* CrossesTheLineTwice: Glories in it, and is heavily lampshaded before.
--> Goon: "Come back next time when we beat up this old broad with no legs."
* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: The end of ''Chinatown''.
--> [[spoiler:'''Franky:''' ''Dames come and go, but pals stick!'']]
* NightmareFuel: Every scene involving the Priest after [[spoiler:he plucks his own eye out to summon the changelings.]]
* StoicWoobie: The Goon.
* TearJerker: The ''Chinatown'' graphic novel.
* TheissTitillationTheory: One of the best examples you will ever see.