- All-Star Cast: Of the non-American sort: Helen Mirren, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving (in two roles), Sam Neill, Richard Roxburgh, Joel Edgerton, Anthony LaPaglia, Miriam Margolyes.
- Box Office Bomb: Budget: $80 million. Box office: $140 million.
- Playing Against Type: The director, Zack Snyder, whose resume also includes such films as 300, Watchmen, Sucker Punch and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
- So My Kids Can Watch: Zack Snyder took to helming the film so that his young children could watch at least one film that he made.
- Stillborn Franchise: The franchise was supposed to adapt the rest of the source material, but due the lukewarm reception, it's dead in the water.
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