You Probably Missed These Glaring Mistakes in Your Favorite Films

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Forrest Gump

Tom Hanks plays the titular character in this classic 1994 film. When Gump and his partner, Lieutenant Dan, invested proceeds some shrimp sales in "some kind of fruit company," they were referring to Apple Inc. In the film, Apple sends Gump a letter applauding him on his investment which is dated 1975—but Apple wasn't publicly traded until 1981.

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Top Gun

Tom Cruise plays LT Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, a U.S. Navy pilot, in 1986's Top Gun. Maverick is known for flying with abandon, and the above scene is no exception. In reality, the back wings of these jets would have collided, causing both planes to crash.

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The More You Know

  • Jennifer Lopez was the first actress to have a movie and an album hit number one in the same week.
  • Orson Welles directed much of Citizen Kane from a wheelchair, after injuring himself on set.
  • Original drawings for Iron Man’s suit contained roller blades!
  • George Lucas wanted to make a Flash Gordon movie but could not obtain the rights so instead, he created Star Wars.
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Post originally appeared on Upbeat News.