The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Factual error: The boys go deer hunting somewhere in the Appalachians, but the geology is all wrong. That scene is in North Cascades National Park in Washington State. In addition, the "deer" they are hunting is a Red Stag. Not typically found in the Appalachians.

Add time

Continuity mistake: During the long wedding scene, while Michael watches Linda on the dance floor, the level of the beer in his glass goes up and down several times.

Add time

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the boys are changing into all their hunting gear on the side of the road, keep an eye on Christopher Walken. In a wide shot, he's pulling on a dark green sweater. There's a quick shot of De Niro, then back to the wide shot, in which Walken is again pulling on the dark green sweater.

Add time

More mistakes in The Deer Hunter


Trivia: Roy Scheider was originally cast as Steven but quit the production two weeks before filming began.

Add time

Trivia: To acquire the withdrawn, hollowed-out look of his character, Christopher Walken ate nothing but bananas and rice.

Add time

Cubs Fan

Trivia: During the helicopter stunt, the runners caught on the ropes of the suspension bridge and as the helicopter rose, it threatened to seriously injure both Robert De Niro and John Savage. The actors gestured and yelled furiously to the crew in the helicopter to warn them. Footage of this is included in the film.

Add time

More trivia for The Deer Hunter


Question: What does "mao" mean?

raph

Chosen answer: The whole phrase is "di di mao", which basically mean go now, or hurry up.

MasterOfAll

Share

Follow

Join the mailing list