The scene where Jonah Hill punches the bathroom stall was improvised. He ended up hurting his hand, and had to go the the hospital afterward, but it ended up just being a slight bruised bone.

The fingerprint pattern on the movie poster is actually made up of the word "LIES" repeated over and over.

This movie is based on a true story.

Rupert Goold's theatrical directorial debut.

Sparky's Diner, located in Garnerville, New York, has been owned and operated by the same family for over 40 years. Since this film, it has been used as a shoot location for several other movies and TV shows, such as Billions, and Rise. From various angles, pictures of family members and patrons can been seen on the walls.

Second collaboration of actors James Franco and Jonah Hill, after This Is the End (2013).

The third non-comedic film starring Jonah Hill, after Moneyball (2011).

When you see James Franco's character, Christian Longo, briefly on the FBI Top Wanted list, you can see that the other 'criminals' on the FBI website are in fact members of the films crew.

During the scene where Jonah Hill is reading the Wrong Turns Manuscript and James Franco is doing a voice over of it, you can hear him refer to his wife as MJ. This is the second time in his career he's had a love interest named MJ. The First being in the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man Trilogy.