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Drew Barrymore really wanted Bon Jovi's "Living on a Prayer" in a flashback scene. However, the rights to the song were too expensive, so Barrymore called Jon Bon Jovi told him how much she loved the song and how important it was to her that it be in the scene, and Bon Jovi found a loophole to enable them to use the song.
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Bruce Willis, who is an advocate for adoption, has a cameo in the film. He asked Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, and Lucy Liu for a favor for his cameo, that they do a PSA for adoption. They gladly did it.
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Bill Murray did not want to reprise his role as Bosley because he refused to work with director McG again. Murray also had problems with Lucy Liu on the first film, but publicly insisted that Liu was not the reason for his departure.
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Pete's high school reunion is for Rydell High School, the same school from Grease (1978) and Grease 2 (1982).
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For the "U Can't Touch This" dance scene, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu wore heels in order to fit in the same frame as Cameron Diaz, who is barefoot.
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A new version of David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel" was recorded for Dylan's appearance as a wrestling star. Her make-up mimics that of Bowie's character Aladdin Sane.
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All of the Irish characters (including the henchmen) are either Scottish, English, or American. None of them actually come from Ireland. This was referenced in deleted scene where Bernie Mac complains that the Irish accent he is putting on sounds just as real as theirs.
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Drew Barrymore is a fervent believer in gun control. That's why none of the Angels are seen using guns in this picture.
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When O'Grady gets released from prison, the picture on his wall of Dylan is a still of Drew Barrymore from the Charlie's Angels (2000) backstory montage when she was smoking in the bathroom with a cast on her arm.
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Carrie Fisher's portrayal of the Mother Superior is an homage to the scene in The Blues Brothers (1980) where the Mother Superior played by Kathleen Freeman asks Jake and Elwood to move their desks closer - which is done by staying in their desk chairs and scooting them forward as the Angels do in this film; and she also used a long wooden pointer to display her disapproval at unacceptable behavior as the Mother Superior does in this film. Carrie Fisher appeared in The Blues Brothers (1980) as Jake's homicidal ex-fiancé.
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The mansion where the convent is located can be recognized as the Playboy Mansion. This is where the young boys looking at the Playboy Magazine comes from. One of the songs on the soundtrack is 'My Angel is a Centerfold' by the J.Geils Band whilst Drew Barrymore posed for the magazine in 1995.
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The car that Natalie (Cameron Diaz) drives while following Carter (Robert Patrick) is a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California, made famous by Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). That film was unable to rent the actual car and created a replica to use for filming, whereas this film used the actual car, valued at over $1 million.
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During the motocross scene, four famous riders have a cameo: Ricky Carmichael, Jeremy McGrath, Chris Gosselaar, and Carey Hart.
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For the scene where Natalie (Cameron Diaz) is distracting the surfer at the beach and Alex (Lucy Liu) and Dylan (Drew Barrymore) are underneath his GTO collecting clues, the car had to be put on jacks because the actresses couldn't fit underneath of it.
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In the weeks prior to the film's release, a series of short animated adventures featuring the voice of John Forsythe as Charlie were produced and distributed over the Internet. Charlie's Angels: Animated Adventures (2003) expand upon events shown at the start of the film.
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Andrew Wilson, brother of Luke Wilson (Pete), makes a brief appearance as a police officer.
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John Forsythe's final film.
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The address on the envelope that Pete opens at the beginning of the film gives Pete and Natalie's address as 2028 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, California, which is a valid address on the beach.
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Jamie Foxx was originally in talks to play Jimmy Bosley.
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The scene in which Natalie Cook (Cameron Diaz) dances in a giant Champagne glass is a parody of the Glass Show made famous by burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese, in which the latter performs in a life sized martini glass.
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The working title of the film was "Halo".
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Second movie where Carrie Fisher plays a nun. The first being Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001).
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In the warehouse fight scene, the song Firestarter by The Prodigy is playing in the background. Later, after the Angels escape the warehouse, Dylan lights a liquid fuel gun handled by Alex, using her "trusty lighter" featured in the first movie, where Dylan was tied to a chair. Drew Barrymore, who plays Dylan, starred in Firestarter (1984), a movie about a little girl with pyrokinetic abilities (the ability to start fires with her mind).
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Pink and The Pussycat Dolls made cameo appearances in this movie. The Pussycat Dolls also made an appearance in Pink's music video for her song "Trouble".
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When Justin Theroux emerges from the warehouse fire, the theme song from Cape Fear (1991) is played.
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Courtney Love was offered the role of Madison Lee, but turned it down.
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A photograph of Bill Murray is visible in Mama Bosley's home. Murray appeared as Bosley in Charlie's Angels (2000).
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It is unclear and not explained in the film why Jimmy Bosley replaced John Bosley and why John Bosley was absent in this film.
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Tyler Hoechlin auditioned for the part of Max.
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The angels dance the "Pink Panther" theme at one point. The Brazilian title for the "Charlie's Angels" franchise (both films and the television series) is "As Panteras" ("The Panthers").
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Irrelevantly, Drew Barrymore and Andrew Wilson have collaborated in 5 movies. They have co-starred in: Never Been Kissed (1999), Charlie's Angels (2000), Charles Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Fever Pitch (2005) & Whip It (2009). All of which were produced by Barrymore.
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This is one of two movies in which Cameron Diaz cuts a bottle open with a knife. The other is What Happens in Vegas (2008).
