Rambo III

Revealing mistake: Rambo, Trautman, and the Afghan prisoners are escaping the fortress by stealing the Soviet helicopter, and Rambo is preparing for liftoff. There is a close-in shot of the Soviet helicopter's rotor shaft, on which can be seen a small American flag.

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Revealing mistake: When the Afghan village is attacked by the two choppers you see a lady running with a baby. It is quite obvious she is carrying a doll instead of a real baby. (00:41:15)

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Revealing mistake: The character Zayasen is played the French actor Marc de Jonge, who does really well despite that French words are at times substituted for Russian (e.g. "maintenant" is the French for "now", "chercher" means "to search". When he says (in Russian ),"Keep searching ['cherchez'] for the Americans. I have to return and refuel now ['maintenant']",and "I want every trooper on the border now ['maintenant']".

Factual error: The soviet military equipment isn't all that Soviet ... e.g. the helicopter is supposed to be a "Mil-Mi 24 Hind" (Pilot and system operator sitting behind each other), in fact it's just a French "aerospatiale puma" with additional mock turrets and so on (crew sits side by side).

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Colonel Trautman: I'm sorry I got you into this Johnny.
Rambo: No you're not.

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Trivia: On one scene where Rambo is walking side by side with Col. Troutman you can see the wound in Rambo's side that he cauterized with gunpowder. (this shortly after Troutman was rescued from the Russian prison camp) The wound is about 1" in diameter and goes all the way through him. In other words you can see the background scenery right through the wound. Weird. Also, towards the end of the movie where Rambo is crawling on the ground with a Molotov cocktail in his hand right before he throws it at the tank, he gets shot in the leg. Same visual effect. Again the wound is about 1" in diameter and the background scenery is visible straight through the wound. Both of these instances are in a blink of an eye so you may have to go frame by frame to see them. Sounds like the special effects guys simply couldn't resist having some fun with this.

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