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The script was sold less than two days after being pitched, in an impressive thirty-six hours.
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Originally titled "Bastards", but changed to "Father Figures" in September 2017, just three months before release.
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Bill Irwin filmed scenes as Dr. Tinkler, but Christopher Walken took over the role during re-shoots.
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The front desk worker in the hotel is Andrew Wilson; Owen Wilson's older brother.
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Although they play twins, Owen Wilson is six years older than Ed Helms in real-life.
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An episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) is shown and factors into the plot. J.K. Simmons has had a recurring role on the show (and others in the franchise) as Dr. Emil Skoda.
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Glenn Close and Christopher Walken played a married couple in the three Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991) Hallmark movies.
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Near the end of the film, Helen mentions that Peter (Ed Helms) and Kyle (Owen Wilson) were born "three days before Christmas" in December 1975. The film was released on December 22, 2017, Kyle and Peter's 42nd birthday.
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Glenn Close and Christopher Walken played a married couple in The Stepford Wives (2004).
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Some scenes were filmed at author Emily Giffin's house in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Paramount Pictures was originally attached to the project, but they ended up dropping out, sending the script into turnaround and leaving Warner Brothers to release the film.
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Ed Helms says that " this is a '75 stingray, the car is a 1981 corvette, not a '75
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Worcester, Massachusetts was one of the filming locations.
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Lawrence Sher's directorial debut.
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Ving Rhames and Christopher Walken appeared in Pulp Fiction (1994).
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The twins were raised in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. Governor John Kasich lived in Westerville when the movie was released.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

During the epilogue, it is revealed that Kyle had twin babies. While there is no evidence that identical twins run in families., non-identical twins can do.
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Towards the end of the film, Helen (Glenn Close) reveals to the boys their mother was an unmarried girl; she would not reveal the father's name and her name was Jenny. Glenn Close played Jenny Fields in The World According to Garp (1982), a single mother who only knew her child's father as "Technical Sergeant Garp".
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