!!The film

* HeyItsThatGuy: *deep inhale* Chris Sarandon, Martin Balsam, Creator/JohnCarradine, Jose Ferrer, Ava Gardner, Burgess Meredith, Sylvia Miles, Eli Wallach, Creator/ChristopherWalken, Creator/JerryOrbach, Creator/BeverlyDAngelo, Creator/NanaVisitor, Creator/TomBerenger, Creator/JeffGoldblum, Creator/RichardDreyfuss! Whoo!
** A.k.a., in that order, *second deep inhale* [[ThePrincessBride Prince Humperdinck]], [[Film/{{Psycho}} Detective Arbogast]], [[TheSecretOfNimh the Great Owl]], [[Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac Cyrano de Bergerac]], [[TheSunAlsoRises Lady Brett Ashley]], [[Series/{{Batman}} The Penguin]], [[MidnightCowboy Cass]], [[Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly Tuco]], [[PulpFiction Captain Koons]], [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast Lumière]], [[Film/NationalLampoonsVacation Ellen Griswold]], [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Kira Nerys]], [[{{Platoon}} Sgt. Barnes]], [[Franchise/JurassicPark Dr. Ian Malcolm]] and [[{{Jaws}} Matt Hooper]].
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The director originally wanted Creator/MartinSheen for the male lead but Creator/{{Universal}} didn't think he was a capable film actor so Sarandon was cast instead.
** Music/JohnWilliams was originally attached to score the film but pulled out to do a little film called ''Franchise/StarWars'': ''Film/ANewHope''.
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