Life as a House

Continuity mistake: During the sunscreen scene, Sam has a spot of sunscreen on his left cheek that appears and disappears between shots.

Continuity mistake: When George is talking to two elderly neighbors there is a mailman in the background dropping off a letter in a mailbox. A fraction of a second later he is already walking in the middle of the road. (00:32:50)

NancyFelix

Deliberate mistake: In the beginning of the film with Coleen after George gets up, also in several other "morning" shots, the sun is always shown near the horizon or reflecting off the ocean. On the west coast this would make this the evening.

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Trivia: The dog's name is Guster. The band Guster do 2 songs in the movie, "What You Wish For" & "Rainy Day", and to add on to that, Ryan and Adam were named after the two lead singers in the band.

NyQuil

Trivia: Hayden Christensen didn't like wearing the heavy makeup and jewelry required for this movie. He complained that he was made to dress as adults saw goth teenagers and not as they actually were, which is why his character is so overly made-up, especially toward the beginning.

Trivia: The home movie of George and Sam as a small child riding the ocean waves is a real-life home movie of Kevin Kline and his son Owen on a family vacation.

More trivia for Life as a House

George: You're the most beautiful woman I have ever known.
Robin: What?
George: Not just physically. Even your anger's perfect.

Alyssa: I'm gonna go to bed.
Colleen: Has he eaten anything at all?
Alyssa: No.
Colleen: I'd be more comfortable if he slept in the guest room.
Alyssa: Well, I'd be more comfortable if you hadn't slept with Josh. George would be more comfortable if he wasn't dying.

Sam: I've been using since I was 12! You're also unbelievably stupid, you know that? You didn't give a shit about anything I did up until now.
George: Well, I'll apologize for everything but today! Today I give a shit.

More quotes from Life as a House

Question: I've seen this movie a couple of times, but I still don't get the deal with the man in the car that Sam goes to at night. What was he going to do?

Chosen answer: Male prostitution.

OneHappyHusky

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