Top Secret!

Easter egg: Go from the main menu to the "Special Features" menu, then select "Storyboards." Storyboard selections are shown next to an image of Peter Cushing with one huge eye. scroll the cursor down to the words "Special Features" then move the cursor to the right. Cushing's eye will be highlighted. Select it to see the film's "Swedish Bookstore" scene, which is shown backwards in the actual film, as it was shot (forwards).

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Trivia: Val Kilmer sang all of his own parts in this film. That fact was a contributing factor to his being offered the role of Jim Morrison in "The Doors."

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Chosen answer: The actors were weighted down with lead plates. Oxygen tanks were kept just out of picture, and the actors used them to breathe between takes. The takes were short enough to allow the actors to hold their breath through them. The short takes were then cut together to appear as one long fight. Sound effects were added post-production.

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