The Kingdom

Trivia: On the day where the big explosion was filmed on the Gilbert, Arizona set, the sound was so enormous, that surrounding communities called '911, unaware that a movie was being filmed.

Lynette Carrington

Trivia: In one scene towards the beginning, Jaime Foxx's character refers to a place named Terrell, Texas, saying it has the best chili. Terrell, Texas is Jaime Foxx's hometown, an obvious homage.

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Trivia: Throughout the movie, they refer to the terrorist bomb-maker by the name of Abu Hamza. Although this movie is a work of fiction, there is a convicted Muslim Imam preacher in the UK called Abu Hamza, who is being sought by the USA for extradition on terrorist charges, for bombing people in Jordan.

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Revealing mistake: Shortly after the agents inspect the rooftop, there is a shot of the convoy driving away from the skyline of the city. If you look on the road, you can see a left-turn lane marking, with an arrow pointing to the left and the word "ONLY." Unlikely to find that word painted on the road in Riyadh. This was one of many scenes filmed in the Phoenix area.

Jason Sieberg

More mistakes in The Kingdom

Adam Leavitt: Sir, not to beat a dead horse, but if there was ever a time for us to put boots on Saudi sand, I mean, don't you think this is it?
Janet Mayes: There's no way, Adam. They will never allow it.
Adam Leavitt: Then let's just ask.
Janet Mayes: The Saudi Royal Family cannot appear as if they're losing control. If they lose control of their country, lose control of the people, they risk losing control of the oil. And that's not going to happen.

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