11 Fun Facts About 'How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days'

Diply 18 Oct 2016

I'm about to blow your mind with this fact: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days was released 13 years ago. 13! Years! Ago! And how many times have I seen it since it was released? Oh, you know, just around 30 times. It's got everything you would ever need in a movie! It's got romance, comedy, Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey in his prime. You can't help but just root for Andie and Ben to get together in the end. If it's been awhile since you've seen the movie, it's now on Netflix! But before you go rushing to type in your Netflix password, here are some facts you need to know about the movie!

1. Apparently, there were an estimated $14,200,000 worth of jewels lent to the production for the movie. 

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2. Remember that iconic scene where Andie wears that gorgeous yellow silk gown? Well, to accessorize she wore a Harry Winston diamond necklace valued at $5,280,000 and a pair of diamond earrings worth $125,000.

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I. Want. Now.

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3. Kate Hudson was the master at improvising on set! The scene where Andie crashes Ben's "boy's night" was completely improvised. Kate came up with the idea to throw the platter of veggies at the guys and only told the director about it. 

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All the actors were completely shocked when they filmed the scene!

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I love that scene! 

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4. If you watch closely in the beginning, Katherine Heigl is actually one of the models on the cover of a Composure magazine.

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5. Matthew McConaughey was shocked when Kate kissed him in that scene where her character's just plastering kisses after she introduces the new dog. That look that Matthew's sporting? 100% genuine surprise!

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Honestly, that dog is adorable. I want that dog!

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6. The name, style and content of Composure magazine are modeled after Cosmopolitan magazine!

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7. Gwyneth Paltrow was originally signed on to play Andie.

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Do you think Gwyneth would've made a good Andie?

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8. When Andie and Ben go to see Sleepless in Seattle, Kate managed to ad lib two quotes in that scene: "I've always wanted a man like Tom Hanks" and "You can't watch Meg Ryan for two hours and not be thinking about another girl."

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Speaking the truth!

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9. Andie's friends, Michele and Jeannie, are named after the authors of the book that the movie is based on.

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Seriously, how is Kate just so charming and perfect?! 

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10. All the scenes involving Composure magazine were shot in the Conde Nast office building in New York. That building is home to tons of famous magazines! 

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GQ, Vogue, Allure and Glamour are just the few that have offices there.

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11. Kate and Matthew had such a good time filming this movie that they really wanted to work together in the future. And they did! They worked on a movie called Fool's Gold. 

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Leave a COMMENT and tell us your favorite moment from the movie!

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And tag a friend who you know loves this movie just as much as you do!

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