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The Birdcage picture

Trivia: Agador Spartacus is based upon Hank Azaria's grandmother.

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The Country Bears picture

Trivia: The Country Bears attraction, on which the movie was based, was originally supposed to be located at Disney's Mineral King ski resort in California. When that project was cancelled (due to opposition from environmental groups), the Bears were moved to Disney World.

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Get Rich or Die Tryin' picture

Trivia: Viola Davis plays 50 Cent's grandmother in the movie, even though in real life she's only 10 years older than him.

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Trivia: In the last scene, when the choir sings at the church, the Blues Brothers can be seen on the background in exactly the same position as the church number in the Blues Brothers film.

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Trivia: In the scene near the end where Wayne is on the phone with Cassandra's father, and he tells Wayne of Cassandra's marriage to Bobby, the whole thing is dubbed in English except for the last thing that Wayne says to Jeff. That last sentence, translated from Cantonese into English, is "Where is the toilet?"

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Trivia: All the American Sign Language used in the movie is accurate. When Iris tells Cole to open the window, Cole's response is not translated and she says "don't bust my butt." What he signed was, "Tell him to open the window himself."

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Trivia: Eric Clapton's guitar strap accidentally came undone while he performed the opening of "Further On Up the Road." To give Clapton time to fix it, Robbie Robertson improvised a guitar solo.

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Trivia: In the scene where the bass singer meets the convenor for the first time, the bass singer calls the bird 'Papageno' (the convenor corrects it to 'Paganini'). Papageno is, of course, the bird in Mozart's 'Magic Flute'.

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Trivia: The Desi Arnaz character is played by the son of the real Desi Arnaz, Desi Arnaz Junior.

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Duets picture

Trivia: The 'Best Friends' necklace that Gwyneth Paltrow wears is also worn by Scott Speedman, perhaps hinting that she is the 'angel' he is looking for?

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The Bodyguard picture

Trivia: The script originally had Rachel singing "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted". It was Kevin Costner's idea to go with "I Will Always Love You" instead.

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Cats picture

Trivia: The actors on the movie case are not in the video.These actors were from the London cast.The only person who is on the case and in the movie is Veerle Casteleyn.

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Trivia: When the servant is reading the Italian woman's cards, look at the justice card. It pictures a person in front of a red flag with a yellow star, a lot like the Chinese flag. In the next scene, (after the children's performance), the Chinese woman is standing at her podium in front of a Chinese flag; red with yellow stars.

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What's Love Got To Do With It? picture

Trivia: The real Ike Turner, makes a 2 second appearance just after the court sentence granting the couple's divorce. When the character of Ike Turner says, "I GAVE YOU THE NAME", the real Ike Turner is the thin man with the moustache and grey suit who follows Tina Turner's character into the lift.

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Center Stage picture

Trivia: Maureen is said in the movie to be the best dancer at the school. However, you never really see her do anything spectacular. That is because Susan May Pratt is the only non-trained dancer in the movie.

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Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story picture

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: Chapter 17: At home with the Triplets. After entering the apartment building, the Triplets, Madame Souza, and Bruno climb multiple flights of stairs. On their right, they pass a bathroom with an open door with flies swarming about, taking off then landing again on the contents of an unflushed toilet. If you glance at the turd in the bowl, you will see that it is in the shape of a most famous mouse. (00:41:15)

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Trivia: Maya Rudolph, who plays the pregnant character Molly, was actually pregnant during the filming of the movie.

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Inside Llewyn Davis picture

Trivia: Near the start, Llewyn looks at the back of his album made with Mike Timlin. The biographical information below Mike, however, talks about Dave Van Ronk, the folk singer about whom the movie is loosely based. (00:06:48)

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Trivia: The girl dancing next to Miley's grandmother in the Hoedown Throwdown scene is Miley Cyrus's real-life sister, Noah Lindsey.

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