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In some movies sometimes medical conditions are shown inaccurately for an example in Ghajini (2008 film) anterograde amnesia is shown wrongly. The main protagonist has anterograde amnesia, but he sometimes doesn't even remember his past, which is medically inaccurate.

So is there any rules regarding usage of medical terms/conditions/deceases in an inaccurate manner?

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From what I've seen, no, there are no rules regarding how one can represent medical conditions in movies. But I can't give a definitive answer, hence a comment. – DForck42 Mar 18 '13 at 3:23
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There exists no rules because movies are made for entertainment and doesn't have any problem if they show a disease the way it is not. The main problem would be a complete rejection to the movie from the audience because it is showing something incorrect. After some google research i haven't found any case of movies being sued by this kind of things.

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+1 for the try. I am also didn't got any answer from Google yet. But i still though to wait a long to get any answer from here. – Ankit Sharma Mar 26 '13 at 11:12
Heh i even looked for all the movies about medical conditions :) and Gajini is a great movie but i dislike the dancing.... @AnkitSharma – Washu Mar 26 '13 at 13:28
I only have problem with Gajini just regarding wrong portrayal of medical condition. – Ankit Sharma Mar 26 '13 at 14:20

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