Alpha Dog

Continuity mistake: In the fight scene at the party, Jake gets hit over the head with a bottle and he has blood on the top of his head. It changes constantly throughout the fight. It disappears totally when the fight is over. He has no blood anywhere on his body.

Factual error: Several characters can be seen playing an Xbox game console, which was not released until 2001, although this movie is set in 1999.

Continuity mistake: In the bar, Sonny Truelove has a cigarette in his hand which disappears when the camera angle changes.

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Trivia: At Frankie's house, when some girls visit during the daytime, Frankie turns to Zack and calls him 'Yankele'. Yankele is a Yiddish [German-Hebrew] affectionate version for Yaakov, or Jacob, since Zack is Jewish.

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Trivia: Jesse James Hollywood, played by Emile Hirsch, the mastermind behind the kidnapping of the young boy, was recently found guilty on July, 2009, of the crime depicted in this film. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Allister Cooper, 2011

Trivia: During the fight scene between Sharon Stone and Ben Foster, Stone hit Foster so hard in the face that caused his nose to bleed. He told her to do this as he wanted to make the scene as realistic as possible.


Jake Mazursky: I will take you down to hell with ME.

Olivia Mazursky: They said there's a reason for everything. Well if God's got a purpose for me, he better get the fuck down and show me, cause I don't see it.

Frankie Ballenbacher: You want a cigarette?
Zack Mazursky: No, I don't smoke.
Frankie Ballenbacher: Fuck that. It's good for you.

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Question: There is something I don't get about the bad guys. Why would they kidnap a teenage boy?

New this month Answer: I'm sorry but did you even watch the film?

Answer: If you're talking about why they kidnapped Zack, Zack is the younger brother of Jake. Jake still owed Johnny money, but when Johnny and his gang go look for Jake, they can't find him. They see Zack and kidnap him, essentially for ransom, until Jake fully pays Johnny back.

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It's also important to remember that this is a film based on true events, the kidnapping and murder of Nicolas Markowitz. All the names in the film have been changed

Why did they murder Nick?


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