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Factual error: A utility pole appears in a scene, with electrical, telephone, and CATV (cable TV) lines. Although rudimentary cable TV systems existed in the movie's time period (1951), the 1/2" or 1" shielded cable shown in this scene didn't appear in use until the 1960's. (00:45:08)

ReRyRo

Deliberate mistake: Gray's rental car just happens to be the one car out of the hundreds in the parking garage that the bad guy chasing Gray and Darby crashes into, setting off the bomb he had placed.

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Factual error: The car bomb meant to kill Gray and Darby is connected to the ignition switch. The ignition switch has done its job (switched on) when the starter motor starts turning, and we hear the starter motor turning when Gray turns the key. The bomb would have exploded at that point - it doesn't matter at all that the engine hadn't started yet when Darby stops Gray from continuing. (01:55:50)

ReRyRo

25th Jun 2021

Z for Zachariah (2015)

Factual error: Ann plays an organ in a church with no electricity. And no, there was no manual bellows to make it work; the movie makers simply didn't know the difference between the operation of an organ versus that of a piano.

ReRyRo

7th Mar 2021

Argo (2012)

Factual error: In one of the intertitles in the final scene when Mendez is lying in his son's bed, it is stated, "The involvement of the C.I.A. complemented efforts of the Canadian embassy in freeing the six held in Tehran." The six freed from Iran by Mendez were not being held; they were in hiding. The hostages that were held were freed by Iran much later. (01:50:39)

ReRyRo

27th Oct 2020

Absence of Malice (1981)

Continuity mistake: When Gallagher (Paul Newman) stops at the traffic light and gets out and runs back to cops that are tailing him, he passes a Triumph TR7 convertible that has stopped behind his car. A large man is driving that Triumph. When the camera angle changes as Gallagher runs back to his car, the Triumph is empty - you can see its full, unobstructed windshield. (00:47:00)

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25th Oct 2020

Absence of Malice (1981)

11th Jul 2020

Speed (1994)

Howard Payne: I'm the guy with the plan 'cause I'm smarter. I'm smarter than you.
[Howard gets decapitated by a light in the subway tunnel.]
Jack: Yeah? Well I'm taller.

ReRyRo

4th Jul 2020

Lethal Weapon (1987)

Factual error: After the car explosion in front of the Vogue theater on Hollywood Blvd, Murtaugh tells Riggs that "he's headed for the freeway" and "you can cut him off at the 3rd St bridge" (approximate wordage), and Riggs takes off running. 3rd St is nowhere near Hollywood Blvd (17 blocks away) and there is no 3rd St bridge within miles.

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1st Jun 2016

Midway (1976)

Continuity mistake: In the scene in Ed Nelson's office when Charlton Heston is asking him to investigate his son's would-be fiance's family, a report suddenly appears in Nelson's hands as the men are arguing face to face.

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