According to Corey Feldman, Dennis Miller was rude and disrespectful to the cast and crew. According to Feldman, Miller once stole a van from the transportation department and left the set. Feldman and Miller got into a heated confrontation during filming.
Was originally intended to be the second installment in a trilogy of Tales from the Crypt movies, but the proposed third movie was scrapped by Universal when Bordello of Blood bombed at the box offices.
Originally supposed to be released on a "horror themed" weekend (Halloween, Friday the 13th, etc.) but Universal didn't have enough movies slated to be released for the summer of 1996 and opted to release Bordello of Blood in August as a result.
In the making of featurette on the scream factory release blu ray, Erika Eleniak admits there were scenes not shot in which it explains Katherines character was a former porn star named Chubbie o'Toole. The Chubbie O'Toole poster is found by Katherine in Rafes office: this explains the line about Rafe thinking he recognized her from somewhere as he had the porn movie she was in.
William Sadler's cameo as the Mummy is extremely similar to a guest spot he did in an episode of the HBO series Tales from the Crypt: The Assassin (1994). In it, he plays the Grim Reaper and gets into a high stakes game of chance with the Crypt Keeper which includes a part where he chops off the Crypt Keeper's hand, just as he does in this movie.
Angie Everhart was dating Sylvester Stallone at the time of filming and only got her part based on Stallone's suggestion to producer Joel Silver to hire her despite her having little-to-no acting experience.
Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis first wrote a version of the script in the 1970s, right after they attended USC Film School, long before the inception of Tales from the Crypt (1989). This script is what they presented in their first meeting with producer John Milius, who passed on it but instead hired them for 1941 (1979).
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Dennis Miller recalls his role with mixed emotions. While when interviewed about the movie, he showed regret, he remarked how he very much enjoyed shooting the scenes where he was up at 3am shooting scantily clad vampire prostitutes with supersoakers.