YMMV / The Long Good Friday

  • Acceptable Ethnic Targets: Two of Harold's henchman talking about the chef he's hired: "He's a right awkward ponce." "Well, he's French, innie?"
  • Awesome Music: The main theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB98WQ4SgRk.
  • Retroactive Recognition:
    • One of Pierce Brosnan's first film roles as the IRA hitman, pretty much as a walk-on. Back when it was made, Brosnan was an absolute nobody. By the time the DVD came out (twenty years later), he had his own segment on the special features, talking about how he got the part.
    • The other IRA hitman is Patrick Harper.
    • A young Dexter Fletcher is one of the youths who minds Harold's car.
    • Errol the Ponce is Paul Barber aka Denzil from Only Fools and Horses.
  • Technology Marches On: Harold's line "You'd need a million dollar COMPUTER to understand this!" somehow sounds unintentionally funny now (as if he thinks computers can do anything). Also it conjures up humorous mental images of big clunky computers from this era.