- Creator Cameo: Screenwriter Chuck Pfarrer pops up (uncredited) as a Naval officer debriefing Curran.
- Directed By Castmember: Most of the golf sequence was directed by Bill Paxton with a second unit crew.
- Dyeing for Your Art: The actors trained with real SEALs and even took part in a mock gun battle against their trainers.
- Follow the Leader: This movie was essentially Top Gun overlaid onto the Navy SEALs.
- Old Shame: Michael Biehn did not have good things to say about shooting this film, calling it one of the worst experiences of his career.
- Production Posse: Michael Biehn, Rick Rossovich and Bill Paxton all had roles in The Terminator.
- Very Loosely Based on a True Story: Many of the details in the SEALs missions were based on real mission screenwriter Chuck Pfarrer had participated in.
- Wag the Director: Originally, the men were going to play touch-football. But Bill Paxton felt the scene was too
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