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(2002)

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Every car on Patrick's housing estate appears to be a green Mini Minor.
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Keira Knightley has a small cameo as one of the music school students. Although she is not mentioned in the cast list, she appears in the "Special Thanks to" list further in the credits.
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The scene where all the students strip Patrick down to his vest and underpants is based on what happened to Writer Phil Hughes when he was a boy.
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For the filming of Patrick getting stripped to his vest and underwear in the playground, Bruce Cook's father stripped down to his own vest and underwear too. Just to make Bruce feel okay.
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When Patrick's mum is giving birth to him, Patrick's sister is reading "The Borrowers". Peter Hewitt directed the film adaptation.
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The movie did so poorly in the UK, that it went for a straight to video release in the US.
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According to the DVD commentary, the filmmakers wanted to film at the real NASA. They sent NASA the script and they liked it, but declined their permission to film there.
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There are 50 farts in the movie.
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Rupert Grint, Josh Herdman, Robert Hardy and Leslie Philips all appeared in the Harry Potter movie series. Stephen Fry narrated the Harry Potter audio book series.
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