- AFIS 100 Years 100 Laughs: #52
- AFIS 100 Years 100 Passions: #40
- Banned in China: Banned in the Soviet Union, for obvious reasons. Also, a U.S. re-release in the early 1940s was canceled on the grounds that the U.S.S.R. was now considered a World War II ally.
- Hey, It's That Guy: The Russian commissar to whom Ninotchka reports is Dracula. Buljanoff (Felix Bressart) is Greenberg from To Be or Not to Be.
- Lzherusskie: Ninotchka is played by Greta Garbo, who was Swedish. The actors playing the three diplomats were German. Bela Lugosi (who played the commissar) was Hungarian.
- * Playing Against Type: Garbo Laughs!