Best family movie trivia of all time

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Trivia: In the beginning of the movie, when the candy store owner is singing the candy man song, there's a spot towards the end of the song where he lifts up his counter to let all the kids in. Watch the little blonde girl as she gets walloped in the chin by the counter.

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Trivia: In the scene where Anna is going outside the gates in "For The First Time in Forever", if you look quickly enough, you can see the backs of Flynn and Rapunzel, from "Tangled".

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Trivia: On its initial release, the film was booked in just 37 theaters. It ended up breaking 36 house records.

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The Polar Express picture

Trivia: The voice of Hero Boy's mother and sister are done by director Robert Zemeckis' wife, Leslie.

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Trivia: A little foreshadowing, when the King first goes to the Poison Apple pub, a frog with ruby red lips asks him if she had met him before.

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The Wizard of Oz picture

Trivia: Professor Marvel, the Cabbie, the doorman, the guard, and the wizard himself are all the same actor, Frank Morgan.

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Trivia: The dentist's name, P. Sherman, is an homage to the many Filipino crew members, whose native accent made the English word 'fisherman' sound like P. Sherman.

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The Princess Diaries picture

Trivia: Kathleen Marshall, who plays the role of Charlotte, is the director Garry Marshall's daughter.

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Trivia: The trashman who talks and is shown is Sid from Toy Story 1.

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Peter Pan picture

Trivia: Jeremy Sumpter (Peter Pan) had to go through 6-7 months of flying practice before he could start "flying" in the film.

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Back to the Future Part II picture

Trivia: In an interview, the director stated that hoverboards were real, but they weren't on the market because parents didn't like the idea of floating children. He said this as a joke, but this didn't stop mass hysteria as thousands of kids went from store to store looking for hoverboards.

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Trivia: In order to acquaint himself with his three lead actors, director Alfonso Cuaron had each of them write an essay about their characters, from a first-person point of view. Emma Watson, in true Hermione fashion, went a little overboard and wrote an 16-page essay, Daniel Radcliffe wrote a simple one page paper, and Rupert Grint never even turned his in, as he said that is what Ron would have done.

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Trivia: The Baby "Toby" is played by Toby Froud, the son of the man who did the character design, Brian Froud.

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Trivia: Even though Starscream was killed in the movie, he came back in 2 later TV episodes as a ghost. He also appeared in 1 Beast Wars episode.

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Trivia: The farm where Marty arrives in 1955 belongs to a man called Peabody, and he calls his son Sherman; both names are a tribute to "Sherman and Mr. Peabody", two cartoon time travellers.

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Shrek (2001)

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Trivia: The scene where Fiona impressed Shrek with her loud burp was added to the film courtesy of Cameron Diaz. Diaz gave such a loud belch after drinking some Coke during recording, which gave the movie makers the idea for the gag.

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Trivia: In the scene when Chunk confesses to the Fratellis, he starts crying. Jeff Cohen had to think of his mother dying to generate tears.

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Field of Dreams picture

Trivia: The town in Iowa that the movie was filmed in was Dyersville. The actual house and farm used in the movie are about 2 miles outside of town and are open to the public.

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Trivia: In the Ink and Paint Club, when Jessica is about to do her number, just as the curtains open, her dress snaps off for a split second, then reappears. This can only be seen in slow motion on the laserdisc version, however.

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Trivia: The English version of the theme song is interesting. For one thing, it is not a remixed version as the previous four movie themes were. This theme has the exact same music and tempo as the TV version. Another thing is that the composers did not create a second verse to the song "Master Quest," so it just has the same lyrics as the TV Version all the way through.

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Peter Pan picture

Trivia: Disney's Peter Pan was the first Peter Pan ever to be played by a boy. Traditionally Pan had always been played by women.

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Trivia: The idea of having the bath house workers clean the river spirit in the bath house came from an experience Hayao Miyazaki had (when he was younger) where he helped clean a polluted river, and one of the items that was removed from it was a bicycle.

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Trivia: Both Ben Stiller's parents are in this movie. They are the former owners of the fat camp.

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial picture

Trivia: Steven Spielberg has a cameo as one of the doctors when Elliot and E.T. are 'hospitalized' inside the house.

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Trivia: 2 differences between The Bible and the Movie. 1) Aaron did not doubt Moses in the Bible. In fact Aaron did most of the speaking before Pharaoh and actually performed some of the miracles. 2) Moses murdered the Egyptian task master. He did not accidentally kill him. Pharaoh wanted to kill Moses because of this, not try to convince him to stay.

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Trivia: The infamous black and white movie was called "Angels with Filthy Souls." In "Home Alone 2," it was called "Angels with Filthier Souls." A sequel as is Home Alone 2.

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Trivia: In the scene showing Nani's room, there's a quite faint Mulan poster on the wall.

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone picture

Trivia: For anyone who hasn't read the book: The inscription on top of the Mirror of Erised says "erised stra ehru oyt ube cafru oyt on wohsi". If you read the inscription backwards it says "I show not your face but your heart's desire".

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Cars (2006)

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Trivia: The company Lightning McQueen is offered to work for is called Dinoco. Dinoco is the name of the gas station that Andy stops at on his way to Pizza Planet in Toy Story.

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Trivia: The voice behind Roz, the number 1 of the Child Detection Agency and the undercover secretary, is actually a man.

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