Factual error: In the film, the San Andreas fault produces the largest, most sensational earthquake in earth history that levels both Los Angeles and San Francisco, also creating a massive tsunami that also floods the latter. In reality, and according to many earthquake experts, the biggest quake that this fault could produce is an 8.3 and, being a land and not ocean fault, cannot cause a tsunami. Or as consultant to the film Tom Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center stated, "I gave (the filmmakers) free advice, some of which they took... But much of which they didn't - magnitude nines are too big for San Andreas, and it can't produce a big tsunami."
Factual error: During the Mike Webster autopsy, Dr Omalu asks Gracie for Mike's CT Scan of the brain again, but what she holds up is a MRI film, not CT. Then after interpreting the displayed MRI Dr. Omalu tells Gracie that this brain should be a mess, but it looks completely normal. Whereas the MRI shown by Gracie reveals several abnormalities like brain atrophy and degeneration due to complications of previous disease process. (00:27:45 - 00:28:30)Ganesan Krishnan
Factual error: When Creed and his girl go to the sandwich shop the cashier tells him it's $10.95. He hands her a $20 and she gives him back a $10 bill. Not only that, there is no way you would get two fully loaded Philly sandwiches and drinks for $10.95 in Philly.
Factual error: The film is set in Nairobi. It's all wrong, from the local language, not using Swahili, the car registration numbers are the wrong format, Kenya plates are like British, yellow at the back, not white. The skyline is wrong, and the drone view of the city map is wrong, the golf course is not the correct layout.
Factual error: In the football match between Dungatar and Winyerp you can occasionally see the railway line in the background. This is the Melbourne to Adelaide rail line in use today. The rail line has concrete sleepers, which were not introduced until the 1980's. They can be seen as they are whiteish. The Dressmaker is set in 1951.mrwhitedog