The Bucket List

The Bucket List (2007)

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Corrected entry: Freeman dies before Nicholson, yet he is able to narrate the details of his friend's death and the placement of his ashes.

Correction: Obviously this narration is coming from beyond the grave. Stands to reason (depending on your belief system) that he could have witnessed the entire thing to talk about it later.

Kimberly Mason

Corrected entry: SPOILER: In the film's final scene, Thomas has made it to the mountaintop, and although it's supposed to be extremely cold, and even though he's bundled up to the hilt, there's not the slightest hint of steam emanating from his mouth or nose when he breathes.

Correction: Visible breath has not so much to do with cold as it has to do with air humidity. Both have to be just right for breath to appear as vapour. At the top of the Himalayas, it is so cold that the air humidity is next to nil, therefore no breath is visible.


Corrected entry: At the daughter's house, Nicholson rips up "The Bucket List" and throws the pieces to the ground. Later, the list is in perfect condition (not wrinkled or taped up), with the same pen colors for each item (not re-written).

Correction: When Carter gives Edward the list back, while in the hospital, you can in fact see the tape marks on the pages.

Corrected entry: In the beginning, at the hospital, the hair shaving scene is quite drawn out, but soon Jack's hair is back, like it has never been cut.

Correction: Yes he does shave his head, but he stays in the hospital for several months, which is plenty of time for his hair to grow back. There is a montage of scenes showing him in the hospital with his hair growing as time progresses.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Edward, Carter, and Thomas are at the daughter's house, Edward tells Carter and Thomas to walk while he takes the car. But he does not get in the driver's side door, leaving no one to drive.

Correction: On the way to the house, Thomas is in the front passenger seat, with Edward and Carter in the back. They had a driver, but he was never on camera.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman are in front of Nicholson's daughter's house, Nicholson rips up "the list" and throws it out the window of the car in anger. In later parts of the movie, the list is in perfect condition and used by both actors.

Correction: The list is taped up in later scenes and easily could have been rewritten.

Correction: An eccentric like JN portrays may well have assured a copy (one for each) was made using same type paper on color printer.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Edward and Carter are on the plane, Edwards book keeps changing position from mostly open to mostly closed, as well as the amount read varies. (00:45:20)

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