The actor playing the FBI agent accidentally slipped while running chasing Plato and ruptured his anal cavity, and snapping his coccyx in 2. This resulted in a very unsatisfied lover who came on set and made a scene.

Gary Busey and Roy Scheider would work later together the same year in The Rage.

Gary Busy refused to wear T shirts during some scenes and only wore singlets to encapsulate his muscular physique.

Gary Busey tree hugging stunt took 2 weeks training and over 50 takes. Reportedly, he was disatisfied by the shots that emphasised his gargantuan proportions.