Sid and Nancy

Sid and Nancy (1986)

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Continuity mistake: Early on Nancy is in a limo and a man with long hair tells her to get drugs. While he's talking his hand goes from resting on his chin to resting on the armrest instantly.

Factual error: When Nancy goes in a car in London to score drugs there is a political poster stating 'Labour Isn't Working'. This poster was used by the Conservative party in the 1979 general election - Nancy was killed 9 months prior to this election.

Factual error: In one scene, Nancy gives Sid his trademark chain/padlock necklace. That item was actually given to him by The Pretenders front woman Crissie Hynde.

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Continuity mistake: When the Sex Pistols are playing in California there's a shot from behind the bar showing that the guitar player wearing a red jacket is to the right of Johnny Rotten. Then the view goes closer and the guitarist is at his left.

Factual error: In the USA at the time the Pistols split (Feb '78) you see Sid crashing through a hotel window, there is a woman wearing a Joy Division Unknown Pleasures T-shirt. This album didn't come out until June 79, 4 months after Sid's death.

Nancy: What are ya doin here? You're in the studio, these places cost like fifty grand a minute. You could be really shining out! But what? You're just wonking off.
John: Wanking.
Nancy: What happened to you? Did you try and kiss your mother?
John: None of your business.
Brenda Winczor: John got beaten up by facists.

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Trivia: When Sid and Nancy visit her family, Nancy's grandparents pick them up. They go back to someone's house and there are 2 boys and a girl there. In reality, Sid and Nancy visited her family one time. Nancy's mother picked them up. Her grandmother was dead at the time. At her family's house, it was Sid and Nancy, her mother and father, and her brother David, and her sister Suzy.

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