Adventureland (2009)

9 mistakes

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Factual error: After James leaves the bar and is driving, you see a dealership in the background and you can see new trucks and a new model yellow mustang. The movie takes place in 1987, so the vehicles are about 20 years too new. (01:26:00)


Factual error: The movie takes place in 1987, but many shots were done in front of the Wipeout which did not debut as a ride until 1991.

Continuity mistake: In one scene there is a ferris wheel in the background behind James. In the next shot, the ferris wheel disappears.

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Continuity mistake: When James is first working at The Derby Race game, they show the yellow and purple horses moving down the track, immediately cut to just James with the yellow and purple horses to the right and have never moved, they scan around the park, then back to the race where the purple horse wins with yellow gets third. (00:12:00)


Continuity mistake: Lisa P's Icee goes from small and almost white to larger and redder (more cherry flavoring), then back to small and almost white. (00:27:56 - 00:28:36)


Factual error: The group is going to the Razzmatazz where as they enter, "Point of no Return" by Expose' is playing. However the captions show the song title as "Coming Around" (00:50:00)

Factual error: The movie is based in 1987, during two shots where he is driving home, if you look to the right side of the car, he drives by a Ford dealership with 2010 Ford Mustangs and F-150s in the front row. They also drive down the same road multiple times.


Continuity mistake: When Em admits that she like James, she starts to move her right hand up to her face, but then she tucks her hair behind her ear with her left hand. (01:10:20)

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James Brennan: Yeah, Frigo was my best friend. Then, I turned four.

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