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Jennifer Lawrence's father, Gary Lawrence, appears in the movie (uncredited) as the basketball coach of the other team.
Shot in twenty-two days.
Jennifer Lawrence was eighteen when she acted in this movie.
Selma Blair's big soliloquy in the bathroom was done in just two takes.
The interior and exterior of the poker house were two separate locations.
Clarke Peters only worked for one day.
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David Alan Grier only worked for two days as an actor in this film.
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Mike Post composed the score as a favor to Lori Petty.
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After Jennifer Lawrence win the Academy Awards of Best Actress in 2013, Chloë Grace Moretz post a photo of the movie in her Instagram account remembering when they work together.
The film only got a UK release in 2015 and was released under the alternate title Behind Closed Doors
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Jennifer Lawrence said that when she accepted her role for this movie, she hid the fact that her character got raped from her parents, afraid that they won't let her do the movie if they knew.
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