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Dwayne Johnson is one foot one inch taller than Kevin Hart and weighs over one hundred pounds more.
Dwayne Johnson wears a fanny pack throughout the movie, and the film makes multiple comedic references to it. This is a reference to a popular meme, which shows Johnson wearing a fanny pack in the 90s.
When Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson's characters first meet, Hart makes a reference to Johnson looking like Hercules. Johnson played Hercules in Hercules (2014).
The first joint venture between Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures since Twister (1996).
Dwayne Johnson gives three nods to Bruce Lee: yellow and black sneakers, a famous Lee pose, and a one inch punch.
In one scene, Dwayne Johnson's character makes a reference to both the movie Pitch Black (2000) and its lead actor Vin Diesel. Both Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson have appeared together in the last three out of seven Fast and Furious films.
Calvin cons the airport security guard with a story about a woman who cuts off her husband's manhood, drives off with it, then throws it out of the window. This is a reference to a 1993 incident that made national headlines regarding Lorena Bobbitt cutting off the manhood of her husband John Wayne Bobbitt.
Dwayne Johnson's character is named Bob Stone. Johnson's pro wrestling stage name was The Rock.
Filming for the movie commenced on the May 6, 2015.
Megan Park, who plays the waitress at the bar, had a starring role in The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008), where she played a Catholic girl saving herself for marriage. "Secret Life" also starred Molly Ringwald, who also starred in Sixteen Candles (1984), which Bob Stone is obsessed with.
Megan Park, the waitress at the beginning of the movie, tells Bob she hopes he's Catholic. This is a reference to a show she starred in called "The Secret Life of an American Teenager" where she was also a Catholic.
The big bro bully asks Calvin sarcastically if he is a comedian now. Calvin is played by Kevin Hart, who is indeed a comedian.
One of at least five major cinema movie comedies of the year 2016 featuring spies. The spy comedies are: The Brothers Grimsby (2016), Dad's Army (2016), Tou tian te wu (2016), Central Intelligence (2016), and Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016).
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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Aaron Paul reprised his frequent Breaking Bad (2008) catchphrase word, "bitch," in this movie.
Bob strips naked at the reunion. He has a unicorn bandage on his right butt cheek.
Among the pre-credits blooper reel are parallel selfie videos shot simultaneously by Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. Both videos were posted exclusively on Twitter and Facebook.
This was the second time Jason Bateman portrayed a former bully of a main character. The first time was in The Gift (2015).
When Bob punches Phil off the bridge, he uses the same technique as Patrick Swayze in Road House (1989).
Kevin Hart referred to Barbershop (2002), starring Ice Cube. Hart worked with Ice Cube in Ride Along (2014), and again in Ride Along 2 (2016).

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