Grosse Pointe Blank

Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

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Continuity mistake: When Martin is at the Hippo Club and goes to the bathroom, he washes his hands and throws the paper on the floor. You see the paper on the floor as he leaves in a wide shot. In the last part of the scene there is another wide shot and the paper is gone.

Factual error: In the scene at the Cuppa Joe, it's a span of 3 minutes and 5 seconds from when the server takes their order to when she's walking back to the table with the food - that's not enough time for an order of pancakes to even finish cooking, let alone for all of those ingredients to be cooked and plated.

Marcella: You know, when you started getting invited to your ten year high school reunion, time is catching up.
Martin Q. Blank: Are you talking about a sense of my own mortality or a fear of death?
Marcella: Well, I never really thought about it quite like that.
Martin Q. Blank: Did you go to yours?
Marcella: Yes, I did. It was just as if everyone had swelled.

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Trivia: The "goon" who winds up fighting John Cusack in the school hallway is Benny "The Jet" Urquidez. He is not only a world-class kickboxer but has also been John Cusack's real-life kickboxing coach for many years.

Mobrien316
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Question: Does anyone know what kind of pistols Martin Blank uses in this film? Also, is the gunfire sound they make accurate? It's very distinctive.

Phil C.

Chosen answer: His pistols are 9mm Glock 17's (http://www.glock.com/g17.jpg). No movie firearm shot is authentic as it would sound very flat and unexciting because the blank rounds used are very quiet (not much louder than clapping your hands actually). The shot sounds are added in post production.

Grumpy Scot
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