* AllStarCast: Creator/SamuelLJackson, Creator/MatthewMcConaughey, SandraBullock, Creator/KevinSpacey, both Sutherlands (Donald and Kiefer), Oliver Platt, Ashley Judd, Creator/ChrisCooper, Brenda Fricker... that's just a few of them.
* FakeAmerican: Dublin-native Brenda Fricker; Canadians Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland, and Oliver Platt; and New York-born, England-raised Patrick [=McGoohan=].
* HeyItsThatGuy: [[That70sShow Red]] [[Creator/KurtwoodSmith Forman]] is Grand Dragon of the KKK.
* RealLifeRelative: Kiefer and Donald Sutherland appear together, although their characters aren't related.
* StarMakingRole: Creator/MatthewMcConaughey.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Woody Harrelson was originally to take the role of Jake, but John Grisham would not allow it as a friend of him was murdered by a ''Film/NaturalBornKillers'' copycat.