* AwesomeMusic: While the melodrama in the film itself isn't everyone's cup of tea, James Horner's beautifully bittersweet score may have you reaching for the tissues, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPi0vTf75gU "Drawing Straws"]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEo1qDeSSdk "Goodbye and Godspeed"]] being good examples.
* CriticalResearchFailure: Just [[MST3KMantra roll with it...]]
* HarsherInHindsight: Go on, guess which twin buildings are shown to be the only structures left standing out of the water after the tsunami has drowned New York.
** That scene with the Twin Towers has been edited out of some TV broadcasts of the movie.
* HilariousInHindsight: Morgan Freeman gives a Presidential speech about the comet with graphics of the solar system, complete with an analogy between colliding comets and balls bouncing against one another on a pool table. It's ''exactly'' like his later role as host of ''Through The Wormhole''.
** When [[Creator/ElijahWood Leo]] proposes to Sarah, he holds out his and and reveals two [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings gold rings]].