Three Kings

Revealing mistake: When they find the paper map sticking out the Iraqi soldier's bottom it is neatly rolled up and straight. One should imagine it being quite crumpled after having spent some time in this particular hiding place. (00:08:00)

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Revealing mistake: When an Iraqi soldier shoots a grenade at the milk truck he aims too high to hit the truck. (00:22:35)

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Revealing mistake: When Troy's torturer tells him how his son was killed by falling concrete there's a flashback where one can see that the boy is a dummy. (01:04:50)

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Revealing mistake: When the castle is being attacked, Ice Cube dives away from an explosion. If you watch it in slow motion, you can see it's his stunt double. (01:22:50)

Revealing mistake: After Conrad dies, Mark Wahlberg weeps while Conrad is still visibly breathing. (01:34:05)

Factual error: It is said in the film that Ice Cube's character works in an airport in Detroit. When the scene shows Ice Cube at work as a baggage handler, there are mountains in the background. There are no mountains in the Detroit area. (00:14:10)

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Archie Gates: You're scared, right?
Conrad Vig: Maybe.
Archie Gates: The way it works is, you do the thing you're scared shitless of, and you get the courage after you do it, not before you do it.
Conrad Vig: That's a dumbass way to work. It should be the other way around.
Archie Gates: I know. That's the way it works.

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Trivia: Tony Gardner, special makeup effects artist was under investigation by Arizona State Police and Missing Persons bureau for effects work done on "Three Kings" involving a bullet traveling through a soldier's body. Arizona State Police originally believed that bullets had been fired through a real human cadaver, and filmed with a high speed camera. The Missing Person's division thought that the "cadaver" was obtained by taking a homeless person off of the streets of Phoenix, Arizona. Eventually, Tony had to write a disclaimer describing how he had achieved the sequences with makeup effects technology so that Warner Brothers could hand or fax the disclaimer out to all of the people flooding their offices with inquiries.

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