Best animated movie mistakes of all time

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Pinocchio picture Pinocchio mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Pinocchio is locked up in the cage of Stromboli, Jiminy goes inside the cage lock, and he hangs his coat and hat on the outside of the lock. In the next shot, they have disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When the Powerpuff Girls use their laser eyes to make windows in their room, the windows are oval. Later in the movie, such as when the Powerpuff Girls are sleeping the night before 'The Day', the windows are circular.

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Barbie: Princess Charm School picture

Continuity mistake: Delancy's clothing changes from the old school uniform to the new school uniform then back, when checking Blair Willow's room. (00:51:00 - 00:52:00)

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Oliver and Company picture

Continuity mistake: The dog called 'Tito' has a piece missing from one ear - the piece missing changes from one ear to the other.

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Dinosaur picture

Revealing mistake: When the Pterodactyl is flying around with the egg, its shadow isn't cast as she flies over the trees.

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Rio (2011)

Rio picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Linda and Blu are on the computer, when Tulio "communicates" with Blu, the computer is way too much to the right. It reappears when Blu starts squawking.

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Wall-E picture

Factual error: As a trash compactor Wall-E does not function logically. When he fills his chest compartment with garbage and runs his internal compactor, the cube that exits his body is the same volume as the trash he puts in, despite that trash having been compacted. He does not add extra trash to fill the empty space after running the compactor - there are three scenes that show him filling up only once with loose garbage and then ejecting a densely compacted cube. (00:02:30)

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Suggested correction: You haven't noticed the exact shape of his body. The back sticks out a tad. Garbage fills the space and the back pushes in to compress it.

You've missed the point of the mistake here. The cube that is ejected is the same size as the compartment. Wall-E puts loose fitting items into the compactor with gaps between items but once it's been crushed and compacted it's exactly the same size as before. It should be smaller.

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Monsters University picture

Continuity mistake: In what is supposed to be a time-lapse scene, we see the Monsters University campus as nighttime ends and the sun rises. The shadows of the trees and buildings never change position as the sun gets higher in the sky.

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Audio problem: During the Tea Party scene, the Mad Hatter and March Hare ask Alice to tell her story. After the Mad Hatter says "And when you come to the end, stop!" audio follows of the voice director saying "great," leftover from the original recording. (00:45:40)

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Ponyo picture

Factual error: In the very first scene a giant squid swims past Fujimoto. It swims in the wrong direction however, with its tentacles in front. In reality squid swim backwards.

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Minions: The Rise of Gru picture

Factual error: The story is set in 1976. "Funkytown" is used in the movie and the end titles. The song was not released until 1980.

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Monsters, Inc. picture Monsters, Inc. mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Sulley places the menu on the table he puts it face down (logo first), then when he lifts up the table, to quickly get Boo, the menu is face up. (00:26:05)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Chicken Little lends the alien baby, Kirby, his handkerchief, after Kirby blows his nose, it sticks to Chicken Little's hand. Chicken Little then wipes the hanky off his hand on to the grass. In the very next shot, the hanky has disappeared, and never shows up again.

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Corpse Bride picture Corpse Bride mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In the fight between Barkis and Victor in the church, Victor slashes at Barkis with the fork and leaves 3 very noticable tears in Barkis' jacket. These tears aren't seen in any of the subsequent shots. (01:09:15)

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Cars picture

Other mistake: After the first race, in the scene where Lightning is rushing out on the stage thinking he is the winner, loads of confetti is shot out when the King and Chick Hicks gets onto the stage. The confetti is then falling down, but not a single flake hits any of the cars. However, in the following shots, you can see plenty of it on the stage underneath the cars, even though they haven't moved.

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The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea picture

Continuity mistake: When Melody is in her room getting ready for her party, at one shot her hair is down. In the next shot of her, it's in a ponytail, and in the next it's down again.

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Continuity mistake: When the elephants in the circus are making a pyramid on top of a ball, as it changes from shot to shot the colour of the blankets on their backs changes, and one of the elephants changes from grey to blue.

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The Brave Little Toaster picture

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when the photo of the Master is broken, the pieces of glass change position and then disappear altogether.

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The Lion King II: Simba's Pride picture

Continuity mistake: Toward the end of the song "One Of Us" when Kovu is running away and the birds are chasing him, Simba is standing on Pride Rock looking down at Kovu. In the next shot of Pride Rock, Simba is gone, but in the next shot, Simba is back, in the same position as in the first shot.

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Continuity mistake: Kamaji bangs the work surface, causing a chopstick to fall to the floor, but in a following shot both chopsticks are back in the bowl. (00:23:00)

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