Riding in Cars with Boys Trivia
- The scene where they visit Ray and he is living with Rosie Perez, is filmed in City Island, Bronx. They drive over City Island bridge, and his home is actually where they launch a fishing boat, and sell bait.
- The wedding scene was shot over a two day period, which required Brittany Murphy to cry the entire time. The first take was the one used in the film.
- When the rights were purchased in 1989 by James L. Brooks, Debra Winger and Cher were considered for the lead.
- The real life 'Beverly DOnofrio has a master's degree in creative writing. Drew Barrymore, who portrays D'Onofrio in the film, is a high school dropout.
- The real life 'Beverly DOnofrio and Jason D'Onofrio appear in the movie as guests at Beverly's wedding, sitting directly behind Drew Barrymore in the wedding scene.
- During the wedding reception when Faye says, "I just wanted to say how beautiful Bev looks tonight," Drew Barrymore turns to smile at the real 'Beverly DOnofrio.