A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Trivia: In Philip K. Dick's short story "Type II" which became the movie Screamers, the Type III robot was a small boy named David, carrying a Teddy.

Trivia: One of the buildings in Manhattan is actually an Apple Macintosh (Harman-Kardon) subwoofer.

Trivia: When Joe combines questions during the Mr. Know scene, we hear the doorbell sound from The Jetsons.

Trivia: The list of words that Monica Swifton says to David to make him capable of love was the original list, written by Stanley Kubrick.

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Trivia: Haley Joel Osment suggested to Steven Spielberg that his character (David) should not blink. Spielberg agreed and went further to suggest that none of the androids should blink.

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Trivia: Although Jack Angel recorded all of his voice work for Teddy while separate from the rest of the production, he was allowed on the set every day so that if any other characters' lines were changed during production, he could re-record Teddy's corresponding lines immediately.

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Trivia: In order to keep the film's PG-13 rating, a building resembling a penis was digitally removed from the "Rouge City" set.

Trivia: The glowing crescent moon at the head of Martin's bed looks almost exactly like the moon of the logo of Dreamworks, Spielberg's movie studio which produced the film.

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Trivia: The hotel that Joe Gigolo walks into, when we are first introduced to the character, has the Hebrew words "Ahava Kshera" in neon. (Kosher Love)

Continuity mistake: After the pool incident when David is writing letters. Monica is looking over the letters that David has written. There's a point where you can see that she's still holding at least 2-3 sheets of paper but when the camera shifts back to the writing there's only one in her hand. There should be more than one paper in her hand. And when viewed from behind her back the sheets are neatly lying on top of each other, when seen from the front, the sheets are tilted. (00:46:43)

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Question: Why did Teddy growl in the helicopter when the trio arrived at Manhattan?

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Chosen answer: It was dangerous for Mecha to go there; he was afraid for David's safety.

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