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Emily Blunt backed out of Iron Man 2 (2010) to do this movie.
Rob Letterman felt it was important for "Jack Black to interact with the other cast members, and for those interactions to feel natural - as if they all really were in the same room". Thus, thanks to the use of the DualMoCo camera, which was used extensively for the first time on this film, while Jack Black was in one area of the sound stage, performing against a green screen, the actors portraying the Lilliputians would be on another part of the stage, acting "opposite" Jack Black.
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Playing a princess, Emily Blunt felt this was her "girliest" role thus far in her career.
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Taylor Lautner was originally cast as Horatio but was dropped after producers changed their minds and considered him too young. Jason Segel replaced him.
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This film gives no screen credit to Jonathan Swift, who wrote the book on which it is loosely based.
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Rob Letterman's first live-action directorial effort, after working on animated films for DreamWorks, including Shark Tale (2004) where he already worked with Jack Black and Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) where he already had to deal with a giant character.
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The Liliput palace is in reality Blenheim Palace, which is where former UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill was born.
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Meredith Vieira's cameo was cut, but is still listed in the credits.
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The Blefuscian state motto seen on their banners, is "Rapio E Abfugio", which can be roughly translated as "Plunder and Run" in Latin.
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The film makes numerous references to the Star Wars franchise. Several of the film's crew worked on the Star Wars prequel trilogy, notably cinematographer David Tattersall and production designer Gavin Bocquet.
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In the harbor, containing all of the pun-named boats, the one to the far right is called Swift Passage, an allusion to Jonathan Swift, the author of the book upon which the movie is loosely based.
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The stone jail where Gulliver is imprisoned is modeled after a natural formation of volcanic origin in the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, consisting of over 40000 interlocking basalt columns of distinctive shape. Quite appropriately, its local Irish name, "Clochan an Aifir", means "The Giant's Causeway".
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Two characters are named "Dan" and "Jinks", after producer Dan Jinks.
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In an effort to partly cut down on the overuse of expensive special effects, many of the dolls' house furniture and accessories found at the Dolls House Emporium in Derbyshire were used in the film.
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With a $6,000,000 opening weekend, this was the lowest opening for a 3D feature released in over 2000 theaters since My Soul to Take (2010). It only held that accolade for two months however with the subsequent release of Drive Angry (2011).
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Sarah Michelle Gellar was considered to play Princess of Lilliputia.
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Shipped to theaters under the title "Little Trip".
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

The text in the "newspapers" in the end credits is actual text from the original novel by Jonathan Swift, and mentions some adventures that are not featured in the movie but featured in the original, like the encounters with the subhuman "yahoos".
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The "island we dare not go to" is the book's second fantastic country, Brobdingnag, which was called Brobdingrag in one chapter. The giant "little girl" is called Glumdalclitch.
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