Heat

Corrected entry: When De Niro, Sizemore, and Kilmer are trying to get away from the police after their bank robbery in downtown LA, the tires of their car get shot out by Sgt. Drucker. He uses a 12 gauge shotgun. If you take into account the distance between Sgt. Drucker and the car (there's a cutscene) and how the pellets of a 12 gauge shell disperse after discharge, it is nearly impossible to shoot out a tire of a car like it's done in the movie.

Correction: Sgt. Drucker is not the only one firing at the car at that time - there are dozens of cops, on both sides of the street, at many different distances, using many different weapons. There's so much lead flying it's impossible to identify who holed the tires.

Phil C.

Given that we see the tire explode immediately after Drucker fires, it's clear the audience is supposed to take away that Drucker was the one who shot it out. The mistake entry is valid.

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Continuity mistake: When De Niro confronts Ashley Judd in her motel room, he knocks all but a few hangers off of the metal coatrack. While the camera goes back and forth while they argue, the remaining hangers disappear and reappear several times.

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Neil McCauley: Roger Van Zant?
Roger Van Zant: Yeah, who's this?
Neil McCauley: You know who this is.
Roger Van Zant: Yes I do, yes I do. I sent a guy to deliver the package. He didn't call, is everything all right?
Neil McCauley: Tell you what, forget the money.
Roger Van Zant: What?
Neil McCauley: Forget the money.
Roger Van Zant: Wh...it's a lot of money. What are you doing? What do you mean, forget the money?
Neil McCauley: What am I doing? I'm talking to an empty telephone.
Roger Van Zant: I don't understand.
Neil McCauley: 'Cause there's a dead man on the other end of this fuckin' line.

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Trivia: Just after the scene when Waingro escapes being killed, there's a shot of De Niro looking at the sea through the glass with his left arm touching a window frame, and his automatic gun on a little table. This shot is inspired by the picture "Pacific" (1967) made by the Canadian artist Alex Colville.

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Question: At the beginning at the movie, there is a scene with Val Kilmer using a red/pink t-shirt and it is very visible a swelling in the elbow of his left arm. Can anyone tell me what is that?

Answer: It's an injury he picked up while working on "The Doors". One scene required him to dive off a stage, and the director had him repeat this many times. During one take, he landed quite heavily on his left elbow, which caused a permanent swelling.

It's actually Olecranon Bursitis.

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