R | | Drama
An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
The title "Magnolia" not only refers to Magnolia Boulevard in Los Angeles, where much of the movie takes place, but is also similar to the term Charles Fort (who is referenced many places in this movie) coined for a hypothetical region where things that fall ... ...
In the New York Herald, November 26, year 1911, there is an account of the hanging of three men. They died for the murder of Sir Edmund William Godfrey; Husband, Father, Pharmacist and all around gentle-man resident of: Greenberry Hill, London. He ...
When Officer Jim Kurring was driving near the beginning of the film, reflected in his sunglasses was a pair of hands holding the steering wheel. The reflection shows the steering wheel to be on the other side of the car -- not the side of the car where Officer Kurring was sitting. This indicates that the actor playing Officer Kurring was probably sitting on the passenger-side of the car while performing his lines and a crew member was driving the car for him. The film is then shown using the flipped mirror image.
As the credit for Robert Downey Sr. scrolls up the screen, the words "(a prince)" appear next to his name.
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$193,604 (USA) (19 December 1999)