* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: the... THING in the sewer. The only one who questions what the hell just happened is Jack, because RuleOfFunny.
* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D03E9kUTTtQ Biiiiig trouble...In little China!]]
* DesignatedHero: Jack Burton. Intentionally, he's not supposed to be the hero.
* HilariousInHindsight: Or, possible, Awesome In Hindsight, with Lightning, a predecessor to Raiden of ''MortalKombat'', complete with NiceHat.
* MagnificentBastard: David Lo Pan [[MemeticMutation indeed!]]
* SoCoolItsAwesome: KurtRussell + JohnCarpenter + magic + kung fu fighting = uncontrollable levels of awesome.
* WhatAnIdiot: Jack Burton. Again, it's ''intentional''.