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."

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.

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: When the terrorists attack the van at the bridge, shortly after the explosion, you see the terrorists crossing the water in a boat. In the background you can see the van on the bridge with its doors open, shortly after this the terrorists are at the van doors demanding that the police open the van doors!

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Sean Miller: How's the family, Ryan? Nearly lost 'em, didn't you? It's easy to get at them. You should look after your family better, you know? Are you there?
Jack Ryan: Yeah.
Sean Miller: I understand your little girl's feeling better, eh? Lost her spleen though, eh? Pity, that. Make it a mighty tough on her to fight off infection, eh Jacky?
Jack Ryan: You sick son of a bitch.

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