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Trivia: The real Jim Garrison plays Earl Warren, head of the Warren Commission.

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Trivia: Mr. Tuttle is also the name of the housekeeper from another haunted-house movie, "The Changeling" (1960).

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Trivia: In the hospital Heather is told that she can not be in a certain area without a pass; she replies "Screw your pass." The very same line was spoken, by her character Nancy in Nightmare on Elm Street 1, to a hall monitor in her dream.

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Trivia: Has the highest weekend opening gross ($23 million) of any documentary. It also holds the record as the highest-grossing documentary of all time ($222 million worldwide, $119 million in the US alone).

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Trivia: When Rachel is talking to Dr. Temple, the name 'Dr. Kôji' is cited as someone who treated Rachel for PPD. This is an in-joke, because the author of the original book, Ring, as well as its sequels Spiral and Loop, is called Kôji Suzuki. (00:52:15)

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Trivia: Director John Singleton can be seen briefly as the goalie in the Thanksgiving hockey game. (00:19:35)

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Trivia: In the beginning, after Jason gets off the train, there is a shot of Jason outside at night looking up a snow-covered street with some footprints in the snow leading away from him. These footprints belong to director Doug Liman. (00:10:29)

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Trivia: In the scene where Lenny is on the phone describing how Sammy Jenkis ends up in a home due to the death of his wife, it shows Sammy sitting in a chair looking towards the camera. Sammy is temporarily blocked from our view by someone walking in front of him. As the person passes by, it is not Sammy that re-appears, but Lenny. To see it well, you will have to use the frame-by-frame mode. There are about 5 visible frames of Lenny in the home, and then it cuts back to him inside the motel room talking on the phone again. (01:29:55)

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Trivia: When Scooby and Shaggy are at a club, Shaggy talks to Mr. Wickles. He says something about Scooby's nose. The man who is sitting next to Scooby is Neil Fanning, the man who does the voice of Scooby-Doo.

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Trivia: The newspaper where Barnaby leaves his fingerprints is Le petit vingtième, an inside joke to the children's supplement newspaper where Tintin's adventures were first published.

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Trivia: In the dream sequence of the asylum where Amanda Krueger is trapped by the hundred maniacs one of the maniacs looks remarkably like Freddy. Presumably this was his biological father. (Of course this man was played by Robert Englund, the actor who plays Freddy)

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Trivia: The last assignment Christopher Walken gives his students before his accident is to read about the headless demon in the story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Years later he played the Headless Horseman in the movie "Sleepy Hollow."

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Trivia: The kitchens used in Heather Chandler's and Heather Duke's houses are the same room, but with different lighting and camera angles.

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Trivia: After Winnie and Tigger try to distract Kanga by saying "is that a fish in that tree?", there is a new exterior shot of Piglet's house with some trees in the corners in the foreground. There is a fish in one of them.

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Trivia: In the scene when Cary Grant is going up the steps to the UN, Alfred Hitchcock shot it from a rug truck across the street. He wasn't allowed to shoot the front of the UN. If you look closely, you can see a security guard in the left corner.

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Trivia: Alfred Hitchcock appears 11 mins into the film walking past the building James Stewart is about to enter.

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Trivia: Director Mathieu Kassovitz has two cameo appearances in the film, one as the hooded killer in the doctor's house who shoots at Jean Reno and another as the voice over the CB talking about the Lada car to Vincent Cassel. He was also supposed to have played the role of a policeman in this film but the character was dropped.

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Trivia: Director Paul Verhoeven approached Peter Weller for the role of Nick Curran but the producers opted for Michael Douglas instead.

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Trivia: And again in this movie there's a small part for the man himself, Wes Craven. He's the guy with the video camera walking by Jay and Silent Bob. He even takes a good look at the camera. (00:18:30)

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Trivia: When Clouseau spins the globe in his office after the first interrogation of Maria, the part calls for him to catch his hand. Peter Sellers ad-libbed a line about Africa being all over his hand. Just before the dissolve to the next scene, the actors start to grin at the ad-lib. (00:35:45)

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