G.I. Jane

G.I. Jane (1997)

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Corrected entry: When Jordan has a drink with her crew at the bar, before she goes into the ladies, she has a bandage around her right hand, and in the ladies she has the same bandage, but when she comes out, the bandage is gone.


Correction: If I was in a bar and wanted to take a bandage off, I'd go to the bathroom to do it too. The bandage doesn't reappear so there's no continuity error.

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Corrected entry: In the scene where she confronts the Senator, Demi has Captain bars on her shirt but she is a Lieutenant. (01:20:00 - 01:35:00)

Correction: In the Navy, a Lieutenant is 2 silver bars, an O-3. In other services, an O-3 is a Captain. A Navy Captain would wear a silver eagle, equivalent to a Colonel.

Corrected entry: Demi Moore shaves her own head wearing only her uniform and t-shirt. Yet when she finishes shaving there's no sign of even a single hair on her. She also never brushed away any hair from her neck or shoulders. After a haircut like that it would be all over her.

Correction: The scene is not shown in real time, but a series of small shots. During these shots, you can make out lots of hairs that stick to her; however, she could also have taken the time in between cuts to brush some of it away. In the last shot, for instance, of her running her hands over her freshly shaven head, she has had time to even out the few remaining stripes seen in the shot before, and put away the shaving machine. It is not unlikely she brushed away as much hair as possible during the same cut.


Corrected entry: When Jordan's boyfriend is at the party and he sticks his head into the room where a snooker game is going on you can see all of the balls are red, then the next shot of the table the balls are all different colour.

Correction: In snooker, there are 15 red balls and 7 colored. In the first shot, only the red and pink balls are immediately visible, but the other 6 colored balls are there.

Corrected entry: During the briefing inside the submarine and the actual firefight, they were using maps that have south-facing shores. They were going to Libya where the shores face north. Even when they were planning their extraction, their intention was to go south. Into the middle of the Libyan desert?

Correction: They did not plan to go south. Just because a feature is at the bottom of a map does not indicate that that feature is to the south of your position, merely that you're holding it in a non-standard way. Which is not uncommon with military topographical maps that have been placed in a map holder.

Continuity mistake: Just before Demi Moore is about to get her head shaved she sees the base commander about equal treatment, and we notice very visibly that O'Neil has one side of her face bruised and all red and swollen. But in the next scene, which takes place moments later, when O'Neil is shaving her head, her injuries are all gone. Where did they all go to?

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Master Chief John Urgayle: I don't know what the hell's been going on in the last 48 hours. And frankly I don't give a shit.
Lt. Jordan O'Neil: Good to see you too, Master Chief.

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Trivia: Throughout the film, Master Chief John James Urgayle, played by Viggo Mortensen, reads and quotes poetry. In real life, Viggo is very fond of poetry; in addition to being an accomplished poet, skilled actor, artist, painter, and horseback rider, he published a book of his own poems entitled 'Ten Last Night' before he became well known.

Allister Cooper, 2011
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