The Simplest Scene in 'Hot Fuzz' was One of the Hardest to Film

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'Hot Fuzz' is a movie with lots of shoot outs, explosions and gore. You might be surprised to know, then, that creators had the most difficulty with a couple of extremely basic scenes. Subscribe for more: ----------------------------------------- People Used to Drunk Dial 'The Flintstones' The Hilarious Reason There Was a Fake Baby in 'American Sniper' Find more content at: Follow us at: Support the channel: ----------------------------------------- Starring Karl Smallwood Filmed and Edited by Brad Rawlinson ----------------------------------------- Original Article: Sources: Videos: Hot Fuzz (2007) Point Break (1991) Bad Boys II (2003) Shaun of the Dead (2004) Land of the Dead (2005) Night of the Living Dead (1968) Images: Simon Pegg, By Ross Housewright from berkeley, ca, usa (Simon Pegg is a strong man) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons Nick Frost, Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons Edgar Wright, Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons Music: "Two Finger Johnny" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Road Stuff Dashcam : " I heart kids"? Odd choice of phrase on your mug...

Fraser McFadyen : That doesn't make it the hardest to film, it makes it the most expensive to use.

PeanutButterZombie00 : I honestly thought there was going to be someone in the reflection in Keanu Reeves's eyes who needed to be contacted and paid, too. Shh, nobody mention it.

Elmo Jedburgh : Hot Fuzz Is An Underrated Masterpiece

Pete Shields : who else is here because of New Years Holiday Special ?

2thinkcritically : Thing is, the name on that Shaun of the Dead DVD is "Zombies Party" and Pegg's face is covered. A clever way to directly reference the film without breaking the fourth wall.

Ben Miller : In American copyright law, you don’t have to ask to accurately reference a real company that exists. A Ford truck can be a Ford truck without asking Ford for permission. And an Apple laptop can be an Apple laptop. The reason they cover it up is because companies pay for product placement. If you show the logo, but Apple didn’t agree to pay you to do so, then you’re a sucker who just gave away free advertising.

Lance Lange : There was a threat to sue Capcom on Romero's behalf over "Dead Rising 1". He didn't know about it. When someone asked him what he thought about the game. He didn't even know about it. He asked what it was about. They told him it was like "Dawn of the Dead" his response was something like "That's wonderful, good for them". Sometimes law suits have nothing to do with the name attached to them. Just thought someone might find that interesting. Great video as always Karl!

Dalton Growley : how is it that timothy dalton was terrible in everything he starred in but fucking amazing in everything he cameo'd in?

burningphoenix36 : Did anyone else see simon Pegg do the Cruise run? Did they have to pay Tom for that too?

George Laws : Hot Fuzz is an awesome movie but after watching it I was violently sick

phantomspaceman : Patrick Swayze's stunt double had to climb the fence for him.

Felipe Acuña Viera : I just watched Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead just to finish this video!

phony : How about Ready Player One then, lol

Bret Sheeley : The request for permission from everyone (including the stunt men) makes sense to me. Unless the original contracts all of the actors/stunt-performers signed for the earlier film included forfeiting control of the use of their likenesses to other movies they originally weren't signing up to appear in (or more importantly be paid for appearing in), they should have permission to okay/deny it.

heart shaped box : My mom works for the company that did the goose for hot fuzz

Shay Nichol : Why is the camera/video mirrored!? This upsets me

Mr. 13 : “i ❤ kids”

Kazuhira Miller : I actually hated this movie at first. Then I watch the Youtube video I don't remember what it was. And I gave it a rewatch and it was fucking amazing. Now i love hot fuzz.

Archer : I always liked that they played timesplitters 2 lol. I don’t think a lot of people have played that game. Talking about Shaun of the dead by the way.

jbarthol : If you haven't covered the Crispin Glover controversy from Back to the Future II, you would understand why studios need to do this. Ever since that incident the Screen Actors Guild puts a clause in keeping an Actor's likeness tightly regulated.

Coda Mission : 1:50 Calling it now: copyright

3RAN7ON : I thought you would mention the origins of why you need someone's permission to show their likeness. It all started with Crispin Glover in the Back to the Future series. He sued the producers because they used an actor that looked like Marty McFly's dad and said it was him but didn't give his permission to use his likeness so he sued and won

Lee Watson : What you mean is that it was the hardest to get permission to include in the final edit due to clearances. The scene itself was still really easy to film.

K Dub : Technically, it wasn't hard to film, it was just a pain in the ass getting doing the paperwork and getting permissions.

alex chorlton : The I love kids mug 😂

Svenz0r : Thanks to a bungle by the original distributor, Night of the Living Dead is actually public domain so even if Romero had issue with the Barbara line it wouldn't matter (tho they likely would have been respectful of his wishes if it came to that).

MadiCat247 : They saw the future of copyright.. its worse nowadays

Jasper Janssen : Soooo... it wasn’t that it was expensive to *film*, per se. It just cost a lot in total to put it in the movie.

vZvFAMINEvZv Ggf : There’s 2 scenes from bad boys in it and 1 from point break

Cary Rew Thompson : So they had to ring Will Smith and martin Lawerence? For the scene from bad boys 2?

The Plague : great video mate

Robby Bevard : Came over here because your end of the year video said this was the one that went viral, and I didn't remember the mug. Not even 10 minutes man, what the hell?

Sarah Tonin : I love Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead.

Katie Cutting : Filmmakers don't have to clear the rights for product usage (Apple etc) - the reason things get blocked off is that you can't really ask for someone to pay for product placement if you're giving Apple advertisement for free. Using other films or creative works is different, because the film studios and record labels have pushed copyright law in that direction.

Jernej : Holy shit this was a great video! About the legal thing, don't you guys have to get a permissions from everyone that was in Hot fuzz clips +the guys from Point break and Bad boys + people from Shaun of the dead clip?

Lamb Sauce Gamer : Damn u know so much about this great film

DVS Vibin Essentials : Amazing You just earned a new sub

Chuck Norris : I swear this is a reupload

olearris : I knew Shaun was a DJ from the scene. But the name is a new one for me. I picked up most these Easter eggs in this movie. So many and fun to watch for

Richie Kongwang : oh yeah! Nick frost and Edgar Wright were zombies in lands of the dead LMAO

Grimmly Rex : Does anyone remember the ridiculous highway scene with boats in bad boys 2?

MarcianoVlog : just found your channel and this was the first video i watched, great content! ♡

Boneo_The_ Muso : Educational and entertaining!! Thank's Dude's One Love :D

Ian Morash : God damn I love you guys.

ZerberusKnight : I remember when this film was filmed in my darling little town.... it was a bloody ass ache to get anything done up town! Hell, that hole they caused for that crash was still there for years! (might even still be there, just ain't gone by it in years)

Ethan Hicks : Hot Fuzz is easily my #1. it's nice to see it recognized for a change

Don Smith : How much more in comparison to other scene did it cost monetarily? What was the amount?

floyd75dylan : Fulci isn’t a reference to a zombie movie, it’s a reference to a horror director who directed cult classics such as The Beyond, & Zombie Flesh Eaters.