Major Payne

Factual error: During the first few minutes of the film we see Major Payne report into the General. Major Payne then salutes, however, he does not have a cover on his head. As per USMC/Naval Customs and Courtesies, Marines only render the proper greeting of the day when reporting to a superior officer without a cover, they don't salute.

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Factual error: When Damon Wayans gives the nurse the bullet, explaining that he had removed it from his heart (presumably having been shot with it), the bullet is still whole, i.e. including the cartridge.

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Factual error: When Payne is at the train station considering boarding it for Washington DC to return to active duty, it's a southbound train. The station he's in is Ashland, VA - DC is north from there.

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Quotes

Cadet Stone: If I'm the new squad leader, then my first order is to SCREW YOU, SIR!
Major Payne: What'd you say to me turd?
Cadet Stone: Why don't you go back to hell where you came from?
Major Payne: Boy, I am five seconds from being on you like white on rice with a glass of milk on a paper plate in a snowstorm. I'll put my foot so far up your ass the water on my knee will quench your thirst.
Cadet Stone: Try it.

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Mistakes

During the confrontation with the cadet's drunken parent, Damon Wayans forgets to remove his earring before shooting. Pay attention to his ears - you'll see an earring in one shot and then nothing.

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