* HeyItsThatGuy:
** [[Film/PulpFiction Mr. Wolf]] is a very belligerent French cavalryman.
** [[Film/MerryChristmasMrLawrence Mr. Lawrence]] is a flute playing doctor.
** Pete Postlethwaite is giving d'Hubert's general a shave!
* HeyItsThatVoice: MikeHammer is the narrator!
* RealLifeRelative:
** Keith Carradine's girlfriend at the time, actress Christina Raines was cast as d'Hubert's wife Adele.
** Creator/RidleyScott cast his two sons as d'Hubert's young nephews.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/RidleyScott wanted the two leads to be played by OliverReed and Michael York (Athos and d'Artagnan in ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''), but the small budget and [[ExecutiveMeddling studio decisions]] forced him to choose from a list of less well-known but more affordable Hollywood actors.