Inception is a science fiction film directed, produced and written by Christopher Nolan. The movie stars a big ensemble cast that includes Michael Caine, Tom Berenger, Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Ellen Page, DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The movie was a box office success and has grossed more than $800 million globally becoming the 45th-biggest-grossing movie of all time. Inception won 4 Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing and Best Cinematography and was nominated for 4 more – Best Original Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Original Score and Best Picture. This list contains 10 facts you didn’t know about Inception.
The director considered converting the film to 3-D after it was completed, but ran out of time.
Ellen Page did not audition for Ariadne’s role. Page had a meeting with the director about something unrelated and was asked to read the script one week later.