- Actor Allusion: In this movie, Uma Thurman plays a biologist who works in a garden/lab where she can call wind, rain and lightning. In previous films she has played Poison Ivy and the goddess Aphrodite.
- Hey, It's That Guy!: Michael C. Hall, at the time a supporting character on Six Feet Under, several years before becoming one of the biggest leading men on television with Dexter.
- Money, Dear Boy: When Conan O'Brien asked Ben Affleck why he did this film, his response was "the answer lies in the title."