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* ActorAllusion: Alice Hunt tells her son "you remind me of a colt sometimes". Joaquin Phoenix was named "The Colt" by Vanity Fair Magazine in 2001.
* ActorInspiredElement: Ivy's walking stick was made by Joaquin Phoenix as a gift for Bryce Dallas Howard, during the boot camp below.

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* ActorAllusion: Alice Hunt tells her son "you remind me of a colt sometimes". Joaquin Phoenix was named "The Colt" by Vanity Fair Magazine in 2001.
* ActorInspiredElement: Ivy's walking stick was made by Joaquin Phoenix Creator/JoaquinPhoenix as a gift for Bryce Dallas Howard, Creator/BryceDallasHoward, during the boot camp below.below.
* CastTheRunnerUp: Creator/AdrienBrody was originally offered the role of Lucius Hunt.



* FakeAmerican: Brendan Gleeson (Irish) as August Nicholson.
* ProductionPosse: Joaquin Phoenix and Cherry Jones had starred in M Night Shyamalan's ''{{Film/Signs}}'' too.
* StarMakingRole: Despite the film's polarizing reception, it brought Bryce Dallas Howard to national attention.

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* FakeAmerican: Brendan Gleeson Creator/BrendanGleeson (Irish) as August Nicholson.
* TheOtherMarty: Creator/KirstenDunst was originally cast as Ivy Walker, but dropped out in order to star in ''Film/{{Elizabethtown}}''.
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ProductionPosse: Joaquin Phoenix Creator/JoaquinPhoenix and Cherry Jones had starred in M Night Shyamalan's Creator/MNightShyamalan's ''{{Film/Signs}}'' too.
* StarMakingRole: Despite the film's polarizing reception, it brought Bryce Dallas Howard Creator/BryceDallasHoward to national attention.



** The working title was 'The Woods' but it got changed after another film with that title was discovered in production.



** Noted actresses like Kate Hudson and Jessica Biel were considered for Ivy Walker. But M Night Shyamalan saw Bryce Dallas Howard on the stage and cast her without an audition.

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** Noted actresses like Kate Hudson Creator/KateHudson and Jessica Biel Creator/JessicaBiel were considered for Ivy Walker. But M Night Shyamalan saw Bryce Dallas Howard Creator/BryceDallasHoward on the stage and cast her without an audition.audition.
** Creator/AshtonKutcher was originally cast as Noah but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Creator/HaydenChristiensen, Creator/AaronEckhart and Creator/ThomasJane were also considered.


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* WorkingTitle: ''The Woods''. It got changed after another film with that title was discovered in production.

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* FakeAmerican: Brendan Gleeson (Irish) as August Nicholson.
* ProductionPosse: Joaquin Phoenix and Cherry Jones had starred in M Night Shyamalan's ''{{Film/Signs}}'' too.
* StarMakingRole: Despite the film's polarizing reception, it brought Bryce Dallas Howard to national attention.


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** The working title was 'The Woods' but it got changed after another film with that title was discovered in production.


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** The script was leaked a year before the film's release and had a different ending - [[spoiler: where the film ends as Ivy climbs over the wall and it's revealed to be the present day]]. Re-shoots were done in the meantime, and changing the ending was thought to be the reason why.


* This installment in M. Night Shyamalan's filmography managed to get on to Creator/RogerEbert's [[RogerEbertMostHatedFilmList most hated movie list.]]

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* This installment in M. Night Shyamalan's filmography managed to get on to Creator/RogerEbert's [[RogerEbertMostHatedFilmList most hated movie list.]]----


* HeyItsThatGuy:
** [[Film/JurassicWorld Claire Dearing]] is Ivy Walker and [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment Kitty Sanchez]] is her sister...[[Main/HilariousInHindsight whose also named Kitty]]. Even funnier is that Kitty is still her sister in Jurassic World.
** [[Film/TheIncredibleHulk Thunderbolt Ross]] is Edward Walker.
** It seems [[Film/{{Gladiator}} Commodus]] mellowed out after being emperor.
** [[Franchise/{{Alien}} Ellen Ripley]] is Alice.
** [[Franchise/HarryPotter Mad-Eye Moody]] is a Muggle now.
** [[Film/TheSocialNetwork Mark Zuckerberg]] is one of the local hooligans.
** [[Series/TheMiddle Axel]] lived in the Village as a child.

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* ActorAllusion: Alice Hunt tells her son "you remind me of a colt sometimes". Joaquin Phoenix was named "The Colt" by Vanity Fair Magazine in 2001.
* ActorInspiredElement: Ivy's walking stick was made by Joaquin Phoenix as a gift for Bryce Dallas Howard, during the boot camp below.
* DyeingForYourArt: All the cast had to go through a 19th century boot camp to properly play the villagers.


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* ThrowItIn: The MPAA nearly gave the film an R-rating due to the sound of [[spoiler: Noah stabbing Lucius]]. Shyamalan removed the sound effect and said the scene worked better without it.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** "Those We Don't Speak Of" had a different design initially. They were close to lions walking on their back legs, with shaggy manes covering their faces. The first scale model of the design was thought too unbelievable. The spiky design with the red cloak eventually materialised.
** Noted actresses like Kate Hudson and Jessica Biel were considered for Ivy Walker. But M Night Shyamalan saw Bryce Dallas Howard on the stage and cast her without an audition.


** [[Film/JurassicWorld Claire Dearing]] is Ivy Walker and [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment Kitty Sanchez]] is her sister...[[Main/HilariousInHindsight whose also named Kitty]].

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** [[Film/JurassicWorld Claire Dearing]] is Ivy Walker and [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment Kitty Sanchez]] is her sister...[[Main/HilariousInHindsight whose also named Kitty]]. Even funnier is that Kitty is still her sister in Jurassic World.


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** [[Film/TheSocialNetwork Mark Zuckerberg]] is one of the local hooligans.
** [[Series/TheMiddle Axel]] lived in the Village as a child.


** It seems [[Film{{Gladiator}} Commodus]] mellowed out after being emperor.

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** It seems [[Film{{Gladiator}} [[Film/{{Gladiator}} Commodus]] mellowed out after being emperor.

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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** [[Film/JurassicWorld Claire Dearing]] is Ivy Walker and [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment Kitty Sanchez]] is her sister...[[Main/HilariousInHindsight whose also named Kitty]].
** [[Film/TheIncredibleHulk Thunderbolt Ross]] is Edward Walker.
** It seems [[Film{{Gladiator}} Commodus]] mellowed out after being emperor.
** [[Franchise/{{Alien}} Ellen Ripley]] is Alice.
** [[Franchise/HarryPotter Mad-Eye Moody]] is a Muggle now.

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* This installment in M. Night Shyamalan's filmography managed to get on to Creator/RogerEbert's [[RogerEbertMostHatedFilmList most hated movie list.]]

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