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Trivia / The Distinguished Gentleman

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  • Box Office Bomb: The film was part of the string of flops Eddie Murphy starred in during first half of the 90s. Murphy himself claimed Hollywood Accounting was more to blame, with inflated budget rather than poor performance, but it was still a low-grossing film regardless.
  • Unintentional Period Piece: The firm lack of I Approved This Message in Johnson's campaign ads (an essential part of his scheme to get elected by making think that he's the other Jeff Johnson that recently died) dates this movie.

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