Midnight Run

Other mistake: The Duke is picked up in New York. They are headed to L.A. via Chicago. Jack has Eddie wire $500 to Amarillo, Texas. The route from Chicago to L.A. would not take them anywhere near Texas.

Plot hole: At the end of the film Mardukas reveals that he has been wearing a body belt packed with cash - "in the neighbourhood of three hundred thousand dollars" - ever since Jack detained him in New York. Are we to assume that Jack Walsh, an experienced, hard-bitten ex-police officer, now a bounty hunter who routinely chases down violent and armed bail absconders who would kill him without a second thought, didn't even perform a perfunctory search of Mardukas when he detained him? This man used to work for the Mafia! What if he was carrying a weapon? A body belt with three hundred one thousand dollar bills in it would be uncovered by even the most casual pat down.

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Jack Walsh: Here come two words for you: shut the fuck up.

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Trivia: All of Dennis Farina's scenes were shot in Las Vegas; he was there filming his TV series Crime Story at the same time.

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