- Awesome Music: Some would say that's what this movie is all about. They may very well be right. The score by Jerome Moss is up there with Elmer Bernstein's score for The Magnificent Seven (1960) for all time greatest music for westerns.
- Hilarious in Hindsight: Julie mentions to McKay that everyone in the valley expects a huge fight between the Terrill foreman Steve Leech and the Hannassey clan's Buck - the Charlton Heston and Chuck Connors characters, respectively. A little more than ten years later the two Chucks would finally duke it out in 1973's sci-fi cult favorite Soylent Green.
YMMV / The Big Country