- Crowning Moment Of Heart Warming: It seems when all is said is done at least Bullitt's girlfriend seems to have decided to stay with him
- Crowning Music of Awesome: The film's score, composed by Lalo Schifrin of Mission: Impossible fame.
- Just Here for Godzilla: Rightly or wrongly, the car chase scene is this movie's primary draw for a lot of audiences.
- Pet the Dog: Much is made of how callous Bullitt is towards the violence he faces on the job. But, at the airport, after he shoots Ross dead, he covers the dead man's face with his jacket when he sees how upset the bystanders are.
- Seinfeld Is Unfunny: The car-chase isn't as impressive as it once was.