- Creator Backlash: Tim Roth refuses to watch the English-language film owing to Devon Gearhart (Georgie) strongly resembling his son. He also says that the film was incredibly difficult to make, psychologically speaking.
- The Production Curse: Three of the four main actors of the original movie are already dead. Actor Ulrich Mühe died at the age of 54 and his wife Susanne Lothar at the age of 51. One of the intruders, Frank Giering, died at the age of 38.
- Real-Life Relative: Ulrich Mühe and Susanne Lothar, who play the father and mother in the original, were a couple in real life from this movie until Mühe's death in 2007.
- Self-Adaptation: Michael Haneke directed both the original movie and the remake.
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