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Several incidents in the film are based on actual testimony given by captured mobsters. The meeting in the restaurant with the Italian mobster and the dead man's hand sequences are based on the recollections of various New York gangs.
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When Frankie goes for a sit down with Borelli, the restaurant they are in is the same restaurant that was used several times in the hit T.V. show the Sopranos.
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The scene where Jackie introduces his girlfriend to Terry, music by the band 'U2' can be heard playing in the background. Director Phil Joanou previously directed their live concert film U2: Rattle and Hum (1988) and, later, their music video for the single "One."
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The word "fuck" and its variations are used 210 times in the film, which averages out to be approximately 1.6 times every minute.
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On-screen brothers Gary Oldman and Ed Harris would both go on to play composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Oldman played the part in Immortal Beloved (1994), and Harris would play him in Copying Beethoven (2006).
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Bill Pullman was originally cast as Frankie Flannery. He wasn't working out and was replaced by 'Ed Harris'.
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David Rabe did some uncredited work on the script.
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Ed O'Neill auditioned for the role ultimately taken by Ed Harris.
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Another actor was originally cast in the part eventually played by Ed Harris. Harris had trouble accepting the role because he was still recovering from the injuries he suffered on the set of The Abyss (1989).
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