While filming, director Garry MarshallGarry Marshall kept referring to star Kate HudsonKate Hudson as Goldie. He had worked with Hudson's mother Goldie HawnGoldie Hawn on Overboard and kept getting the name wrong, as he said they looked and acted so much alike. The actress was a good sport about it, but the crew put up a box for Marshall to pay $5.00 for every time he called her by the wrong name. By the end of the shoot the money in the box provided for a lavish party, thrown by Hudson for the entire crew.
Henry (Spencer BreslinSpencer Breslin) and Sarah Davis (Abigail BreslinAbigail Breslin) not only play siblings in the movie, they are siblings in real life.
Kate HudsonKate Hudson was pregnant during part of the filming. Near the end of the film, she subconsciously touches her midriff as she walks.