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A day after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Roger Michell had the World Trade Center towers digitally removed from the opening main title sequence in the film. In the DVD commentary, he admitted that it was a mistake to erase them, and make it appear as if they did not exist. During the re-editing of the film, Michell reinserted them as a tribute.
Ben Affleck took to wearing a wetsuit under his costumes in the film's final scenes because he got so cold standing under the fire sprinklers for hours on end.
It was Samuel L. Jackson's choice for his character to wear a purple hat. Jackson's characters often feature the color purple: Mr. Glass wears purple clothing in Unbreakable (2000) and Mace Windu has a purple light saber in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002).
Roger Michell actually attended Alcoholic's Anonymous meetings, in order to get the idea of how Doyle Gipson's (Samuel L. Jackson's) A.A. meetings would play out on-screen.
The accident scenes were shot in two days, with the FDR highway shut down, to regular New York City traffic.
Ben Affleck was called for re-shoots on Pearl Harbor (2001), during principal photography on this movie.
The opening scene that takes place in the Temple of Dendur in the Metropolitan Museum was shot in one day.
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The interior of the house, in which Doyle Gipson is seen during the main title sequence, was not a set. It's in fact the interior of a real house in Queens, New York, which Roger Michell had found while scouting locations.
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In order to attract a wider audience, the theatrical trailer was arranged in such a way as to make the film look like a high octane thriller, as opposed to the rather slow moving drama it actually was. This move was heavily criticized for misleading moviegoers.
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Toni Collette and Samuel L. Jackson both appeared in M. Night Shyamalan films, The Sixth Sense (1999) and Unbreakable (2000) respectively.
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Was remade in Hindi (India) under the title Taxi No. 9 2 11: Nau Do Gyarah (2006).
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Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson both appeared as Marvel comics characters. Affleck played Daredevil, and Jackson plays Nick Fury.
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Screenwriter Daniel Pyne contributed as an uncredited writer to this project.
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The film cast includes three Oscar winners: Ben Affleck, William Hurt, and Sydney Pollack; and three Oscar nominees: Samuel L. Jackson, Toni Collette, and Richard Jenkins.
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