Best animated movie mistakes of all time

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 picture

Other mistake: Sam draws an orange vest for Lockwood using a dark crayon. (01:10:45)

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Plot hole: In the beginning, vampires are shown to be invisible in photos but then they seem to appear in videos like security footage and social media posts.

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Continuity mistake: When Snow White rips off her sleeves she has a tattoo on her right shoulder. Later, when she calls the animals to attack the guards, the tattoo is gone.

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Factual error: After breaking out of prison, Paddington contacts the Browns using his 50p coin to make the phone call. It is actually 60p to make a public phone box call in the UK.

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Other mistake: In the intro to the Pastoral Symphony, the narrator identifies the deity who cloaks the world with Night to be Morpheus, who is the Greek god of sleep and dreams. However, the character in the animation is fairly obviously female, with long hair, eye shadow, and lipstick. My theory is that the character was intended by the art team to be Nyx, the Greek goddess of Night. Night would be a more likely candidate to be making it nighttime across the world, while Morpheus would be more likely to put people to sleep or send them dreams.

Roger Cline

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Suggested correction: Without further evidence/proof, this theory remains just that. A theory.

THGhost

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Other mistake: When Elastigirl is chasing the high-speed train, as she is in the middle of making her second final jump to reach the train, if one were to look closely, the train actually drives right past her before she lands. (00:31:40)

Rassdyt

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Continuity mistake: When Alvin is making the big SOS sign, one shot shows the whole beach and Simon and Theodore are in the middle of the big letter O. In the next shot, they are at the O's edge.

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Continuity mistake: Although Gothel cuts Rapunzel's really long hair using a spell, at the end of the movie when Rapunzel gets married, for some reason, her hair is still long, even though it had no time to grow back.

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Other mistake: Two cars with the same license plate numbers are seen as the minions are hitch hiking on the road. The plates of the hippie wagon and the old lady's car both read D-6413.

Scott215

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Continuity mistake: When Jerry slams the door on the dollhouse after Tom attempted to catch him after his dress slips off, the blind in the top window is pulled right up but in the next shot it's now pulled down halfway.

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Continuity mistake: During the fight between Raph and Leo, Raph breaks Leo's swords. Later when Raph gives the broken swords to Splinter they are broken much closer to the hilt then before. (00:56:40 - 01:00:25)

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Other mistake: In the scene that Callaghan's daughter went into the portal, there is a track for the capsule to go into the first portal, but there was no track for the return portal.

Wullie Bruce

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Continuity mistake: After Batman shoots Reverse Flash through the head, Flash rushes over to Batman and catches him before he falls over from his wounds. As Flash is lying him down slowly, there is no blood on Batman's face. It then cuts to a close up as Batman reaches up to pull off his mask and there is suddenly blood on his lips and chin. (01:12:20)

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Plot hole: When Jake first meets Reggie, he tells Reggie that the Great Turkey told him everything about him. Later in the movie, when Reggie goes back in time and introduces himself as the Great Turkey to a young Jake, he only tells Jake to find the "Pardoned Turkey" but never said that the pardoned turkey's name was Reggie, so there's no way the adult Jake would know Reggie's name when they first meet.

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Continuity mistake: Before the race in Thomasville Cruz has the 20 number only on her right side but later she has the number also on her left.

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Continuity mistake: When SpongeBob says he should sacrifice himself, the squidosaurs Rex has Mr. Krabs in his hands, but when SpongeBob walks to the counter, Mr. Krabs is right next to Squidward. When the camera zooms in on a group of citizens and Squidward, Mr. Krabs is gone. Then, another shot of the squidosaurs Rex, Mr. Krabs is in his hands again.

Comedyfan74

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Continuity mistake: When Kronk is disposing of the llama body, he runs down a very tall staircase. At the bottom, he runs into two peasants and leans up against the wall. The peasants pass him, walking toward the left side of the screen. Immediately after they disappear from the screen, the "camera" zooms out so you can see the entire palace. Now, the only place the peasants could have gone was up the staircase Kronk had just come down from, unless they wanted to fall off a cliff. If you look on the stairs, though, no one is there. The peasants couldn't have made it all the way up the extremely tall and steep staircase within seconds, so they just mysteriously disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When the Iron Giant follows Hogarth home they cross a railwayline and the Giant starts to eat the steel rail. During this scene you can see the distance of the railway sleepers changing from a fair distance apart to close together over the course of the shots. In the same scene you can also see that, although there is a crossing with lights, no vehicle could possibly pass as the rail has no crossover facility at that level. (00:24:30)

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