Urban Legend

Plot hole: During the end the murderer is thrown out the front window of the building. The students leave the building through the front door, but yet there is no body, and that doesn't seem to bother them!

Continuity mistake: When Michelle thinks she is being attacked, she grabs the phone and throws it through the window, and it smashes out all of the glass. Yet as she climbs out, there is an amount of glass which has reappeared in the side ledge. (00:06:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Sasha is pushed over the banister by the killer, she grabs the corner of the stairs; as she hangs on, her hands change position. In one shot she has one hand either side of the corner. Then she has both hands on the right side, then back again. (01:07:55)

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Trivia: At the very end of the movie when the new kids are telling the story, they make a sarcastic comment about the killer being the girl from the Noxzema commercials. The girl who played the killer, Rebecca Gayheart, really was the girl from the Noxzema commercials.

Trivia: In the scene where Natalie and Damon drive off to the woods, when the car starts the song that plays for a second before Damon turns it off is the theme song from Dawson's Creek, which Joshua Jackson, who plays Damon, stars in.


Parker: Please, Damon is the biggest practical joker I know. He once convinced a sophomore that he was the middle Hanson brother just so he could get laid.

Michael McDonnell, gas station attendant: Someone's in the back... seat.

Paul Gardener: How long have you been working here?
Weird Janitor: Too damn long.

More quotes from Urban Legend


Question: When Reese finds Sasha's body, you can hear Sasha's voice saying something over and over again, as if on a loop. Does anyone know a) what she's saying and b) what's causing it?

Shay

Chosen answer: She is saying "I'm not stuck, he is!" which was what the caller was saying when she was disconnected.

Question: In the party scene there is a guy talking about a scream in a song which is actually a woman being murdered. Does anyone know the full story or any more details about this urban legend?

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Chosen answer: The song is 'Love Rollercoaster' by the Ohio Players. All the details on this story can be found at Snopes website http://www.snopes.com/music/hidden/roller.htm.

Xofer

Question: I do not completely get the whole "Gang headlight" thing at all,I've seen the film more than 10 times but it still is confusing.

Chosen answer: This urban legend involves wannabe gang-bangers being required to make a kill to join the gang. In this scenario they drive with their headlights off and kill the driver of the first car that flashes their headlights at them. This was proved to be a false urban legend by snopes.com where more information can be found at http://www.snopes.com/horrors/madmen/lightsout.asp.

OneHappyHusky

Answer: For another, film centric, explanation, the Kevin Bacon film - Death Sentence features the gang high beam initiation. It's really what starts off the whole film plot and vigilante revenge storyline.

Alan Keddie

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