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Trivia / Get Over It

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  • California Doubling: The movie was filmed in Toronto.
  • Dawson Casting:
    • Ben Foster was twenty.
    • Melissa Sagemiller was twenty-six.
    • Sisqo, Zoe Saldana and Shane West were twenty-two.
    • Colin Hanks was twenty-three.
    • Christopher Jacot was twenty-one.
    • Kylie Bax was twenty-five.
    • Averted with Kirsten Dunst (eighteen) and Mila Kunis (seventeen).
  • Executive Meddling: Several scenes had to be cut to get a PG-13 rating; Berke's parents' sex show had be toned down, the strip club scenes trimmed and certain antics at the party.
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  • Fake Brit: Baton Rouge native Shane West plays the very British Striker.
  • Follow the Leader: Certain parts are clearly inspired by American Pie - the strip club, the house party, Berke's Butt-Monkey status. And of course this is one of many classical works of literature set in high school following Clueless's lead.
  • Romance on the Set: Kirsten Dunst and Ben Foster dated for a few months after the movie.
  • Technology Marches On: Berke's gift to Kelly - a voice recorder - could be achieved via a smartphone these days.
  • Unintentional Period Piece: Striker is a member of a Boy Band whose music and image evokes the likes of Backstreet Boys and N*Sync, whose popularity would wane within a couple of years. Dennis references Titanic (1997), Berke's parents host a Point-and-Laugh Show and there are cameos from Vitamin C and Carmen Electra.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Aaliyah was in consideration for the role of Maggie.
    • The Working Title was 'Getting Over Allison'.

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