The Thin Red Line

Continuity mistake: When that one captain is refusing to obey the orders of Nick Nolte he says the time is 13:21 but his watch says it's actually 14:31. Then a couple of seconds later the time is 14:45. Their whole conversation was shown and there was no time in between and it was much shorter than 15 minutes. (01:03:00)

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Continuity mistake: As Stavros talks to Lt. Col. Tall about the time, his watch jumps ahead by a couple of hours, and the time he states is not the time on the watch anyway.

Continuity mistake: When Woody Harrelson's character has been shot and is lying on the ground with his mates around him watch his dog tag. In the first shot it's on his chest, then it's off to the side then back again.

Factual error: In the entire movie it's quite obvious Sean Penn has a digital watch on, even though the face is on the inside of his wrist it is occasionally visible, and the modern rubber watch band also gives it away, especially in his close-ups.

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Lt. Col. Gordon Tall: You feel like a son to me, John. You know what my son does? He's a bait salesman.

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Question: When Witt is in the clearing surrounded by Japanese riflemen, does anybody know what the Japanese soldier was saying to Witt before he shot him?

Answer: He said "I don't want to kill you. Don't move."

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