Trivia: On the water planet, the soundtrack in the background has a prominent ticking noise. These ticks happen every 1.25 seconds. Each tick you hear is a whole day passing on Earth.


Trivia: Christopher Nolan planted 500 acres of corn for the film because he did not want to CGI the farm in. After filming, he sold the corn and made back a profit towards the film's budget.


Trivia: The wormhole was placed near Saturn as a reference to 2001: A Space Odyssey. Stanley Kubrick had wanted to set 2001 near Saturn, but its rings proved too complex for the visual effects of the time.

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Continuity mistake: When Cooper is driving to the coordinates the shot from inside the cab of his truck shows he using the interior light to follow his map, the next shot shows the truck driving away with the light off. (00:22:00 - 00:24:00)

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Cooper: Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here.

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Question: Why type of propulsion system does the Endurance use? It took 2 years for them to reach Saturn from Earth. Once they're in the other galaxy, the ship appears to travel between planets in mere hours/days. Also, it appears that the smaller shuttle craft was launched from Earth on a Saturn V type rocket, but later when leaving the surface of other planets, they have no such system.

Answer: I am not exactly sure what kind of propulsion system is used, however; you must consider that although in our galaxy even the closest planets to Earth take years to travel to, in this alternate universe, the planets may be arranged in a closer formation.

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