Selena (1997)

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Corrected entry: In the scene when Selena's sister Suzette tells the band the news that their song "Como La Flor" is number one on the charts, they all run and hug each other. There is a man in a red shirt who has no one to hug and apparently is confused as to what to do in that scene.

Correction: This doesn't qualify as a mistake. Just because the man doesn't have anyone to hug doesn't mean the director or the actor made a mistake.


Corrected entry: Yolanda Saldivar looks middle aged in the movie, but in real life, Saldivar was about 34 years old when she shot and killed Selena.

Correction: She looked middle aged when she was arrested for killing Selena in real life.

Corrected entry: In the opening and closing footage of the Astrodome concert, Selena's sister Suzette is shown playing the drums. In real life, Suzette had already quit playing in the band by the time this concert was really done. Some guy is playing drums for Selena.

Correction: In real life, a man was playing for Selena at the concert, true, but it was simply because her sister couldn't due to an illness, not due to quitting the band.

Continuity mistake: When Selena is singing "Como La Flor" in Mexico after the crowd was pushing into the stage, her mouth doesn't match the words to the song. Her mouth is a few words ahead of the song.

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Question: Pete Astudillo is in the first scene when Selena was at the Houston Astrodome on February 26, 1995. He left the Dinos in 1993. I watched the original video of that same concert and another guy was on stage her, not Pete Astudillo. Was this a mistake or did they just keep it uniform for the movie?

Answer: Pete wasn't in that concert but since Freddy wasn't available for the movie... Pete filled in for him.

Answer: Pete left in 1993 to pursue his music career. Selena then hired Freddy who was part of the Barrio Boyz. Selena sang a song with them called Donde Quiera Que Estes. Thus when Pete left, Freddy became a part of the Dinos along with Don who also appears in the film next to Pete Astudillo.

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