The Kingdom

Revealing mistake: By the end of the movie, when Jamie Foxx is holding the dying Arabian cop, you can see that Jamie's neck injury looks extremely false.

Continuity mistake: When Jeremy Pivens interacts with the FBI investigators, after the 'wrong' suspected terrorists are killed, he starts to pick up an AK-47 leaning against the wall and its barrel is pointed 'up'. He is told not to and in the next shot is putting it back, but the barrel is now pointing 'down'. Not to mention the continuity flaw in the distance he appears to have moved in a millisecond.

Revealing mistake: Shortly after the agents inspect the rooftop, there is a shot of the convoy driving away from the skyline of the city. If you look on the road, you can see a left-turn lane marking, with an arrow pointing to the left and the word "ONLY." Unlikely to find that word painted on the road in Riyadh. This was one of many scenes filmed in the Phoenix area.

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Trivia: On the day where the big explosion was filmed on the Gilbert, Arizona set, the sound was so enormous, that surrounding communities called '911, unaware that a movie was being filmed.

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Trivia: Throughout the movie, they refer to the terrorist bomb-maker by the name of Abu Hamza. Although this movie is a work of fiction, there is a convicted Muslim Imam preacher in the UK called Abu Hamza, who is being sought by the USA for extradition on terrorist charges, for bombing people in Jordan.

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Trivia: In one scene towards the beginning, Jaime Foxx's character refers to a place named Terrell, Texas, saying it has the best chili. Terrell, Texas is Jaime Foxx's hometown, an obvious homage.

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Adam Leavitt: Sir, not to beat a dead horse, but if there was ever a time for us to put boots on Saudi sand, I mean, don't you think this is it?
Janet Mayes: There's no way, Adam. They will never allow it.
Adam Leavitt: Then let's just ask.
Janet Mayes: The Saudi Royal Family cannot appear as if they're losing control. If they lose control of their country, lose control of the people, they risk losing control of the oil. And that's not going to happen.

Ronald Fleury: You ever been to the U.S., Colonel?
Colonel Faris Al Ghazi: Yeah, I have been there once. I spent four days in Quantico. I also saw Michael Jordan play for the Washington Wizards.

Colonel Faris Al Ghazi: I'm forty-two years old. I have two daughters and a son. Beautiful son. And I find myself in a place where I no longer care about why we are attacked. I only care that one hundred people woke up a few mornings ago, and had no idea it was their last. When we catch the man who murdered these people, I don't care to ask even one question. I want to kill him. Do you understand?
Ronald Fleury: Yes, I do.

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