Licence to Kill

Revealing mistake: When Lupe Lamore puts Sanchez's iguana down on the table near the end of the movie, you can see the iguana bounce slightly. Also, it isn't breathing.

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Revealing mistake: During the tanker chase scene, the characters are driving Kenworth W900B tanker trucks. The W900B series trucks have cab door latches located on the bottom, rearmost corner of the cab doors. After Bond forces another truck into the ditch, its driver can be seen climbing out of the wrecked truck. The door latch on this truck is now located just below the window. Kenworth stopped using this style of door latch in the early 1970's on the W900A, the W900B's predecessor. The truck in the ditch has been swapped out with an older W900A for the explosion shot.

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Revealing mistake: In a quick shot where the divers are coming into save Sanchez as the van has been ditched into the ocean, you can see the man in the van is not Robert Davi but a stuntman. It then changes shot to the diver giving Robert Davi a spare demand valve. (00:16:05)

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Revealing mistake: When Ed Killifer is on the van leading Sanchez to jail, he hits a guard on the face with a shotgun, but the guard is already wounded before being hit.

Factual error: When the air hose on the truck is severed, the brakes release. In reality, on an air-braking system, if the air hose is severed, the brakes lock on, as a safety measure.

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Franz Sanchez: Señor Bond, you got big cojones. You come here, to my place, without references, carrying a piece, throwing around a lot of money... but you should know something: nobody saw you come in, so nobody has to see you go out.

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Trivia: When Sanchez is chasing Bond in the trucks, when he starts to shoot Bond with the Uzi, listen to the ricochet off the bullets. They sound like the James Bond theme tune.

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Question: Why didn't Timothy Dalton make any more Bond movies after this one?

Answer: Dalton was still contracted to play Bond in the next Bond film, Goldeneye. However, due to legal battles between MGM and EON productions, the film was delayed so long that Dalton simply lost interest and quit his role. He said afterwards in 2007 that, "I was supposed to make one more but it was cancelled because MGM and the film's producers got into a lawsuit which lasted for five years. After that, I didn't want to do it any more."

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