BPjS/BPjM indexOn April 28, 2001, Hitman: Codename 47 was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.
Trivia originally contributed by Xoleras on 18.12.2005.
- Pablo's line "Say hello to my little friend" is an obvious reference to the movie Scarface.
- The entire setup of the third mission, "The Massacre at Cheung Chau Fish Restaurant", is extremely similar to a scene of The Godfather, with both the setup (negotiation in a restaurant with gangsters and police), as well as the execution (hiding a gun in the bathroom).
Trivia originally contributed by EboMike on 18.12.2003 and 08.06.2004.
Naked strippersAn earlier beta of the game featured the strippers found in the game with no clothes.
Trivia originally contributed by Zovni on 13.02.2001.
Real-world locationsIn an interview with fansite HitmanHQ, lead animator Jens Peter Kurup of Io Interactive stated: "The different locations were either constructed with picture reference or by actually visiting the different places to get the atmosphere right. [...] The Hotel in Budapest actually exists [...], and some of the guys checked it out in details. Then it's modified to fit the gameplay."
The game's Thermal Bath Hotel Gallàrd in Budapest mentioned in the interview, as visited in the mission Traditions of the Trade, is inspired by real-world Danubius Hotel Gellért, also in Budapest.