- Similarly Named Works: A 1986 revenge film and a Golden Age comic.
- Vindicated by Cable: Played in heavy rotation on HBO in the late 1980s, giving a lot more exposure than the theatrical release.
- What Could Have Been: In an interview with Mike Marvin, the creator of The Wraith, he wanted to do more detail in terms of The Wraith's origin and abilities.
- There was originally a subplot where Sheriff Loomis visited a prairie witch in order to figure out The Wrath's motivations.
- A sequel script was written which had Packard and his gang returning as evil counterparts to The Wrath.
Trivia / The Wraith