At six-feet two inches tell, Powers Boothe is half a foot taller than the real Jim Jones was.
You can't take my wife from me!
Rev. Jim Jones: I know you Richard Jefferson. You are a homosexual. That's why your wife has left you. You're one of those dirty little faggots who hang out in the men's room at the bus station. Sit down homosexual.
In the film, more than 10 people die during the Port Kaituma airstrip shooting. In real life, five people died.
"The film you are about to see is a dramatization of the life of Jim Jones. Born - May 13, 1931 Lynn, Indiana - Died - November 18, 1978, Jonestown, Guyana. This is his story."