The Doors

Trivia: The tall, naked bald guy shown leaving Jim's bathroom in Paris is seen 12 times throughout the film: Crash site with Native Americans; Homeless guy in front of barrel; Desert on a horse; Dancing during "Light my Fire" in San Francisco; On the screen at Andy Warhol's; Cross dresser at Andy Warhol's; Horse cabby; Dancing with Jim during "Not to touch the earth" in San Francisco 1968; On the plane to Miami sitting in front of Jim; Dancing with Jim during "Break on through" at Miami 1969; As the clown with a child that resembles Jim at the birthday party; His death.

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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Trivia: Director Oliver Stone can be seen briefly as one of Morrison's college professors.

Trivia: Val Kilmer (Jim Morrison) did virtually all of his own singing in the movie. The actual Doors were heard when it was set as background music, but during the concert and recording session scenes, that was all Kilmer himself.

Trivia: In the opening scenes when Jim is recording poetry in 1970, the sound engineer in the studio is John Densmore, The Doors' drummer.

Trivia: Billy Idol plays Cat, a character who limps around in crutches. In reality, that was no act: Billy Idol was involved in a motorcycle accident that temporarily left him limping with crutches.

Allister Cooper, 2011

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

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

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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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