Awakenings (1990)

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Corrected entry: When Dr. Sayer puts on a record of an operatic aria for one of the patients, it's a 12-inch LP, but the player is turning much faster than 33 1/3 rpm.

Correction: Some 78 RPM records were 12 inches in diameter.

Bob Blumenfeld Premium member

Corrected entry: In the time lapse where Robin Williams and the nurse are colouring a checkered design on the floor, the solid black line of tiles where the checkers originally ended disappears and stays gone for the rest of the movie.

Correction: Actually, you can see that in every other tile in the solid black line, Williams and the Nurse have colored a tile white to continue the checkerboard pattern, thereby eliminating the black line. Otherwise it wouldn't have been a solid checkerboard pattern.

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Sayer and the group of patients are in the dance hall, he is sitting at a table with a drink. He picks up a cherry that is lying on a napkin near the drink and eats it. One of the female patients asks him to dance, and as he gets up the cherry has reappeared on the napkin.

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Dr. Sayer: I'm sorry, if you were right, I would agree with you.

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Trivia: During the scene where Robin Williams (the doctor) has to restrain Robert DeNiro (the patient), Robin accidentally broke DeNiro's nose. DeNiro insisted that they continue with the filming until the scene was completed because he knew, from prior experience, that he wouldn't be able to film for at least a week, until the swelling and bruising went down. And DeNiro actually was glad it happened because it corrected the bump from the prior broken nose.

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