Continuity mistake: When Cole (Willis) asks Dr. Railly (Stowe) to turn up the radio as they are driving to Philadelphia, the camera cuts to her hand working the radio. The numbers on the radio clearly move as if being tuned, not the volume being raised.
When mental patient Bruce Willis is sent back in time to find information on a deadly virus that will destroy 5 billion human beings in 1996-1997, he mistakenly arrives in 1990. After explaining his plea to Madeleine Stowe, he is placed in a mental institution. In 1996, he kidnaps Stowe, using her to find the 12 Monkeys, a group of revolutionists that are planning to release the virus into select cities. But, he is wanted by the authorities for murder and kidnapping, plus he refuses to return to the future, because he is in love with Stowe.
James Cole: She's not honey babe, she's a doctor. My psychiatrist. Understand?
Charlie the Hotel Clerk: Whatever gets it up for you, Jack.
Trivia: During the phone call between Kathrine and Professor, we can see the roof of laboratory. It is made of ordinary aluminium or plastic blocks, like roofs in offices. This kind of roof can transport air. Persons behind glass are doing something with danger microbes and they are in protective suits. Professor and his assistants, before glass, don't wear that suit, but the holes in roof can transfer microbes to their part of the laboratory. (01:27:35)
Question: Throughout the movie, Bruce willis has a tattoo visible just above his ear. Was this added for the movie or is it real? if it is real, what does it say?
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