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Scary on-set injuries
Some celebrities are just plain unlucky. 

Halle Berry

Halle Berry

On July 17, 2012 the Oscar winner "suffered a minor head injury" while shooting a fight sequence on the set of her film, "The Hive," according to her spokesperson. Halle apparenty threw up on set, which is a symptom of a concussion.

"She was taken to the hospital as a precaution, but she checked out healthy and was released. She'll continue production as planned," her rep said.

Halle is unfortunately no stranger to onset accidents. In 2003 while filming the movie "Gothika" Halle was injured when actor Robert Downey Jr. grabbed her arm in a scene where he was supposed to twist it. Downey did such a good job that he actually broke Berry's arm.

Ouch. 

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Kristin Chenoweth

On July 11, 2012 Kristin Chenoweth was rushed to the hospital after windy conditions on the New York set of "The Good Wife" knocked over some lighting that then hit her on the head.

A few days later her publicist announced that she was home and resting. "She thanks everyone for their prayers and well wishes," the publicist said.

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Bret Michaels 

The singer who has had his fair share of medical ailments over the last few years can add getting hurt on set to his list of reasons he sought medical attention in recent years. In June 2009 the rocker was hit in the head by a set piece following a performance at the Tony Awards. The incident left him with a fractured nose and three stitches on his lip.

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Chris Hemsworth 

The tough actor thought it would be fun to toy around with a whip on the set of "Thor." But he ended up giving himself a swollen and bruised black-eye.

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Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank almost had to get her foot removed after she contracted MRSA from an infected blister she received on her foot while training for her role as a boxer in 2004's "Million Dollar Baby." In the 2007 movie "P.S. I Love You," actor Gerard Butler accidentally struck the Academy Award winning-actress with his suspenders during the stripping scene, and Swank needed stitches on her forehead. 

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Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe

In the 2000 movie "Gladiator," Oscar winner Russell Crowe received stitches in his face after a horse became startled and backed him into some tree branches. Crowe also dislocated his shoulder, broke bones in his foot and hip and injured his bicep. 

In the 2005 movie "Cinderella Man," Crowe received more injuries. He dislocated his shoulder while training for the role of a boxer, and he ended up with several concussions and some cracked teeth.

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Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

2009 Oscar nominee Brad Pitt tore his left Achilles tendon during the shooting of "Troy."

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Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman

Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman was rehearsing one of the many dance routines in 2001's "Moulin Rouge" when she slipped and fell. The result was an injured knee and two fractured ribs. Several scenes were later filmed from the chest up because Kidman was sitting in a wheelchair.

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Sir Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins

In the 1997 film "The Edge," Sir Anthony Hopkins and Alec Bladwin take on the elements of nature. Academy Award winner Hopkins (pictured here with his wife Stella) took direction seriously and accidentally fell into a freezing river. He was taken to the hospital and treated for hypothermia.

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Jim Caviezel

Jim Caviezel

Jim Caviezel did not have an easy time portraying Jesus in 2004's "Passion of the Christ." During a whipping scene his back was actually struck open several times, he suffered from hypothermia during winter filming, and he separated his shoulder after dropping the cross he was carrying. Incidentally, Caviezel and a crew member were struck by lightening while filming the Sermon on the Mound.

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Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom

While shooting 2001's "Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring," Orlando Bloom fell off of a horse and broke a rib. He wasn't the only cast member to be injured: Viggo Mortenson had a tooth broken during a fight scene and Sean Astin had to be rushed to the hospital when he stepped on a piece of glass and the bleeding could not be controlled.

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Michael Jackson

The late King of Pop was involved in a crazy scary accident on the set of a 1984 Pepsi commercial. His famous dark curls went up in flames during a pyrotechnic effect gone wrong. He suffered from burns on his scalp and that incident was long-blamed for turning the pop star on to pain meds. 

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Scary on-set injuries

Some celebrities are just plain unlucky. 

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