Drew said it wasn't hard for her to get upset with her movie parents, especially Ryan O'Neal's character, considering the fact that she had recently had a huge fight with her real father.
has a visible scar on her neck and there's a scene in this film where Sharon shows her neck and says that her boyfriend tried to strangle her to death. Although she had been in several TV shows, Irreconcilable Differences was only Sharon's third movie.
Ryan O'Neal was one of the main stars in the 60's soap opera "Peyton Place". He starred in "What's Up Doc?" which was inspired by Bringing Up Baby which in turn inspired Who's That Girl with Madonna.
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Look for the scene where little Drew swipes a glass of champagne and takes a swig during a New Year's Eve party. Knowing what we know now about Drew's alcoholic childhood, this is a rather chilling scene to watch.
There is a scene in "Irreconcilable Differences" where Drew gags while looking at Sharon Stone's unshaved underarms. Ironically though, in real life Drew doesn't shave her underarms. She only will if she needs to for a movie.
Drew Barrymore was nominated for both a Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Golden Globe, and a best young Actress Young Artist Award for her role in "Irreconcilable Differences".
Drew Barrymore has played a character named "Casey" in three films: "Irreconcilable Differences", "Mad Love" and "Scream".
"Irreconcilable Differences" was a directorial debut for writer Charles Shyer
and it was shown at the Cannes Film Festival Market on May 14, 1984.