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(2010)

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In all of Mark Wahlberg's scenes, he is shirtless. His scenes were carefully filmed at specific angles to avoid showing a tattoo of Bob Marley that he has on his left shoulder.
The erotic dance between Steve Carell and Tina Fey was improvised but to make them feel awkward in character, director Shawn Levy shouted obscure phrases to them while behind the camera.
Despite the fact that his character's minimal apparel is a running joke throughout the movie, there is a dedicated wardrobe assistant to Mark Wahlberg listed in the end credits.
There is an additional outtake after the credits.
The name of the strip joint where the Fosters go to meet the DA (The Peppermint Hippo) is a based on a famous chain of gentlemen's clubs called The Spearmint Rhino.
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As Taste and Whippit are leaving their apartment, Taste says "Don't let yourself get attached to anything you are not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat". This is a reference to a quote from the movie Heat (1995). William Fichtner, who plays District Attorney Frank Crenshaw, was in Heat.
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In the scene where Tina Fey's character is preparing for bed, she is shown wearing a "University of Virginia" T-shirt. Tina Fey graduated there in 1992.
Natanya (played by Gal Gadot) is a name of a pretty mundane Israeli city. It is not a common Israeli female name.
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Director Shawn Levy's third consecutive film to have the word "Night" in its title.
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In-jokes and obscure references: When Phil (Steve Carell) and Claire (Tina Fey) return to the restaurant claiming to be friends of Will.i.am they mistakenly call him Sam i Am. This is a reference to LA hip-hop producer Samiyam, who Collins (Common) is known to be a fan of.
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Cameo: Jason Jones and Samantha Bee from The Daily Show (where Steve Carell got his break) are the couple that the Fosters try to convince to give them money by explaining all that's happened to them.
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The Fosters' bad luck is connected to the mysterious "Tripplehorns". Ray Liotta (Joe Miletto), previously co-starred with Jeanne Tripplehorn in Crazy on the Outside (2010).
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