Corrected entry: In 'Death Proof', a white 1970 Dodge Challenger is featured prominently in both the dialogue and as the vehicle driven by the three heroines. This is a homage to the 1971 film, 'Vanishing Point'. But a major plot point of the story hinges on a feature the car never had. Zoe Bell's character will lay on the hood of the car, held there by belts attached to the frames of the door windows, but no 1970-74 Dodge Challenger ever had such frames. The car is a two-door hardtop coupe, and it's windows are frame-less (and there is no reason anyone would want to custom add them). This error is magnified by the fact that they used chrome frames where black ones would have been far less 'hacked' looking. The entire error could have been avoided by simply installing a full roll cage in the car, using the bars at the A-pillars to attach the belts to.


Correction: Yes, the error could have been avoided with a roll cage, but it's just as unlikely a guy would install a roll cage in a car not built for racing, as installing window frames.


Corrected entry: In the beginning of Death Proof when the three girls are driving in the car and talking, when cutting from one angle to another the background changes so much that it is obvious the car is not on the same stretch of road. At one time the view from one side of the car shows that the car is on a bridge, while on the other sides there are parked cars in drive ways.

Jacob La Cour

Correction: This was done intentionally as an homage to the drive in movies of the 70's, which were often very low budget, and had things like this happening all the time. As you said, it is so obvious it is not the same stretch of road, not only does the bridge come and go, but the buildings go from urban, to suburban, residential to commercial districts repeatedly. Since it was done intentionally, it can't be considered a mistake. The grainy film, jumps and skips during dialogue, and a whole scene cut out was also done intentionally for the same reason.

Corrected entry: Quentin Tarentino made a cameo in both "Planet Terror" and "Death Proof."

Correction: He made a cameo in "Death Proof". He has an actual, credited part in "Planet Terror"

Jason Hoffman

Corrected entry: During the final car chase of Death Proof, there are scenes where a roll cage is visible behind the driver's head, most other scenes there is no roll cage.

Correction: After a careful review of the chase, I am certain there is no shot in the chase that shows either car minus a roll bar. It's either obviously there or the angle doesn't offer a view of it's location.


Corrected entry: In the scene where Stuntman Mike is eating his nachos in the bar, he is sitting on Pam's left-hand side. Later he is sitting on her right-hand side and just a few scenes after this he is sitting on her left-hand side again.

Correction: Pam is on his right the whole time. There is one scene where it looks like she is on his left side, but if you look closely, you can see this shot was filmed using the bar mirror, then the next shot goes back to filming them directly.

Corrected entry: During the second film "Death Proof", the second set of foursome girls are in the car discussing their love life, and one of the girls mentions that her boyfriend once "slept with Darryl Hannah's stand in". In the car is stuntwoman Zoe Bell, who was Darryl Hannah's stand in/stunt double for Kill Bill.

Correction: Zoe Bell was Uma Thurman's stunt double, not Darryl Hannah's.

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