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* DuelingMovies: Was released around the same time as ''Film/FlightPlan'', which also revolves around a woman on an airplane terrified for the safety of a family member. This film though was a little better received.

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* DuelingMovies: Was released around the same time as ''Film/FlightPlan'', ''Film/Flightplan2005'', which also revolves around a woman on an airplane terrified for the safety of a family member. This film though was a little better received.


** [[Creator/CillianMurphy Rippner]] is no stranger to [[TheWindThatShakesTheBarley being directly threatened with a bat]]. [[Film/BatmanBegins Or a bat.]]

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** [[Creator/CillianMurphy Rippner]] is no stranger to [[TheWindThatShakesTheBarley [[Film/TheWindThatShakesTheBarley being directly threatened with a bat]]. [[Film/BatmanBegins Or a bat.]]


** Also, there's Canadian Rachel [=McAdams=] and Australian Brian Cox.

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** Also, there's Canadian Rachel [=McAdams=] and Australian Scottish Brian Cox.


** Wes Craven initially wanted Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn to play the leads, but later opted it to younger leads.

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** Wes Craven initially wanted Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn to play the leads, but later opted to give it to younger leads.


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** Lisa was [[spoiler: meant to stab Rippner in the neck]] with a Bart Simpson pen. They couldn't get the rights to use one, so they had a monster pen instead.
** Wes Craven filmed a cameo but he couldn't stop {{Corpsing}} so it was cut.


* ActorAllusion: [[Creator/CillianMurphy Rippner]] is no stranger to [[TheWindThatShakesTheBarley being directly threatened with a bat]]. [[Film/BatmanBegins Or a bat.]]

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* ActorAllusion: ActorAllusion:
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[[Creator/CillianMurphy Rippner]] is no stranger to [[TheWindThatShakesTheBarley being directly threatened with a bat]]. [[Film/BatmanBegins Or a bat.]]



** The photo of Lisa playing hockey is actually a screenshot of Regina from ''Film/MeanGirls'' (though she was playing lacrosse instead of hockey).
** Lisa also says her grandmother had a relationship with a man called Duke. In ''Film/TheNotebook'', starring Creator/RachelMcAdams, her character's husband is nicknamed Duke.
* CreatorCameo: Various members of the crew have cameos and bit parts either as passengers on the plane or hotel guests.



* FakeAmerican: Cillian Murphy is Irish and Wes Craven was initially wary about casting him as Rippner since Rippner was explicitly written as American. When Murphy walked into the audition, he actually fooled the casting agent with his accent.

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* FakeAmerican: FakeAmerican:
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Cillian Murphy is Irish and Wes Craven was initially wary about casting him as Rippner since Rippner was explicitly written as American. When Murphy walked into the audition, he actually fooled the casting agent with his accent.


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* ThrowItIn: The annoyed female customer that gives Cynthia trouble was someone Wes Craven met at a board meeting. After the meeting, he asked her to be in the movie.


* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy]]: In addition to the [[Creator/RachelMcAdams leading]] [[Creator/CillianMurphy actors]], there's also Lisa's friend Cynthia, who went on to play Emma on ''Series/{{Glee}}''; and [[Series/{{CSINY}} Mac Taylor's stepson.]]


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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy]]: In addition to the [[Creator/RachelMcAdams leading]] [[Creator/CillianMurphy actors]], there's also Lisa's friend Cynthia, who went on to play Emma on ''{{Glee}}''; and [[CSINewYork Mac Taylor's stepson.]]
* HilariousOuttakes

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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy]]: In addition to the [[Creator/RachelMcAdams leading]] [[Creator/CillianMurphy actors]], there's also Lisa's friend Cynthia, who went on to play Emma on ''{{Glee}}''; ''Series/{{Glee}}''; and [[CSINewYork [[Series/{{CSINY}} Mac Taylor's stepson.]]
* %%* HilariousOuttakes


* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy]]: In addition to the [[RachelMcAdams leading]] [[Creator/CillianMurphy actors]], there's also Lisa's friend Cynthia, who went on to play Emma on ''{{Glee}}''; and [[CSINewYork Mac Taylor's stepson.]]

