- A bit of real world Completely Missing the Point, one of the studio execs warned Clive Barker that he was "unintentionally" making the monsters sympathetic. Barker privately dented a wall.
- Deleted Role: Suzi Quatro's character was among the cut content from the film.
- Executive Meddling: The producers forced Barker to cut over an hour of footage from the film.
- Hey, It's That Guy!: Director David Cronenberg plays Dr. Decker.