The Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

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Corrected entry: Throughout the entire movie you can see little cameras watching Jim Carry, but you have to look for them. There is one on the side of the neighbor's garbage can.

Correction: Is this really trivia? It is blatantly in the film, that is why the neighbour is carrying his garbage can so awkwardly, you even see a POV shot through that camera at Truman.

Corrected entry: Truman's car has no headrests. This is so the camera can get good shots of his and Meryl's faces and reactions, but he would be unlikely to drive without them.

Correction: Why would he be unlikely to drive without them? Would the producers of the fake TV shows that Truman watches ever mention that aspect of car safety? Would the fake teachers at Truman's school ever mention that aspect of car safety if it was specifically so that they could get better shots of Truman et al?

Corrected entry: When Truman is going about his normal life, it shows the angle of the camera on his ring. However, when Truman escapes his normal life, they for some reason never think of checking this camera. It would have saved them a lot of trouble...

Correction: He'd already broken up with his wife and already figured out something was up, he most likely wasn't wearing the ring anymore.

Corrected entry: When Truman is looking into the mirror in his bathroom and we see him front on, you can see that there is a shelf of shampoo and bathroomy type bottles sitting on a ledge beneath it. When the camera cuts to show Truman actually standing in the bathroom, there is no shelf at the bottom of the mirror.

Correction: The camera is inside the cabinet, looking through a two-way mirror, so we're seeing the bottles inside the cabinet. As such, from the outside we can't see them.

Continuity mistake: When Marlon stocks the vending machine, the camera (inside the back of the machine) shows him stocking the 1st row with brown-wrapper candy bars. He starts stocking the 2nd row with yellow-wrapper bars; Truman interrupts him for a minute (during which Marlon doesn't touch the bars at all). When Marlon continues, the yellow bars have changed to something darker (it's not just a different camera view; even barcodes are different). After another brief interruption, Marlon continues again, and the yellow bars are back. (00:35:00)

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Truman Burbank: Good morning! And in case I don't see you, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!

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Trivia: The motto on the double archway in the Seahaven town center is UNUS PRO OMNIBUS, OMNES PRO UNO: "One for all, all for one" in Latin, thus fitting the premise of the Truman Show. (00:15:50)

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