Top 9 Love Actually Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Love Actually facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Love Actually film message.

The only movie we see that Mark owns is Rear Window. A movie who's main character looks at everyone through a camera lens, mirroring Marks character trait.

Harry (Alan Rickman) tells his wife Karen (Emma Thompson) she's being "a saint" at the work Christmas party. Karen walks off and Harry is approached by Mia (Heike Makatsch) dressed as a devil.
Harry (Alan Rickman) tells his wife Karen (Emma Thompson) she's being "a saint" at the work Christmas party. Karen walks off and Harry is approached by Mia (Heike Makatsch) dressed as a devil.

Love Actually Trivia

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  1. Emma Thompson calls Hugh Grant "My stupid big brother" but IRL Thompson is actually older than Grant by a year.

Love Actually Hidden Details

1 - You can read "Burden" between Sarah and her mentally ill brother, foreshadowing that this task is a burden to her love life
You can read "Burden" between Sarah and her mentally ill brother, foreshadowing that this task is a burden to her love life
1 - Laura Linney's character is shown sitting in front of a poster that says "Shoulder their burden" with a picture of her brother who has mental health issues. Throughout the movie she drops what she's doing to take calls from him to help him cope with his crises.
Laura Linney's character is shown sitting in front of a poster that says "Shoulder their burden" with a picture of her brother who has mental health issues. Throughout the movie she drops what she's doing to take calls from him to help him cope with his crises.
1 - During the scene where Juliet is looking to view her wedding video that Mark recorded, a "Rear Window" video case is seen in the corner. This being similar to the wedding video of focusing on Juliet from afar
During the scene where Juliet is looking to view her wedding video that Mark recorded, a "Rear Window" video case is seen in the corner. This being similar to the wedding video of focusing on Juliet from afar

Sarah (Laura Linney)'s brother constantly calls her and interrupts her life. At the very end, she's the one to call him as she is lonely and has no one else to talk to because of his calls.

When the Prime Minister is looking for Natalie in "the dodgy end" of Wandsworth, he starts at house 1, sings carols at house 56 and eventually locates her next door to house 100, indicating the length of his search.

Love Actually poster
Love Actually poster

Love Actually Plot

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Love Actually. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director Richard Curtis
Stars Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Rory MacGregor, Colin Firth
IMDB score 7.6