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Trivia: Although Martha Scott plays Charlton Heston's mother in this film, she was only ten years his senior.

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Trivia: Most of the interrogation scenes in the movie were ad-libbed.

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Trivia: In the English subtitles, the German troops are addressed as "Storm Troopers." The correct title of these men were "Sturmpionieren" or "Assault Engineers", who were highly trained in street fighting using flamethrowers, explosives, and other specialized equipment.

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Trivia: The bystanders looking at the camera when Rosemary crosses the street were staring in disbelief as Mia Farrow actually wandered out into oncoming traffic! Polanski did not want to "stage" the scene, so she was literally risking her life.

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Trivia: Most of the secondary cast and extras were people who actually fled Europe to America during Nazi rule. When Laszlo orders the band to play "La Marseillaise," it was very emotional for the cast who sang along and their reactions were very much their true feelings at the time.

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Trivia: After 13 years and 26 films, this is the first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to receive a "rotten" rating from Rotten Tomatoes upon release. This is somewhat ironic given that there were reports that Marvel considered it the best film they had made yet, and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige felt it could be a nominee for Best Picture at the Oscars, particularly as its director ChloƩ Zhao had recently won the Best Director Oscar for Nomadland, which also won Best Picture.

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Trivia: Despite receiving fifth billing, Andy Garcia is only on screen for 10 seconds and has no lines at all.

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Trivia: This is the first non-English language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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Trivia: Johnny Depp was unhappy about the fact that he spoke negatively about Darlene Cates (Mama) while he was in character as Gilbert; he would frequently and sincerely apologize to her between takes.

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Trivia: When Augustus, Hazel, and her mother return from Amsterdam and they show her dad with his sign, there is one to the left of him that says "Godfrey" which refers to one of the producers, Wyck Godfrey.

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Trivia: Originally, Tom Hanks was also going to portray Old Paul Edgecombe as well. Unfortunately, the make-up department couldn't get him to look old enough. Dabbs Greer was then cast as Old Paul Edgecombe.

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Trivia: The wonderful soundtrack to this movie topped the US Billboard charts and won the academy award too.

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Trivia: Near the end of the film in the locker room prior to the championship game, Coach Dale makes reference to the players on the other team whose names are written on a chalkboard. If you look closely at the list of names, you'll see that they are the last names of the actors that portray the Hickory players (Poole, Schenk, Boyle, etc).

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Trivia: Director Oliver Stone claimed that the lead character of Chris was largely autobiographical and mirrored many of Stone's own experiences as a soldier in Vietnam.

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Trivia: In the scene where Renee Zellwegger and Astrid are watching Renee's film, that's an actual clip from one of Renee's first movies; "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation."

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Trivia: The actor who plays Spider Rico is indeed the same actor who played him in the 1976 original film (Pedro Lovell).

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Trivia: Orchard house, the house in the movie, is actually the house that Little Women's author, Louisa May Alcott was raised in.

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Trivia: The girl that plays Samantha's little sister is Rumor Willis - the daughter of Demi Moore, who plays Older Samantha.

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Trivia: There are 133 F-words in this movie.

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