* Just before the scene described above under CrowningMomentOfAwesome, Kinski delivers a truly classic "what the FUCK?!" look when one of the local magnates burns several high-denomination banknotes to show that he, literally, has money to burn.
* Fitzcarraldo arrives at the site of his failed Trans-Andean railway to strip it for parts - only to discover that the man he hired to sell tickets ''years'' earlier is still there, has kept the locomotive and the [[EpicFail 200 metres of rail]] in shape, and is now overjoyed that the project is on again. [[CringeComedy Ouch.]]