Best movie trivia of 2002

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It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie picture

Trivia: On Daniel's desk there is a picture of Courtney Cox. The man who plays Daniel is David Arquette, who was married to Courtney Cox at the time.

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Ali G in Da House picture

Trivia: As Ali is walking with the PM at the summit, the PM is introducing him to many other people and other delegates. One of the people he meets is Borat from Kazakhstan. This is one of the roles Sacha Baron Cohen plays on Da Ali G Show.

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Trivia: Prior to the release of this film, Johnny Knoxville was reported to be, by an American tabloid, "so dishevelled" by a boy who died reconstructing "Big Wheel Craze" that he refused to make the movie or any more episodes of "Jackass." Two weeks later, the ad for the film was shown in the exact same spot in the paper.

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The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course picture

Trivia: There were no scripts used in this movie, whatever Steve and Terri said was off the top of their heads. All stunts were performed, just like the TV show, by Steve himself.

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Hart's War picture

Trivia: The character who plays Capt Ross is the son of Coronation street's Ken Barlow a.k.a William Roache.

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Eight Legged Freaks picture

Trivia: If a tarantula were to ever grow to the gargantuan size that it does in this film, it would resemble a huge furball. The filmmakers were aware of this, but for obvious reasons decided to tone down the amount of hair. (00:56:35)

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Stuart Little 2 picture

Trivia: This trivia happens in the scene where the Littles hire the plumber to find the ring. Nearly everybody would know that the plumber is the same actor who plays Robert in "Everybody loves Raymond" series. Well, notice his name tag: "ROB".

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8 Women picture

Trivia: The subtitled lyrics to Augustine's song (the part where she is standing up) have not much to do with the original French lyrics. Could it be there already are two versions of the song, one in French and one in English?

Sereenie

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Robin Williams: Live on Broadway picture

Trivia: At one point, Robin makes a reference to John Ashcroft "[losing] to a dead man." This is actually true - the "dead man" was Missouri governor Mel Carnahan. Carnahan was running for Senate, but died in a plane crash three weeks before the election. It was too late to remove his name from the ballot, but the voters elected Carnahan, anyway. His term was served by his widow, Jean.

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The Importance of Being Earnest picture

Trivia: Rupert Everett ad-libbed two scenes: the one in which he kisses Colin Firth on the cheek, and the one where he heartily slaps Colin Firth on the bottom. The director, Oliver Parks, thought Firth's startled reactions were so funny that he kept both in the film.

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Trivia: When Claire is in the Captain's quarters and turns to see the dead Winters' lying in his bunk, two shots that follow show Olivia first turning away from Winters, then emerging from his room into the passageway. Both of these shots were filmed in reverse, then played backwards to make them look more eerie - note the odd movement of her hair, especially in the latter shot. (01:22:40)

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Clockstoppers picture

Trivia: When Zak takes Francesca into hypertime in her garden, she says, "Lo veo pero no lo creo". This is Spanish for "I see it, but I don't believe it".

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Buying the Cow picture

Trivia: When David is looking through the classifieds for a girl and circles one ad, pause the movie and read all the other classifieds.

Kelsey H.

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Big Trouble picture

Trivia: The man driving the baggage carrier that brings the suitcase into Miami is seen shortly afterward driving the boat that Puggy rides.

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Reign of Fire picture

Trivia: In the fight scene between Christian and Matthew, Christian really was head-butted and apparently had a lump the size of an egg on his forehead for some time afterwards - notice how his hair is more down over his forehead in some scenes than others to hide the lump.

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Hey Arnold! The Movie picture

Trivia: Craig Bartlett, the creator of the nickelodeon show that the movie is based on, is the voice of Murray the bus driver, and others, in the movie.

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Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever picture

Trivia: In the video game Ballistic: Ecks Vs. Sever for Game Boy Advance, Ecks fights against a double agent called Agent Kaos. Kaos is the movie director's nickname.

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