Boys Don't Cry

Revealing mistake: Candace is clearly breathing after allegedly having been shot and killed.

Continuity mistake: During the birthday party, the cigarette over Brandon's ear switches from right ear to left ear.

Revealing mistake: The morning after Brandon is killed Lana wakes up with her head resting on Brandon's waist and you can clearly see his hip heaving as he breathes.

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Trivia: In actual life, Lana states that Brandon never proposed to her. In fact, when she found out that Brandon was actually Teena, she ended the relationship then and there.

Allister Cooper, 2011

Trivia: Though most of the characters depicted existed, there was another young lady, Mich, who, at the time, was Lana's good friend. She also knew Brandon. However, in the events following the tragedy, Mich moved out of Nebraska to avoid the attention.

Allister Cooper, 2011

Trivia: In the film, Brandon escapes from John and Tom after being run roughshod by them. In actual life, John and Tom let her go after the beating, but with a stern warning not to go to the police. Brandon nevertheless went and reported the crime.

Allister Cooper, 2011
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Brandon: Lana, you are one cranky girl.

Lana: I hate my life.
Brandon: I hate your life, too.

Lana: Shut up, that's your business. I don't care if you are half monkey or half ape, I'm gettin' you out of here!

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Question: Why does Lana at the end of the movie call Brandon "Teena"?

Chosen answer: Brandon's birth name is Teena Tenae Brandon. When Teena decided to become a man, he reversed his first and last name to become Brandon Teena. Lana may have continued to call him Teena as a form of "I know the real you" familiarity "pet name".

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Question: What is the name of the song playing during the very last scene with Lana driving and who sings it?

Chosen answer: Bluest Eyes in Texas, remade by Sheryl Crow, originally by Little Texas.

Question: What is the name of the song the girls are singing in the bar (the one with the "Bluest eyes in Texas" line) and who (if there is) is the original performer?

Chosen answer: "The Bluest Eyes in Texas". Original performers are Restless Heart.

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