- Critical Dissonance: One of the highest-grossing movies of 2000 despite middling reviews.
- Funny Moments: Mary Feur's very, very loud sex noises.
Claire: What is he doing to her?
- He Really Can Act: Many people who grew up watching Harrison Ford play a hero in so many movies are actually shocked that not only is he the killer, but he plays it just as naturally as he plays his heroes.
- Nightmare Fuel: Many, particularly involving Madison's apparitions, including the corpse.
- The Woobie: Claire and Madison. Tough lives, made even worse by Norman's involvement.