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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy]]: In addition to the [[RachelMcAdams [[Creator/RachelMcAdams leading]] [[Creator/CillianMurphy actors]], there's also Lisa's friend Cynthia, who went on to play Emma on ''{{Glee}}''; and [[CSINewYork Mac Taylor's stepson.]]


* ActorAllusion: [[CillianMurphy Rippner]] is no stranger to [[TheWindThatShakesTheBarley being directly threatened with a bat]]. [[Film/BatmanBegins Or a bat.]]
** Also, CillianMurphy is in a movie called [[Film/TwentyEightDaysLater Red Eye.]]

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* ActorAllusion: [[CillianMurphy [[Creator/CillianMurphy Rippner]] is no stranger to [[TheWindThatShakesTheBarley being directly threatened with a bat]]. [[Film/BatmanBegins Or a bat.]]
** Also, CillianMurphy Creator/CillianMurphy is in a movie called [[Film/TwentyEightDaysLater Red Eye.]]



* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy]]: In addition to the [[RachelMcAdams leading]] [[CillianMurphy actors]], there's also Lisa's friend Cynthia, who went on to play Emma on ''{{Glee}}''; and [[CSINewYork Mac Taylor's stepson.]]

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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy]]: In addition to the [[RachelMcAdams leading]] [[CillianMurphy [[Creator/CillianMurphy actors]], there's also Lisa's friend Cynthia, who went on to play Emma on ''{{Glee}}''; and [[CSINewYork Mac Taylor's stepson.]]

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* ActorAllusion: [[CillianMurphy Rippner]] is no stranger to [[TheWindThatShakesTheBarley being directly threatened with a bat]]. [[Film/BatmanBegins Or a bat.]]
** Also, CillianMurphy is in a movie called [[Film/TwentyEightDaysLater Red Eye.]]
** Received one of its own in ''{{Film/Inception}}'', another film that puts Murphy on a plane for the bulk of its run-time.


* FakeAmerican: Cillian Murphy is Irish and Wes Craven was initially wary about casting him as Rippner since Rippner was explicitly written as American. When Murphy walked into the audition, he actually fooled the casting agent with his accent.

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* FakeAmerican: Cillian Murphy is Irish and Wes Craven was initially wary about casting him as Rippner since Rippner was explicitly written as American. When Murphy walked into the audition, he actually fooled the casting agent with his accent.
** Also, there's Canadian Rachel [=McAdams=] and Australian Brian Cox.

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* DuelingMovies: Was released around the same time as ''Film/FlightPlan'', which also revolves around a woman on an airplane terrified for the safety of a family member. This film though was a little better received.





* FakeAmerican: Cillian Murphy is Irish and Wes Craven was initially wary about casting him as Rippner, since Rippner was explicitly written as American. When Murphy walked into the audition, he actually fooled the casting agent with his accent.

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* FakeAmerican: Cillian Murphy is Irish and Wes Craven was initially wary about casting him as Rippner, Rippner since Rippner was explicitly written as American. When Murphy walked into the audition, he actually fooled the casting agent with his accent.



** He also specifically wanted an American to play the role of Jackson Rippner, but gave the role to Irish actor Cillian Murphy.

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** He also specifically wanted an American to play the role of Jackson Rippner, but he eventually gave the role to Irish actor Cillian Murphy.





* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey It's That Guy]]: In addition to the [[RachelMcAdams leading]] [[CillianMurphy actors]], there's also Lisa's friend Cynthia, who went on to play Emma on ''{{Glee}}''; and [[CSINewYork Mac Taylor's stepson.]]

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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey Hey, It's That Guy]]: In addition to the [[RachelMcAdams leading]] [[CillianMurphy actors]], there's also Lisa's friend Cynthia, who went on to play Emma on ''{{Glee}}''; and [[CSINewYork Mac Taylor's stepson.]]


* FakeAmerican: Cillian Murphy is Irish and Wes Craven was initially wary about casting him as Rippner, since Rippner was explicitly written as American. When Murphy walked into the audition, he actually fooled the casting agent with his accent.




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* HilariousOuttakes
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Wes Craven initially wanted Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn to play the leads, but later opted it to younger leads.
** He also specifically wanted an American to play the role of Jackson Rippner, but gave the role to Irish actor Cillian Murphy.
* WriteWhoYouKnow: One of the hotel's obnoxious customers is based on (and played by) a [=DreamWorks=] executive.

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