True Lies

Trivia: In the scene when Arnold has rescued Jamie Lee Curtis from the limo and she is flying over the ocean from Arnold's hand, Curtis is actually the one doing that stunt.

T Poston

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Suggested correction: Not true: Donna Keegan performed the stunt. Https://

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Trivia: The shots of Jamie Leigh Curtis hanging beneath the helicopter were filmed on her 35th birthday.

Mark Bernhard

Trivia: In the English version, when Arnold speaks to the chef in the opening sequence, he speaks French. In the French version it would be redundant for him to speak French, so he speaks German and of course it's him speaking. (00:04:50)

Trivia: When Gibson is bringing up Juno Skinner's information on the computer at the beginning, it says she was born in 1959. But in reality, Tia Carrere was born in 1967. I wonder if she was insulted that the producers thought she looked almost ten years older than she actually was? (00:08:35)


Trivia: The place where Jamie Lee Curtis meets Bill Paxton is the same place where the T-1000 arrives in Terminator 2. Coincidently, another movie Arnold was in and James Cameron directed.

Trivia: The sequence on the bridge toward the end was actually filmed in the Florida Keys on Seven Mile Bridge. The bridge had to be closed down for hours during filming, so long lines of cars had to wait patiently for extended periods of time. As a way of apologizing for the inconvenience, between shots James Cameron and the stars of the film walked up and down the highway handing out bumper stickers bearing the Omega Sector seal and proclaiming, "I was held hostage on Seven-Mile Bridge."

Mark Bernhard

Trivia: Art Malik got the job to play the lead Jihad terrorist because James Cameron was impressed with his portrayal of the muhajehdeen leader in "The Living Daylights." Coincidentally, the Taliban and a number of Islamic extremist Jihad groups have their roots in the muhajehdeen.

Trivia: The helicopter pilot who says "Yeah, she's got her head in his!" is the film's director, James Cameron.

Factual error: There are a lot of comments about the Harrier (technically speaking it is an AV-8B, a slightly different aircraft) flown by Arnold Schwarzenegger, but everyone's missed the obvious one. The terrorist with the AK47 is unaware of the fact that a Harrier is hovering just outside the window until he slowly turns and see it there. He does a double take when he sees the Harrier just five metres away! A Harrier is an incredibly loud aircraft; you can hear them from three kilometers away. At that range the floor would shake with the noise and he would have been in no doubt whatever that he had been under attack for some time.

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Question: How could Harry have known what floor the terrorist leader was going to get off on during the hotel chase sequence?


Chosen answer: He didn't really. Harry just knew he was heading up. He pressed the top floor to get the elevator moving and kept an eye on him on the way up. If the terrorist's elevator suddenly stops, Harry can press the button for that floor to stop his elevator.


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