Best biography movie factual errors of 2015

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Factual error: Eazy-E sports a black Chicago White Sox hat with a white logo early in the movie in 1986, but the logo didn't officially rollout until 1991.

Grant Kneble
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Factual error: At one point in the movie, some characters are gathered in the break room that has bags of chips. One of these chip bags is a Doritos bag which has the modern logo. This logo was not implemented until 2013.

Kai Hellberg
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Factual error: In the early part of the movie, there is a shot of the outside of Triple O's bar. The scene takes place in 1975 and "Coors" is advertised on the outside of the bar. Coors beer was not available in Boston/East Coast in 1975. It was only available from the 1980's.

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Factual error: Einar walks away from his wife in Paris to go to a peep show, then there is suddenly a scene where he walks the streets of Copenhagen. It's clear that the marble church of Copenhagen is in the shot.

Mark Barner
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Factual error: During the trial the judge uses a gavel. English judges have never used gavels.

Necrothesp
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Factual error: In the 1998 part of the movie, before the launch of the iMac, Steve is wearing his trademark black turtleneck and jeans for the presentation. At the actual launch in 1998, Steve wore a suit.

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Factual error: At the beginning of the movie, the Battle of Scheveveningen (1653) is depicted. However some of the British ships sport a gaff-rigged mizzen spanker, which was not introduced until late in the next century.

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Factual error: When Philippe Petit and his friends leave the Chinese restaurant after celebrating his walk, the subway station behind them shows signs for the J, M and Z trains. The scene takes place in 1974, but the Z train did not exist until 1988.

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Factual error: In the sailing scene the boat is a modern sailboat from 2014. The decks are suppose to be "teak" but are plastic.

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Factual error: Dev Patel is standing in front of Trinity College's statue of Issac Newton. Directly behind the statue is a marble wall with names carved into it. This wall is a list of the members of the college who died in World War II. It would not have existed in 1914.

Marcus Scott
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