Trivia (10)

The voice of the professor from Boston over the phone is Director John McTiernan.

Pierce Brosnan's first leading role in a feature film.

Arnold Schwarzenegger stated in his memoir "Total Recall" that he was so impressed by the film's tense atmosphere, made on a low budget, that he convinced the producers to hire John McTiernan to direct Predator (1987).

Second screen appearance from legendary singer and songwriter Josie Cotton.

Pierce Brosnan worked again with John McTiernan on The Thomas Crown Affair (1999).

Adam Ant appears as the leader of the gang, but has no dialogue.

Anna Maria Monticelli and John McTiernan were in a relationship. Isabella Monticelli-McTiernan is their daughter.

Mary Woronov (Dancing Mary) is an artist and appeared in films by Andy Warhol, including the underground classic Chelsea Girls (1966).

This film is included in the book "Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen".

Nina Foch appears only briefly in a sequence near the beginning as the "Real Estate Agent".