Nick Nolte gained 50 pounds for his role as Brennan.
In the gay club dressing room where Bobby Texador, his wife and bodyguards are meeting Roger Montalvo, "I Love Paul C." is written and circled on the message board directly behind Montalvo, played by Paul Calderon.
Jenny Lumet (Nancy Bosch) is the daughter of the director Sidney Lumet.
Patrick O'Neal (Kevin Quinn) and Cynthia O'Neal (Agnes Quinn) were married in real life.
Sidney Lumet: the director was unhappy with the way this movie was edited for television so he had his name removed and replaced with the pseudonym "Alan Smithee" for the television broadcast version.