Get on Up

Continuity mistake: Ben Bart passed away earlier in the film but can be seen dancing on stage with the character Gertrude, at a James Brown concert where he is performing "I Got Soul (Super Bad) ". (01:46:00)

Factual error: In one scene that took place in the 1940s, the filmmakers used dollar bills like the current Federal Reserve Notes, which weren't in circulation back then. (They began circulating in 1964). They should have used Silver Certificates instead.

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Aunt Honey: You special. You mama's a no account fool, your daddy too, but you ain't going to be. You gonna be okay. One day, everybody going to know your name.

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