Cars

Cars (2006)

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Other mistake: Lightning Mcqueen is trying to become the first rookie in Piston Cup history to win the Piston Cup, but Doc Hudson won the Piston Cup in 1951 the first year that Hudson Hornets were produced, which also would have made him a rookie.

mpc2876

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Suggested correction: This assumes that the development of this universe follows the same rules as ours.

LorgSkyegon

Not only that, but Doc is supposed to be 20 years old when he becomes a rookie racer. So he wasn't born in 1951. But he is said to have won the Piston Cup as a rookie.

Bishop73

Suggested correction: Darrell actually said, "And land Dinoco?" So that means Lightning is actually the first rookie to win the Piston Cup and land Dinoco.

First, Darrell made that statement before the race. But it wasn't about the first rookie to do both because McQueen says of the Piston Cup "I'll be the first rookie in history ever to win it."

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: In the tractor tipping scene, Mater demonstrates to McQueen how to do it using two tractors before Mcqueen's first try. And then when McQueen accelerates to make the noise and we have a wide open shot of the field, we can see that all the tractors in the field are still turning. Missing are the two already done by Mater. (00:55:40 - 00:56:25)

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Suggested correction: There are McQueen and Mater's tire tracks on the far left when we see the tractors turning, hinting where the two tractors Mater tipped were.

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Other mistake: The monitor from inside Mack's trailer displays his whole face while talking to McQueen. There is no camera outside of Mack that can display him in that fashion.

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Suggested correction: The camera in the trailer may be a TV video instead of a camera.

No, McQueen is talking live with Mack through this monitor.

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Other mistake: At the start of the film when the commentators are explaining the tie situation between the 3 cars the green arrow to the car is out of alignment and misses the car, instead pointing at the track.

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Suggested correction: Jay Ward, character manager, said that this was a joke. The video with Jay Ward: https://youtu.be/ZkJre-eC-zE?t=25.

Continuity mistake: After the first race, McQueen blew out both back tires. When interviewed after the race, his pit crew changes his rims with new tires, but the old rims have tires on them. They should be only rims, since earlier in the race we see him riding "on the rims" only, with sparks flying from the metal touching the track.

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Suggested correction: McQueen's pit crew fixed his tires before the camera shot on him.

I think you missed the point of the mistake. 2 crew members are taking off both of McQueen's driver side tires (we can assume they replaced the passenger side off camera). But one should just be the rim. You're suggesting the pit crew replaced his tires off camera and then decided to replace his tires again when on camera.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: When McQueen leaves Radiator Springs, he still has his new hot rod paint job from Ramone. When he exits the trailer at the track in California, he is back to his racing paint job.

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Suggested correction: It did not occur "suddenly". He got repainted somewhere in between his leaving Radiator Springs and arriving at the race. No mistake.

JC Fernandez

What about immediately after the race? Also note the commentator during the race remarks on his 'white wall tires of all things', which are absent, until he finishes the race that is.

There was no indication that he stopped anywhere else to get repainted bright red for the last race and then painted back to metallic red after the race.

Easter egg: On the original "Cars" DVD, let the menu animation run twice. On the second time a Dinoco logo will appear for a few seconds. Quickly get to it and press select or enter. You will be greeted with a modified version of Boundin', used to test the animation for Cars.

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Suggested correction: This has already been submitted.

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Trivia: The car crash suffered by The King in the last race is very similar to the accident that Richard Petty had in 1970.

oswal13

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Suggested correction: The ending crash has no similarities with Richard Petty's crash in 1970 at Darlington. The King's car didn't hit a wall. It most likely took inspiration from Richard's 1988 crash at Daytona.

David George

Other mistake: After the first race, in the scene where Lightning is rushing out on the stage thinking he is the winner, loads of confetti is shot out when the King and Chick Hicks gets onto the stage. The confetti is then falling down, but not a single flake hits any of the cars. However, in the following shots, you can see plenty of it on the stage underneath the cars, even though they haven't moved.

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Dusty Rust-eze: Thanks to you, Lightning, we had a banner year!
Rusty Rust-eze: I mean, we might even clear enough to buy you some headlights!
Dusty Rust-eze: Are you saying he doesn't have headlights?
Rusty Rust-eze: That's what I'm tellin' ya - it's just stickers!
Lightning McQueen: Well, you know, race cars don't need headlights, because the track is always lit.
Dusty Rust-eze: Well, so is my brother, but he still needs headlights!

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Trivia: "Route 66" was the original title of this film, but the name was changed to "Cars" so as not to imply a connection with the television show "Route 66".

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Chosen answer: Nope, nothing official was ever said. There are very few truly original film storylines these days; a close examination of most films would allow one to swiftly note plot similarities to any one of a number of preceding movies. Both Cars and Doc Hollywood fit neatly in a very standard storyline of an outsider coming into an unfamiliar cultural group, which they learn to appreciate and benefit from, while their presence likewise benefits the group they encounter. While the two are unusually similar, no comment on the subject was ever made.

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