Full Moon's first theatrical release.
The majority of the actors in the bus scene, with the exception of director Richard Elfman, were actually video store employees who won their roles as part of a contest.
Meg Foster has cited Big Moe as one of the best characters she has ever played.
Meg Foster fell ill from the cigar smoking she had to do as Big Moe.
The film's trailer features a scene not included in the final cut of the film.