Life as a House

George (Kevin Kline) is no longer in condition to work on the house and is taken to the hospital and dies. Sam (Hayden Christensen), his mom (Kristin Scott Thomas), Alyssa (Jena Malone), Alyssa's mom (Mary Steenburgen) and others finish the house; Sam convinces the neighbor who hates George's dog to stop threatening them with lawsuits because of the house's extra 6 inches of height. Once the house is finished, Sam and his mom go visit the girl who lost her parents years ago in that car accident (where George's father was involved) and talk to her about giving her the house.

Mirai no Trunks

Continuity mistake: When George is talking to two elderly neighbors there is a mailman in the background dropping off a letter in a mailbox. A fraction of a second later he is already walking in the middle of the road. (00:32:50)

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George: You're the most beautiful woman I have ever known.
Robin: What?
George: Not just physically. Even your anger's perfect.

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Trivia: When Hayden Christensen was filming the scene in which Sam finds out that George is dying, he improvised punching the wall with his fist. In doing so, he broke his hand. When shooting resumed, the wall was replaced with a prop wall so Hayden wouldn't hurt himself again.

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Question: I've seen this movie a couple of times, but I still don't get the deal with the man in the car that Sam goes to at night. What was he going to do?

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