The World According to Garp

Continuity mistake: The red truck that haunts Garp is seen twice in the movie. The license plate changes.

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Continuity mistake: As Garp is being placed aboard the helicopter, the rotor motor can be heard spinning, but there is no downdraft affecting the people in the scene.

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Trivia: Even though Mary Beth Hurt and Glenn Close played women from different generations, in reality they are only a year apart in age.

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Trivia: This was Glen Close's first movie (not counting TV work).

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Trivia: The man who plays the part of the wrestling referee is John Irving. He wrote the book on which the movie is based.

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Question: Does anyone know why Boo hated Garp so much, the movie doesn't explain it.

Chosen answer: The book makes it pretty obvious that there are a number of factors: 1) She caught Garp and her sister in the middle of things. 2) Garp hurt her dog. 3) She actually hated him from the start and it just got worse.


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