Courage Under Fire

Continuity mistake: During the early part of the movie, there are a number of references to the Blackhawk crew, yet the wreckage is that of a Huey.

Continuity mistake: At the award ceremony, the Congressional Medal of Honour is hung around the daughter's neck. In the next shot we see of her looking up at the planes, the medal is gone.

Continuity mistake: After Meg Ryan's crew destroyed the Iraqi tank by dropping the fuel bladder onto it, the tank is seen in perfect condition as Ryan's helicopter is crashing.

Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie, Serling takes the file and rises it above holding it with the back of his hand turned upwards. When the file comes down to the table, the hand magically has turned and it also holds a different side of the file.

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie in the tank battle, Nat Serling says to Patella, "Do you or do you not have a fucking target?" Later on when the tape is replayed, we hear, "Do you or do you not have a target?"


Factual error: The portrayal of the firing MLRS before Denzel's unit moves off is ludicrously inadequate. The rockets launched from the MLRS resemble a space shuttle lift-off, but in the movie it was more like a sparkler thrown into the air.

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Specialist Ilario: It's not the doing shit that gets to you. It's the consequences. Imagine a life without consequences.

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Trivia: The unit that was portrayed in the tank battle was to be the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment because they were actually in a friendly fire incident. During the shoot, someone showed the director the 2nd ACR's patch and he thought that was better looking.

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