equipment and changed the entire look and feel of the filming location, thus making the previously filmed scenes unusable (2000) 2. a senior cast member injury that threw him out of the project (2000) 3. cancer diagnosis of lead character John Hurt (2015). 

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote-15 Movies That Were Planned But Never Finished Filming