- Adored by the Network: This movie is well known in Brazil for airing frequently on SBT, often at weekday afternoons. The channel owner even complimented Alligator during his show.
- California Doubling: The film was not shot in Chicago.
- Follow the Leader: To Jaws, with several of its plot-points being repeated, including a child being eaten by the beast, setting off a horrific media circus.
- Similarly Named Works: With Il fiume del grande caimano (aka The Great Alligator), which was titled on DVD as Alligator in the states.
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