Best movie trivia of 2002

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Trivia: Steven King has a cameo appearance as the pizza delivery guy.

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Trivia: The word 'tetragrammatron' has some very interesting origins which render the film either profound or pretentious, depending on your point of view. See http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A3477909 for a full explanation.

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Trivia: In the novel, Clarissa walks past a street where they are shooting a movie starring Meryl Streep. In the movie, Meryl Streep plays Clarissa.

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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: 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)

AFosteROTC

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Trivia: During the scene when Dolarhyde takes Reba to the zoo, the tiger she pets is not sedated. Because of the humane society they could not sedate the tiger. Instead the trainer is to the left just out of the shot keeping the tiger calm.

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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: Chris Wedge, the director of Ice Age, voiced one of the Dodos and also Scrat the little squirrel at the beginning of the movie.

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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: The outside of the arena where the Knights play is the Staples Center, but the inside of the arena is the Great Western Forum, two places where the Los Angeles NBA team Plays.

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Trivia: In the scene where Warren Schmidt falls asleep in the bath, his posture is exactly like Marat in the painting 'Death of Marat', by J.L. David. You can take a look at the original at http://www.artchive.com/artchive/D/david/marat.jpg.html

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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: On the artwork for the widescreen DVD disc and the insert, Picard is shown wearing his old uniform from "The Next Generation," instead of the uniform he wore in this movie.

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Trivia: After Hal Moore calls for "Broken Arrow" the shots of the A6 Intruders taking off from the aircraft carrier are taken from Flight Of The Intruder.

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Trivia: Dizzy/Gil (Qualls) is taken to the new school by the police in the van. This scene is identical to the scene in Con-Air when Garland (Steve Buscemi) is taken to the plane.

Joel Gordon

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Trivia: When the two cops bust in on Busta Rhymes and his accomplice, his own music is playing in the background.

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Trivia: The NBC tour guide tells her tour group that her favorite NBC star is Rosemary Clooney, aunt of the movie's director, George Clooney.

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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: 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: 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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