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8th May '16 10:27:30 PM erforce
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* SoMyKidsCanWatch: Robert Patrick aka [[{{Franchise/Terminator}} T-1000]] described his reason for taking the part in the film with precisely these words.

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* SoMyKidsCanWatch: Robert Patrick aka [[{{Franchise/Terminator}} [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay T-1000]] described his reason for taking the part in the film with precisely these words.
21st Apr '16 5:57:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Massive amounts in the 2007 movie.
** [[Creator/AnnaSophiaRobb Leslie]] is [[Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory Violet Beauregard]].
** Leslie's dad is [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Mesogog]].
** The school bus driver is [[Series/PowerRangersMegaforce Mr. Burley]].
** The principal is [[Series/PowerRangersRPM Colonel Mason Truman]].
** Jess' dad is [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay the T-1000]].
** The music teacher is [[Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Trillian]].
** Series/HannahMontana and [[{{Series/Heroes}} Claire Bennet]] perform on the soundtrack (as does Violet).
** Jessie's little sister grows up to become [[Series/OnceUponATime Snow White]].
13th Apr '16 7:36:25 PM worldbreaker
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* SpiritualLicensee: A stealth remake of ''Film/MyGirl'' but with genders reversed.
13th Apr '16 7:36:00 PM worldbreaker
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* SpiritualLicensee: To ''Film/MyGirl'' but with genders reversed.

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* SpiritualLicensee: To A stealth remake of ''Film/MyGirl'' but with genders reversed.
13th Apr '16 7:33:47 PM worldbreaker
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* SpiritualLicensee: To ''Film/MyGirl'' but with genders reversed.
10th Mar '16 6:25:34 AM fruitstripegum
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** [[spoiler: Leslie]] was almost SparedByTheAdaptation before the film was made, since several studios wouldn't touch the project because of the death. It was suggested that the character have a mild accent or be left in a coma instead.

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** [[spoiler: Leslie]] was almost SparedByTheAdaptation before the film was made, since several studios wouldn't touch the project because of the death. It was suggested that the character have a mild accent accident or be left in a coma instead.
29th Dec '15 9:02:32 AM Silverblade2
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* AscendedFanboy: [=AnnaSophia=] Robb was a huge fan of the book and wrote a letter to the director when she heard the film was being made.


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* PromotedFanboy: [=AnnaSophia=] Robb was a huge fan of the book and wrote a letter to the director when she heard the film was being made.
21st Nov '15 8:19:46 AM fearlessnikki
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* ActorAllusion: One of Leslie's first scenes has her offering him a stick of gum. [=AnnaSophia Robb=] previously played Violet Beauregard in the remake of ''Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' - a champion gum chewer.



* TheCastShowoff: They cast Zoey Deschanel to play Miss Edmunds.

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* TheCastShowoff: They cast Zoey Zooey Deschanel to play Miss Edmunds.plays a music teacher when she was in a band in real life and is a professionally trained singer. [=AnnaSophia=] Robb plays with this, as she does have a song - but it's in the credits.
* CreatorBacklash: A variation. Filmmakers were not happy with the studio marketing the film as a fantasy adventure. The screenwriter was the author's ''son'' and the partial inspiration for Jess no less.


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** Jessie's little sister grows up to become [[Series/OnceUponATime Snow White]].


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** Allison Krauss was hired to score the film but she backed out and was replaced by Aaron Zigman.
27th Oct '15 9:40:45 AM fearlessnikki
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* ActorInspiredElement: The "Dark Master" name was chosen by [=AnnaSophia=] Robb. Early in production it was known as the Key Monster.
* AscendedFanboy: [=AnnaSophia=] Robb was a huge fan of the book and wrote a letter to the director when she heard the film was being made.


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* NonSingingVoice: Josh Hutcherson claimed his singing voice is terrible, and the extras in the classroom were all New Zealand children - so their singing was dubbed in post production. It's credited as "Zoey Deschanel and the Terabithia choir."
* PlayingAgainstType: Robert Patrick - usually villains or jerkasses - as a kind father.
* RealLifeRelative: Director Gabor Csupo's daughter appears during the "free the pee" scene.


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* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** [[spoiler: Leslie]] was almost SparedByTheAdaptation before the film was made, since several studios wouldn't touch the project because of the death. It was suggested that the character have a mild accent or be left in a coma instead.
** An oppossum was meant to be trapped in the greenhouse, but they are not native to New Zealand and the production was not allowed to import one. So it was changed to a Common Brushtail Possum instead.
10th Sep '15 7:19:34 PM creader
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* CreatorBreakdown: The BittersweetEnding is inspired by a real life event that happened to the author's son. That same son would become the producer and co-writer for the 2007 film.

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* CreatorBreakdown: TheCastShowoff: They cast Zoey Deschanel to play Miss Edmunds.
* CreatorBreakdown:
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The BittersweetEnding is inspired by a real life event that happened to the author's son. That same son would become the producer and co-writer for the 2007 film.



* HeyItsThatGuy: Massive amounts in the 2007 movie. [[Creator/AnnaSophiaRobb Leslie]] is [[Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory Violet Beauregard]], her dad is [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Mesogog]], the school bus driver is [[Series/PowerRangersMegaforce Mr. Burley]], the principal is [[Series/PowerRangersRPM Colonel Mason Truman]], Jess' dad is [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay the T-1000]], and his music teacher is [[Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Trillian]].

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Massive amounts in the 2007 movie.
**
[[Creator/AnnaSophiaRobb Leslie]] is [[Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory Violet Beauregard]], her Beauregard]].
** Leslie's
dad is [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Mesogog]], the Mesogog]].
** The
school bus driver is [[Series/PowerRangersMegaforce Mr. Burley]], the Burley]].
** The
principal is [[Series/PowerRangersRPM Colonel Mason Truman]], Truman]].
**
Jess' dad is [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay the T-1000]], and his T-1000]].
** The
music teacher is [[Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Trillian]].



* RetroactiveRecognition: Jess is a young [[Film/TheHungerGames Peeta]].
** And Leslie is [[Film/SoulSurfer Bethany Hamilton]]. In fact, the real-life Bethany saw [=AnnaSophia=] in this film and decided she wanted Robb to play herself.
** She is also [[Series/TheCarrieDiaries a teenage Carrie Bradshaw]].

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* RetroactiveRecognition: RetroactiveRecognition:
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Jess is a young [[Film/TheHungerGames Peeta]].
** And Leslie is [[Film/SoulSurfer Bethany Hamilton]]. In fact, the real-life Bethany saw [=AnnaSophia=] in this film and decided she wanted Robb to play herself.
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herself. She is also [[Series/TheCarrieDiaries a teenage Carrie Bradshaw]].
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