Hard Times

Factual error: The movie is set during the Great Depression, in 1933, but Charles Bronson gets in town aboard of a freight train pulled by an EMD NW5 diesel locomotor, introduced over a decade later. (00:01:15)

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Continuity mistake: Look at Charles Bronson's sideburns in his close-ups on the moving train at the beginning of the beginning of the movie. The hair grows longer when it gets closer to the hat and to the top of his ear. When he hops off the train, his hair appears to have a much closer shave, evened well above the ear. (00:01:35)

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Other mistake: Bronson arrives in town hitching a ride in a boxcar. He hops off and begins walking along a different track. In the next shot, you can see in the background the same freight train he left, already moving in the opposite direction. (00:02:10)

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Trivia: By open admission of one of the original artwork designer Akira "Akiman" Yasuda, the movie (known in Japan as "The Street Fighter") inspired at least 2 of the most iconic backgrounds of the game Street Fighter 2: it is really obvious when you watch the fight between Jim Henry and "the kid", on the docks with a boat in the background much like in Ken 's stage. The cage fight against Henry inspired also Zangief's stage. (00:19:30 - 00:47:50)

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Jim Henry: I want to have a long talk with anybody bettin' against me.

Speed: Well, you know Chick, like old momma said, next best thing to playing and winning is playing and losing.

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