27 Movies And Shows That Need Help With History

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Whether it's deliberate or not, filmmakers have a habit of cramming historically-impossible details into their movies and shows, all the time. Since literally everything can be searched in the palm of your hand, now, we're going to go with "deliberate."

Shoutout to Tomkat53, whose tolerance for anachronisms is the only thing keeping him sane, for suggesting this contest.

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Entry by Scott Laffey

In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the Joneses book a flight from Berlin to Athens on a commercial zeppelin in 1938. In actuality, no ticket wou

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Entry by Busteq

In Game of Thrones, ballista operators shout: fire! when shooting... even when gunpowder has not been invented in that world yet...

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27 Movies And Shows That Need Help With History

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Entry by gicusudoru

CRACKEDco COM PEARL HARBOR A newsreel from 1940 shows a tank battle near Cologne Cathedral that will not happen until 1945.

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Entry by Scott Laffey

DID MEREDITH QUILL GET HER HANDS ON THE TIME STONE? Those rockin' mixtapes that Star-Lord's mother gave him before she passed away in 1988 GUARDIANS T

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CRACKED COM HURT THE LOCKER is set in 2004, but features a scene with a characer: playing X-BOX 360, which was released in 2005.: The game is Gears of

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Entry by Scott Laffey

In Hot Tub Time Machine, Lou decides to stay in 1986, forming CRACKEDOON Motley LUE and writing Home N MI Sweet Home. MOTLEY GRUE Quite the feat, si

According to the writers, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is set loosely between 1720 and 1750. Granny Smith apples originated

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

X-Men: First Class takes place during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. However, there's a bunch of Tomahawk missiles shown in the scene above. Tomaha

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

This heart-wrenching scene in The Green Mile wouldn't have happened if the production crew had looked up Louisiana's history. The film's set in 1935,

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

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Entry by Hestutomo

Mulan's third act takes place in the famous Forbidden City. mo However, when the landmark was built, the Huns had not only been defeated but some had

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Entry by Hestutomo

In Titanic, to discourage Rose from jumping, Jack tells her a story about him and his father ice-fishing in Lake Wissota, Wisconsin. The thing is, Lak

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Entry by gicusudoru

FLANDERS: CRACKED POSITION PADID PAOE COM CREASING OF GRAVITY LATE Ger NEWS an Have Bombr on he Lys Convay Almost All Reyneed Near Boulogne Nazi Breod

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Entry by LAJL

CRACKED cO COM In Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen performs Fat Bottomed Girls' during their first U.S. tour in 1974. That's impossible, because that song w

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Entry by Hestutomo

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is set in the 1720s, so the Union Jack shouldn't have the Cross Of St. Patrick incorporated. The red diago

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Entry by YappyDoo

ITMDANNON and the RAIDERSothe LOST ARK SET IN 1936, THE MAPS SHOWN DURING THE FLIGHT SEQUENCES BEAR SOME GEOGRAPICAL ERRORS. THAILAND WAS CALLED SIAM

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Entry by Maclise

In Forrest Gump, Gump receives a letter from Apple congratulating him on his investment in 1975. reche Which is impressive, because Apple wasn't found

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Entry by Andrea Meno

There are plenty of miniskirts in X-Men: First Class, set in 1962. They were invented two years later.

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Entry by PookieJones

Don Draper comes up with the It's toasted slogan in 1960. ucry STIIE TS TASIED MAD MEN By that time, Lucky Strike had been using it for over 40 year

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Entry by Andrea Meno

The Tom Cruise WWIl drama Valkyrie is set in 1944. fFuhrer befiehl Mir folgen Dir In 1941, the Nazis said the font in the sign above (called Fraktur)

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My Girl The main character's mood ring is a key aspect of the film. It shouldn't be: The film is set CRACKED.COM in 1972 and mood rings weren't around

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Entry by PollyDarton

27 Movies And Shows That Need Help With History

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

In Django Unchained, Django's secondary weapon is a double-barreled Derringer pistol. The movie is set in 1858, 8 years before such a pistol was first

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Entry by Kristina Yong

In The Theory of Everything, the term black hole' is repeatedly used - -in scenes set in 1963 -- four years too early. Led. The concept itself had a

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Entry by YappyDoo

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB BEHIND RON WOODROOF'S DESK AT THE OFFICE MOTEL, THERE IS A CALENDAR SHOWING A 2011 MODEL OF LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR. THE MOVIE TAKES

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Entry by YappyDoo

CRACKEDOON STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON EARLY IN THE MOVIE IN 1986, EAZY-E WEARS A CHICAGO WHITE SOX HAT WITH A WHITE LOGO ONIT. THE LOGO ONLY BECAME OFFICI