Did you know?
- Fifteen babies played the Arizona quintuplets in the film. One of the babies was fired during production when he learned to walk. The mother went so far as to put her baby's shoes on backwards in order to prevent him from walking.
- The Coen brothers wrote Holly Hunter's character specifically for her.
- The shot in which the camera moves in on Florence Arizona discovering that Nathan Jr. is gone is a direct homage to The Evil Dead (1981), a film on which Joel Coen was an assistant editor.
- When Matthew McConaughey was asked about the movie he watched the most times, he said Raising Arizona.