Big Fish

Trivia: Helena Bonham Carter, who plays the grown up version of Jenny (from the town of Spectre),also plays the witch. She is also engaged to director Tim Burton.

Trivia: The banjo player in Spectre (Billy Redden) is playing 'Dueling Banjos,' the same song he played in 'Deliverance' as a boy (these are also his only two movie appearances).


Trivia: If you look at the line with all the shoes on it, third from the left is a pair of ruby slippers.

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Trivia: In the beginning, when the story of the fish is being told, if you look to the left side of the screen at the lures, you'll see a skull reflected in one of them when Edward mentions the dead criminal.

Trivia: When Edward Bloom proposes in the field of daffodils, he wears a tie with a swirl design on it. The swirl is strongly reminiscent of an iconic shot from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (1994), another Tim Burton film, when Jack Skellington's ridge is unfurling in front of a full moon.


Trivia: When Edward is at the circus for the very first time, the orchestra plays the same melody used for the song "The Pitch (Spectacular, Spectacular.)" in "Moulin Rouge" - also starring Ewan McGregor.

Trivia: The author of the novel, Daniel Wallace, plays an economics professor who's shown working an overhead projector.

Trivia: The Amos character was a combination of Italian director Federico Fellini and American adult film actor Ron Jeremy.

Trivia: Steven Spielberg was originally set to direct this film, and he wanted to cast Jack Nicholson as Edward Bloom. But due to his schedule, he was forced to drop the project. This is when Tim Burton signed on as director.

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