John Q

Other mistake: At the beginning, when the woman is driving she pulls up behind a truck she wants to pass. She sticks her head out of her window to see if there is anybody coming and her hair doesn't move at all.

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Other mistake: At the end, they are harvesting the donor organs. When the camera pans around the victim, she smiles. The sound effects sounds like they are cutting her chest open, although the saw is by her left arm.

Factual error: There is a scene where John Q's son whispers to him with a breathing tube down his throat. It is physically impossible to speak, even whisper, with a breathing tube.

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Trivia: The scene where George W Bush is speaking about health care while John and Denise are watching TV there is also shot with footage of Al Gore because the election was between the time of shooting and release.

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Question: When John Q and his wife were in the meeting discussing the surgery, Rebecca Payne mentions that they had a little over $1,000 in savings. At the beginning of the movie, his wife's car was repossessed because he couldn't make the payments. Why didn't they use the money in the savings to pay for the car loan to avoid repossession?

Answer: Using the $1000 would only delay their car being repossessed, and they may be much further behind than that in their payments. In that case, their savings would be completely depleted and they'd still have no car.

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