Making Of...
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Bad Taste Behind The Scenes

Bad Taste Picture
Go behind the scenes and learn what went on during the making of the 1987 Horror / Occult movie starring Terry Potter, Pete O'Herne, Craig Smith et al.
Contributed by: Jenn Groves
Bad Taste was filmed over a four-year period by Peter Jackson, with his friends as the actors. Towards the end, the New Zealand Film Commission was impressed with what Jackson had already created, and paid for the rest of it. The entire movie was shot without scripts. Yup, this is the same Peter Jackson now directing the Lord of the Rings trilogy - just goes to show the difference a budget can make - but I don't think he's included a character called Robert in those films!
Contributed by: Luis Torres
Director Peter Jackson used his mother's oven to make the latex masks of the characters.
Rewind Archive
All of the sound in this movie is dubbed; the original tapes were lost.
Rewind Archive
Peter Jackson constructed his own counterweighted steady-cam. The cost? $15.
Contributed by: Mike Travers
There were 3 models of the alien house made. 1. To blow up the side of. 2. To blast off into the skies. 3. To be spun around on a string in the outer space scenes.
Deleted Scenes
When movies are made, scenes are often left on the cutting room floor.
Alternate Versions
Sometimes, there will be several versions of a movie floating about on cable, tv or video etc. Other times, a Director may release a special cut of the movie.
Contributed by: adam
The original ending to Bad Taste was that Giles got eaten by the alien...
Bad Taste