YMMV / Benny & Joon

  • Crowning Music of Awesome: "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers. (Also a major Ear Worm.)
  • I Am Not Shazam: Benny & Joon does not refer to the romantic leads, but the brother and sister. Johnny Depp is NOT the titular Benny (his character is named Sam), but this mistake is made often.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, and Oliver Platt play supporting roles before becoming bigger names later.