Sneakers

Other mistake: Wouldn't the fish have set off the motion detector?

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Suggested correction: Maybe, it depends on the sensor technology. Infrared detectors, no. The fish are about the same temperature as the water. Ultrasonic detectors, no. The sound doesn't penetrate the tank. Radar detectors, no. Radar does not penetrate the water. Laser detectors, no. The beams would reflect primarily off the tank. Image analysis, maybe. The algorithm comparing the image over time might pick up the fish motion, but the discrimination would have been adjusted already to eliminate false alarms.

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Continuity mistake: When Robert Redford tips the scrabble letters onto the glass table, he makes "SETE" and "CAST" next to it. To the right of "CAST", under his right hand, are the letters RNY, quite widely spaced. All other letters are tightly gathered above. When the angle changes to under the table, suddenly all the letters are spread fairly evenly around the table. (00:39:15)

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Carl: It's fascinating what fifty bucks will get you at the county recorder's office.
Martin Bishop: What have you got?
Carl: Playtronics Corporate Headquarters, the complete blueprints.
Martin Bishop: Not bad. Not bad, Carl.
Carl: Well, thanks.
Martin Bishop: Where'd you get the fifty bucks?
Carl: Took it from Mother's wallet.
Martin Bishop: Good.

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Trivia: The jacket that Robert Redford wears for most of the film is the exact same jacket he wears in "The Natural" - he got to keep it after filming had finished, and wore it for this film as well.

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Question: What was in Cosmo's fish tank? They look almost like barracudas. If not, what are they?

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