Trivia: If you look closely during the Lucy impersonator scenes, you'll see the same woman who got her lipstick all over her face in the movie 'Airplane', also directed by Jerry Zucker, as one of the older Lucys. This woman is Zucker's mother, and Zucker has made a point to include her in small role in his movies.
Trivia: During the monster truck scene, it briefly shows a shot of the crowd standing up and cheering. The man with the white shirt in the front row is Josh Breckman, the writer's son.
Trivia: Cuba Gooding, Jr.'s character is based upon a real-life referee, who miscalled a coin toss at the beginning of a football game.
Trivia: When all the contestants are running towards the train station in Silver City, in the shot that shows all the contestants running past the camera, you see Seth Green jump over something as he gets near the camera. If you watch the 'Behind the Scenes' footage on the DVD, you see it is the end of the camera track that he jumps over.
Trivia: As in "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963), the cast is in a race to be the first to reach a hidden container of cash. The similarities are: 1) The cast is a Who's Who list of well known people. 2) The amount of cash is very similar. When adjusted for inflation, the 1963 amount of $350,000 would equate out to the 2001 amount of $2,003,289.47. This movie's prize was $2,000,000.Movie Nut