Factual error: Eddie specifically tells the gang not to take his mom's "Delicious Deals" snacks because his mom loves them. But Delicious Deals are made by Mrs. Freshley, a company that was not founded until 1994. The boxes used in the movie even include the modern design that can be found today in most Dollar Tree stores. (00:23:00)Stan McCulloch
Factual error: When Stanley is at synagogue practicing for his Bar Mitzvah, and the Rabbi tells him to close the book, he does so - and a clear shot of the book cover from Stanley's left shows that the book (in Hebrew) is upside down. Hebrew books read right to left - the cover should be on Stanley's right, right side up.
Continuity mistake: At the quarry, there is an amusing scene where the boys all ogle Beverly. When she turns to look at them, they all pretend like they weren't staring at her. Pay attention to Ritchie during the next four shots. Ritchie looks to his right twice between the first two shots, and his legs go from crossed to uncrossed between the third and fourth shots.TedStixon
Continuity mistake: Early in the film, Georgie draws a smiling face into the misted window in Bill's bedroom. When Georgie turns around to approach his brother Bill, the condensation and smiling face are gone. As the scene concludes, we see a close-up of the smiling face again, fading off the bedroom window. (00:01:00 - 00:03:00)
Continuity mistake: When they see the bullies messing with the black kid it shows all the kids' bikes - the kid with brown shorts is riding a rhino Turn and Burn which had a goose-neck braking system. That bike did not come out until 1998.
Factual error: When passing under the railway bridge not only are the cars modern but there is also a Canadian Tire container on it which is a Canada only store, and doesn't ship by rail in the USA.
Trivia: Bill Skarsgård was purposely kept separated from the child-actors during filming, and outside of some early publicity photos, the kids never saw him until the first scene they filmed together in order to get their genuine reactions. The kids were both genuinely scared of him, but also incredibly excited after filming their first scene.
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