5 Things They Didn’t Want to Tell You…(4)

Some Trivia…

(Trivia is from www.imdb.com)

1) Burn After Reading

Incorrectly regarded as goofs: Katie reports that it’s 5.2 miles on the odometer from the Cox residence on Olive St. NW to West Potomac Park just off the Lincoln Memorial. It’s actually no more than about two miles. This may be deliberate however. Harry often lies to try to impress his dates. Perhaps he had Katie go the long away around to the park so he could take the shortcut back that his about two miles, but implying that it is 5 miles to Katie.

2) The Dictator

The language that Aladeen and Nadal speak on the helicopter tour is actually Hebrew, and not Arabic.

3) Barefoot in the Park

The film role of ‘Corie Bratter’ was originally offered to actress Natalie Wood who had already played opposite Robert Redford in two movies. Wood declined the offer though, because she wanted to take time off.

4) Juno

When searching for potential parents for her baby, Juno says she’s looking for someone cool “like a graphic designer.” In real life, both star Ellen Page’s father and Diablo Cody’s ex-husband are graphic designers.

5) The Killing Fields

At the Oscar’s, when Haing S. Ngor won the Oscar for best supporting actor, he walked onto the stage with his 15-year-old niece. Upon walking up to the stage, John Malkovich jokingly shouted something in Cambodian to him which shocked his niece and made Haing Ngor laugh. He shouted, “The award’s mine, asshole!” In Haing Ngor’s autobiography, he describes John Malkovich’s keen interest in learning Cambodian swear words.

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