The Doors

Factual error: Morrison did finish film school in real life. He did not drop out as depicted in the film.

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Factual error: During the scene where Morrison is sitting on the ledge of a building and drinking, you can see a billboard advertisement for a film below him on the street. Even though this scene is set around 1969, the ad is for the Eddie Murphy-Nick Nolte film, Another 48 Hrs.

Continuity mistake: After the New Haven gig in which the captions tell us is in "1968," Jim Morrison is arrested. On his mug shot photos, the date given is "12-15-67."

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Jim Morrison: I'm gonna get my kicks before the whole shithouse goes up in flames.

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Trivia: When Kilmer is sitting in the Limo with all the screaming girls outside, he is twirling a drumstick similar to twirling the pen in Top Gun and twirling two quarters in Real Genius.

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Chosen answer: That is actually true. Morrison grew up in a military family and his stern parents harshly disciplined their two sons by verbally assaulting them until they broke down in tears, were utterly humiliated and admitted to wrong-doing. Morrison broke off almost all contact with his family after graduating from college.

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