Matdan97

28th Jul 2022

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Factual error: During the raid on Bin Laden's compound, Justin (Chris Pratt) ends up killing Abrar ad his wife. During this scene, his rifle produces several large muzzle flashes. His rifle is fitted with a suppressor which would eliminate all muzzle flash produced by the rifle.

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Suggested correction: A flash suppressor does not eliminate flash, it dampens or suppresses it so you aren't blinded by your own rifle. Any short barrelled weapon still makes a huge flash at night.

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While it may not completely eliminate muzzle flash from the rifle, the suppressor fails to eliminate any as the flash fills the entire room. The purpose of a suppressor is not just to eliminate noise, but also act as a better flash suppressor. Even a short barrelled and suppressed rifle like Justin's (an HK416 in this case), would not produce such a large muzzle flash. The weapons in the film aren't equipped with real suppressors.

Matdan97

19th Jul 2022

Ford v Ferrari (2019)

Factual error: Throughout the movie, Ken wears a pair of Ray Ban Balorama (4089) sunglasses. His pair however, has the Ray Ban logo on the temples; in the 1960s, Ray Ban sunglasses didn't feature the logo on the temples or lenses.

Matdan97

18th Jul 2022

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Revealing mistake: The SEALs assaulting Bin Laden's compound are using infrared lasers on their rifles, which can only be seen under night vision. The lasers being AN/PEQ-15s which the SEALs have attached to the top of their rifles. However, most if not all of the rifles have the laser beam coming from the bottom left of the hand guard, not from the top mounted laser unit. It's possible the/PEQ-15s were faux units and different lasers mounted to the rifles were used to give the effect.

Matdan97

Audio problem: When Fat Bastard bursts through Austin's apartment door, he pulls a revolver out of a box. When he does, the sound of the hammer cocking is heard, but he never cocks the hammer. It stays down for the entire scene.

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Revealing mistake: When Fat Bastard smashes through the door of Austin's apartment (in 1999), the door doesn't have any holes drilled in the side for the latch. You can see this when a piece with the door knob falls to the floor. In addition, you can see on the right side of the door, a mark in the slab where it was cut for Fat Bastard (Mike Myers) to slam through it.

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Revealing mistake: During the shootout at the German arms factory, one guard is firing an M1888 Mauser rifle at Holmes, Watson, etc. However, when he fires it, the bolt handle is up, but we still see a muzzle flash from the rifle. This would indicate the muzzle flash to be computer generated and not a blank from the rifle.

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When Eddie fires his "Toon" revolver at the whisky bottle, you can see what appears to be a white, plastic model in his hands. This obviously would've been used as a reference for the animation to be tracked onto later.

Matdan97

23rd Mar 2022

Lone Survivor (2013)

Audio problem: When the SEALs in the Chinooks take fire, a helicopter crew member fires their weapons. The weapon is a M240 7.62mm Machine Gun, but the audio of it firing is that of an M134 Minigun.

Matdan97

Visible crew/equipment: When Eddie is bouncing up and down on the pogo stick at the Acme Factory, two wires are visible around his left and right shoulders; just before he bounces up into the light fixture.

Matdan97

14th Mar 2022

The Hurt Locker (2008)

Factual error: Sgt. James (Renner) is with a 5th Generation iPod Classic in his room at Camp Victory. This iPod model wasn't released until 2005 while the film is set in 2004. In addition, he is wearing 2007-era Apple headphones, which weren't available in 2004 either.

Matdan97

14th Mar 2022

The Hurt Locker (2008)

Revealing mistake: Whenever James, Sanborn, and Eldridge are riding in the Humvee, you can see panels of wood in between the doors and windows of the Humvee. If you look closely, the grain in the wood is visible.

Matdan97

Other mistake: When Ricky is in the hospital, asleep in the bed, his heart rate stays at a constant "69" beats per minute. The number doesn't even spike when Cal tries to smother him with a pillow.

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Other mistake: During the chase between Bo and Luke, and Jimmy and his father, Jimmy is shooting at them with a shotgun. He at one point hits the top corner of the driver door on the General Lee. , but he is shooting from the passenger side of his father's truck.

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Continuity mistake: When McClane (Willis) approaches the dump truck in the aqua duct, the driver pulls an Uzi submachine gun onto his lap. The camera then cuts to McClane being seen in the door mirror of the truck, then cuts again to the cab being shot full of holes by McClane. The gun on the driver's lap changes to an MP5K (in this case, a Daisy MP5K Airsoft Replica).

Matdan97

30th Nov 2021

The Fighter (2010)

Factual error: When Dicky (Christian Bale) is cheering to the guards after Micky (Wahlberg) wins the Sanchez fight, the guards are next to a modern, flat screen computer monitor. (01:19:51)

Matdan97

30th Nov 2021

The Fighter (2010)

17th Nov 2021

The Love Bug (1968)

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the Mexico race, Herbie's passenger door is smashed in; yet for the remainder of the scene, his door is fine.

Matdan97

27th Oct 2021

Memphis Belle (1990)

Factual error: When Lt. Col Derringer (John Lithgow) is introducing the crew of the Belle at the beginning of the film, he describes Rascal as being 18 years old. Yet he holds the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-6), a rank usually achieved after at least 5-6 years of military service. Same can be said for Eugene, who is described as being 19 years old, who also is a Staff Sergeant.

Matdan97

25th Oct 2021

Squid Game (2021)

VIPS - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: The Front Man draws his 1911 pistol when he suspects the police officer is in the penthouse. When he does, you can see a hex screw and a brass valve on the bottom of the magazine of the pistol. This would indicate it to be an Airsoft replica. (00:03:41)

Matdan97

20th Oct 2021

Men in Black (1997)

Other mistake: Jensen (U.S. Army West Point Officer) addresses himself as a Second Lieutenant, but upon closer inspection of his rank (bars on his shoulders), they are Silver. Silver bars indicate a 1st Lieutenant, Gold indicates a 2nd.

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