Boiler Room

Boiler Room (2000)

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Corrected entry: At the end of the movie after Seth talks to Chris in the stairwell, Seth goes down a flight of stairs and passes Abby at her desk. However, in the beginning of the movie it is clear that her desk is right outside of the trading room, on the same floor. So how could he go down a flight and still be on the same floor?

Correction: At a certain point of time in the film, they pack their things saying they are moving upstairs (nicer offices), so he would have to go down in order to reach the reception level.

Corrected entry: In the last scene as Seth Davis is leaving the firm and is entering his car, it is parked normal in the parking spot. The next shot shows his car parked perpendicular, waiting for the Feds to go by.

Correction: You see him pull the car out, then wait for the feds to go by. That's why it is perpendicular.

Corrected entry: The movie is about "Boiler Rooms", a term for a set of illegal business practices which took place in the mid to late eighties. When Seth is arrested by the FBI, they tell him to go back to work the following day and back-up his "C Drive" to a floppy. When he leans down under his desk to insert a floppy into his computer, you can clearly see "32X" on his cd-rom drive. I'm not even sure computers HAD CD-ROM drives in the eighties, but regardless, they were most definitely not 32 times read capable.

Correction: The film's set in the present day.

Other mistake: In the scenes after Giovanni Ribisi is arrested, his looks are constantly changing. In scenes where he is talking to Vin Disel his face is very fat. When he walks by Abby's desk he is thin again. If you get Boiler Room on DVD you'll see an original ending where Ribisi is thin all the way through the end of the movie; Because Giovanni was preparing for a film that required him to gain 30 something pounds, the scenes that needed to be reshot for a different ending are very defined.

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Question: Did the arriving FBI agents at the end of the movie let Seth leave because they knew he was going to testify against the firm?

Answer: Yes. Actually, with the help of Seth's dad, he cut a deal to testify.

William Bergquist

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