Best music movie character mistakes of all time

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Pitch Perfect picture

Character mistake: When Aubrey is telling the Bellas that they will practice two hours a day, seven days a week, the board behind her states that on Sundays they have the day off. (00:35:05)

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Character mistake: When Ahmet is describing his idea for the song "The Mess Around" to Ray, he tells Ray the song is in G (major). However, Ray immediately plays the song in E flat major.

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Character mistake: During the end credits, three of the magazine covers spell Whoopi's character's name as "Delores." Two of the covers spell it "Deloris," as do the credits.

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Suggested correction: I wouldn't call this a mistake per se. Deloris was not particularly famous at that point and both versions of spelling are relatively common for that name. Taking into account that media regularly misspells celebrity names, I would actually attribute this one to realism.

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Character mistake: When Tom is talking to Riff on the phone, he mentions that he is listening to the Ramones's latest album. However, the song playing as he says this is "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend," which is from the Ramones's first album

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Character mistake: In the scene before the New Haven concert, when Jim is talking with the reporter/ love interest about his school history, she comments that Jim attended the University of Florida. In actuality, Jim attended Florida State University.

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The Bodyguard picture

Character mistake: Whitney Houston's character, Rachel, is arriving at the Oscars and waves at the fans outside. A fan is holding a sign and it spells her name as "Rachael". When Rachel wins her award, her name on the TV is spelled "Rachel". (01:40:35)

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Character mistake: The bulletin of the plane crash announces J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) as from Louisiana. Richardson was born in Sabine Pass, Texas and later moved to Beaumont, Texas where he lived for the rest of his life.

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Character mistake: When Barry and Rob are in the record store discussing Evil Dead 2, Barry makes a comment about someone offscreen making shotgun ammo in the 14th century. That plot point refers to "Army of Darkness" (the third installment the Evil Dead series), rather than Evil Dead 2.

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Character mistake: On the handwritten label Bond finds, Bratislava is written Bratislavia.

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Character mistake: In the scene in David's office, David tells Jessie that Marius is as "close as we have come to the original vampire" then gives her Lestat's diary which states that the original vampires are Akasha and Enkil.

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Character mistake: While listening to the fixed record at the antique music instrument shop, Chris talks about 1800 instead of 1900. (00:30:45)

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Make Mine Music picture

Character mistake: In the "Casey At The Bat" sequence, the narrator says "The score is 4 to 2 with but an inning left to play." However, the scoreboard shows that eight and a half innings have been played, and only a half-inning remains.

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Soul Plane picture

Character mistake: The pilot announces that they will be flying from the 310 (California) to the 212 (New York City/Manhattan). There is no airport in NYC. The closest airports are JFK International and LaGuardia which are both in area code 718 (Queens).

Marni
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Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story picture

Character mistake: After learning by telephone that he would be part of the Monkees and making records and a TV series, Mike says, "Man, it's a win-win situation." That expression was not in use in 1965; it didn't become widely used until the early 1980s.

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