The Five-Year Engagement (2012) Poster


In early trailers for the movie, just before Emily Blunt is shot in the leg with a crossbow, you hear the little girl say "I'm Pocahontas." In later trailers, to play off the anticipation and success of The Hunger Games (2012), it was changed to "I'm Katniss." The Pocahontas (1995) reference was kept in the finished film.
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In order to fine-tune her character Suzie's British accent, Alison Brie listened to recordings of readings provided by her British co-star Emily Blunt.
The dress Violet wears at Suzy's wedding is the same dress that Suzy wears at Violet's impromptu wedding.
Jason Segel and Emily Blunt previously played romantic interests in Gulliver's Travels (2010). They also both appeared in The Muppets (2011).
Almost all of the restaurant scenes are shot inside the MGM Grand Detroit.
Zingerman's, the restaurant where Tom works after moving to Michigan, is a real delicatessen in Ann Arbor that first opened in 1982.


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The dress that Violet wears during her wedding is Valentino. It is also one of the dresses featured in the magazine she looks through earlier in the film.

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