Best drama movie character mistakes of 2013

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The Bling Ring picture

Character mistake: In the scene where Nicki is being interviewed by Vanity Fair, she refers to her younger sister, "Gabby." Nicki is the character based upon Alexis Neiers. In the movie, her younger sister's name is supposed to be Emily. Gabby is the real life name of Alexis' younger sister.

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Safe Haven picture

Character mistake: When Katie's husband arrives in town and confronts her on the night of July 4th, he says "I miss you Katie." He does not know her name to be Katie as that is the name she created when she came to town. He is married to Erin.

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Suggested correction: He says "I miss you, baby" and then "I miss you so much, baby."

Bishop73

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White House Down picture

Character mistake: Towards the start, when Emily mentions that the presidential limo is based on a Cadillac CTS, she is wrong. The Cadillac DTS is the basis for the car, even though it does not carry a model designation anymore. (00:14:00)

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Character mistake: In the scene where Billy is called to the crime scene of Andrews' murder, Andrews' body is shown with a wound on his chest. Later in the movie though, Billy is questioning Todd Lancaster. Todd Lancaster says that he saw Andrews get shot in the head. (00:52:00 - 01:25:00)

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Character mistake: On the train at the beginning of the movie, Colin Firth is talking to Nicole Kidman about Warrington. He states that George Formby was from Warrington and not from Wigan or Formby as people believe. George Formby was born in Wigan.

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Suggested correction: He was born in Warrington.

Formby is buried in Warrington, but he was born in Wigan.

Bishop73

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Lone Survivor picture

Character mistake: When Murphy calls his command, a Marine Staff Sergeant answers the phone as "Sergeant." Maybe in the Army, but a Marine Staff Sergeant would never refer to himself as Sergeant.

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Dead Man Down picture

Character mistake: In the scene where Beatrice looks at the newspaper clipping about her accident. The word "sentence" is misspelled "sentance" (00:24:35)

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The Fifth Estate picture

Character mistake: Spanish headlines are seen. Some of the a's have the wrong accent on them ("å" instead of "á"). (00:45:25)

paolog

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Oldboy picture

Character mistake: When Joe and Marie are going over files in the old school, Joe finds a staff letter announcing the enrollment of Amanda Pryce. The top of the letter is dated 1984. However, Joe then proceeds to ask Marie to search for Amanda's file, and tells her to search for the year 1986.

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Suggested correction: It's possible the incident happened up to 2 years after her enrollment (starting as a freshmen and the incident being when she was a sophomore or junior).

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Dallas Buyers Club picture

Character mistake: When Jennifer Garner goes to see Raiana, she's wearing her white doctor's coat, which is ridiculous - doctor's never wear their white coats outside of the hospital; if they did, the coats would be contaminated with gas fumes, brushing up against garbage, all sorts of things could contaminate them, making them totally unclean.

kh1616

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Labor Day picture

Character mistake: No bank would spread out the money on the counter during a withdrawal, especially if it were a significant withdrawal and closing of the account, as when Adele tries to get money for their leaving to Canada.

Erik M.

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