Factual error: In the opening credits, the camera is making a slow pan across a suburban neighborhood street following a row of houses. In one the driveways is parked a white 1965 Chevy Impala, although the film takes place in early 1963.
Det. Sgt. Pierce R. Brooks: Has your conscience ever bothered you? Like feeling - guilty?
Jimmy Smith: Mr. Brooks... I believe... I think that is something that rich white guys dreamed up to keep guys like me down. I honestly don't believe there is such a thing... such a feeling. Guilty? That's just something the Man says in court when your luck runs out.