Corrected entry: While discussing completing the mission, after capturing the half-track, Medic Steven Gould sarcastically says "With a full arsenal of two pistols and a bolt action." At this time he would have known that they had at least two rifles. Then we see them marching through the woods with four rifles.
29th Jul 2006
5th Aug 2009
Corrected entry: In the final shootout, the GIs are using at least one semi-automatic American M1 Garand rifle. It is never explained where they got this from, as all they had before were captured German bolt-action Mausers. They are escaped POWs and have been stripped of their own weapons. They have encountered no American corpses or vehicles except an ambulance, which they specifically state has been stripped of everything of use. At one point Gould actually says all they have is a "bolt-action".
22nd Dec 2005
Corrected entry: In the beginning of the film when Thorny and Rabbit are chasing the Miata that Mac is driving, there is a shot that shows Mac manually shifting gears. Later on in the movie when Mac and Foster decide to go undercover in O'Hagan's truck, Mac doesn't know how to use a stick shift anymore. (00:07:50 - 00:52:15)
30th Jan 2005
5th Nov 2002
27th Aug 2001
Corrected entry: When the train is taking Schindler's workers to Czeckoslovakia toward the end, they take an icicle from out the tiny window and melt it for water. When they next cut to a shot of the train trolling by, it's rather odd that the ONLY patch of ice on all the cars rolling by just happens to be over that one window.
17th May 2005
Corrected entry: At the beginning when the small asteroid fragments destroy the satellite and kill the astronaut you can see that the pieces fall down even though they should be in zero G.
27th Jan 2003
Corrected entry: In the early scene where Enders is in the hospital, the nurse gives him his pills in a plastic cup. Plastic was not in use in that manner in the 1940's and chances are the nurse would have given Enders the pill by hand.
21st Apr 2005
Corrected entry: All through the movie when Enders fires his Thompson even in the close up shots you never see a single shell casing come out of the weapon.
25th Feb 2004
Corrected entry: During Enders patrol on Guadalcanal, all but one of the Marines with him are carrying M-1 Garand rifles. Marine riflemen landed on Guadalcanal with the older 1903 Springfield rifles. Only a handful of M-1's found their way to Marine hands which were stolen from follow-on Army landing troops.
27th Aug 2001
27th Aug 2001
Corrected entry: On the shore it shows a full can of ammunition floating in and out on the tide. A full can would be as heavy as a rock and would not move.
12th Nov 2004
Corrected entry: Many tanks were landing on the beach at the beginning. Actually, only two tanks landed on "Omaha Beach."
19th Sep 2002
Corrected entry: In a scene where Miller is talking to Ryan after blowing up the truck, Miller's uniform clearly displays the Screaming Eagle, the insignia of the 101st airborne, also Ryan's division. However, Miller was a ranger, not a paratrooper.
5th Dec 2004
Corrected entry: When Fabrizio is nearly sucked through the port hole into the grand staircase, he is pulled from a great distance. He manages to stop, and throws himself away from the porthole. However, this is much nearer to the porthole than he was when he was sucked through originally, and yet no longer has any problems with suction - as he even pauses before swimming away. The suction would not have disappeared this quick.
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