* {{Bowdlerization}}: On the UK's Cinemagic channel, the store clerk's line, "My daughter's lucky. She's anorexic," was edited to remove "She's anorexic."
* TheRedStapler: "Madison" as a first name was virtually unheard-of when this movie came out. It's now the fourth-most popular girls' name in America.
* StarMakingRole: For Creator/DarylHannah
** For Creator/TomHanks as well. He was not unknown, but this was the first sign that he could not only make the transition from television, but outright headline a movie.