- Alternate Character Interpretation: While his good nature is probably intended to be taken at face value, one wonders if Leo Minosa's really as saintly as he comes across.
- Ear Worm: "We're Coming Leo"
- Vindicated by History: Audiences and critics were originally turned off by the movie's extreme cynicism about news reporters and police officers. Now the movie is a well-regarded part of Roger Ebert's Great Movies list and The Criterion Collection.
YMMV / Ace in the Hole