Crimson Tide
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Continuity mistake: When the incomplete second EAM is shown in the movie for the first time, its subject line states "nuclear missile launc..." However, when this same message is finally received at the end of the movie the subject line states: "terminate launch all missiles". If the first one had been consistent with the second this would have made quite a difference. (00:55:45 - 01:45:25)

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Continuity mistake: When the fat sailor gets on the bus, Dougherty is adjusting his hat with his left hand. In the very next shot he has his right hand on his hat. (00:11:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Denzel Washington meets Gene Hackman for the first time, Hackman is holding a cigar in front of his mouth. In the next shot, his arm is suddenly down on the table, and he lifts the cigar to his mouth again. (00:06:30)

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Factual error: Several times during the movie, we can see the radio operator with the screen contents "printed" on his face. As everyone knows, that just doesn't happen in real life.

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Hunter: In my humble opinion, in the nuclear world, the true enemy is war itself.

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Trivia: Quentin Tarantino did uncredited script work on this film.

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Question: If the radio antenna was cut, how in the world did they get communication? It seems they were working on the radio on the sub, what good would that do if there was no antennae?

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Chosen answer: The ship has a second antenna, but the radio is damaged during the torpedo attack. Therefore they have to fix it in order to use the backup antenna.

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