Gone Girl

Factual error: SPOILER: Amy Dunne returns covered with blood. After being at the hospital, and in the interview/questioning, she is still covered with blood. After being medically examined, she would have been washed clean, not just dressed over all the mess. But it gets worse; when returning to Nick in their house, she has a crisp hospital garment, but is still covered in blood! And it gets even worse; when they are in the shower, the blood on her body, which by now would have been at least a day old, would have been dried, caked and brownish color, but what she washes off is very fresh.

Michael Ebner

Factual error: Amy uses her pregnant friend's urine to fake a positive pregnancy test. The hormone HCG which is tested for in pregnancy tests is only found in the urine during the early stages of pregnancy. The friend was quite heavily pregnant so she wouldn't have HCG in her urine by that stage.

Factual error: Amy leaves a lot of her blood in the kitchen. Now, I've donated blood quite a few times and I can assure you that after that much bleeding nobody does all the things Amy did right afterwards. It wears you out completely and overcoming it requires resting as well as eating and drinking properly. Huge loss of liquid and big drop in blood-sugar level.

Revealing mistake: In the scene with the games console the controller isn't on and it is either not attached to a PS3 or the PS3 is off. You can tell because if the controller was on there would be a solid red light and even if it was just charging there would be a blinking red light.

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Trivia: Pay close attention to the board games Nick gives to his sister (including "Mastermind" and "The Game of Life") - they are all subtly relevant to the plot of the film.

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Question: How is August 5th the day to take out the trash when July 5th was also?

Answer: The city may have fluctuating trash days. Or more likely, the July 5th schedule wasn't the regular pick up day due to the July 4th holiday.

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