Best movie trivia of 1997

Please vote as you browse around to help the best rise to the top.

Jackie Brown picture

Trivia: The white Honda Civic that Jackie Brown uses in the movie is a left over from Pulp Fiction - it was going to be used as a second to the car that Butch crashes into Marcellus Wallace but the stunt went right the first time, and it was never used.

More Jackie Brown trivia
Lost Highway picture

Trivia: The budget for this movie was so small that some of the scenes were actually filmed in director David Lynch's own house.

More Lost Highway trivia
More Wishmaster trivia
The Odyssey picture

Trivia: The makers placed an animatronic head over a sumo wrestler's body to create the cyclops.

More The Odyssey trivia
Event Horizon picture

Trivia: Many of the corridors in the Event Horizon are coffin shaped - perhaps foreshadowing the fact that it is a "death" ship?

More Event Horizon trivia
More Truth or Consequences, N.M. trivia
Beverly Hills Ninja picture

Trivia: When Haru is about to get arrested (right before the ninja dude throws that little ball and takes his place), the stocky and balding cop all they way to the left (or right?) is Kevin Farley, Chris's brother.

More Beverly Hills Ninja trivia
Good Will Hunting picture

Trivia: A proposed freeway project in West Virginia has been nicknamed the "Good Will Hunting" (so called because it will be an improvement of the existing roadway between Williamson and Huntington).

More Good Will Hunting trivia
I Know What You Did Last Summer picture

Trivia: When the kids are on the beach arguing about the urban legend it is this one - http://www.snopes.com/horrors/madmen/hook.htm - that Ray is trying to relate. (00:10:00)

jle

More I Know What You Did Last Summer trivia
More As Good As It Gets trivia
Bean picture

Trivia: At the end of the movie after the credits, there is a part with Mr. Bean.

More Bean trivia
Mouse Hunt picture

Trivia: The character played by Nathan Lane says to a gentleman in Arabian dress, "Hakuna Matata," a line of Nathan's in The Lion King as the voice of Timon.

More Mouse Hunt trivia
La Confidential picture

Trivia: The film has eighty speaking parts.

More La Confidential trivia
Contact picture

Trivia: Filmmakers George Miller and Francis Ford Coppola both sued Warner Bros. over Contact. George Miller sued for breach of contract (as he was the original director before being fired and replaced by Robert Zemeckis), while Coppola sued because he claimed that he and Carl Sagan (the writer of Contact) had already developed the premise for a TV show in the 1970's which was never produced, before Sagan later used the idea for Contact in 1985. Both suits failed - Miller's firing was within contract and perfectly reasonable, and Coppola was dismissed (twice) because he had taken far too long to sue the company (if he sued when Sagan began working in the 80's, he may have won, but he waited until after the film's release in 1997 to sue).

More Contact trivia
More McHale's Navy trivia
Plato's Run picture

Trivia: Throughout the film they'll be a random dragonfly that continues to show up. Granted, this happens in the swampyland section of the film, but it is cool. The dragonfly first shows up when Plato's swampboat runs aground and grenades are thrown at it from a heli. As everything explodes, pause or slow-mo the film to see a beautiful dragonfly race across the film. Later on, when the German Shepard runs to Plato and his daughter at the end of the film, notice how the dragonfly makes its cameo again. It is almost artistic and almost seems intentional.

More Plato's Run trivia
More The Man Who Knew Too Little trivia
More Nothing to Lose trivia
Grosse Pointe Blank picture

Trivia: In the convenience store shootout, there is a large cardboard cut-out of the Pulp Fiction characters in the background. Bruce Willis's head explodes.

More Grosse Pointe Blank trivia
Best Men picture

Trivia: The bus that Dean Cain drives is the exact same bus that was in Speed. Its the same style, type, and even has the same number 2525 on it.

ShooterMcGavin34

More Best Men trivia

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.