Edit
True Crime (1999) Poster

(1999)

Goofs

Character error 

When Steve calls information to be connected to Dale Porterhouse at Stokes and Whitney; he gives his pager number to the receptionist, he then sets the prop phone down on the table without pressing the button to hang up the call. The type of handset used has a button to place and end calls.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Continuity 

After hitting the truck, Michelle Ziegler's windshield wipers are shown as working. However, in the next side shot of her wrecked car, the wipers are not operational.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
When picking the lock to Michell's door, it is a full steel door in a street, but when he enters he comes in through a glass door from a backyard.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
Immediately after Michelle Ziegler's car hits the truck, its windshield is intact. Later in the movie when Steve Everette is looking at the car, there is a big hole in the windshield.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
When Steve pulls into the parking lot at the grocery store, he opens the door and picks up the melon off the ground. He does not close the car door, but after he puts the melon in the garbage, we see the door is closed.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Crew or equipment visible 

Camera reflected in window during the execution scene.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
When Everett first visits Mrs. Russell, the bottom part of a light stand with a set of scrims can be seen on the front porch in the shot from above.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Errors in geography 

The crime the plot centers on takes place in Richmond, in Contra Costa County. The prosecutors Everett tangles with in an effort to free the condemned man are at the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland. A murder in Richmond would be tried in Superior Court there or at the Contra Costa County seat in Martinez.
Everett drives from Oakland to San Quentin more than once on the same day he takes his daughter to the zoo. Given the traffic conditions in the Bay Area and the 30 miles or so from the Tribune building to the prison and the bureaucratic hassles of visiting a prisoner, the time line becomes highly suspect.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Factual errors 

Family members of condemned inmates in California are not allowed to attend executions.
California does not use a machine to administer the drugs used to conduct lethal injections. Rather, it is done manually.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

See also

Trivia | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Connections | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page