- Alternative Character Interpretation: Either you see McDonagh as someone who deserved every bad thing he got during the movie and manages to avoid all that, or as a Designated Hero whose life gets piled by problem after problem and had to set things straight.
- Big Lipped Alligator Moment:
McDonagh: Shoot him again!Gangster: What for?McDonagh: His soul's still dancing.(Sequence of the "soul" break-dancing)
- Narm: Nic Cage's "crack laughter", and the scene where he threatens an old lady and her nurse.
- He Really Can Act: Both Xzibit and Jennifer Coolidge in their first dramatic roles.