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22nd Dec 2019

Goodfellas (1990)

Factual error: When Henry and Jimmy go to Morrie's to collect jimmy's money, Morrie's commercial seems to be running on a loop, presumably via VCR. VCR was invented in 76 and available in the US a year later. This scene was before then.

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16th Nov 2019

A Bronx Tale (1993)

Other mistake: At the beginning of the film when "C" witnesses Sonny shooting the guy over a parking spot, Lorenzo quickly shuffles C upstairs. They are in their apartment not more than 10/15 seconds when a detective knocks on their door. There's no way the police would have shown up that quickly, let alone the detectives.

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Other mistake: In the beginning of the film when the stage coach is approaching Minnie's haberdashery, a well-worn horse path when approaching the haberdashery but it's been snowing a long time, and there is not a lot of traffic going to the haberdashery so this path should not be so worn.

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16th Jul 2019

Middle Men (2009)

Factual error: In the very beginning of the movie, a mom walks in on her son masturbating to a TV show and the title said the scene was from the 1950s. The boy was wearing blue colored braces that weren't available in the 1950s.

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13th Jul 2019

Jaws (1975)

Continuity mistake: When the Kitner boy was attacked, the underwater shots show the swimmers treading water in fairly deep water, but the above shots show the kids standing in shallow water.

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25th Jan 2019

Red Dragon (2002)

Character mistake: At the very beginning of the film, when Hannibal Lecter is serving dinner to his guests, one diner asks "what is this divine looking amuse-bouche" when she and the other guests have a full plate of food. An amuse-bouche is a single bite of food meant to be served at the beginning of a meal, not a plate full of food. Lecter's guests would be better educated.

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29th Dec 2018

Jackie Brown (1997)

Character mistake: Near the end of the movie when Ray shoots Odell, Ray checks Odell's pulse using his thumb. Since the thumb has an artery in it, you should never check someone's pulse using your thumb. As a cop, he should know this because I'm sure he's taken basic first aid.

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13th Dec 2018

The Warriors (1979)

Other mistake: In the park scene where the Warriors are fighting the baseball Furies, the Warriors land many punches to the faces of the Furies who are wearing some sort of make up, but none of the Warriors have any make up on their fists after the fight.

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24th Oct 2017

The Skulls (2000)

Other mistake: When Caleb and Luke are stealing the snake weather vane, when they fall into the moat, you can see the snake floating. This weather vane is presumably made out of metal and should sink like a rock but you can see it floating when they fall.

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20th Oct 2017

Carrie (1976)

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the beginning of the movie when Carrie's mother puts her in her "praying room" the room is pitch black. When it cuts to an overhead shot of Carrie in the room, the room is lit either by a window or something else. This is before she lights a candle.

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12th Aug 2017

The Warriors (1979)

Other mistake: The Rogues stop to make a phone call at a candy store. The meeting in the Bronx was at midnight so it's got to be 2 or 3am. What on earth is a candy store with a little girl working there doing open at that time with nobody on the streets?

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Other mistake: In the scene where Frank Morris first starts to dig using the nail clipper, he stands up in his cell, turns off the light then bends down to start digging, however the only light coming into the cell would be on his right, but the shadows from his head and bars appear to be from a light directly behind him.

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12th Nov 2013

Amadeus (1984)

Factual error: At the beginning of the movie when Salieri is first talking to the priest asking him if he recognizes some of his songs, they cut away to an opera. A woman can be seen descending stairs where there appears to be smoke falling down the stairs, which would have to be dry ice. While it was first discovered/observed in 1825, it wasn't commercially available until 1925.

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19th Aug 2013

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Factual error: In The Bonnie Situation when the white kid busts out of the bathroom and empties his "canon", there is absolutely no recoil on the weapon. The gun is either a .357 magnum or .44 cal and would have a huge kick after firing. In this scene, he fires all the shots with barely any recoil at all.

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20th Dec 2009

Doubt (2008)

Factual error: When Meryl Streep is walking outside and talking to Mrs. Miller about the potential abuses of her son, you can see a basketball court in the background and on the court is a 3-point line. The movie is supposed to take place in 1964 and the 3 point line wasn't introduced until 1979/1980. (01:10:20)

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