The Dead Pool

Trivia: When the film was released, Axl Rose told the crowd at Hilton Coliseum, Ames, IA, on 27th July 1988, not to waste their money and see "The Dead Pool," despite being in the film. Confirmable by listening to the show.

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Trivia: When Jim Carrey auditioned for the film, he did not do any scenes from it. He did his Las Vegas Elvis show. Eastwood and others in the room could not stop laughing.

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Trivia: Axl Rose, Duff, Slash, and Steven from Guns N' Roses have uncredited cameos in a few scenes.

Visible crew/equipment: In the radio control car chase scenes over the humpy streets, camera equipment is visible in the rear seat area of the lead car.

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Harry Callahan: You're out of bullets. And you know what that means... you're shit outta luck.

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Question: Liam Neeson says he needed Johnny Squares as "a video tie-in." What does he mean by this? How does a music video help a film or vice versa?

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Chosen answer: MTV was extremely popular in 1988, especially with the young demographic his film was intended for. Having a music video tie-in would increase the film's exposure as well as its potential box office performance.

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