What Halloween movie did Leonardo DiCaprio turn down to play "What's Eating Gilbert Grape"?

  • Hocus Pocus correct

    It was something not even a witch could have predicted. In 1993, Leonardo DiCaprio was offered the role of a lifetime as Max in Hocus Pocus. They promised him instant fame and more money than he could have ever dreamed of. Instead, he turned down the role to play Arnie Grape in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" in which he was nominated for both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor. 'Guess it wasn't exactly, hocus pocus after all!

  • Scream
  • Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Don't Look Under the Bed
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  • Fact of the day

    It is estimated that roughly 25% of the population is immune to hangovers.
  • This day in 1996

    President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud for the Whitewater Development Corporation

    • Christopher Lee

      London, England
    • Henry Kissinger

      Bavaria, Germany
    • Joseph Fiennes

      48 years old | Salisbury, Wiltshire
    • Lee Meriwether

      83 years old | Los Angeles, California