Trivia: Red Heat
- Dyeing for Your Art: Arnold lost and Belushi gained weight for their roles.
- Fake Russian: Arnold, and some of his "Soviet" co-workers as well.
- Hey, It's That Guy!:
- In Memoriam: The film is dedicated to its stunt coordinator, Bennie E. Dobbins, who died from a heart attack on the set.
- Similarly Named Works: There's also a women-in-prison film called Red Heat from 1985.