- One of the reasons Dan insists on not giving up on the mission of getting Ben on the train. Alex Potter, the town drunk ''died" trying to help. Dan even tells his wife that the man's sacrifice should not simply be thrown away.
- The last exchange between Dan and Ben always gets me.Dan Evans: Why did you do it, Ben?
Ben Wade: I don't like owing anybody any favors. You saved my life back at the hotel. That's all right, I've broken out of Yuma before.
Dan Evans: Well, my job's finished when I get you there.
- While Dan and Ben are on the train headed to Yuma, Alice watches nearby on the wagon she rode into town on. While she watches rain starts falling from the sky for the first time in over two years. It's such a sight that Alice stands up and smiles as the raindrops hit her face.
Heartwarming / 3:10 to Yuma (1957)