The Cider House Rules

Factual error: When Homer and Candy go to the movies, the theater has stadium seating. This seating style in theaters wasn't used until much later, not in the early 1940's, and certainly not in Maine.

Factual error: When they are assembling a breathing tent for Fuzzy the window of the tent is made of clear plastic which was not available at that time.

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Continuity mistake: When Charlize Theron leaves the orphanage, she lies in the car's back seat because she doesn't feel well. However, she is shown sitting upright as they drive away, but lying down again in the scene after.

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Homer: I'm just not supposed to get excited, you know. No strain. No stress. I try to keep calm all the time.
Wally Worthington: I can't imagine there's any strain or stress around here.

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Trivia: This is Charlize Theron's second movie with Delroy Lindo, although their first movie together, Devil's Advocate (1997) didn't have any scenes of them together.

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Question: Is it ever revealed why Candy has the abortion? She is in a relationship with the baby's father, they both have jobs, etc. Is it because she doesn't want to raise the baby herself while he's at war?

Answer: She was not married to the baby's father, which would have been an absolute stigma at the time.

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