The Dead Pool

The Dead Pool (1988)

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Corrected entry: When the killer stabs a newspaper picture of Harry, the rubber knife blade bends.

bobmcdow4984

Correction: It's not a rubber knife. It's a boning knife, which is designed to be flexible. When the killer is slicing the newspaper with the knife, he puts so much pressure on the knife that the blade bends as it should (although most rubber knives aren't sharp enough to slice up newspaper as he does).

Bishop73
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Corrected entry: After Rook kills the cameraman and goes after the reporter, when she is sitting in his chair, you see that his knife is now clean.

Correction: Rook could have cleaned his knife at any time after killing the cameraman.

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Visible crew/equipment: During the climax of the film, when the killer is walking down the dock searching for Calahan, the shadow of the camera man walking behind the killer is visible on the dock throughout the shot.

Jason Hoffman
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Capt. Donnelly: 13,453 dollars and 63 cents. That's how much an unmarked squad car costs this department. That's the third goddamned car you trashed this month.
Harry Callahan: Lou Janero.
Capt. Donnelly: What?
Harry Callahan: It's his men who shot up the car, why don't you send him the bill?

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Question: At the beginning after Callahan has killed two guys who shot at him, the third is running away. In real life, would he have faced charges for this? The first two were self defense but the 3rd guy was running away. He is not the type of person to deny the shooter was fleeing and not a threat.

The_Iceman

Chosen answer: Under those circumstances, when someone has just committed an extreme act to protect themselves it would be hard to claim that the third shooting was deliberate murder, that he was thinking normally, and that there was no further danger. From Callahan's perspective, he might have believed the shooter was not actually fleeing and still posed a threat if he came back.

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