The Deer Hunter

Question: What are the silver pins on Dinero's shoulders on his dress uniform?

Lt3097

Answer: Dinero is a US army ranger sporting the special forces identification badge on his shoulders. There are many inconsistencies in the uniform though.

lionhead

Question: What does "mao" mean?

MikeH

Chosen answer: The whole phrase is "di di mao", which basically mean go now, or hurry up.

MasterOfAll

Factual error: The boys go deer hunting somewhere in the Appalachians, but the geology is all wrong. That scene is in North Cascades National Park in Washington State. In addition, the "deer" they are hunting is a Red Stag. Not typically found in the Appalachians.

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Michael: I'll tell ya one thing, if I find out my life had to end up being in the mountains, it'd be all right, but it has to be in your mind.
Nick: What? One shot?
Michael: Two is pussy.

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Trivia: Roy Scheider was originally cast as Steven but quit the production two weeks before filming began.

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