The Hitman's Bodyguard

Factual error: Dutch police cars don't look like they do in the movie, with their blue and white checkerboard pattern. They had blue and orange diagonal stripes on the side. In this movie, they look much closer to what British police cars look like.

Friso94
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Factual error: To my knowledge there is no metro in The Hague. And the only tram in the Hague that goes through a tunnel looks totally different.

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Factual error: Obviously Duhovic is supposed to come from Serbia or Bosnia where all the real war crimes took place. Instead Belarus and its flag are mentioned and seen through the whole movie.

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Suggested correction: Duhovic was the former president of Belarus. He's not from Serbia or Bosnia, nor is he suppose to be. However, this is a fictitious movie wherein the character has committed a number of crimes and not a movie about actual war crimes.

Bishop73
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Though the movie is fictitious, the plot refers to the Hague tribunal over war crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia (Serbia, Bosnia). Duhovic is a Serbian name like Milosevic, not a Belarusian name. There has never been a former president of Belarus, its president is still active. Too many discrepancies even for a fictitious movie.

Factual error: The "blend right in" car they steal and crash deploys its airbags, which stay inflated, and Samuel L. Jackson shoots them to deflate them. That's not how airbags work - they deflate immediately, that's part of how they cushion the impact.

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Factual error: In the flashback to Whitman's first hit, that of the killer of a pastor, a rook is shown. This bird is not found in the US.

Factual error: There is no Dover-to-Amsterdam ferry service. Such a ferry would quickly cross the English Channel and then sail northeast along the coasts of France, Belgium and the Netherlands (passing The Hague on the way).

Continuity mistake: The amount of damage to the car Kincaid is driving changes drastically between shots. Most noticeable right after he kills the motorcycle driver he does a jump and the hood and headlights break off. It cuts to the others running through the streets for a few seconds, then cuts back to him as he passes under a bridge - the front of the car is almost completely repaired as he is under the bridge, then changes back to damaged after he leaves. (01:30:45)

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Michael Bryce: This guy single-handedly ruined the word motherfucker.

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Trivia: When Michael Bryce pushes a man off a bicycle into the river during the scene where Darius Kincaid is escaping by boat, the man yells a Wilhelm scream.

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Question: In the beginning of the movie there is a man recounting his story about how his wife and child were killed by Dukhovich. The opposing attorney objects due to hearsay. How is this hearsay, when the man was telling his story of him seeing his own family killed?

Answer: You are right. It isn't hearsay and this is a mistake.

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