* EnforcedMethodActing: In the scene where Atom is activated for the first time, director Shawn Levy told Atom's puppeteer to mirror everything that Dakota Goyo did, without telling Dakota. The look of wonder on Max's face as he sees Atom sitting up, looking at him, and moving with him is genuine.
* FakeAmerican: Hugh Jackman (Australian) and Dakota Goyo (Canadian) playing Charlie and Max, and Evangeline Lilly (Canadian) playing Bailey.
* HeyItsThatGuy: [[PhilLaMarr Looks like]] [[Film/PulpFiction Marvin]] is alive and well, and working as an {{ESPN}} commentator.
** And [[Film/{{X-Men}} Wolverine]] is now in the robot boxing business. Just to add insult to injury, he owes money to ''Dukes[=/=]Blob''.
*** His son's [[WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}} Timmy Tibble]], his friend is [[Series/{{Lost}} Kate]] and his ex-girlfriend's sister's [[Film/AboutSchmidt Jeannie Schmidt]].
** Sadly, [[Series/{{Lost}} Kate and Keamy]] share no screen time.
** And [[Series/StargateSG1 Lord Zipacna]] owns a cattle ranch and is a former boxer.
** Looks like [[Film/IndependenceDay Secretary Nimzicki]] survived the alien invasion.
** [[Film/{{X-Men}} Wolverine]] is [[Film/{{Thor}} baby Thor's]] dad! This explains so much...
** Max's actor is now 13 and from UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}}. [[OnlySoManyCanadianActors We all know what that means...]]
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