Thursday, July 21, 2011

The World Geography's Top Ten Geography Errors in Movies

Geography purists who are wrapped too tight to enjoy films (myself is included when I am in a bad mood or feel the movie is dumb) will eagerly look to find geography errors in movies.  The mountain in the background of Rumble in the Bronx, the easy running distance between the Egyptian pyramids and Petra in Transformers 2, and the glaciated mountains in Oklahoma in the original True Grit are just three that easily come to mind.

The website The World Geography has created their own list of geography movie mistakes.  The best one's pointed out where Krakatoa, East of Java (Krakatoa is actually west of Java) and the multiple "Mexico=Peru" errors in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The opening scene in Pearl Harbor shows Mitchel Field on Long Island with mountains in the background. The Long Island audience in the theater was roaring with laughter at that one.

Catholicgauze said...

Anonymous,
Ha! I did not catch that.