Trivia: Falling Down

  • Creator Cameo: The guy on the freeway is writer Ebbe Roe Smith.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!:
    • Gordon Gekko is just now a regular worksman...and he ain't taking it well at all. At least he's sympathetic this time.
    • Officer Torres is Melina from Total Recall (1990).
    • The seedy guy in the park is Gecko (not that one - the one from Carnivāle).
    • The caretaker of the plastic surgeon's residence is Cooper in Jurassic Park III.
  • Never Trust a Trailer: Played up as a tale of modern revenge, a kind of Death Wish for the nineties. Robert Duvall's character isn't given any attention.
  • New-Age Retro Hippie: Besides the bits set in Venice, some shots were filmed at Silver Lake, which has topped the list of more than one paper as best hipster neighbourhood.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Michael Paul Chan as the Korean store owner, years before The Closer.
    • Lois Smith as Mrs. Foster, Bill's mother, almost ten years before she was Dr. Iris Hineman.
  • Unintentional Period Piece: Foster being a defense contractor who lost his job after the fall of the Soviet Union could only be a plot point in the specific time this film was made.