Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon (1980)

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Plot hole: Flash needs a device to communicate via telepathy and help on how to use it, yet Dale talks out loud and her voice reaches Flash without the use of any device or help at all.

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Factual error: A meteorite zooming through the atmosphere would crash on the ground at a high speed and with a really high temperature, not like a cardboard orange-painted ball thrown from a couple meters away, as it happens in the movie.

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Revealing mistake: When the movie starts, hot hail starts to fall, but in the close-ups it just falls on a tiny area on the ground, in the rest of the wide angles the hail is gone, it neither falls nor is seen on the ground.

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Dale Arden: I'm a New York City girl. It's a little too quiet around here for me.

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Trivia: The soundtrack for this film was largely composed and performed by the British rock group Queen. Howard Blake created the original score and some parts remain in the film.

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Question: Why did Prince Barron hate Flash so much? His burning desire to kill this complete stranger left me somewhat baffled.

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Chosen answer: Prince Barin was the fiance of Princess Aura, who took a shine to Flash. He was quite simply jealous.

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