Romancing the Stone

Factual error: Joan ends up taking the "wrong bus," which takes her "hell and gone from Cartagena." Its destination is labeled as "Castillo de San Felipe." However, in Colombia, Castillo de San Felipe is located inside the city of Cartagena itself.

Factual error: None of the "Colombians" speaks with a Colombian accent or uses Colombian slang.

Revealing mistake: When Michael Douglas attempts to swing on a vine over a deep abyss, the rock that he runs into on the other side moves like a marshmallow, indicating that it's a fake rock. (00:39:10)

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Joan Wilder: These were Italian.
Jack Colton: Now they're practical.

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Trivia: The end credits of the film don't have the usual "No animals were harmed during the filming..." Maybe this is because when the Little Mule 4WD is being chased, it clearly runs over a chicken.

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