Matdan97

Revealing mistake: When Frank and his wife Eva step out of the chapel after getting married, it cuts to a crowd of photographers. In the background, several modern minivans drive by, including a white one with AVIS written on it.

Matdan97

25th Mar 2021

Face/Off (1997)

Factual error: In reality, a face transplant like this couldn't work for multiple reasons. Primarily because of blood type, with Castor (Cage) being AB and Sean (Travolta) being O Negative. Organ donors and recipients need to have the same exact blood type for transplants to work, otherwise the recipient's body will reject it even with medication. In addition, intensive surgery is needed to connect a donor face to a recipient (ex. Connect blood vessels), which takes more than several hours.

Matdan97

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows mistake picture

Factual error: When Watson is pinned down by Moran at the arms factory in Germany, he hides behind a large artillery piece. He looks around and sees a pair of hearing protection. They appear to be modern hearing protection ear muffs, wrapped with cloth to make them look period. They have plastic clips to detach the ear cups from the metal band, which gives them away as being modern. They appear to be Peltor style hearing protection.

Matdan97

3rd Mar 2021

The Rookie (2018)

Redwood - S1-E11

Factual error: During the LAPD gun exchange program, an explosion happens from (according to the show) claymore mines being in the trunk of a car. In reality, this wouldn't happen as Claymore Mines are very stable and safe. The explosive used, C-4, is shock stable and temperature stable. The mine will only go off when used with a detonator.

Matdan97

6th Nov 2020

True Lies (1994)

Revealing mistake: When Aziz (Art Malik) goes flying stuck to the missile, you can see a blue harness under his shirt just before he hits the helicopter. Only noticeable in the close up shot of his face and body.

Matdan97

5th Nov 2020

True Lies (1994)

Revealing mistake: When Aziz (Art Malik) shoots at Harry (Arnold) in the bathroom, he has a rifle with two magazines taped together. If you look closely, the second magazine taped next to the one in the gun is empty. He then reloads the gun by flipping the second, empty, magazine and loading it.

Matdan97

Revealing mistake: Towards the end of the film when Simon and his men are found by McClane (Willis) and Zeus (Jackson), Simon's men can be seen taking MP5K submachine guns. The guns are actually Daisy MP5K Airsoft replicas. At one point, a man "pumps" the forward grip of the gun to cock it. Indicating it as an airsoft gun and not a real submachine gun.

Matdan97

13th Oct 2020

Death Wish II (1982)

Revealing mistake: When Kersey tries to shoot Wilson at the hospital, he lifts up the table to knock his gun away from him. Kersey fires a shot at the table when it moves up, but a hole doesn't appear in the table. This indicates the gun was loaded with blanks (obviously) and no other effects were done for the scene.

Matdan97

27th Sep 2020

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Factual error: When the British and American soldiers are pushing the Bailey Bridge, you can see a British soldier in the background carrying a modern white and red megaphone. (01:44:28)

Matdan97

28th Aug 2020

Doctor Who (2005)

The Impossible Astronaut - S6-E2

Audio problem: When the Doctor sits in the Oval Office chair, Secret Service Agents aim their revolvers at him. As they do, the sound of a pistol slide racking is heard. None of them are doing anything except raising and aiming their revolvers at him.

Matdan97

3rd Aug 2020

Lethal Weapon (2016)

Spilt Milk - S1-E5

Factual error: In Chad Jackson's resume, it says he was assigned to "SEAL Team Delta." Navy SEAL teams are ranked by number (ex. SEAL Team 3, 10, etc.), there is no such unit called SEAL Team Delta.

Matdan97

24th Jul 2020

Hollow Man (2000)

Factual error: When we first see Caine (Bacon) enter the military base, there are Willy's Jeeps used by military personnel. By the year 2000, the Willy's Jeep was long-since replaced in the U.S. Military by the HUMVEE, which we also see in the film.

Matdan97

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Suggested correction: It's not a Willy's jeep. It's a Ford M151 Mutt, which was still in occasional use at the time of filming.

LorgSkyegon

Factual error: When Grace first shoots the Rev-9 Terminator, she is using a Winchester Pump Shotgun with a long magazine tube. She however fires 13 rounds at the Terminator, while the shotgun is only able to hold a maximum of between 7-8 shells in the magazine tube.

Matdan97

13th Jul 2020

Jarhead (2005)

Factual error: When Swofford is burning the sh*tters, he says he used diesel fuel and matches. In reality, diesel fuel will not burn with matches, like we see it do in the film.

Matdan97

Revealing mistake: When the T-800 is reloading his shotgun in the alley with John, he reaches into his pocket, presumably to grab shells for the shotgun. In the shot with him and John in frame, his hand comes out of his pocket empty, but we hear him load another shell into the gun in the next shot.

Matdan97

Factual error: The M1 Garands throughout the film all have post-War era rear sights. The type used during WW2 were called "Lock Bar," distinguished by a "bar" that ran across the right sight knob. M1 Garands manufactured or refurbished after WW2 will lack these types of sights.

Matdan97

22nd Jun 2020

Feet First (1930)

Visible crew/equipment: Just before Harold gets his hands caught in a window, a crew member can be seen gesturing his hands to keep raising the window cleaning gantry.

Matdan97

19th Jun 2020

The Highwaymen (2019)

Factual error: When Maney and Frank are chasing Bonnie and Clyde in a dusty field, Maney (Woody Harrelson) fires his Colt Peacemaker revolver. His first shot is CG since the gun fires without him cocking the hammer. The Colt Peacemaker is a single action revolver, requiring the hammer to be cocked each time in order to fire the gun.

Matdan97

26th May 2020

Ford v Ferrari (2019)

Factual error: When Ken is in a room seeing a brand new Ford engine being tested, he and a Ford engineer are wearing hearing protection. The protection being earmuffs, which look way too modern for the 1960s. They have a detachable earmuff, which wasn't introduced until decades later.

Matdan97

20th May 2020

The Rookie (2018)

Greenlight - S1-E16

Factual error: Captain Anderson pulls a suspect underwater and shoots him. There's a bright, yellow flash under the water. In reality, this wouldn't happen, only a large amount of bubbles would appear, but no flash.

Matdan97

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