- Adaptation Displacement: The movie is more known than the book.
- Award Snub: How was Gerry Fisher's cinematography not nominated for an Oscar?
- Crowning Music of Awesome: James Horner provided the score.
- Older Than They Think: The film has the wolves using a unique point of view throughout the film. Come 1987, Predator borrows a similar look for its titular creature's POV.
- Retroactive Recognition: Hey, that's Edward James Olmos! And that's his penis!