Trivia: Ivan Reitman put his son, Jason Reitman, and daughter, Catherine Reitman in the film. Jason is the boy making out with the girl during the fire, and Catherine is one of the third grade students.
Trivia: When Kimble carries Phoebe into the motel, he says two short sentences in German (the only time Arnie can be heard speaking his native tongue in a movie.). For interest, these mean: "That makes me stinking mad. Now I'm mad."
Trivia: When the cop is looking for the little kid, he runs into the kid's room, and his pillow and bedsheets are "Ghostbusters" themed. The director of this film,Ivan Reitman, directed "Ghostbusters."
In the beginning of the film John and Detective O'Hara are driving. She suddenly gets really sick, so John stops the car so she can get out. She runs and then throws up. When she comes back to the car she trips on a log that was never there before.