The World According to Garp

Trivia: Even though Mary Beth Hurt and Glenn Close played women from different generations, in reality they are only a year apart in age.

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Trivia: The man who plays the part of the wrestling referee is John Irving. He wrote the book on which the movie is based.

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Trivia: This was Glen Close's first movie (not counting TV work).

Trivia: Glenn Close plays Robin Williams' mother in the movie, even though in real life she's only four years older than him.

Continuity mistake: As Garp is being placed aboard the helicopter, the rotor motor can be heard spinning, but there is no downdraft affecting the people in the scene.

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Jenny Fields: Are you gonna go to sleep or you gonna stay up and think your weird thoughts?
Young Garp: I'll stay up and think weird thoughts for a while.

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