Frequency
Movie Quote Quiz

Frank: I'm not a cop, I'm a firefighter.

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John Sullivan: I may not know who he is, but I know where he's gonna be and how he's gonna get there.

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Frank Sullivan: Why don't we tame this bronco, huh? You and me, spirit and guts.

John: Shoulda, woulda, coulda, pal.

Julia Sullivan: What's going on here, Satch?
Satch: Frank says that he talks to Johnny, little Johnny on the radio in the future, and this guy claims to be your son.
Julia Sullivan: Well, I talked to him too, once. He's a cop.
Satch: You talked to the guy on the radio?

Frank: I'm still here, Chief.

John Sullivan: You went down 30 years ago pal you just don't know it yet.

John Sullivan: Not for nothing, the past is a funny thing, we all have skeletons in the closet. You just never know when they're gonna pop up and bite you in the ass.

Factual error: A ham radio requires the person to hold down the button while talking. Numerous times in the movie they are talking without pushing the button.

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Suggested correction: This is actually subtly addressed in the film. The magic which allows the radio to work across time also allows the two men to speak without pressing the button. There is a moment where Frank wonders what is going on with the radio and presses the button a few times to talk but then notices that he doesn't have to press the button to be heard.

BaconIsMyBFF

If that was true, then it wouldn't make sense for them to continue to show Frank and John hitting the squawk bar throughout the film.

Bishop73

That is a separate issue. The mistake entry states that you need to hold the button to talk on a ham radio, which is true, but the magic ham radio in the film doesn't require it. If the actors continue to occasionally press the button that could be considered a character mistake but it could also simply be a force of habit by the characters.

BaconIsMyBFF
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Trivia: Michael Cera's theatrical film debut.

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Question: What is the point of Dennis Quaid throwing his helmet out the window when the factory is on fire in the beginning of the film?

Answer: Firemen never get rid of their gear in a fire, especially not a helmet. He was unable to reach via radio his crew and when he threw his helmet out the window, it told his crew that he was in trouble and what his position is. They also then have a clue that he is still alive.

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