It's interesting to note that out of the major talents involved in this movie, the only Republican is Andy Garcia. The others (Bridges, Arquette, Paul, Ashby, Stone) were/are Democrats/left-leaners.
James Avery, makes an appearance as a Deputy D.A. He is also Will Smith's uncle on "Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air" and the voice of Shredder on the 80s version of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles".
Although distributed by TriStar Pictures, the CBS/FOX release doesn't contain the TriStar logo anywhere during the movie.
The movie barely made any money at the box office. It only got 1.3 million dollars.
Contributed by: Angelina
Brad Pitt's character in 1992's "Cool World" says to his girlfriend, "There are 8 million ways to die..." maybe a little nod to this movie.
An alternate tagline for the movie was the famous saying "There are eight million stories in the naked city..."
Contributed by: Kevin O'Reilly
The script was rewritten by an uncredited Robert Towne, the writer of Chinatown. Towne previously wrote 'Shampoo' and 'The Last Detail for Hal Ashby'. Oliver Stone has supposedly expressed unhappiness with the finished product.
Contributed by: Phantom Planet
The child actor who portrayed Jeff Bridges' young daughter in this film is Christa Denton. Christa starred alongside Stephen Dorff and Louis Tripp in the 1986 supernatural thriller 'The Gate.' Today she would be about 32 years old.
Contributed by: Charles Locke
I think that the mansion is a copy of a villa by Antoni Gaudi, the famous Spanish architect who designed numerous buildings in Barcelona along those lines.
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