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Factual error: When the Joan Cusack character bolts into the control room with the "Mercenary" cassette, you can here the director counting down to roll the tape. A 3/4" tape being inserted and threaded up in the machine normally takes about 8 to 10 seconds, yet the tape plays when the operator hits the play button.

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Factual error: When Tom Grunick is leaving and he and Jane Craig are at the airport, the first shot has them at Baltimore Washington International Airport. Then it shows Tom leaving on a people mover which is only at Washington Dulles Airport.

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Continuity mistake: When the William Hurt character is talking to Holly Hunter after her boring lecture, the first shot (from behind Hurt) shows him walking backwards while talking to Hunter. As he continues to walk, he comes perilously close to banging his head on an archway. Yet, on the reverse angle, Hurt has been repositioned about five feet from where he was.

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Jane Craig: Just what do you want from me anyway, permission to be a fake? Stop whining.

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Trivia: Jack Nicholson appears in this film, although he was uncredited, and unpaid.

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