Trivia: George reads a paperback while reclining on his prison bunk. The book is "Hells Angels" by Hunter S. Thompson, the author whom Depp previously portrayed in the movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998).

Trivia: George Jung's daughter, Kristina, had a bit part as a clerk but her scene was cut.

Trivia: Ray Liotta plays Johnny Depp's father in the movie, even though in real life he's only eight years older than Depp.

Trivia: Director Ted Demme had Depp and the other actors snort milk powder to simulate snorting cocaine.


Trivia: This was the final movie for director Ted Demme, he died less than a year later while playing basketball, and cocaine was found in his system.

Trivia: Even though Rachel Griffiths plays Johnny Depp's mother in the movie, she's actually five years younger than him.

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