The Italian version features an error in the cast names during the end credits, listing Burt Gummer as being played by Reba McIntire instead of Michael Gross. Reba McIntire played Burt's wife, Heather.
The DVD version includes deleted scenes which include an alternate opening and an alternate ending.
The TBS broadcast replaces the profanity with milder words. The shot where Val and Earl find the driller's helmet and brain is shortened because of the violence.
DVD version has several deleted scenes. The first scene shows the old farmer running from unseen Graboids after they have killed his horse. Another scene shows Val and Earl in their truck debating talking and driving. The next scene shows Earl trying to calm down the little girl while they are in the bulldozer. The next scene shows the reason why Val went back for Rhonda, his lighter.