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Mon 13th Dec 2010
Here are the biggest movie mistakes of 2010, as voted for by visitors to moviemistakes.com. Further down are the 20 most mistake-ridden movies of the year.
1: Shutter Island (33 mistakes)
Towards the end of the movie, when Teddy is going to the lighthouse to rescue his partner, he is seen jumping over a wall. He lands in a large amount of fallen leaves. As he does so, the edge of the mat that breaks his fall is visible beneath them.
2: Alice in Wonderland (11 mistakes)
When Alice leaves to think over Hamish's proposal and chases after the White Rabbit, her shoes have become flats, but after her fall, when she stands up to check the doorknobs, her shoes have heels once again.
3: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (19 mistakes)
In the last scene where Edward and Bella are sitting in the sunny field, Edward is not sparkling.
4: Toy Story 3 (13 mistakes)
During Andy's daydream at the beginning of the film, Mr. Potato Head has an eye patch over his left eye. When the daydream cuts back to reality we see that Andy has removed Mr. Potato Head's left eye to symbolize the eye patch. But when Andy's mum comes in with the video camera, his left eye is suddenly back in.
5: Inception (20 mistakes)
When they escape from the building in the first dream, the right-hand mirror of the van is broken by the narrow gate. In the following shot when they are driving, the other mirror is broken and the right mirror is suddenly undamaged.
6: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (11 mistakes)
After being chased by soldiers after talking to his uncle, Dastan gets into a swordfight with Garsiv. As soon as it starts, Garsiv hits a pillar with his weapon knocking a significantly large chunk and a another smaller chunk out of it. In the immediate shot, the size and locations of the two chunks differ.
7: Robin Hood (9 mistakes)
On the cliff top before the battle on the beach, you are treated to a lovely if fleeting glimpse of 12th Century wind farm turbines.
8: Dear John (4 mistakes)
John's staff sergeant military shoulder epaulet markings become upside down in the scene when he and Savannah are having dinner at her house when he comes to see her after his dad died. In a later shot shortly after, they are correct.
9: Iron Man 2 (46 mistakes)
Ivan doesn't have a toothpick in his mouth when he was handcuffed, his head covered with a hood, and put in a van. As soon as the hood is taken off and he walks towards Hammer, one suddenly appears in his mouth after an angle change.
10: The A-Team (2010) (37 mistakes)
They are present at Frankfurt, Germany. But with a closer look you see a cathedral at the right side. This cathedral and the central station is located in Cologne, Germany. They are about 220 km apart.
11: The Social Network (3 mistakes)
When Eduardo finds the letter on the mantlepiece about them apparently stealing the idea for Facebook and asks Mark if they did or not, he places a bottle on the mantlepiece just before he finds the letter. This bottle rotates between shots without him touching it after placing it down.
12: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (8 mistakes)
At the meeting at the start of the film, Lord Voldemort's wand switches hands between shots after he takes it out.
13: The Last Airbender (6 mistakes)
At the beginning, when Zuko says "Look, Uncle!", his mouth doesn't move.
14: The Other Guys (14 mistakes)
Gamble and Hoitz get thrown to the ground when the accounting office explodes. In an overhead shot of them rolling around on the ground, Gamble's wooden gun has fallen from its holster and is lying on the ground. Cut to a side shot and the gun is back in its holster. Gamble had both hands covering his ears the whole time, he did not pick up the gun.
15: Paranormal Activity 2 (2 mistakes)
During the last night Martine is working for the Rey family, she is shown saying prayers in the kitchen and TV rooms. During that time, the kitchen camera shot has knives, spices and a chopping board on the counter, but in the next kitchen shot, everything is replaced by a fruit bowl.
16: How to Train Your Dragon (8 mistakes)
When Hiccup draws Toothless in the glen for the first time, he smudges the left tail section, indicating his understanding of the problem of why Toothless can't fly. When we next see the drawing, at dinner that night, the left tail section is clear and unsmudged. Later in the film, it's smudged again.
17: Clash of the Titans (6 mistakes)
Medusa is significantly injured by the Djinn before she confronts Perseus. After Perseus slays her she falls into the lava pit. Right before she falls it shows a full shot of her serpent body, which suddenly has no injuries.
18: Letters to Juliet (6 mistakes)
In the scene where Sophie is first walking out of the New Yorker building, her shirt is tucked in in the first shot, in the second it is untucked, and in the third it is tucked in again.
19: Saw 3D (4 mistakes)
When Dr Gordon throws the saw from Hoffman out of the bathroom, it lands in the shadows of the hallway. However, in the very next shot, it is suddenly in the light.
20: The Karate Kid (2010) (12 mistakes)
When the karate kid first goes to Mr Han's house to train, he drops his jacket by the doorway. Later on as they are talking, you can see his jacket move to different spots on the ground between shots.
|1||Iron Man 2||46|
|2||The A-Team (2010)||37|
|5||The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||19|
|7||The Other Guys||14|
|8||Toy Story 3||13|
|10||The Karate Kid (2010)||12|
|11||Resident Evil: Afterlife||12|
|12||Alice in Wonderland||11|
|13||Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time||11|
|14||Hot Tub Time Machine||11|
|16||Knight & Day||10|
|19||Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief||9|
|20||Sex and the City 2||9|