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15 Giant Mistakes In Major Motion Pictures

Making a movie takes thousands of hours, which means mistakes should be caught by some people during the process. However, sometimes the mistakes stay in the finished movies. Read on and you will find out those mistakes that didn't get caught.


1. Braveheart

William Wallace wore a kilt in Braveheart. However, people in Scotland didn't wear kilts until the 16th century, and William Wallace died in 1305.


2. The Aviator

In a scene set in 1928, Howard Hughes orders ten chocolate chip cookies, but chocolate chip cookies weren't invented until the 1930s.


3. Django Unchained

Django wears fashionable sunglasses in Django Unchained, but sunglasses didn't become popular in the U.S. until 1929.


4. Titanic

Jack says that he used to ice fish on Lake Wissota. However, Lake Wissota was formed in 1917 and Jack died in 1912.


5. Forrest Gump

Apple Inc. sends a letter of thanks to Forrest for investing in the company, which was dated 1975. But Apple Inc. was founded on April 1st, 1976.


6. Gladiator

Russell Crowe is named "The Spaniard" in Gladiator and the movie is set in the year 180 A.D. But, the term "Spaniard" was first used during the 14th century.


7. Back to the Future

You can see "OUTATIME" on the license plate of the DeLorean, but only seven characters are allowed on California license plates, not eight.


8. Pirates of the Caribbean

Granny Smith apples began to exist in 1868, but in Pirates of the Caribbean you can see Captain Barbossa unexpectedly has a Granny Smith apple.


9. Public Enemies

"Baby Face" Nelson and "Pretty Boy" Floyd were both killed before John Dillinger in the movie, but in reality Dillinger was killed before both of them.


10. Saving Private Ryan

After Captain Miller is injured, he leans up against a Ural M-63 motorcycle, which didn't exist until 1963, despite the movie being set around 1944.


11. Independence Day

In this movie there is a spectacular shot of Empire State Building's explosion in the center of the street. However, the Empire State Building stands on a corner and there is no such street that gives such a direct view.


12. Halloween

This movie is set in a fictional Illinois town. However, there are palm trees in the background which prove it was made in California instead.


13. The Hurt Locker

In this movie, one character says that an Iraqi with a video camera will put something on YouTube. The scene in this film happens in 2004. However, Youtube was founded in 2005.


14. The Green Mile

In this film, John Coffey is sentenced to execution by electric chair in Louisiana. However, Louisiana started using the electric chair for executions only from 1940, which was five years after the movie was set.


15. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

In this movie, Robin's companion Azeem shows him a telescope. However the telescope was not invented until the early 17th century, despite the movie being set in 1194.


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