* ActorAllusion: In one of the more pornographic SQUID recordings Lenny trafficks, one of the girls involved is played by actual porn star Kylie Ireland.
* TheCastShowOff: Creator/JulietteLewis did all her own vocals for the film.
* FakeAmerican: British Creator/RalphFiennes as Lenny.
* FakeBrit: Canadian Michael Wincott as Philo.
* PlayingAgainstType: Creator/RalphFiennes is mostly known for playing suave, educated or authoritative characters. Here he plays a grungy, slimy 'drug'-dealing loser Lenny.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Creator/TomCruise, Andy Garcia, Creator/MelGibson, Creator/DennisQuaid, Creator/KurtRussell, Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger, Creator/JohnTravolta and Creator/DenzelWashington were considered for Lenny.
** [[Music/{{U2}} Bono]] was rumoured for Philo Grant.
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