Actor Allusion: When Abraham goes after the Vampire who killed his mother, the latter announces that it's 'Abraham fucking Lincoln' in much the same way that Andrew Jackson announces that he's 'Andrew fucking Jackson' in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Benjamin Walker (who plays Lincoln) originated the role of Jackson.
Box Office Bomb: Budget, $69 million. Box office, $37,519,139 (domestic), $116,471,580 (worldwide). One of several 2012 busts to have Tim Burton credited.
Completely Different Title: Foreign markets have given the film several different titles, including President Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Russia, Thailand, Taiwan), Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Hong Kong, South Korea), The Legend of the Vampire Hunter (Italy), and Secret Diary of the Vampire Hunter (Portugal).
Creator Killer: Director Timur Bekmanbetov didn't direct again for another 4 years.
Trent Reznor was approached about scoring and playing a minor part in the film, but the news leaked before the final decision and Reznor voted to pass on the project as the surprise element of his participation had already been lost.