Best crime movie factual errors of 2017

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Factual error: Before arriving at Brod station the train goes through high mountains. Between Belgrade (Serbia) and Brod (Bosnia and Croatia) it is all flat with no mountains around.

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Factual error: Throughout the "Manhattan" race scenes, it is obvious that the location is nowhere near New York. The wide two-way streets, west coast-style traffic signals, street furniture, and architecture look nothing like Manhattan.

throcko

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Factual error: The Saint steals gold. One gold bar in this movie measures 30cm x10cm at the base and 7 cm high with a 10 degree draft angle. That means about 2.1 liter size and weight of 40 kg for one gold bar. The Saint moves bars with one hand from the briefcase to the backpack, can run and hit etc. The backpack would weigh 240kg and somehow a man runs off with it one one hand. (00:07:00 - 00:11:50)

JJ75

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Factual error: The heist took place in April 2015 but the car registration plate of the ex copper is a "16" plate, which wasn't available until March 2016.

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Factual error: The entire NYC subway platform/subway knife fight between John Wick and Cassian appears to have been filmed in the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) system that goes between NYC and NJ rather than the Mass Transit Authority (MTA) subway system (you can actually see the PATH logo on the exterior of the train cars). The PATH does not go to any of the subway stations announced on the public address system during the knife fight. (01:18:45 - 01:22:50)

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Factual error: Throughout the whole movie, whenever federal agents (or people posing as such...) tasked with the case are shown, they wear uniforms with "U.S.A. Marshals" written in big yellow letters. Of course the one and only correct spelling would be "U.S. Marshal"

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Factual error: Missouri has no hills or mountains like those shown in this film; the closest would be the Ozarks in the southern part of the state, which are more rounded.

zendaddy621

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Factual error: In the Miami car chase scene near the beginning of the film, the getaway car has Florida license plates on both the front and rear bumpers. In Florida, cars only have rear license plates.

Paco386

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Factual error: When Willie is taken from the hospital to appear in a criminal lineup, he is wearing a special watch he received for his birthday. When you are admitted into the hospital, the first thing you have to remove is a watch and/or jewelry.

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Factual error: The black leather chair of the Home trust banker is more modern than the movie setting in 1922. (00:59:35)

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Factual error: Since the movie was set in the 60s, David Senak couldn't have gotten in trouble for shooting the man running away. In the 60s, the police could legally shoot any criminal running away. This didn't change until Tennessee v. Garner in 1985.

MikeH

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Factual error: The opening shot is of a somewhat long and quite high bridge with an equally high waterfall behind it. After a couple views of the surroundings, Henry and Peter are standing in the middle (portion) of a stone barricade/wall (extension of the bridge?) with a huge lake behind it, waiting for the school bus. There's absolutely no legitimate or rational reason for such a location to be a school bus stop! School bus stops always have safety in mind, and this bus stop is anything but safe. (00:02:32)

KeyZOid

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Factual error: Ben states that the temperature is -6'F. When the officers drive to Matt's camp the gravel road is quite slushy. This would not happen in freezing temperatures. (01:03:10)

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Factual error: The police Lieutenant Hightower is wearing the rank of Captain.

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