Trivia for Chappaquiddick
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- In the years following the Dyke bridge/Ted Kennedy tragety, and to this day, the Dyke bridge is affectionately referred to as "The Kennedy Car Wash" by Edgartown locals.
- The extras to play the captain and the deckhand on the ferry sequence are actually captains and deckhands on the boat in real life dressed up to match their 60's counterparts
- Jason Clarke, who plays Ted Kennedy is this film, was born on July 17th, 1969, just one day before the Chappaquiddick incident on July 18th, 1969.
- Chappaquiddick is the name of the island in Massachusetts where the accident occurred that killed Mary Jo Kopechne.