Trivia: In this film, they make remarks about both N.Y. and Cleveland. Although Escape from New York was a film, the story about Cleveland only appears in the comic books.
Trivia: Kurt Russell kept the outfit he wore in Escape from New York. The very first day of shooting Escape from L.A., he stepped out of his trailer in that very same outfit for shooting. He and producer Debra Hill looked at each other and began laughing. Debra Hill said it was like going into a time machine.