Revealing mistake: When Lane becomes depressed he goes out to the garage and ties a red cord around his neck and to the ceiling to hang himself. He thinks better of it, but his mother opens the door and knocks him off the steps and he hangs by the cord. If you look closely you can see that there is no cord hung around his neck, he merely holds his hand up and mimics grabbing the cord around his neck. The cord seems to be attached to something on his back. (00:15:40)
Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie when the French girl and Lane are at Dodgers Stadium you can clearly see bike tracks in the dirt and grass where the paperboy had ridden in previous takes. (01:32:45)
Lane Myer: Gee, I'm real sorry your mom blew up, Ricky.
Trivia: This movie is referenced in the video game Rock Band. One of the items you can buy for your in-game character is a pair of ski-goggles called "K12s".
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