* BreakawayPopHit: The soundtrack exposed a few songs, most notably The Cardigans' "Lovefool" and the choral version of "Everybody's Free (To Feel Good)" (nowadays known as [[SampledUp "Wear Sunscreen"]]).
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** [[Film/SuperMarioBros Luigi]] kills [[Film/TheMatrix Link]]. [[Film/{{Titanic}} Jack Dawson]] kills [[Film/SuperMarioBros Luigi]].
** Apparently [[{{Series/Lost}} Michael]] liked to dress in drag before he got to the Island.
** Brian Dennehy plays Ted Montague
** [[Film/JurassicPark Roland Tembo]] plays the Priest.
** Also, [[Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy Brian Fantana]] as Paris.
** [[{{Series/Homeland}} Carrie Mathison]] as Juliet.
* ThemeTuneCameo: A version of The Love Theme from the 60's Franco Zefferelli adaptation plays in the background at one point.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Not only was Natalie Portman supposed to play Juliet before Claire Danes, but John Leguizamo wanted to play Mercutio, before being cast as Tybalt.
** Claire Danes and [=DiCaprio=] were going to be reunited in ''{{Film/Titanic}}'', but Danes was too tired after shooting, so the role went to KateWinslet instead.
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