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* PlayingAgainstType: Creator/TommyLeeJones, usually a quippy but stern lawman or soldier, clearly has a ball playing a snarky, unhinged terrorist.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Creator/TommyLeeJones, usually a quippy but stern lawman or soldier, clearly has a ball playing a snarky, unhinged terrorist. Also, Creator/GlennMorshower, who would be more well-known for his ReasonableAuthorityFigure roles, plays an arrogant {{Jerkass}} naval officer.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: According to a claim made by Creator/JennyMccarthy during an interview, she was offered the role of Jordan Tate but declined because it would have required nudity. This was before [=McCarthy's=] days as a Playboy Playmate, when she was trying to make it as a legitimate actress.


* NotScreenedForCritics: At the time of its release, this was the highest grossing movie not to have been pre-screened for critics.



* RetroactiveRecognition: Tom Wood, the actor who plays Private Nash (who guards Ryback in the meat locker and neglects to take his pies out of the oven) would play Noah Newman in Film/TheFugitive just one year later, again with Creator/TommyLeeJones. And later would reprise that role in Film/USMarshals.
* ShoutOut: Strannix's​ ramblings about shrimp coming to save a lobster from 'the Swedish cook' are a reference to Series/TheMuppetShow.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Tom Wood, UncreditedRole: Creator/StevenSeagal did some uncredited rewrites to the actor who plays Private Nash (who guards Ryback script.
* WagTheDirector: Creator/StevenSeagal claimed in an interview that the character played by Erika Eleniak was not included
in the meat locker original screenplay and neglects to take his pies out of the oven) would play Noah Newman in Film/TheFugitive just one year later, again with Creator/TommyLeeJones. And later would reprise that role in Film/USMarshals.
* ShoutOut: Strannix's​ ramblings about shrimp coming
he personally suggested the inclusion of a stripper as a sidekick to save a lobster from 'the Swedish cook' are a reference add some humor to Series/TheMuppetShow.the film.
* WorkingTitle: ''Dreadnought''.

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* CompletelyDifferentTitle:
** France French: "Trap on the High Sea"
** Québec French: "Battleship in Peril"


* ShoutOut: Strannix's​ ramblings about the shrimp coming to save the lobster from 'a Swedish cook' are a reference to Series/TheMuppetShow.

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* ShoutOut: Strannix's​ ramblings about the shrimp coming to save the a lobster from 'a 'the Swedish cook' are a reference to Series/TheMuppetShow.

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* ShoutOut: Strannix's​ ramblings about the shrimp coming to save the lobster from 'a Swedish cook' are a reference to Series/TheMuppetShow.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Creator/TommyLeeJones, usually a quippy but stern lawman or soldier, clearly has a ball playing a snarky, unhinged terrorist.

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** She was even wearing a naval-themed outfit in her centerfold.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Tom Wood, the actor who plays Private Nash (who guards Ryback in the meat locker and neglects to take his pies out of the oven) would play Noah Newman in Film/TheFugitive just one year later, again with TommyLeeJones. And later would reprise that role in Film/USMarshals.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Tom Wood, the actor who plays Private Nash (who guards Ryback in the meat locker and neglects to take his pies out of the oven) would play Noah Newman in Film/TheFugitive just one year later, again with TommyLeeJones.Creator/TommyLeeJones. And later would reprise that role in Film/USMarshals.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Tom Wood, the actor who plays Private Nash (who guards Ryback in the meat locker and neglects to take his pies nout of the oven) would play US Marshall Newman in Film/TheFugitive just one year later, again with TommyLeeJones.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Tom Wood, the actor who plays Private Nash (who guards Ryback in the meat locker and neglects to take his pies nout out of the oven) would play US Marshall Noah Newman in Film/TheFugitive just one year later, again with TommyLeeJones.TommyLeeJones. And later would reprise that role in Film/USMarshals.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Tom Wood, the actor who plays Private Nash (who guards Ryback in the meat locker and neglects to take his pies nout of the oven) would play US Marshall Newman in Film/TheFugitive just one year later, again with TommyLeeJones.


