Moneyball

Factual error: When Beane takes his daughter to look at guitars, she plays and sings Lenka's "The Show", a single which wasn't released until 2009, despite the movie taking place in 2002-2003. (00:42:45 - 00:44:10)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Billy is having ice cream with his daughter, watch the can of whipped cream change even though it wasn't picked up.

Factual error: In the crowd at one of the games where Brad Pitt (Billy Beane) shows up to the game, there is a kid with a camera phone taking a picture of him. Camera phones weren't available in the US until after the time frame of this movie.

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Trivia: Although it isn't shown in the film, Billy Beane managed, by using Paul DePodesto's sabermetric analysis, to get thirteen of the twenty players he wanted in the 2002 amateur draft. At the time, this was unprecedented; no GM before had ever finished the draft with more than six of their top choices, and most GMs are lucky to even get their top two or three choices.

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Billy Beane: There are rich teams and there are poor teams, then there's fifty-feet of crap, and then there's us.

Billy Beane: Would you rather get one shot in the head or five in the chest and bleed to death?
Peter Brand: Are... Those my only options?

Billy Beane: I pay you to get on first, not get thrown out at second.

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