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James Gunn was paid $150 for the screenplay.
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Despite many claims, the film is not entirely in iambic pentameter. The first draft was, but James Gunn found it to be too tedious of work, so he simply told Lloyd Kaufman it was and he believed it all throughout shooting.
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The footage of the car flipping over is recycled for many Troma films including Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. (1990), Terror Firmer (1999), and Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV (2000).
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The scene where London Arbuckle dives through the window caused a stuntman to nearly die. When he first jumped through the window, the sugar glass was too thick to break. When they took the glass out, he forgot there wasn't any and dove full force.
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For many years after the film was released movie goers thought that all the tattoos and piercings on Debbie Rochon were real. They were all fake except for one. She pierced her belly button before the start of the film so she could see what it was like to have it done - for character work. During the romantic scenes between her and Jane Jensen the mouth piercings kept falling off which demanded more takes.
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Director Lloyd Kaufman said that, in preparation for their sex scene, he gave Will Keenan and Jane Jensen time during pre-production to block the scene themselves. "I wanted them to develop a very intense relationship and indeed they did. But they decided that they shouldn't actually have off-screen intercourse until after the movie. I don't remember whether they ever did but this gave their on-screen scenes together terrific sexual tension and was something a sex-crazed pervert like me would never have thought of in a zillion years," Kaufman said. For its part, Jensen said, "We got along very well. I really had a crush on him during the shoot - but that's as it should be considering it was a love story. We tried to keep our romance limited to the set."
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Debbie Rochon plays Jane Jensen's nurse/nanny, despite being a year younger than her in real life.
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During the fight scene in which Tiffany Shepis kicks her opponent in the face, she misgauged her kick and punctured the actor's lip with the stiletto heel of her boot. She later blamed the stunt coordinator, who'd rehearsed the scene while Shepis was bare-footed.
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Tiffany Shepis' first role. She was 14 but lied during the audition and said she was 18. Later she felt guilty about lying, but then told them she was 16. They still hired her because she wasn't doing a nude scene, though she still wore a short skirt and skimpy bikini top.
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Posters for various other Troma films are visible throughout both households.
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During Tiffany Shepis' audition, she was asked to demonstrate some martial arts moves. She thought she'd go up against some big stunt man, but instead they brought in a little 4'9" very overweight guy who didn't know any self defense moves. She told him to just move with her when she hits him so he didn't get hurt. But he didn't and got kicked in the balls hard. It was caught on film and producers showed it to the entire cast.
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Debbie Rochon said in an interview that she met Lloyd Kaufman when she was writing a feature for a magazine on the company. After that meeting he invited her to be a part of cable TV skits Troma would shoot for channels around the world that would air Troma marathons. By the time Tromeo and Juliet was starting production, Rochon had been working with Kaufman for 2-3 years. He then cast her in this.
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Director and Troma founder Lloyd Kaufman cameos in the bar at the beginning when a fight breaks out.
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The Toxic Avenger, another Troma character, cameos at the costume party dancing with another person while holding a mop.
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