* HeyItsThatGuy:
** The playboy playmate who jumps out of the cake [[Film/ETtheExtraterrestrial kissed Elliot ten years previously]].
** One of the sailors is played by Damian Chapa, better known as [[Film/StreetFighter Ken Masters]] in the 1994 movie.
** [[{{TheNeidermeyer}} Obnoxious boot-licking]] USS Missouri [[EnsignNewbie junior officer]] Ensign Taylor later grows a pair to become [[Series/TwentyFour CTU Special Agent Aaron Pierce]] and later gets promoted to badass version of [[TheDanza himself in military uniform]] as [[Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen USMC General Morshower]].
** [[Film/LethalWeapon Mr. Joshua]], spitting in the head cook's soup is a bad idea.
** [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Chief O'Brien]] is working for the terrorists.


** [[Film/LethalWeapon2 Mr. Joshua]], spitting in the head cook's soup is a bad idea.

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** [[Film/LethalWeapon2 [[Film/LethalWeapon Mr. Joshua]], spitting in the head cook's soup is a bad idea.


** [[Film/LethalWeapon Mr. Joshua]], spitting in the head cook's soup is a bad idea.

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** [[Film/LethalWeapon [[Film/LethalWeapon2 Mr. Joshua]], spitting in the head cook's soup is a bad idea.


** The two technicians in the second film are played by voice actors [[WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}} Thom Adcox-Hernandez]] and Creator/DCDouglas.
** In the first movie, one of the sailors is played by Damian Chapa, better known as [[{{Main/StreetFighter}} Ken Masters]] in the 1994 movie.
** [[{{TheNeidermeyer}} Obnoxious boot-licking]] USS Missouri [[{{EnsignNewbie}} junior officer]] Ensign Taylor later grows a pair to become [[{{Main/TwentyFour}} CTU Special Agent Aaron Pierce]] and later gets promoted to badass version of [[{{TheDanza}} himself in military uniform]] as [[{{TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen}} USMC General Morshower]].
** [[{{Film/LethalWeapon}} Mr. Joshua]], spitting in the head cook's soup is a bad idea.
** In the sequel [[Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent NYPD case Captain Danny Ross]] wants to nuke The Pentagon.
** Anyone else notice that USAF Space Command Brigadier General Stanley Cooper is [[Film/RoboCop1987 Clarence Boddicker]], aka [[Series/That70sShow Red Forman]]?
** [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Chief O'Brien]] is working for the terrorists in the first movie.
* TechnologyMarchesOn:
** Ryback's Apple Newton and the use of a CD as a storage medium in the sequel.
** Travis Dane's laptop, with a then-ludicrous gigabyte of RAM (ca. 1995, 8 ''megabytes'' were standard).

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** The two technicians in the second film are played by voice actors [[WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}} Thom Adcox-Hernandez]] and Creator/DCDouglas.
** In the first movie, one
One of the sailors is played by Damian Chapa, better known as [[{{Main/StreetFighter}} [[Film/StreetFighter Ken Masters]] in the 1994 movie.
** [[{{TheNeidermeyer}} Obnoxious boot-licking]] USS Missouri [[{{EnsignNewbie}} [[EnsignNewbie junior officer]] Ensign Taylor later grows a pair to become [[{{Main/TwentyFour}} [[Series/TwentyFour CTU Special Agent Aaron Pierce]] and later gets promoted to badass version of [[{{TheDanza}} [[TheDanza himself in military uniform]] as [[{{TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen}} [[Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen USMC General Morshower]].
** [[{{Film/LethalWeapon}} [[Film/LethalWeapon Mr. Joshua]], spitting in the head cook's soup is a bad idea.
** In the sequel [[Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent NYPD case Captain Danny Ross]] wants to nuke The Pentagon.
** Anyone else notice that USAF Space Command Brigadier General Stanley Cooper is [[Film/RoboCop1987 Clarence Boddicker]], aka [[Series/That70sShow Red Forman]]?
** [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Chief O'Brien]] is working for the terrorists in the first movie.
* TechnologyMarchesOn:
** Ryback's Apple Newton and the use of a CD as a storage medium in the sequel.
** Travis Dane's laptop, with a then-ludicrous gigabyte of RAM (ca. 1995, 8 ''megabytes'' were standard).
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