Holiday prep and parties are in full swing! Between shopping, cooking, and getting ready for a seemingly unending stream of relatives, it’s necessary to find time for feel good movies, including The Holiday. The heartwarming film about two women who swap homes to escape their personal dramas over Christmas unexpectedly find love with local men, leading to funny and fuzzy feelings for everyone watching. Even if you can recite the movie word for word, here are 10 fun facts you probably didn’t know about this classic holiday flick!
2. Dustin Hoffman‘s cameo was completely unplanned. After lunching near the film set, he stopped to see what the production was. Turns out he knew director, Nancy Meyers, and was asked to pop in the movie.
7. The Rose Cottage does not actually exist. It was built over the course of two weeks in a field by the producers.
10. The hilarious “boob graze” line when he and Iris are eating sushi was inspired by a real life accidental “boob graze” on Nancy by Jack Black. He apologized, but she found it so funny she wrote it into the script.