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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 this movie were needed, so 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 an 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 1970s era Zippman's grocery (later, "Zippy's", in the 1990s-2000s) serves as a landmark, by which to be passed; when there is a plot twist.
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 wife to Domhnall Gleeson's character, and Midnight in Paris (2011), in which she played the fiancée of Owen Wilson's character.
The song that Alba and her grandfather play 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.
Adrien Brody was the author's first choice for Henry, while Lauren Ambrose was her choice for Clare.
Shipped to theaters under the code name "The Meadow".
Stephen Tobolowsky's character appearance was more of homage to Groundhog Day (1993).
Eva Green campaigned for the role of Claire.
Steven Spielberg, Gus Van Sant and David Fincher were all considered for directing, but negotiations fell through.
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(At around seventeen minutes) Rachel McAdams has a tattoo on her lower back on the left side, which is visible.
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The two girls who play Alba when she was younger and older are sisters.
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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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