Best romance movie trivia of 2002

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Trivia: The song that Landon is listening to when he pulls up to the cement factory is by Shane West's own band "Jonny Was" (then "Average Joe"). The song appears on the soundtrack under the band name "West, Gould, & Fitzgerald".

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Trivia: The main drummer for Morris Brown at the end of the movie during the tie breaker is the actual drummer used for close up shots of Devin's hands when he has to drum.

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Trivia: The man who plays Ian's friend Mike is played by Ian Gomez, who is Nia Vardalos' husband in real life.

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Trivia: There is a little reference to the novel One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Ben, the robot, upon meeting Jimmy says something like "Solitude is great, but 100 years of it..."

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Trivia: When the real Santa and the fake Santa are fighting on the sleigh when the fake Santa is heading out to deliver coal to all the children, the fake Santa says something like 'You are a strange little man.' Buzz Lightyear (voiced by Tim Allen) in the movie Toy Story said the same thing to Woody.

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Trivia: When Pam tells Deeds she 'fell out of Boo Radley's apple tree', it's taken from 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' (00:46:35)

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Trivia: It's said that Van has been in college for 7 years. This is a nod to a line from John Belushi in "Animal House," when he says, "Seven years of my life for nothing."

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Trivia: Many of Frida's paintings are in the movie in an artistic way. The end up looking like real life in a doorway or a window. This is so that they look framed. One example is a painting of Frida sitting with her cut hair and scissors.

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Trivia: When the movie shows that Joe is selling his house, there's a real estate sign. Notice carefully it says, "Curtiss Real Estate", this is named after the person at the credits "In Loving Memory of Katherine Ann Curtiss." (01:38:40)

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Trivia: Because he was filming the first season of "24" at the same time, Dennis Haysbert was constantly shuttling back and forth between Los Angeles and the East Coast.

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Trivia: In the movie Barry buys lots of Healthy Choice pudding to get the frequent flier miles. In real life Healthy Choice had this actual promotion and there was a news story about a man who bought a lot of the pudding and got enough free miles to fly his family on quite a few trips to other countries.

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Trivia: When Kelvin gives Rheya the pill to relax, note that she takes a sip of water first and then puts the pill in her mouth. When director, Steven Soderbergh, asked Natascha McElhone if she did this as a part of her performance, as possibly a statement that if "you are created by Solaris that is how you take a pill?" Natascha was confused and informed him that was simply how she took pills. (00:48:25)

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Trivia: In the trailers (on the radio in the UK, anyway), there's a bit with Hugh Grant saying something like "This is no job for a grown up - drinking without being responsible...actually, it doesn't sound that bad". This was never in the finished film.

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Trivia: Christian Bale declined an offer to reprise his role of Patrick Bateman from "American Psycho."

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Trivia: We see Will typing in the website supermodelswithseethroughtops.com. This is actually an active Web site, but don't get excited. It consists only of a picture of the Pope in his "Pope-mobile".

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Trivia: Erin Vanderbilt, the woman that Andrew is shown marrying at the end originally had a bigger part, but test audiences misunderstood her relationship with Andrew before breaking up with Melanie, so all of Erin's scenes were cut except for that small bit over the credits.

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Trivia: The nurse in the doctor's office when Phil goes in to test his sperm is also in the scene as an employee when the store sees on the TV that Holden has died.

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Trivia: Did anyone else pick up the Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom rip-off/reference? When Mathyus is in the harem of Lord Memnon and the archers come in, he cuts the gong off the wall and runs behind it as a shield, while the guards shoot at it in vain. He then busts out the window and jumps out of it.

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Trivia: The director's family stars as extras in the movie. For example, when Pinky and Teets are getting engaged, just before the cell phone rings, a person is shown in a close up. That is the director's aunt. Even the director is shown at the party after the engagement.

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Trivia: The leather coat guy that Christina Applegate approaches at the bar is actually her real life husband.

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