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Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz did a majority of the stunts on their own. Both Cruise and Diaz are avid drivers and have experience in doing sharp turns and 180's.
Tom Cruise wanted to do another spy thriller, but he thought Salt (2010) and The Tourist (2010) were too similar to his Mission: Impossible (1996) franchise. He ultimately chose this project once it became an espionage thriller with comic elements.
With the exception of Roy Miller falling off during the rooftop chase in Austria, Tom Cruise did most of the running and jumping without any wire works.
Tom Cruise dropped out of The Tourist (2010), which was being extensively rewritten by Christopher McQuarrie, to do this film.
When Roy is late and discovers Simon's hidden message in the shipping container, similarly-hidden messages reading 'URLATE' can briefly be seen on both sides of the container wall.
All the car crashes were recorded on studio lots and digitally imposed in the film.
Chris Tucker, Adam Sandler, and Gerard Butler were all considered for the lead role before Tom Cruise signed on.
The film's production partners, New Regency and Dune Entertainment, offset financing for the film by paying Tom Cruise a lower advance fee than he normally received. According to the Los Angeles Times, Cruise received $11 million for Knight and Day (2010), not the $20+ million he usually receives.
The car Cameron Diaz is driving in the chase scene is a 1966 Pontiac GTO with Martinique Bronze exterior and Parchment interior.
Over 12 writers worked on the film but the Writers Guild of America ruled that only one of them - Patrick O'Neill - should be credited. Some of the other uncredited writers were Scott Frank, Laeta Kalogridis, Ted Griffin, Dana Fox and Simon Kinberg.
There is a remake of this movie in Bollywood named "Bang Bang" starring Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif.
Eva Mendes was cast as the female lead when Chris Tucker was attached to the project.
While leads Cruise and Diaz were promoting this movie they both appeared on the BBC's Top Gear: Episode #15.5 (2010) where they competed in the traditional speed lap in the "reasonably-priced car." Their respective time records were 01m:44.2s and 01m:45.2s.
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Tom Dey was the project's original director.
On 9/15/2009, Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise filmed a spot for The Jay Leno Show (2009) at the Worcester Regional Airport in Worcester, Massachusetts, which stood in for Wichita KS in the movie.
This is the second movie in which Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz have co-starred. The first being Vanilla Sky.
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Actress Gabrielle Union, who starred in Bad Boys II (2003) alongside Jordi Mollà, labeled the Spanish actor as the "Tom Cruise of Spain". Mollà co-stars in this film with Cruise as the lead actor.
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The driver of the truck narrowly missed by Roy when he lands the plane is singing 'Rock You Like a Hurricane' Tom Cruise sings this in a deleted scene of his film 'Rock of Ages'
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Actor Marc Blucas & actress Maggie Grace were in another movie together, The Jane Austen Book Club.
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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Celia Weston, who plays the mother of Tom Cruise, is only 10 years older than him.
There are two references to Tom Cruise's other films. One being when Roy lands the plane the truck driver is singing "Rock You Like A Hurricane" which is a song Tom Cruise's Character sings in Rock of Ages. The other is when Roy saves June from the car chase and Cruise's character says "you're an excellent driver June" referencing the film Rain Man. Where Dustin Hoffman's character always says he is "an excellent driver".
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