- Awesome Music: "Nowhere Fast" & "Tonight Is What It Means To Be Young" are reprised here, performed by Ellen Dream.
- Harsher in Hindsight: Scenes from Streets of Fire where Cody talks about killing carry more weight in light of this movie.
- As does Billy Fish's line about Cody getting a taste of what money can do for him, since the trailer describes him as a mercenary now.
- Nightmare Fuel: The trailer has a couple bloody scenes, as well as a shot of one of the girls screaming to a crunching sound.
- Tear Jerker: The songs "Where Her Heroes Lie" and "Shelter Me".