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Trivia: One scene features sheet music being corrected with Liquid Paper. That product was invented by Michael Nesmith's mother.

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Trivia: During the rosebush/tree chopping scene, Faye Dunaway is chopping the tree, except when you see the close up. During the close up (when the tree falls), it is actually the films director Frank Perry chopping the tree.

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Trivia: Marilee Rush's "Angel of the Morning", featured in the film's soundtrack, was written by Angelina Jolie's uncle, Chip Taylor.

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Trivia: One of von Tresckow's aides is played by Philipp von Schulthess, the grandson of Claus von Stauffenberg. In the film, Stauffenberg's wife is pregnant with Philipp's mother.

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Trivia: Both Frank Langella and Michael Sheen played their respective roles in the original Broadway production.

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Trivia: In the opening credits there's a hidden image of Wolverine's arms with his claws out. To add a meta level to it, there's an image of an actual Easter egg in place of Wolverine's head.

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Trivia: At the beginning, Robert Downey Jr, as Chaplin, sits down to take off his make-up. On the table is a picture of Geraldine Chaplin who is Chaplin's daughter, and later she plays his mother.

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Trivia: Laura Dern plays Bobbi, mother of Cheryl (Reese Witherspoon). In real life, Dern is only nine years older than Witherspoon.

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Trivia: Nixon's actual voice was used from White House tapes for the scenes where he is on the phone in the Oval Office.

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Trivia: In the book the tribal island girl who takes care of Papillon after he escapes is 12 years old. The film's producer made her older for all the obvious reasons.

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Trivia: In the movie, when we first see Lady Jane Grey, we see a painting of Helena Bonham Carter as Jane. The portrait this was based on was long believed to be the only known portrait of Lady Jane but is now reclassified as Henry VIII's last wife, Catherine Parr. It is in the National Portrait Gallery, London, England.

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Trivia: This particular biblical epic proved to be so expensive to make and did so badly at the box office, the film company went bankrupt.

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Trivia: Bound For Glory was the first production to make use of the Steadicam.

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Trivia: A young Morgan Fairchild was Faye Dunaway's stand in for this film.

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Trivia: Terry S. Mercer, the helicopter pilot that rescues Aron at the end of the film, is the actual pilot that rescued the real Aron Ralston.

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Trivia: Early on in the movie, when Ian Curtis (played by Sam Riley) enters his parents living room, there is a picture of the real Ian Curtis as a boy on the mantelpiece.

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Trivia: In the film, the most brutal scene was when Jake throttled his brother Joey, whom he thought was having an affair with his then-wife Vicky. Actually, it was not Joey but LaMotta's good friend Peter.

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Trivia: When the Facebook team are celebrating their 1,000,000th member, Mark Zuckerberg is wearing an Arm & Hammer t-shirt. This is in reference to Cameron Winklevoss/Tyler Winklevoss being played by actor Armand "Armie" Hammer. (01:42:25)

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Trivia: Sigourney won the Golden Globe Award for best actress for this film and another Golden Globe Award for best supporting actress for "Working Girl" in the same year - the first person to have done this (won 2 awards in the same year).

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Trivia: Feature debut of Barbra Streisand.

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