Best action movie audio problems of all time

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A View to a Kill picture

Audio problem: When Bond steals the cab driver's car after coming down from the Eiffel Tower the words the cab driver yells doesn't match up to the way his lips move. (00:18:45)

Tobin OReilly

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Hackers picture

Audio problem: When Dade is typing on Kate's computer at the party and she is leaning over her shoulder, we hear "I hope you don't screw like you type", but Kate doesn't actually say 'screw', she mouths a certain 4-letter word that starts with F.

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country picture

Audio problem: In the original UK VHS release of the movie, during the battle sequence, Spock is lifting a panel on the floor of the bridge and says: "Auxiliary Circuits destroyed Captain." His mouth doesn't move as he's speaking.

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Audio problem: When Dr Forrester and Sylvia are hiding in the farmhouse, just after the Martian eye enters the room, Dr Forrester says "An electronic eye - like a television camera" - however when he says "camera", his lips don't match the word. (00:46:45)

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Scream 3 picture

Audio problem: When Tyson is running down the stairs he yells something but his lips don't move. (01:19:55)

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Iron Man picture

Audio problem: After Stark escapes, he is walking in the desert, and crests the brow of a sand dune. Then, helicopters burst into view over him and you hear them for the first time. Stark was on the brow of the dune and should have heard them long before.

GalahadFairlight

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Diamonds Are Forever picture

Audio problem: In the scene at Willard Whyte's house where Thumper and Bambi are fighting Bond, Bond gets thrown into 3 cylindrical statues. Just as the shot cuts, you can see the last column beginning to topple but there is no sound as it crashes to the floor in the next shot.

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Audio problem: When Mario and Luigi are in the cave, walking along the cliff, Mario shouts "Watch out" but his mouth never moves. (00:21:25)

Paul Plesser

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The Poseidon Adventure picture

Audio problem: Just before midnight when the band is playing "Morning After" the camera pans out for a wide shot of the dance floor - the dancers are dancing MUCH too fast for such a slow song - and you do still hear the song.

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Magnum Force picture

Audio problem: When Callahan gets out of his car to stake out the robbery, he shuts the car door, and the sound of the door closing is heard after the door is shut.

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Audio problem: When Judge Dread and Rob Schneider are running to escape from oncoming guards they are stopped by one guard right before they leave on the motorcycle. The guard says "I knew it was you Dredd." The camera focuses on him before he is done saying that but his mouth is not moving.

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Troy picture

Audio problem: After the Trojans start to fire arrows at the ship, the second Myrmidon who falls overboard into the water, screams loudly as he falls, though his mouth is clenched shut. It is the type of yell that cannot be made with a closed mouth. (00:40:00)

Super Grover Premium member

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Starsky & Hutch picture

Audio problem: When Hutch is playing guitar after Starsky has accidentally drunk some of the cocaine in his coffee, there are several times where you can see that Hutch's hand movements do not match up with the music. (00:44:00)

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Audio problem: When Kirk says, "Stop energizers," watch his lips closely - he really says, "Stop engines." Mike Okuda points this out in the text commentary on the Director's Edition DVD. The reason the line (and also the one following it) was redubbed was because someone pointed out during post-production that the engines couldn't simply be stopped on a dime. (00:39:08)

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Audio problem: When Andy jumps on his Mums bed, on the morning of his birthday, he shouts "Wake up, Mummy, Wake up." but his mouth doesn't move (00:08:50)

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III picture

Audio problem: When Leonardo stops Daimyo, the words "Hold it, Bucko" are heard, but Leonardo is not seen to be speaking at all. (01:15:30)

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Romancing the Stone picture

Audio problem: When Jack digs for the statue in the puddle, and he hits it, it makes a sound like iron against ceramics, but the bunny statue is wrapped in hay and cloth. The wrapping is so thick that the spade would not be able to touch the statue, so it would make no sound at all when he hit it with the spade.

Jacob La Cour

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The Mask of Zorro picture

Audio problem: At the very beginning where the two young boys cut the eye holes, the sound of cloth ripping is not synchronized with the knife cutting it.

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Conan the Destroyer picture

Audio problem: When Conan is fighting the half lizard/man monster and discovers that breaking the glass panes hurts him, it cuts to a shot of his friends behind one of the panes and the thief says, "That's exactly what I would have done, exactly." His lips don't match the words at all.

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