Patriot Games

Trivia: While the movie's events take place after "The Hunt for Red October," the events of the "Games" novel take place before "October."

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Trivia: As Harrison Ford leaves the naval academy he hesitates and stares across at his would-be assassin, who is hanging around suspiciously on the opposite side of the street. The street name sign under which the man is standing reads 'Hanover Street'. Hanover Street was the first film in which Harrison Ford played the leading role.

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Trivia: Richard Harris and James Fox are related by marriage: Harris' son Jared married Fox's niece, Emilia, in 2005.

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Trivia: In the freeway scene in which Sean Miller attempts to kill Cathy and Sally Ryan, with the exception of Cathy's Porsche and Miller's van, all of the cars on the freeway were driven by stunt drivers.

Trivia: The script was written simultaneously with the script for "Clear and Present Danger" (1994).

Trivia: James Fox's brother Edward was originally cast as Lord Holmes.

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Continuity mistake: In the final fight scene with Harrison Ford, the bad guy's hair grows longer then shorter then longer from shot to shot.

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Sean Miller: I saw his wife and daughter die, but she and Neddy blew it. Ryan's still alive.
Kevin O'Donnell: They're not dead, Sean.
Sean Miller: What?
Kevin O'Donnell: They survived it. I can't say it any plainer than that. It doesn't matter. Your trip served its purpose.
Sean Miller: It does matter.

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Question: Before Admiral Greer shows up to tell Jack about Sean Miller's escape, where were the Ryans planning to go?

Answer: The movie never clearly says. It was some event that required tickets, as the mom runs back into the house to get them. And it was something Sally really wanted to go to, but it is never clear what the event was.

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