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The Next Three Days (2010) Poster

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The "bump key" technique used by Russell Crowe's character does actually work as portrayed on older and cheaper (non-antibump) cylinder locks. However, the car lock tennis ball technique has been busted as a myth on MythBusters: Viewers' Special (2007)
The movie is a remake of the French movie 'Pour Elle'.
Mark Isham, director Paul Haggis's regular collaborator, did not compose the score to this film, due to their falling out over Haggis's highly publicized decision to leave the Church of Scientology, of which Isham is still a member.
The telephone and fax numbers on the labwork are the actual numbers for Med-Health Services in Monroeville, PA, a real medical lab facility.
Elizabeth Banks had previously played a family woman accused of murder in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).
The labwork that John scans with his iPhone shows the director's as "JP Jones, M.D.". John Paul "JP" Jones was the property master for the film.
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Two Moby songs are included in the soundtrack
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Paul Haggis and Olivia Wilde share the same birthday.
John prints an ad for a helicopter pilot posted on Craig's List. It was dated October 14, 2011.
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Cameo 

Aimee Mann: Academy award winning musician appears as an uncredited extra in the bar scene.

Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

When the family is going through airport security, a picture of Osama Bin Laden can be clearly seen on the agent's computer screen as part of a gallery of wanted criminals used to screen passengers.
The actual place although never officially disclosed, where John is taking Lara and Luke is Venezuela. Correction: The destination, Caracas, can be seen on the airline ticket when John's father looks at them. The destination is disclosed when they are on the plane and you can hear an announcement on the PA: "Flight time to Caracas, Venezuela this evening is 5 hours and 32 minutes". Also, in the next scene John's father is shown clearly looking for Venezuela in a World Atlas.
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