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American Made picture

Factual error: Barry Seal is taken with the guys of the drug-kartel in a yellow helicopter. There is an internet address on the side of the helicopter, half covered by the door, entirely inappropriate for the timeframe of the early 80's. (00:17:20)

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Factual error: Robert McNamara is wearing a multi colored Polo shirt talking to Mrs. Graham in 1971. The Ralph Lauren Company did not make the shirts until 1972.

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Visible crew/equipment: While Barnum and Phillip sing "The Other Side" Phillip uses two stools to get up and down from the bar top. When he steps down from the bar top, in this wideshot (also the first shot of them in the pub and other shots) the two upright stools Phillip used are secured with additional support, note the floor area underneath the stools' legs have the same pattern as the rest of the floor, though we can see the outline where the pattern's lines don't match up. Additionally, we also see three actors' marks (in the shape of an "L") on the floor in front of the bar, which will be where Barnum and Phillip will stand when they agree on the ten percent. (00:36:05)

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Continuity mistake: When the main character goes to visit his friend that had been shot in Iraq, they're driving down a country road in a 2 door Dodge Challenger, but when inside the vehicle it's a Dodge Charger, which is a four door car.

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Factual error: The underground station shown is not St. James Park, which would be 1 stop east on the District line. St. James Park has green and yellow tiles on the wall indicating District and Circle lines. The platform in the film has black and brown tiles, indicating Northern and Bakerloo lines, neither of which serve St. James Park.

Crusoe

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Continuity mistake: When Tonya's husband is fixing the car, his tool box disappears when he goes to close the hood.

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Continuity mistake: When Yossi Ghinsberg falls from the plot to the river, he swims to left bank of the river (you can see the water flow from right to left). Afterwards he stayed on the same bank of the river. But later we see him to look down to the river from the right side (water flow is from left to the right). How did he get there? (00:52:25 - 01:14:23)

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Factual error: Sug Knight drives under the Monorail tracks. These tracks were not built until after 2002. Tupac was killed in 1996. (02:12:00)

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Factual error: When Mark Felt and the FBI Director are in a car on the way to the Watergate hearings in 1972 or 1973, from the car window, you see the WW2 memorial, which was built in 2004.

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Factual error: In a picture from the UN headquarters in New York in the year 2003 you see two German flags. The German Democrativ Republic hasn't existed since 1990. (01:16:04)

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Churchill picture

Factual error: The American flag displayed when Churchill arrives at the big house to meet Eisenhower has a modern day configuration of 50 stars, not 48 as it was at the time.

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Molly's Game picture

Factual error: The mogul run where Molly has her accident is described as a 52 degree slope, when it should actually be a 52 percent slope (23.4°).

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Babs picture

Factual error: Ronnie Knight is shown being released from "HM London Prison." There are several prisons in London. None of them is or ever has been called "HM London Prison" (or even the correct form, "HM Prison London").

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Continuity mistake: When Tommy and Greg get into the limo to head to the premier, there are boxes of The Room merchandise and promotional material scatted all about in the limo and filling the driver side of the back seat. But in the shots after they drive past the theater, the seat is suddenly completely empty with all those boxes disappearing. They are also missing in several of the close ups of Tommy, then back in others. (01:20:15 - 01:21:00)

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Revealing mistake: Back at his NAACP homebase, Marshall meets with the boss who is already sending him to deal with another case. In the close-up of the newspaper he's reading, check out between the actor's fingers. You can tell that half of the article, which begins in English, suddenly switches into Latin 'lorem ipsum' filler text. (00:06:20)

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Factual error: Beria was not executed until ten days after the funeral, not on the day.

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Mary Shelley picture

Factual error: At the end, it is stated that Mary was buried with her parents. Mary was not buried with her mother and father upon her death despite wanting that for herself. She was instead buried at St Peter's church in Bournemouth. Her coffin was later exhumed and relocated to meet her final wishes.

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Factual error: In the movie the professor's assistant says thst the professor was in OSS in the great war (WWI). OSS was first formed in 1941 by President Roosevelt.

Robert Christiansen

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Continuity mistake: While Jim is narrating his story, he gets to the point when his son was hit by a drunk driver. The line slows down, but when it cuts to a close-up of Renée Zellweger saying "Sorry Jim", you see the trays shift. Only, they are back in the exact same spot as before when the close-up is over. (00:28:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Billie Jean hits the winning shot against Bobby Riggs, she is inside the square closest to the net. However, when she throws her racket in the air in victory a second later she has moved outside the box, close to the center of the court.

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