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Awesome Film Headscratchers Main Trivia YMMV
Banned in China: Literally. Despite celebrating Ang Lee's oscar-winning movie as a triumph for the Chinese, the movie is still banned there for its portrayal of homosexuals.
Beam Me Up, Scotty!: The film's Signature Line is "I wish I knew how to quit you.", not "I wish I could quit you." or "I can't quit you.".
Creator Backlash: Annie Proulx has expressed regret over the story, if only for fans who send " ghastly manuscripts and pornish rewrites of the story to me, expecting me to reply with praise and applause for 'fixing' the story...".
Enforced Method Acting: In order to get into character and really show Alma's anguish over Ennis's infidelity with Jack, Michelle Williams asked Heath Ledger, who she was dating at the time, and Jake Gyllenhaal to make out behind the camera so her emotional anguish would be realistic. When they weren't passionate enough, she yelled at them.
Fake American: Heath Ledger (Australian) as Ennis.
Hey, It's That Guy!: Donnie Darko turned into a cowboy?
Hey, It's That Voice!: The Japanese dub is practically a reunion of many regulars from the Gundam franchise:
Playing Against Type: Anne Hathaway as Lureen; this was one of several roles that moved her away from the Contractual Purity reputation she had at the time.