Demolition Man

Factual error: The display on John Spartan's cryogenic reads, "August 3, 2032," which will fall on a Tuesday. Later that same day, Huxley says to Warden Smithers, "It's a beautiful Monday morning" (00:11:30 - 00:12:15)

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Factual error: During the fight in the museum, Spartan gets three shots out of a shotgun which only holds two shells. (00:48:35)

Factual error: Simon Phoenix uses the warden's removed eye to escape from the cryoprison. The eye is on a pen, and since the retina includes the back portion of the eye, the pen's nib would have not only destroyed the shape of the retina, but blocked the scanner from reading the complete retina as well. There's no way the retinal scanner would have let him pass. (00:18:45)

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Suggested correction: This is a fictional device, it can work in any way shown as long as it is in consistent manner.

This is not a valid correction. First, stating it's a fictional device and can do whatever it wants is used incorrectly too often. Second, retinal scans are not fictional. Now if the machine had simply said "scan" or "eye scan" complete, one could argue we don't know how it worked.

Bishop73
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Factual error: In the scene where Wesley Snipes has supposedly poured gasoline all over the floor, he lights a torch and holds it inches from the floor threatening to light it if Sylvester Stallone comes any closer. Had it been actual gasoline, with that much of it the fumes would have exploded as soon as he lit the torch. It's the fumes that are explosive, not the liquid.

Continuity mistake: When Spartan and Phoenix are fighting in the sewers, Edgar Friendly shoots his gun at Phoenix and you see the catwalk that Phoenix was on tip to its side and Phoenix dropping down to the ground with the plank of the catwalk right below him. When Phoenix lands on the ground the plank is nowhere to be seen. It should have been right below him. (01:19:25 - 01:30:30)

MCKD
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Lenina Huxley: Chief, you can take this job, and you can shovel it.
John Spartan: Take this job... And shovel it.
Lenina Huxley: Yeah?
John Spartan: Close enough.

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Trivia: In some versions, all references to Taco Bell are changed to Pizza Hut. (00:57:15)

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Question: When Spartan is asking about his daughter, all I hear is "(mumble-mumble) happened to her?" Does anyone know what he actually says?

Answer: From the subtitles I found and what I remembered I think his exact words were "And my daughter, what happened to her?"

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