G.I. Jane

G.I. Jane (1997)

5 corrected entries

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Corrected entry: In the scene where she confronts the Senator, Demi has Captain bars on her shirt but she is a Lieutenant. (01:20:00 - 01:35:00)

Correction: In the Navy, a Lieutenant is 2 silver bars, an O-3. In other services, an O-3 is a Captain. A Navy Captain would wear a silver eagle, equivalent to a Colonel.

Corrected entry: When Jordan has a drink with her crew at the bar, before she goes into the ladies, she has a bandage around her right hand, and in the ladies she has the same bandage, but when she comes out, the bandage is gone.


Correction: If I was in a bar and wanted to take a bandage off, I'd go to the bathroom to do it too. The bandage doesn't reappear so there's no continuity error.

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Corrected entry: Demi Moore shaves her own head wearing only her uniform and t-shirt. Yet when she finishes shaving there's no sign of even a single hair on her. She also never brushed away any hair from her neck or shoulders. After a haircut like that it would be all over her.

Correction: The scene is not shown in real time, but a series of small shots. During these shots, you can make out lots of hairs that stick to her; however, she could also have taken the time in between cuts to brush some of it away. In the last shot, for instance, of her running her hands over her freshly shaven head, she has had time to even out the few remaining stripes seen in the shot before, and put away the shaving machine. It is not unlikely she brushed away as much hair as possible during the same cut.


Corrected entry: When Jordan's boyfriend is at the party and he sticks his head into the room where a snooker game is going on you can see all of the balls are red, then the next shot of the table the balls are all different colour.

Correction: In snooker, there are 15 red balls and 7 colored. In the first shot, only the red and pink balls are immediately visible, but the other 6 colored balls are there.

Corrected entry: During the briefing inside the submarine and the actual firefight, they were using maps that have south-facing shores. They were going to Libya where the shores face north. Even when they were planning their extraction, their intention was to go south. Into the middle of the Libyan desert?

Correction: They did not plan to go south. Just because a feature is at the bottom of a map does not indicate that that feature is to the south of your position, merely that you're holding it in a non-standard way. Which is not uncommon with military topographical maps that have been placed in a map holder.

Revealing mistake: Towards the end of the film, a Cobra helicopter is flying in to assist with the extraction of the Navy Seals. There is a three-quarter frontal shot of the helicopter, one bank of rocket tubes can be seen to be empty; a few moments later, it's firing rockets from banks on both sides.

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Sen. Lillian DeHaven: No politician can afford to let women come home in body bags. Especially me. It was never gonna happen anyway.

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Trivia: A G.I. historically refers to an enlisted member of the US Army (and Air Force during the 2nd World War). Lt. O'Neill is in the Navy, where the term doesn't apply. Additionally, she is an officer, so even if she was in the Army she STILL wouldn't be a G.I. Though to be fair, Lt. (Navy) Jane doesn't have exactly the same ring to it.

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