Pain & Gain

Corrected entry: The scene where Paul Doyle has one of his big toes shot off while he is underwater is not possible because, as has been demonstrated by the Mythbusters, bullets completely shatter when they are fired into deep water.

Phaneron Premium member

Correction: The mythbusters episode in question demonstrated that bullets fired at high velocity did come apart upon impacting the water surface. Bullets fired at low muzzle velocity not only broke the water surface, but penetrated the ballistics gel.

Join the mailing list

Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Add something
Buy the booksMost popular pagesBest movie mistakesBest mistake picturesBest comedy movie quotesMovies with the most mistakesNew this monthJurassic Park mistakesMamma Mia! mistake pictureThe King of Queens mistakesDemolition Man endingThe Village questionsShaun of the Dead triviaThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring quotesThe Notebook plotJim Carrey movies & TV showsThe 20 biggest Friends mistake picturesDunkirk mistake videoMore for Pain & Gain

Quotes

Daniel Lugo: My name is Daniel Lugo, and I believe in fitness. All this began because it was time to push myself harder, otherwise I was looking at another forty years wearing sweatpants to work.

More...

Mistakes

The movie is set around 1995. But the SWAT team in the movie is wearing gear from the 2000s. (MICH-2000 helmet, modular tactical vest, M4 variant with picatinny rails and scope). Plus, in a scene when the guys are shopping for a taser (gun shop scene), some of the rifles on display are from 2000s era. AR-15 variants with variant stock, foregrip and picatinny rail. Those style of weapon system were unheard of in early 90s. Even Special Forces just adopted it by the late 90s.

More...