The Doors

Trivia: The tall, naked bald guy shown leaving Jim's bathroom in Paris is seen throughout the film 9 times.


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.

William Bergquist

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

Trivia: Several references are made to the Three Musketeers; in 1993, Michael Wincott (Paul Rothchild) would play Rochefort in Stephen Herek's "The Three Musketeers".


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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Question: Did Jim Morrison really go around falsely telling reporters that both his parents were dead? Or was that just an Oliver Stone embellishment?

Gavin Jackson

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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