Once Upon a Time in America

Corrected entry: Education in U.S. prisons must have been excellent in them days: A day or two after being released, after serving something like ten years, Noodles drives a car with great routine. (01:56:00)

Correction: "Them days," seriously? Driving a car is like riding a bike. Once you learn how to do it, relearning to drive and navigate comes back very quickly. I hadn't ridden a motorcycle in over 20 years before I bought another one. I was riding like a veteran rider within a few days.


Corrected entry: There are two actresses portraying Deborah at different ages. But they have different colour eyes. Jennifer Connelly has brown eyes and Elizabeth McGovern has blue eyes.

Correction: Jennifer Connelly does not have brown eyes; they are blue as well, only not as clear as Elizabeth McGovern's.

Continuity mistake: In the first 1968 section, where Noodles rents a car and drives back to his old neighbourhood, watch the background of the wide shot as he is stopping the car. In the close-up that follows when Noodles gets out, two girls have appeared, hanging around a doorway, who were not to be seen the moment before.

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Noodles: I always thought you might have helped yourself to that million bucks. But now I know. Yeah, you're on your ass worse than ever.
Fat Moe: But I thought it was you who.
Noodles: No, you thought wrong. The suitcase was empty.
Fat Moe: Then who took it?
Noodles: That's what I've been asking myself for 35 years.

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