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(2007)

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Sean Bean spent little time with his young co-stars so as to distance their relationship and make himself seem more unknown and menacing. He believed this would drive the chemistry in a more realistic fashion.
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The car Jim drives is an Oldsmobile 442.
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Rutger Hauer who played the character of John Ryder in the original was offered a cameo, but declined for artistic reasons. Hauer has since said in the press that he has yet to watch the remake, and according to some of his friends he shouldn't bother.
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Jessica Biel turned down the role of Grace Andrews while Britney Spears was considered for the same role.
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The movie that Grace is watching in the hotel near the end is The Birds (1963).
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Despite being credited, Eric Red did not work on the screenplay.
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Director Cameo 

Dave Meyers:  Photo on the driver's license of the real John Ryder.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

The bullet marks left on the back of John Ryder's (Sean Bean) bullet-proof vest after he is shot form an 'H' for Hitcher.
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The two main characters that survive in the original film, The Hitcher (1986) - Jim Halsey and Captain Esteridge - are killed in this remake.
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