* AcceptableProfessionalTargets: TrafficWarden is a very unpopular profession in the U.K. (and elsewhere). Notably, once a TapOnTheHead fails to knock him out, the whole group of protagonists decides to pummel him instead after one states his hatred for Traffic Wardens.
* AwesomeMusic: The soundtrack:
** Ed and Bacon fleeing the police to "Hundred Mile High City" Music/OceanColorScene.
** Big Chris is introduced to "The Boss" by Music/JamesBrown. Speaking of which, "Payback" is played when Ed and Tom enter Harry's office.
** Ed losing the poker game to "I Wanna Be Your Dog" by Music/TheStooges.
** "Spooky" by Music/DustySpringfield is played when Barry the Baptist hires the Northern Monkeys to steal the shotguns.
** The lads' party scene is set to "Walk This Land" by E-Z Rollers
** "Zorbra the Greek" plays during the LockAndLoad montage.
** "Fool's Gold" by Music/TheStoneRoses is played when the lads try to stop Tom disposing of the guns.
* FridgeBrilliance: Why is Soap so knowledgeable about knives? Because he's a chef.
* HollywoodPudgy: The main characters have a running joke of calling the rail-thin Tom fat. Tom never understands the joke and is completely mystified by how they could think he's overweight. Even the narrator gets in on the joke by claiming that, for a thin man, Tom is extremely fat.
* LawfulNeutral: Big Chris just does the job he is paid to do by Hatchet Harry, which happens to involve violent retrieval of money. He is fair to the protagonists, and even informs them of the true value of their guns. He is also not a sadist, and only loses his cool when Dog pushes his PapaWolf BerserkButton by threatening Little Chris.
* MoralEventHorizon: The execution of the two drug dealers in Dog's first scene does it for him - they've already told him everything he wants to know, and are tied up, terrified, and begging for their lives. That earns them neither sympathy nor mercy. Even Dog's own crew, who are hardly saints themselves, disapprove of this.
** Another contender for this is [[WouldHurtAChild when Dog threatens to slice Little Chris's throat]] if Big Chris doesn't give him back the guns he stole. [[spoiler: Fortunately, Dog ends up receiving a brutal death for threatening the son of a loan shark's muscle.]]
* OneSceneWonder: Danny John-Jules, best known as Cat from ''Series/RedDwarf'', as Barman Jack, who tells Tom a story about Rory Breaker in Cockney Rhyming Slang
* RetroactiveRecognition: This is the movie that effectively launched the (film) careers of Creator/JasonStatham and Vinnie Jones.
* SoBadItsGood: Not the film itself, but the strange Spanish dub of the film.