- Actor Allusion: When the parents bring up the topic of the video game they lied about, Munch says that it's a game where you "have the soul of a dragon". His actor, Reese Hartwig, voiced the male children in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, in which the player character steals the souls of dragons.
- Channel Hop: The film was originally produced and intended to be released by Disney, but after they saw the final cut, they lost faith and put it on The Shelf of Movie Languishment. The rights to it were later picked up by Relativity Media.
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