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(2022)

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Director David Leitch and Brad Pitt had a long working relationship before Bullet Train (2022). Leitch has worked as Pitt's stunt double in multiple films including Fight Club (1999), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Troy (2004) and Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005). Pitt also made a cameo in Leitch's second directorial effort Deadpool 2 (2018).
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Brad Pitt did 95% of his own stunts in this film according to stunt coordinator Greg Rementer.
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Director cameo: David Leitch. Innocent victim #17 who gets blown up by the car.
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Aaron Taylor-Johnson lost a chunk of his hand and passed out after doing a stunt.
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Sandra Bullock replaced Lady Gaga in this movie.
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Bullet Train is based on the Japanese novel "Maria Beetle" by Kôtarô Isaka, which was first published in 2010. The visibility from the film production lead to Harvill Secker's acquisition of the novel's English publishing rights, bringing Isaka's work to English for the first time.
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Sony executives reportedly reached out to Aaron Taylor-Johnson after being impressed by his scenes in Bullet Train, to star as the title character in Kraven the Hunter (2023).
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The first trailer for Bullet Train featured Bee Gee's song "Stayin' Alive" in three languages: Japanese, Spanish, and English.
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The credited name for Bad Bunny's character--Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio--is in his real name.
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Joey King spent up to three hours a day perfecting her English accent for this movie.
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David Leitch had to drop out as director of The Division to work on the film.
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David Leitch, Brad Pitt, Zazie Beetz, and Ryan Reynolds were all involved with Deadpool 2 (2018).
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Prince is reading "Shibumi" by Rod Whitaker (aka Trevanian), a novel about a Russo-Japanese assassin who, among other things, kills his father.
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When Lemon is talking about trains to The Son (played by Logan Lerman), he ascribes The Son as Percy the train. Logan Lerman is known for playing is Percy Jackson.
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Joey King plays a martial artist/assassin named Prince. In the same year she played a martial artist princess in The Princess (2022).
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Second film to feature Logan Lerman and Brad Pitt the first being Fury
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

The fruit truck Lemon drives at the end of the movie is the same truck that almost hits Ladybug at the start of the movie.
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In the third act, David Leitch originally intended for the White Death to appear in a tailored suit, while Michael Shannon shot that idea down and suggested to him that he should wear loose fitting clothing as if to suggest the White Death has become so consumed with grief over the death of his wife and vengeance that he has worn the exact same clothes for two years, which Leitch instantly approved of.
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The combination to the briefcase is 805, which is also the movie's release date (August 5th)
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Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum were all in The Lost City, which came out this same year (March 2022). Bullet Train went into production first and Tatum and Bullock enjoyed working with Pitt so much that they offered him a supporting role in their film.
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Lemons and tangerines (the fruits) belong to the exact same genus, family, and clades as one another. This could mean that the characters, Lemon and Tangerine, are in fact related by blood. Although rare, there have been multiple real world accounts of mixed twins being born to interracial parents.
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In both this film and Mortal Kombat (2021), Hiroyuki Sanada plays a character who teams up with his descendent to confront the man who killed his wife.
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Sandra Bullock play a character named Maria Beetle as in the original title of the novel in Japanese,MariaBeetle.
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Zazie Beetz, Brad Pitt, and Ryan Reynolds all appear in Deadpool 2 which also has a character that has extreme luck.
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Carver is played by Ryan Reynolds.
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The nurse The Elder hired to protect his comatose grandson can be seen walking behind Prince's assassin as he watches the boy in the hospital
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