Gallipoli

Other mistake: In the scene where Mel Gibson is playing AFL with his fellow soldiers during training in Cairo, we see him wearing a digital wrist watch when he whistles and raises his arm. (00:49:30)

Other mistake: During the scene of the ill-fated charge by the Australians, some of the bayonets on Turkish soldiers' rifles wobble. Apparently, the fake bayonets were made of rubber.

Factual error: Mel Gibson and Mark Lee leave their jobs working on the Pichi Richi Railway (north of Adelaide) to join the Australian Light Horse Brigade (about to sail to Turkey from Perth in 1914). To do this, we see them travel over 1000 miles across the Nullarbor Plain by train. But the tracks were not laid until 1927.

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Archy Hamilton: We don't stop them there, they could end up here.
Camel Driver: And they're welcome to it.

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Trivia: Australian playwright David Williamson makes a cameo as the tall player in the opposing team in the football match held near the Pyramids in Egypt.

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