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(2000)

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Marilyn Manson, known for his devilish imagery, was originally going to have a role in the movie but he later had to bow out due to conflicting schedules.
Harvey Keitel replaced Dustin Hoffman in the role of Satan.
(at around 9 mins) Adrian's line "better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven" is taken from John Milton's epic literary work "Paradise Lost" (1667).
This is the 4th Adam Sandler film to have a love interest with initials "VV" with Patricia Arquette as Valerie Veran. First was Billy Madison (1995) (Veronica Vaughn); second was Happy Gilmore (1996) (Virginia Venet); third was The Waterboy (1998) (Vicky Valencourt).
Dana Carvey (Referee) broke his ankle while filming the Harlem Globetrotters basketball game scene, and ended up on crutches.
Adam Sandler's wife Jackie Sandler plays the redhead angel Jenna.
Patricia Arquette didn't have to audition for the role of Valerie.
Adam Sandler's dog in real life, named Meatball, is the son of the dog that plays Mr.Beefy in Little Nicky. Meatball was Adam Sandler's best man at his wedding.
Britney Spears was considered for the role of Holly.
Melanie Lynskey was considered for the role of Valerie Veran.
(at around 50 mins) When Nicky is talking with the Asian people on the street, you can see in the background Tom's Restaurant which "plays" Monk's Diner in Seinfeld (1989).
Carl Weathers reprises his role of Chubbs. Even though he is not credited for the role a second time.
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This film represents the second time actor Jon Lovitz is associated with the song "It's Ladies Night" from Kool and the Gang. The first time was another Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer (2000). In Wedding Singer, Jon Lovitz actually sings the song himself.
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The film features characters from Adam Sandler's CD "Stan And Judy's Kid" (Whitey the Referee [from sketch "Whitey"]; The Peeper [from sketch "The Peeper"]).
Quentin Tarantino cameos as the blind deacon.
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When Nicky make the basketball in the hoop at the basketball game, you can see "666" on the score board above the hoop
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Nicky "dies" seven times in the movie.
Reese Witherspoon, who plays Nicky's (Adam Sandler) mother, is actually ten years younger than Sandler in real life.
Carl Weathers shows up in heaven as Chubbs from Happy Gilmore. Yet is not credited as part of the cast.

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