- Awesome Music: Quite a bit, courtesy of Los Lobos, Dire Straits, and Tito & Tarantula. The most notable are the main theme, Cancion del Mariachi, played during the opening credits, Six Blade Knife, which plays during the opening sequence with Steve Buscemi, and Back To The House That Love Built, which plays during multiple times throughout the film.
- Memetic Mutation: Aside from modeling several characters after El Mariachi, Japan really likes Quino's rocket launcher pose◊.
- One-Scene Wonder: Quentin Tarantino, with his "bar bet" joke. He technically stays in the film for a tiny bit longer, though.