* 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 Warren Beatty'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: GeneWilder in his film debut as the male half of the couple that B&C capture.
* SpecialEffectFailure: Most of the driving scenes feature ObviousBlueScreen.