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28 Days (2000) Poster

(2000)

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Sandra Bullock would drink a triple espresso before any scene that required her character to have uncontrollable shakes.
There were six wedding cakes made for the wedding scene shoot. One cake was used for a test shot with a stunt woman falling on it to see how it would look. Unbeknownst to director Betty Thomas, there were two wooden spikes inside of the cake for structural support. Fortunately when the stunt woman fell on the cake, she was not wounded.
Alan Tudyk's character fork testimonial was totally improvised by Alan.
Sandra Bullock spent some time in rehab clinic to prepare for her role in this film.
The gum wrapper chain was made by prop master Dean Wilson's wife. It took her two weeks to make three different sized chains.
In real life, Sandra Bullock is allergic to horses.
Most of the artwork in the background of the Parker House group sessions was done by real rehab patients.
Having sex in the handicap elevator is based on a true story of sex addicts in rehab sneaking off to have sex in the handicap elevator. They thought it was the one place they would not get caught.
A YMCA in North Carolina was used as the Serenity Glen rehab. The YMCA continued to operate during the shooting of the film.
The use of neck signs was based on real rehab therapy techniques.
During filming in New York, Sandra Bullock stayed in Dennis Hopper's apartment.
The medical condition that Santa Cruz's character Falcon (Jack Armstrong) suffers from is a type of astrocytoma. An astrocytoma is a malignant tumor of nervous tissue composed of astrocytes.
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The set of Santa Cruz is actually the set of Days Of Our Lives.
The band playing at Lily's (Elizabeth Perkins) wedding is NRBQ.
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Toward the end, when Gwen (Sandra Bullock) is back home, she is seen carrying groceries in a Jefferson Market shopping bag. That market was located on 6th Avenue between 10th and 11th Streets, in NYC, had been in existence since 1929, and was considered a true NYC landmark. It closed permanently in 2011, eleven years after 28 Days was released.
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