Haley Joel Osment was contracted without knowing which studio would make the movie and who were the other main leads. This was against standard Hollywood practice and surprised Eugene Osment (Haley's father and manager) at first, but he agreed to "use" his son to get the remainder of the cast and the studio. (imdb.com)
In the fight scene with Robert Duvall against the four teens, one of the actors playing one of the men, Travis Willingham, was hit three times in the face by Robert. Due to a miscommunication, Robert reportedly told Travis afterward that he thought he was a stunt man and was supposed to hit him. The cut used was the final one when Travis's nose finally started to bleed. (imdb.com)
This would be the second of two projects involving Haley Joel Osment and Berke Breathed. The first was the animated short Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big. (imdb.com)
Haley Joel Osment went through puberty during filming. As the film progresses, you can hear his voice getting deeper, especially at the end. (imdb.com)
The shoulder patch on the uniform of the Sheriff who meets with adult Walter shows Comal County, Texas. (imdb.com)
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