The Dead Pool

Trivia: When the film was released, Axl Rose told the crowd at Hilton Coliseum, Ames, IA, on 27th July 1988, not to waste their money and see "The Dead Pool," despite being in the film. Confirmable by listening to the show.

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Trivia: When Jim Carrey auditioned for the film, he did not do any scenes from it. He did his Las Vegas Elvis show. Eastwood and others in the room could not stop laughing.

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Trivia: Members of the band Guns N Roses appear in this film. They're visible in the funeral scene, and they are working on the boat when the director fires the man. Slash, the band's guitarist, is the one who fires the harpoon through the window.

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Trivia: This is the only movie in the "Dirty Harry" series not to feature Albert Popwell, an actor who had played a different character in each of the previous four movies. He was unavailable due to a scheduling conflict.

Trivia: Axl Rose, Duff, Slash, and Steven from Guns N' Roses have uncredited cameos in a few scenes.

Continuity mistake: When the killer is using the R/C car bomb to follow Harry and his partner; as the R/C car approaches Harry's stopped car, it starts to swerve to the left, as if to go around. However, in the next shot, the R/C car is perfectly straight again, and lined up to go under Harry's car.

Bishop73

More mistakes in The Dead Pool

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: Liam Neeson says he needed Johnny Squares as "a video tie-in." What does he mean by this? How does a music video help a film or vice versa?

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Chosen answer: MTV was extremely popular in 1988, especially with the young demographic his film was intended for. Having a music video tie-in would increase the film's exposure as well as its potential box office performance.

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