Charlie's Angels

Trivia: Since Drew, Cameron and Lucy are all anti gun, they went through the entire movie using alternatives to guns.

Trivia: When Drew Barrymore is mostly naked and knocks on the window of a house, it is the same house that she lived in in the movie E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial.

Trivia: The Thin Man, who doesn't speak at all, originally had lines of dialogue. They were removed at Crispin Glover's request, and the filmmakers agreed it would make the role more mysterious.

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Trivia: The original stars of "Charlie's Angels" - Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett - were all invited to make cameo appearances in this film but declined. Fawcett said she would only appear if she could do the voice of Charlie, and Jackson insisted on playing the villainous role that eventually went to Kelly Lynch.

Trivia: Three actresses turned down the role of Alex before it was eventually offered to Lucy Liu: Angelina Jolie, Jada Pinkett Smith and Thandie Newton. Jolie turned it down because she was not a fan of the original series, and Smith preferred to film "Bamboozled" instead. Newton was eventually cast as Alex but had to leave owing to freak weather which caused the "Mission: Impossible II" schedule to overrun.

Factual error: Near the end of the film Knox is flying a Huey helicopter and the Angels hitch a ride by shooting it with a spear gun and dangling on the line behind it. Suddenly adding about 200kgs to a Huey in flight like that is going to cause all sorts of problems with the trim and airspeed of the aircraft - the pilot would know immediately that something was wrong. (01:23:20)

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Suggested correction: Knox wasn't a trained pilot. Either he had no clue to what was going on, or he thought something may have been wrong, but didn't know what to do about it.

Taking off and landing a helicopter are by far the most intense and difficult part of a pilot's training. Seriously, 99% of learning to fly is learning how to land and take off. If the pilot is skilled enough to take off in a Huey he is easily skilled enough to notice a massive additional drag on his helicopter due to the additional weight of the angels and the air resistance put up by such a bulky protrusion on his aircraft. If he isn't skilled enough to notice that, he isn't skilled enough to take off in the first place.

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