21 Of The Worst Movie Set Disasters In History

Published August 9, 2016
Updated March 29, 2019

These disturbing movie set disasters claimed the lives of stunt men and actors, proving that even this great American pastime is dangerous.

Movies are America’s way to relax, to be entertained, to laugh, or even to have a good cry. Yet we too seldom think of the sets on which those movies are made as places where actors routinely put themselves in harm’s way.

As these tragic movie set disasters prove, there’s no business as dangerous as show business:

Titanic Prow
Die Hard
Back Future III
Cast Away
21 Of The Worst Movie Set Disasters In History
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