Trivia / Heaven & Earth

  • Billing Displacement: Tommy Lee Jones is first billed, although he does not appear until halfway though the film. Joan Chen, who plays the main character's mother, is billed second. Hiep Thi Le, who plays the actual main character, is billed tenth (with an "And Introducing" credit).
  • Box Office Bomb: Budget, $33 million. Box office, $5,864,949.
  • Genre-Killer: The 1980s fad of Vietnam War movies came to an end with Heaven and Earth, which either killed the genre or confirmed that it was dead now.