Starman

Starman (1984)

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Corrected entry: When the two agents are talking in the emergency autopsy room, Agent Fox tells the officer that all the Cobra attack helicopters are to carry live ammo. However, in the scene at the end when the helicopters are shooting at the heroes in the crater, the helicopters are UH1 Huey gunships, not AH1 Cobras.

Correction: He may have wanted Cobras, but UHs were what was available at that time, in that area. As long as they were armed, I doubt the agent was upset with the substitution. Not a movie mistake, just a military deployments result.

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Corrected entry: Throughout the movie, everyone seems to know that Starman and Jenny are driving a 1977 Mustang - Mustangs in that era were nearly identical from 1974-1977, it is highly doubtful anyone could immediately identify that car as a 1977 Mustang just from a quick glimpse.

Correction: It is likely the cops captured the license plate number and got the exact model off the plate's registration records. That info would take an average policeman about 5 seconds to find out just by calling the plate number in on his radio.

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When Jenny Hayden and Starman accidentally overshoot their destination and arrive in Las Vegas, Jenny discovers that her wallet is missing. She has no cash, no credit cards, and no identification whatsoever. The only money she has is a single quarter. Starman uses the quarter to hit the jackpot on a 25-cent slot machine, then uses the prize money to play the Horseshoe $500,000 slot machine, which he also wins. They then use the giant jackpot money to purchase a brand new Cadillac and drive it off the lot. Huge problem: In 1984 (and today), you could never collect a giant Las Vegas jackpot without several pieces of personal identification, for tax purposes. Likewise, you could never purchase and drive a brand new Cadillac off the lot without multiple pieces of identification and a financial disclosure statement (if paying cash).

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