Because of the mess they left behind (from the demolished house), the production company was banned permanently from ever filming in that part of Australia again.
As seen in the credits, Jackie Chan had to learn how to cook professionally to give him a realistic appearance of a television chef.
Emil Chau plays an ice cream vendor, a role that he also played in Rumble in the Bronx (1995). His appearance is meant to surprise Chinese and Taiwanese viewers, because of his iconic status in his country.
This movie's ending was originally supposed to be Rumble in the Bronx (1995)'s last scene.
According to his book I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action, Chan hurt his neck when he messed up on a flip during a fight scene. He also broke his nose during filming.
Whole scenes from this movie were copied almost frame by frame by the Bollywood movie Baadshah (1999), including other Hollywood movies like Rush Hour (1998) and The Mask (1994).
The last of seven movies made by Jackie Chan as actor and Sammo Kam-Bo Hung as director.
Feature film debut of Bradley James Allan (Giancarlo's Man). Formally introduced by legendary Stunt Coordinator Vic Wilson.
Director Sammo Kam-Bo Hung's wife Joyce Godenzi made a cameo appearance as a cook show audience member in a departmant store scene.