The Doors

Factual error: Morrison did finish film school in real life. He did not drop out as depicted in the film.

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Factual error: During the scene where Morrison is sitting on the ledge of a building and drinking, you can see a billboard advertisement for a film below him on the street. Even though this scene is set around 1969, the ad is for the Eddie Murphy-Nick Nolte film, Another 48 Hrs.

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Continuity mistake: After the New Haven gig in which the captions tell us is in "1968," Jim Morrison is arrested. On his mug shot photos, the date given is "12-15-67."

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Trivia: The tall, naked bald guy shown leaving Jim's bathroom in Paris is seen throughout the film 9 times.

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Trivia: When Kilmer is sitting in the Limo with all the screaming girls outside, he is twirling a drumstick similar to twirling the pen in Top Gun and twirling two quarters in Real Genius.

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William Bergquist

Trivia: Val Kilmer (Jim Morrison) did virtually all of his own singing in the movie. The actual Doors were heard when it was set as background music, but during the concert and recording session scenes, that was all Kilmer himself.

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Question: Whats the name of the piece of music playing at the end where the camera is going through the graveyard and ends up at Jim's grave?

Chosen answer: According to Wikipedia, the piece is "Adagio in G minor" by Remo Giazotto.

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Question: Did Jim Morrison really go around falsely telling reporters that both his parents were dead? Or was that just an Oliver Stone embellishment?

Gavin Jackson

Chosen answer: That is actually true. Morrison grew up in a military family and his stern parents harshly disciplined their two sons by verbally assaulting them until they broke down in tears, were utterly humiliated and admitted to wrong-doing. Morrison broke off almost all contact with his family after graduating from college.

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