* DamselScrappy: The movie version of Blanche, at least in the estimation of her real-life counterpart--she was quoted as saying that "That movie made me look like a screaming horse's ass."
* FreudWasRight: Clyde's impotence is represented by the toothpick in his mouth.
* HilariousInHindsight: With all due respect to ''Splendor In the Grass'', the role of the bank robbing Clyde was Creator/WarrenBeatty's big claim to fame. About three decades later he would take on the role of one of pop culture's most famous fictional lawmen in ''Film/DickTracy''.
* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/GeneWilder in his film debut as the male half of the couple that B&C capture.
* SpecialEffectFailure: Most of the driving scenes feature ObviousBlueScreen.