* AwesomeMusic: Dmitri Tiomkin as his most EPIC! This score is so awesome, he even recycled part of it (sort of) for a scene in ''Film/RioBravo''.
* AdaptationDisplacement
* HilariousInHindsight: Walter Brennan's character is named [[Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy "Groot"]].
* MagnificentBastard: Tom Dunson
* MoralEventHorizon: When Dunson wants to hang two cowhands as "deserters."