You Probably Missed These Glaring Mistakes in Your Favorite Films

Even the movies we love the most have their flaws. Did you notice these surprising movie mistakes that made it past the final cut?

The Sound Of Music

This famous 1965 musical film is based on the 1949 memoir The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, following a young Austrian postulant in Salzburg, Austria, who is sent to be a governess for the children of a retired navy officer. The von Trapp family hikes over the Alps from Austria to Switzerland to escape the Nazis—but Salzburg, which borders Germany, is over 200 miles from Switzerland.


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The More You Know

  • In Saving Private Ryan, all of the main cast were given basic military training except Matt Damon, in the hope that the cast would build a resentment towards him necessary for the role.
  • John Travolta would have played Maverick in Top Gun if his asking price wasn't too high.
  • Jennifer Lopez was the first actress to have a movie and an album hit number one in the same week.
  • Because they were shooting in black and white and color didn't matter, they used chocolate syrup as blood when shooting Psycho.
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