Trivia: Minor spoilers: The "Bulgarian" agrees to let everyone but Brooks go towards the end, because Brooks is the only guilty one, and he intends on killing Brooks with a knife while he is restrained. In the TV show "Dexter", the titular character only kills criminals - people who are guilty - and he does it with a knife while they are restrained. Both the Bulgarian and Dexter are played by Michael C. Hall.TedStixon
Trivia: The film has many subtle allusions to popular games and gaming archetypes. For example: -Many elements of the plot (such as the hot-rod car and Gary's dog Bastion) are references to game-pieces from the game Monopoly. -The scene where Annie digs a bullet out of Max's arm and then sews it up is both a reference to the Monopoly thimble-piece and the children's game Operation. -During the chase scene, there are frequent shots where the camera is mounted to the back of the cars in such a way to emulate car-racing video-games. -The music includes several cues done in an 8-bit Nintendo video-game style. -Establishing shots are filmed using a photographic technique called "tilt-shift", which makes live action locations look like miniatures, and thus, like board-game pieces. Etc. There are dozens of these types of references throughout the film.TedStixon
Trivia: In the scene were Max and Annie talk about their potential future child, there's a throwaway line about child-actors not amounting to much later in life - a bit of an inside joke, as Max is played by Jason Bateman, the rare child-actor whose career actually improved after he became an adult.TedStixon
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