* AwesomeMusic: Marvin Hamlisch, especially the song "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYmrU2PtyJ0 Queiro La Noche]]".
* HilariousInHindsight: J Edgar Hoover shows up at Mellish's trial disguised as a large black woman.
* RetroactiveRecognition: Sylvester Stallone, then fresh out of his brief foray in adult films, is one of the thugs on the subway. Of course, everyone who sees the film now instantly recognizes him.