Matt Dillon was not comfortable with the nudity that the character required.
Dillon was considered for the role of Pino.
Dillon was considered to play Peter.
Dillon was considered for the role of Vincent.
First choice to play Steve Martin role.
Tarantino reportedly wrote the part of "Butch" for Matt Dillon but the studio feared that the movie should have at least one bankable name on the cast (Travolta was still in a slump) so Tarantino gave the part to Bruce Willis.
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