An Officer and a Gentleman

An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

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Corrected entry: When Gere is doing press ups in the mud, the GI takes his hat off and gets down to talk to him, close up. The GI already has mud on his elbow from where it had been shot before.

tazz

Correction: You're assuming he hasn't been in the mud before that, taunting Mayo. He's been riding Mayo all day and forcing him to exercise constantly. It's not hard to believe at some point prior he'd have gotten down on the ground next to him.

Jason Hoffman
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Corrected entry: When Richard does all those sit-ups, you can tell that Richard only does one, but the people who filmed the scene played it one thousand times.

Correction: In Richard Gere's interview, he discusses how young and fit they were. They actually did the push ups! He actually trained for the fight scene as well.

1

Corrected entry: This is just plain weird. I have seen the movie at least 10 times. At the very end Gere walks up behind Debra Winger. She takes out her ear plugs and her hands are in camera view all the time. She reaches up to his mouth and it appears that she pops the ear plugs into his mouth and then kisses him. Call me crazy but look for yourself.

bugmenot

Correction: It does look like it doesn't it!? But, her ear plugs are on a cord, she just leaves them hanging around her neck. She lets them trail out of her hands, which does make it look like she grabbed them.

Grumpy Scot
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Corrected entry: In the scene where Richard Gere's friend is proposing to his girlfriend, she refuses and he swallows the ring. If you listen to him, as he licks his lips, you can hear the ring scraping against his teeth.

Correction: It's not the sound of the ring scraping his teeth, it's the sound of him licking his lips after he swallows the ring.

ChiChi
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Continuity mistake: When Debra Winger is at the payphone at work, her hair is very flat with bangs. After she can't reach Zach, runs out of work, and is talking to her mother, her hair is very full and curly.

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Foley: Wave good-bye to your buddies, Mayonnaise! Oh, I forgot. You don't have any buddies, do you? Only customers.

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Trivia: Richard Gere admitted that he really had no interest in doing An Officer and a Gentleman. He only did it because he needed money at the time.

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