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Continuity mistake: When Jason Bourne is supposedly in London when he's in a van with the agent - look out the windshield and the Luxor pyramid hotel in Las Vegas is visible. He doesn't go there until the next scene.

Plot hole: C3PO and R2D2 are still at the rebel base on Yavin 4 when the rebel fleet leaves for Scarif, and the corvette with Princess Leia on it is part of that fleet, as we see at the end, placing the end of this movie right before the start of A New Hope. But R2 is on that corvette too, as Leia gives him the plans in the original movie. Obviously the princess didn't stop off at Yavin 4 to pick them up, as she just would have given the plans to the rebels there and then.

Factual error: At one point, Newt Scamander says he found one of his beasts in Equatorial Guinea. That country only got that name after independence from Spain in 1968; back in 1926, when the movie is set, the place was known as Spanish Guinea.

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New this month Plot hole: In multiple scenes in the movie the starship is in a gentle rotation which allows 1G gravity on the ship. When the power to the propellant is cut the rotation stops and gravity is lost. Such a design for a starship doesn't make sense as the entire structure could be put in a continuous motion, as is indeed done with many probes today without requiring the continuous addition of power. Even if this design was chosen with part of the structure fixed and party of it moving around it still seems unlikely that the rotating part would come to a grinding halt within seconds (if it did, the friction of the structure would be huge, requiring enormous levels of energy to keep it moving) The only reason the movie chooses this unlikely design is to integrate the crucial shot of Aurora floating out of the pool when power is first lost.

Other mistake: Duke is running through the city while dragging Max by his leash. A close-up shows Max being pulled between the bars of a metal fence, but the gap is much too small for Duke to have passed through.

Continuity mistake: While Katie Couric is interviewing Sully, the first shot shows her with a portfolio in her hand and she is not wearing a ring on her left hand. The camera goes to Sully, then back to Katie and suddenly there is a ring on her left hand.

Visible crew/equipment: In the beginning where Amanda Waller is talking in a restaurant. While the camera focuses on her towards the end of the scene, they move the camera right, facing towards her left side of her face. Watch the wine glass, you'll see the crew moving along with the camera.

New today Factual error: The eight stripe IBM logo is shown on a portfolio. That logo did not exist until 1972.

Other mistake: During the climax, when Junior reactivates the baby manufacturing machine, the first baby to emerge from the machine is naked. The machine's hands diaper this baby. However, when the other babies emerge from the machine they're already wearing diapers.

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Continuity mistake: When Christian is setting up his marker pens, he aligns the red pens and the black pens in two separate groups. He picks up one, but when the shot cuts, a noticeable gap has suddenly appeared between two of the black pens.

New today Continuity mistake: As Moana lands her boat on the island's shore, Hei Hei the chicken falls onto the sand and starts to walk into the water. An ocean wave pushes him back toward the shore. In the long shot, several people are approaching the boat but the chicken has vanished.

New this month Continuity mistake: When Dory, Marlin, and Nemo first set out to find Dory's parents, they encounter the large squid. The distance between the squid and the trio of fish changes when the squid first appears, to when they start swimming away.

New today Continuity mistake: When Mia arrives at the cafe she works at the morning after her and Sebastian first dance together, she has a yellow bag, but when her and Sebastian walk out of the cafe later, she has a larger red bag.

New today Continuity mistake: In the first getaway scene Tanner Howard is driving the blue car with blue latex gloves still on from the robbery. As he drives he pulls off the gloves, but in the very next shot of him driving he has the gloves back on.

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New today Plot hole: There's no way that Eddie and Nana left the flooded theater without getting a single drop of water on them. The water flooded up to the ceiling and there's no other way to exit besides the front doors, and Moon's secret exit, which also floods. They do not leave through either way.

Continuity mistake: When Tom smashes the mirror, all the bits of glass fall off. In the next angle some reappear.

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New this month Continuity mistake: In the opening scene young Cal has scrapes on his face after he misses the roof jumping with his bike, in the next scene when he finds his mother dead his face has no scrapes, and then in following scene he is running and has scrapes on his face again.

Continuity mistake: In an early scene with the Scrat on board the alien space ship, he accidentally increases the artificial gravity, and there is a control panel indicator with the word "GRAVITY" in English. In a later scene when the ship is out of control and a danger warning flashes in front of him, it's written in an alien language.

Continuity mistake: When Jessica Alba arrives on the beach she has a cut on the bottom left side of her lip. The cut appears and disappears. While lying on the beach in her swim suit it's missing but when they both arrive at the club house it's back again.

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