- Box Office Bomb: It grossed around $16 million at the box office, barely a sixth of its $90 million budget.
- The Danza: Elle Fanning's character in this movie is named Mary, which is actually her own real first name.
- Magnum Opus Dissonance: Andrei Konchalovsky worked on the film as his dream project for 20 years, and it became one of the worst reviewed films of all time.
- The Shelf of Movie Languishment: It was completed in 2007 but not released until 2010, partly due to the 3D makeover.
- So My Kids Can Watch: Konchalovsky hopes that his kids and grandkids will love it and that it will become a classic family movie like Mary Poppins. Oh boy...
Trivia / The Nutcracker in 3D