Shallow Hal

Trivia: Nan Martin (the unattractive Tanya/Nurse "sourpuss") was the real-life mother of Zen Gesner (who played Ralph).

Trivia: Brianna Gardner, who played Cadence the little burn victim girl, is the daughter of the movie's makeup artist Tony Gardner. She can be seen with him in the movie's closing credits.

Jeff Swanson

Trivia: One of Hal's two co-worker confidants (the middle aged bald man) is his "Tenacious D" band mate KG.

Trivia: The Farrelly brothers called the main female character Rosemary just so they could use the Edison Lighthouse song "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)" during the end credits (DVD commentary).

Manky

Trivia: The large conference table used when Hal gives his presentation is rumoured to cost over $1 million dollars. It belongs to the company who let the crew use their offices for filming.

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Trivia: The film is dedicated to Charles Seabrook, who worked in the camera and electrics department for 'Shallow Hal', who died of a heart attack six months before the movie was released.

Sangie

Trivia: Most of this movie was filmed in Charlotte, NC. The shots of Freedom Park where you see the water and small bridge; "Arboretum" is a shopping center / community, and the panoramic shots of downtown are all notable.

Timothy Conard

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Continuity mistake: When Hal's co-workers bring him a cake for his promotion, Rosemary takes a slice out for herself. They change shots a couple times, and the size of the piece missing from the cake changes several times, and the layers of the cake change as well.

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Jill: Hal... I'm not attracted to you.
Hal: So what? What, you think that everyone who goes out are always attracted to each other? Get real.

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Question: After the Tony Robbin's episode, Hal is supposed to see the true inner self of women reflected in their appearance. So what's with the chick across the hall? Her appearance doesn't change even though she is portrayed to be somewhat less than kind and shallow in her own right. Am I missing something?

Answer: Tony Robbins tells Hal that whenever he meets someone in the FUTURE he'll only see what's inside them. He already knows what the woman across the hall looks like so her appearance doesn't change, same goes for everybody else he's already seen before.

dan coakley..

Also remember she thinks he is shallow, does not mean she is a bad person herself...she went out with him once already.

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