- California Doubling: While some was shooting in Pakistan, most of the non-American mountain scenes were shot in New Zealand.
- Divorced Installment: The script was first written as a sequel to Cliffhanger.
- Fake American: British actor Stuart Wilson plays Peter and Annie's American father Royce Garrett.
- Name's the Same: The protagonist is called Peter Garrett, not to be confused with the frontman of Midnight Oil.
- No Stunt Double: Many of the actors performed their own stunts.
- Production Posse: Martin Campbell directed Stuart Wilson in The Mask of Zorro and No Escape, and Izabella Scorupco in GoldenEye.
Trivia / Vertical Limit