History Trivia / BloodDiamond

24th May '17 6:26:47 PM Darthman616
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*FollowTheLeader: This was one of a couple of films about modern conflict in Africa released after the success of ''Film/BlackHawkDown''.
8th May '17 3:56:25 PM dlchen145
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Most of the film was shot in South Africa and Mozambique.
7th Apr '17 7:29:45 AM pratchettgaiman
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** Captain Poison is played by British actor David Harewood.

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** Captain Poison is played by British actor of Barbadian descent David Harewood.
27th Jan '17 10:56:40 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* AwardCategoryFraud: Djimon Hounsou was nominated for Best Supporting Actor while Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio was nominated as Lead, despite the fact that the entire story revolves around the former's quest to rescue his son.

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* AwardCategoryFraud: Djimon Hounsou Creator/DjimonHounsou was nominated for Best Supporting Actor while Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio was nominated as Lead, despite the fact that the entire story revolves around the former's quest to rescue his son.



** Djimon Hounsou is of both Beninese and American nationality and plays a Sierra Leonean fisherman.

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** Djimon Hounsou Creator/DjimonHounsou is of both Beninese and American nationality and plays a Sierra Leonean fisherman.



** Averted with Arnold Vosloo who, for once, plays a South African character, and Jennifer Connelly who is even from New York like her character.

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** Averted with Arnold Vosloo who, for once, plays a South African character, and Jennifer Connelly Creator/JenniferConnelly who is even from New York like her character.
12th Apr '16 12:55:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Jack from ''{{Film/Titanic 1997}}'' is Danny, his boss is [[Film/TheMummyTrilogy Imhotep]], his contact in the diamond company is TonyBlair from ''Film/TheQueen'', Sarah from ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' is Maddy, and the dad from ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' appears at the beginning and end of the film.
** Or, if you prefer, [[Film/{{Inception}} Cobb]] has given up the dream infiltration business and is chasing diamonds with a distant relative of one the Film/{{Amistad}} slaves. The wife of a [[Film/ABeautifulMind famous mathematician]] is writing a story about them (although she doesn't appear to have aged much since the 1960s), the story involves [[Film/FrostNixon Sir David Frost]]... or is it [[Literature/TheDamnedUnited Brian Clough]]?
** Hard to spot behind the grey hair and moustache, but [[Film/TheGodsMustBeCrazy Andrew Steyn]], [[GeniusDitz the good-natured and clumsy-around-women zoologist]], apparently changed his career - and moral alignment - and became a diamond baron.
7th Jul '15 9:01:41 AM erforce
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Jack from ''{{Film/Titanic}}'' is Danny, his boss is [[Film/TheMummyTrilogy Imhotep]], his contact in the diamond company is TonyBlair from ''Film/TheQueen'', Sarah from ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' is Maddy, and the dad from ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' appears at the beginning and end of the film.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Jack from ''{{Film/Titanic}}'' ''{{Film/Titanic 1997}}'' is Danny, his boss is [[Film/TheMummyTrilogy Imhotep]], his contact in the diamond company is TonyBlair from ''Film/TheQueen'', Sarah from ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' is Maddy, and the dad from ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' appears at the beginning and end of the film.
11th Sep '14 4:49:04 AM Willbyr
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** Or, if you prefer, [[{{Inception}} Cobb]] has given up the dream infiltration business and is chasing diamonds with a distant relative of one the {{Amistad}} slaves. The wife of a [[ABeautifulMind famous mathematician]] is writing a story about them (although she doesn't appear to have aged much since the 1960s), the story involves [[FrostNixon Sir David Frost]]... or is it [[Literature/TheDamnedUnited Brian Clough]]?
** Hard to spot behind the grey hair and moustache, but [[TheGodsMustBeCrazy Andrew Steyn]], [[GeniusDitz the good-natured and clumsy-around-women zoologist]], apparently changed his career - and moral alignment - and became a diamond baron.

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** Or, if you prefer, [[{{Inception}} [[Film/{{Inception}} Cobb]] has given up the dream infiltration business and is chasing diamonds with a distant relative of one the {{Amistad}} Film/{{Amistad}} slaves. The wife of a [[ABeautifulMind [[Film/ABeautifulMind famous mathematician]] is writing a story about them (although she doesn't appear to have aged much since the 1960s), the story involves [[FrostNixon [[Film/FrostNixon Sir David Frost]]... or is it [[Literature/TheDamnedUnited Brian Clough]]?
** Hard to spot behind the grey hair and moustache, but [[TheGodsMustBeCrazy [[Film/TheGodsMustBeCrazy Andrew Steyn]], [[GeniusDitz the good-natured and clumsy-around-women zoologist]], apparently changed his career - and moral alignment - and became a diamond baron.baron.

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4th Aug '14 7:56:00 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** Or, if you prefer, [[{{Inception}} Cobb]] has given up the dream infiltration business and is chasing diamonds with a distant relative of one the {{Amistad}} slaves. The wife of a [[ABeautifulMind famous mathematician]] is writing a story about them (although she doesn't appear to have aged much since the 1960s), the story involves [[FrostNixon Sir David Frost]]... or is it [[TheDamnedUnited Brian Clough]]?

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** Or, if you prefer, [[{{Inception}} Cobb]] has given up the dream infiltration business and is chasing diamonds with a distant relative of one the {{Amistad}} slaves. The wife of a [[ABeautifulMind famous mathematician]] is writing a story about them (although she doesn't appear to have aged much since the 1960s), the story involves [[FrostNixon Sir David Frost]]... or is it [[TheDamnedUnited [[Literature/TheDamnedUnited Brian Clough]]?
12th Mar '14 9:33:18 PM PaulA
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* FakeNationality:
** Danny Archer is a South African with a Rhodesian accent played by American Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio.
** Djimon Hounsou is of both Beninese and American nationality and plays a Sierra Leonean fisherman.
** Captain Poison is played by British actor David Harewood.
** Averted with Arnold Vosloo who, for once, plays a South African character, and Jennifer Connelly who is even from New York like her character.
21st Mar '13 8:15:37 PM EVLWNS
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** Or, if you prefer, [[{{Inception}} Cobb]] has given up the dream infiltration business and is chasing diamonds with a distant relative of one the {{Amistad}} slaves. The wife of a [[ABeautifulMind famous mathematician]] is writing a story about them (although she doesn't appear to have aged much since the 1960s), the story involves [[FrostNixon Sir David Frost]]... or is it [[TheDamnedUnited Brian Clough]]?

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** Or, if you prefer, [[{{Inception}} Cobb]] has given up the dream infiltration business and is chasing diamonds with a distant relative of one the {{Amistad}} slaves. The wife of a [[ABeautifulMind famous mathematician]] is writing a story about them (although she doesn't appear to have aged much since the 1960s), the story involves [[FrostNixon Sir David Frost]]... or is it [[TheDamnedUnited Brian Clough]]?Clough]]?
**Hard to spot behind the grey hair and moustache, but [[TheGodsMustBeCrazy Andrew Steyn]], [[GeniusDitz the good-natured and clumsy-around-women zoologist]], apparently changed his career - and moral alignment - and became a diamond baron.
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