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When Alex tells her shocked father "I know you wanted me to be a neurosurgeon", her boyfriend Jason, played by Matt LeBlanc, reacts with a confused look on his face. For ten years Matt LeBlanc played Joey Tribbiani on the show "Friends", who was an actor that frequently played a character called "Dr. Drake Ramoray"; Dr. Ramoray was a neurosurgeon.
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In the M.C. Hammer dance scene and the hot dog seller scene, Dylan has the word Kodachrome written in black pen on her left forearm. Kodachrome is the title of a 1973 song written by Paul Simon. This movie was shot on Kodak film stock.
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One scene shows the Angels masquerading as welders while the song "What A Feeling" from the movie Flashdance (1983) plays on the soundtrack; Drew Barrymore previously co-starred in the movie Wishful Thinking (1997) with Jennifer Beals, who had starred as a welder/dancer in Flashdance (1983).
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The Angels say, "Do a little dance. Make a little love. Get down tonight", a reference to the KC & The Sunshine Band song, "Get Down Tonight".
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Chris Pontius, who had a cameo in this movie, admits that he hates this film.
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Demi Moore and Robert Patrick appeared in Striptease (1996).
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A third and fourth installment was initially planned to go into production, but after the box office disappointment of this film, Sony cancelled plans for any further sequels. The franchise was instead given a soft reboot in Charlie's Angels (2019).
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During the scene at Jason's premiere, Max says to Bosley's mother; "I heard the sequel's insane" and she replies; "the first one was a classic". This is in reference to the Charlie's angels movies themselves trying to hint at the fact that the original was a classic but this sequel is just as good.
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The telephone in Bosley's office is actually a Sony RM-AV3000 Integrated Remote Commander (a programmable remote control for audio/video equipment).
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The song played as the Angels go to meet is the J. Geils Band's 'My Angel is a Centerfold'. Drew Barrymore did indeed pose for Playboy in 1995.
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Cameo 

Jaclyn Smith: Reprises her television series role as Kelly Garrett. Smith was the only actress to appear in every episode of the original show.
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Carrie Fisher: As Mother Superior.
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Pink, Carey Hart: The singer and her "motocrosser" boyfriend (later husband) are talking when Natalie walks up.
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Bruce Willis: As William Rose Bailey. The name is a reference to Guns N' Roses singer W. Axl Rose, whose real name was William Bruce Bailey until he was seventeen.
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Carmit Bachar: The Pussycat Dolls background dancer performs in the sailors' club.
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Eve: As a potential Angel wannabe. This is a possible reference to Shari Belafonte almost beating out Tanya Roberts for the part of Julie Rogers, when Shelley Hack was fired from Charlie's Angels (1976) in 1980.
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Joseph G. Aulisi: The doctor in the flashbacks with Anthony the Thin Boy.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Bruce Willis' Senator character is shot in the head by Madison, Demi Moore's character, or perhaps someone working for her, as it is never made clear who pulled the trigger. In real life, the two had just recently gotten divorced.
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The "fallen Angel" storyline, featuring Madison Lee, was originally intended to be the basis of a third Charlie's Angels film.
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When the Angels are all shot by Madison, the formation they make on the ground where they lay is the same as the Charlie's Angels symbol (but without the guns, obviously).
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In the scene where Madison Lee (Demi Moore) is walking out of Charlie Townsend's office, behind her on the walls are photographs of former Angels. Included among the photos are Tanya Roberts, Janet Jackson, Jodie Foster, Christie Brinkley, and Heather Locklear.
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When Madison and Natalie are on the beach talking, Madison is wearing a black bikini and Natalie is wearing a white bikini which foreshadows that Madison is the "bad guy" and has gone dark and represents that she is no longer an Angel, while Natalie is loyal to Charlie and is still considered to be an Angel that is innocent; hence the white.
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Body count: 20 (17 more than the first movie).
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John Forsythe voices the character of Charles Townsend in this film, as he did in the first, as well as the television series. One of Madison Lee's (Demi Moore's) thugs was played by Charles Townsend.
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When Madison Lee is speaking to the Mongolian commander over the phone at the beginning of the film she makes a reference of 'going to plan B' which is often a thing that the Angel's say/do (for example when they're in the Mongolian bar and they go to plan B by escaping out of the window) hinting at her possible identity early in the film.
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The prison release scene of the character Seamus O'Grady, played by Justin Theroux, is a redo of the prison release scene of the character Max Cady, played by Robert De Niro, from 1991's remake of the film Cape Fear. Even the thematic music in both scenes are the same. Interesting enough actor Telly Savalas appears in the original Cape Fear of 1962. Telly Savalas was Jennifer Aniston's godfather. Justin Theroux and Aniston were married. And actress Juliette Lewis is in 1991's Cape Fear. Lewis and Brad Pitt dated before Pitt married Aniston.
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Like GoldenEye (1995). Mission: Impossible (1996) and Mission: Impossible II (2000), Dylan, Alex, and Natalie discover Madison Lee (a former Angel) has gone renegade and is behind the HALO theft.
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in an extremely far reaching bit, toward the end of the movie, Bosley uses a pole to swat a bomb, thrown by Madison, out of the air, like a baseball. Bernie Mac starred in the baseball movie Mr. 3000 (2004).
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At the climactic end, Madison tells the angels; "enjoy heaven" to which Natalie replies; "go to hell", when they kick her into the theatre stage's trap door and Madison fires her gun into the gas coming from the pipe, it blows up in fire indicating that she has gone to hell.
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