Phenomenon

Continuity mistake: When John Travolta is showing the young boy how to tighten the air filter top, he makes sure the boy gives the wing nut an extra twist. Next he notices a car coming up the road and he leaves. When the FBI agent comes over and looks inside the hood of the truck, the air filter top is again off, the air filter is out and the carburetor is exposed.

Continuity mistake: When Robert Duvall crosses the street to enter the hospital, torrential rain is drenching everything. After Duvall enters the hospital, the interior shot shows him and his raincoat completely dry.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Doc gets angry with the locals in the bar, he slides his glass along the bar and smashes all the other glasses on the bar. When the camera angle cuts to look along the bar at Doc the top of an unbroken glass is in the very close foreground. When the camera angle comes from Doc's view, there is no glass.

Continuity mistake: When John Travolta is showing the young boy how to tighten the air filter top, he makes sure the boy gives the wing nut an extra twist. Next he notices a car coming up the road and he leaves. When the FBI agent comes over and looks inside the hood of the truck, the air filter top is again off, the air filter is out and the carburetor is exposed.

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Bonnie: George Malley! You learned the Portuguese language in 20 minutes?
George Malley: Not all of it.

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Trivia: Nate Pope (Forest Whitaker) is an Amateur Radio operator with the call sign WB6QLF. QLF is amateur shorthand for "I am sending with my left foot", a reference to someone whose Morse Code sending skill is very bad. This is normally sent as a question "QLF?" meaning "Are you sending with your left foot?" to an operator who is very difficult to understand in Morse.

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