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After filming was done, Eric Bana started filming Star Trek (2009), a role which required him to shave his head. However re-shoots for The Time Traveler's Wife (2009) were needed, but production was put on hold so Eric's hair could grow out. It took so long that the movie's release date was pushed back by nearly a year.
The Brazilian distributor for the film ran Internet ads for it incorrectly stating it to be "a film by Brad Pitt". Pitt is executive producer, not director.
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt made headlines when they bought the film rights to Audrey Niffenegger's novel before it was released to the public.
The 70's era Zippman's grocery (later, "Zippy's," in the 90's-2000's) serves as a landmark to be passed by; when there is a plot twist.
Adrien Brody was the author's first choice for Henry while Lauren Ambrose was her choice for Clare.
The song that Alba and her Grandfather plays on the violin is "Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen" or "Lo, How A Rose 'Ere Blooming." This is also the song Henry's mother is singing in the opening scene.
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This is the third movie in which Rachel McAdams stars as the love interest of a time traveler. The other ones are About time (2013), in which she played the titular wife to Domhnall Gleeson's character and Midnight in Paris (2011), in which she played the fiancée of Owen Wilson's character.
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Shipped to theaters under the code name "The Meadow".
Stephen Tobolowsky's character appearance was more of homage to classic film "Groundhog Day" (1993), another romance film centered around time travel.
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Eva Green campaigned for the role of Clare.
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Steven Spielberg, Gus Van Sant and David Fincher were all considered for directing, but negotiations fell through.
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Rachel McAdams has a tattoo on her lower back on left side which is visible at 17:10.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

During the final meadow scene, after Henry disappears, Alba bends down to pick up his discarded brown loafers. This is a reference to the cover art of one edition of the book, which features a young girl (visible only from mid-leg down) standing next to a brown pair of loafers in a field.

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