Throw It In: There's a moment where Maitland has Axel and Jenny cornered and is deciding what to do with them when he stop in his tracks and makes a face. In reality, the actor was reacting to something Eddie Murphy ad-libbed but was removed in editing. They kept in his reaction because it made Maitland seem even more sinister and unhinged.
Tony Scott wanted Hans Zimmer to score the second film but the studio insisted on a name composer and Harold Faltermeyer returned. Zimmer would go on to do a number of films for Scott and producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer.