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(2008)

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The tenth movie in which siblings John Cusack and Joan Cusack appeared together.
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The cast considered this movie to an unofficial sequel to Grosse Pointe Blank (1997).
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Yonica Babyyeah specifically demands pickles, which are Hilary Duff's favorite food.
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The character names Ooq-Mi-Fay and Ooq-Yu-Fay, loosely translated from Pig Latin, are "f**k me" and "f**k you".
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The corporation, Tamerlane, refers to Timur, known in the West as Tamerlane. Timur conquered a great deal of central and western Asia in the 14th Century and founded the Timurid Empire and Timurid dynasty.
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The An-12B airplane shown at the beginning and end of the movie is owned and operated by Bright Aviation Services, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. Along with some other Bulgarian freight carriers, they are banned from operating in Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, and the European Union countries because of their safety record.
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The Middle East Town set built for this movie is still standing (as of 2015) at Nu Boyana Studios in Sofia, Bulgaria. The set was built in late 2006.
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John Cusack first became interested in making this movie when he read Naomi Klein's 2004 article "Baghdad Year Zero".
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The Tamerlane corporate gift bag contains an autobiography by "Oh, you know who," titled, "How I Conquered the World and Dealt with Issues with my Father."
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The "German Businessman" and his associates that Hauser (John Cusack) kills in the beginning of the movie speak a mixture of gibberish and Bulgarian. The kids he encounters in Fallaf also speak Bulgarian.
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Srdjan Dragojevic was initially attached to direct this movie. He did an extensive re-write with his Serbian writing partner Dimitrije Vojnov. When Dragojevic left the project, this draft of the screenplay was scrapped. The only piece that remained is the imaginary Democracy cigarettes brand that had already appeared in The Wounds (1998).
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Sir Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross appeared in A Common Man (2013).
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This is the second time Marisa Tomei played a character whose first name is Natalie. The first time was in In the Bedroom (2001). This is also the second time she played a reporter in a movie. The first time was in The Paper (1994).
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