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Trivia: There's a scene where Jesse gets out of a cab and is harassed by a scalper selling tickets to Lestat's concert. The scalper is played by none other than Jonathan Davis who performed many of the movie's original songs.

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Trivia: Penny Lane picks up William to go see Stillwater at the Riot Club in L.A. In the very beginning of the scene in her car, a reflection passes up the windshield over William's face as they are driving. The Reflection is the prism and spectrum from Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" album. There are no other reflections in this scene.

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Trivia: Marc McClure, who plays the delivery driver named Boris actually played Anna's (she was then called Annabelle) crush, Boris, in the original "Freaky Friday" (1976).

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Trivia: The producers purposely went with relatively unknown actors for the film, because they thought they'd be more believable than stars who people already identified in different roles.

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Trivia: The bouncer working alongside Paul Whitehouse on the door of Manumission is none other than Steve McFadden AKA Phil Mitchell in Eastenders.

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Trivia: During "Springtime for Hitler," film director Mel Brooks can be heard saying "Don't be stupid, be a smarty! Come and join the Nazi party!" He later dubbed the same line in the 2005 version.

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Trivia: The part played by Meatloaf was first given to boxer Frank Bruno who quit the film during filming as his son wasn't allowed on set to get the spice girls' autographs.

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Trivia: Jennifer Beals never actually danced in the movie. The dancing was actually done by three different people. Marine Jahan a professional dancer did most of the dancing. The dives through the air were performed by Sharon Shapiro who was a UCLA and National Gymnastics champion. The breakdancing parts, such as the floor spin, at the audition were performed by Richard Colon known as Crazy Legs who was the leader of world renowned breakdancing troupe The Rock Steady Crew.

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Trivia: The woman who choreographed the dance scenes in the movie is also the choreographer for the Backstreet Boys. She uses a lot of "Backstreet style" dance moves in the movie, especially during Sara's second audition for Julliard. The dance moves she does with the chair are the same moves the Backstreet Boys use in their video for "As Long As You Love Me".

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Trivia: The actor who plays Roscoe Dexter, Don and Lina's stressed-out director, is the father of Kim Fowley, a music producer who managed the Runaways, an all-girl rock band from the 1970s that featured a young Joan Jett.

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Trivia: When the Chipmunks are singing their Christmas song with Dave, he is playing a piano. That piano belonged to the creator of the original Chipmunks, Ross Bagdasarian.

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Trivia: The tall, naked bald guy shown leaving Jim's bathroom in Paris is seen throughout the film 9 times.

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Trivia: The Rolling Stone magazine that the headmaster finds in the library that reveals Mary Clarence's/Doloris' true self is one of the magazines seen in the credits on the first film.

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Trivia: In his previous film, Leon (The Professional), also released in 1994," Gary Oldman makes several references to Beethoven.

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Trivia: The drummer of Steel Dragon was played by Jason Bonham, son of John Bonham, the late drummer of Led Zeppelin.

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Trivia: Originally, Rob Reiner was going to be in the band, but decided on just directing the film after the comment, "he didn't look good in spandex," was made by Harry Shearer.

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Trivia: When Chaz is outside the radio station confessing to his girlfriend that his real name is Chester and he was a geek in high school, the guy in the crowd who shouts out "I was the editor of the school magazine" is Lemmy Kelmister, the lead singer of the metal band Motorhead.

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Trivia: During one of the songs, Shake brings an amp onto the set. Watch as George proceeds to knock it over seconds later.

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Trivia: When Sid and Nancy visit her family, Nancy's grandparents pick them up. They go back to someone's house and there are 2 boys and a girl there. In reality, Sid and Nancy visited her family one time. Nancy's mother picked them up. Her grandmother was dead at the time. At her family's house, it was Sid and Nancy, her mother and father, and her brother David, and her sister Suzy.

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Trivia: There is a scene in which Loretta is on the porch playing guitar, and kicks the washing machine. In her book 'Still Women Enough', the real Loretta explains that they did not have electricity at that house, let alone a washing machine.

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