Best biography movie audio problems of all time

Selena picture

Audio problem: When Chris drives up in the truck while Selena is mowing the lawn, Selena asks what he got. While you hear "junk food" his mouth says something else.

Catch Me If You Can picture

Audio problem: When Handratty is in France telling Frank that there are 20 officers outside, you can see when the camera turns to Frank, Handratty's mouth is still moving despite the fact that he is not talking. (01:55:40)

The Aviator picture

Audio problem: Towards the end of the scene where L.B. Mayer is dismissing Howard's request for some cameras, the audio does not match at all with the way his lips are moving.

The Other Boleyn Girl picture

Audio problem: In the scene where Mary is leaving court and you see Henry riding a horse with Anne on the back, you can hear a siren go off twice. (01:05:30 - 01:06:10)

trina
The Sound of Music picture

Audio problem: During the bedroom storm scene singing "My Favorite Things", you can see Marta sitting next to Frauline Maria and she gets wrapped up in the moment of Maria singing and mouthes "...feel so bad" and she's not supposed to be singing.

The Wolf of Wall Street picture

Audio problem: Jordan and Donnie are talking about Jordan's money. Jordan then says "technically 72 thousand last month. Something like that." When he says "something like that", the camera is very close to Jordan's head with Donnie in the background. You hear the words "something like that", but Jordan's mouth is not moving, it is closed. (00:23:00)

Luther picture

Audio problem: During the wild boar hunt, they are interrupted by Aleander who says, "Prince Frederick of Saxony. He refuses to surrender Luther to you, Your Holiness," but nothing matches his lip movements. He utters a couple of syllables, at most, out of sync with the two full sentences heard in the movie. (English DVD version). (01:03:15)

Macalou
The Hurricane picture

Audio problem: Towards the end when Rubin Carter is in court, there are numerous occasions when you can hear the courtroom observers talking and whispering to each other. In the camera shots of the observers, there is not one person that is visibly talking.

Ed Wood picture

Audio problem: When Ed Wood meets Orson Welles, after Orson says his first line his cheeks keep moving, just as it does when he is speaking.

Gods and Monsters picture

Audio problem: When Clayton fights with Whale, who begs him to kill him, he audibly tears his clothes although you don't see any damage. When Whale gets up his clothes are perfectly ok. (01:26:25)

NancyFelix
Erin Brockovich picture

Audio problem: In the scene where Erin is climbing down into the well at the plant, and then climbs out and runs away from the workers, she runs to her car, gets in and starts it. The sound of her starting the car is that of her cranking it over once, then trying again. The second time she cranks it over, her hand isn't on the key, its going down to the shifter.

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Glory (1989)

Glory picture

Audio problem: In the scene where Matthew Broderick is addressing the potential members of the 54th on horseback (right after he accepts the position), the army band is playing, but the visuals don't match the music. While we hear drumrolls, we only see single hits on the snare drums by the actors. And at least one drummer is playing in mid-air.

Goodfellas picture

Audio problem: When Henry asks Karen who assaulted her, she says "this guy who lives across the street from me that I've known all my life", but when she turns to face toward the camera her lips moving don't match what she's saying.

La Bamba picture

Audio problem: When Ritchie is playing in the country bar, Bob's drumming is inconsistent with the drum sounds.

William Bergquist
Malcolm X picture

Audio problem: In the scene where Malcolm is playing Russian Roulette, watch closely around the part when Malcolm begins to stand over the other guy with the gun pointed at his nose. You can hear Malcolm talking, but his lips aren't moving.

Jarhead picture

Audio problem: In the scene where the guys held down Troy to burn him with the USMC symbol, and he's crying on the floor, you see Jake Gyllenhaal's character move in and you can hear him whisper, "You earned it, man," but if you read his lips, he is actually mouthing "Asshole!" (01:17:05)

The Queen picture

Audio problem: At the very end of the movie when Tony Blair and Her Majesty are walking in the garden with the dogs, the audio of Blair's voice does not match his mouth. At some points his mouth is not even moving at all, yet we still hear the audio.

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Kundun (1997)

Kundun picture

Audio problem: When the child is being tested for what objects he picks up, he handles one of the bells by holding the clapper, yet still the bell chimes.

Audio problem: Much of Karen's drumming is not in sync with the drum sounds.

William Bergquist
Schindler's List picture

Audio problem: When the head of the Nazi forced labor camp is on his balcony shooting workers that aren't working, he fires two shots, kills two workers then reloads for a third shot but doesn't shoot. When he goes back inside, he ejects the live round he chambered onto his girlfriend, but when the round hits the floor, it clanks like an empty shell.

Amazing Grace picture

Audio problem: In the very final scene where the Scottish pipe band is playing the tune "Amazing Grace", it is apparent that the music is overdubbed and professional musicians were not used for the visuals. When the pipers are slow-marching, the marching is shoddy with different people stepping at different times ("experts" would be very precise). As the camera pulls back past the drummers, it is clear that some of them are beating their drums at a very different time to the sound track.

The Other Side of Heaven picture

Audio problem: In the scene in the beginning when the dance is going on, it shows John playing the trumpet. When he starts on his solo, there is s shot where it zooms in on the bell of the trumpet. During this shot you hear a single note being played and not changing. But if you look, you can see John moving his fingers on the valves.

Coal Miner's Daughter picture

Audio problem: When Loretta is recording her first record, you hear the snare drum being hit on the drum head but the drummer is actually doing a rim shot.

William Bergquist

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Druids (2001)

Druids picture

Audio problem: When Vercingétorix tells Caesar that Alexander the Great was dead by the time he was Caesar's age, his mouth movements don't match the words. In this shot he is, I think, speaking French with the English dubbed over - he looks like he is saying 'mort'. (00:24:50)

jle
Braveheart picture

Audio problem: When the Scots are applying a battering ram to the city gates, you can plainly hear someone shout "Stop, drop and roll", after the English set fire to the battering ram. (01:29:35)

Cannibal! The Musical picture

Audio problem: The original audio track for the saloon scene towards the end was accidentally lost during filming. Because the film was largely ad-libbed, not all of the lines could be recalled when the scene was dubbed in post production. As a result, lip movement is matched rather poorly to the audio.

DavidK93
Miss Potter picture

Audio problem: When Millie comes to see the grieving Beatrix, she presses her face to the door and pleads with her to come out. If you watch the mouth movements of her shadow, they do not match what you hear her say.

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Frida (2002)

Frida picture

Audio problem: After Frida comes back to New York City from visiting her mother, she greets Diego. In the far shot her lips don't move at all.

Jeffy
Elizabeth picture

Audio problem: Upon Elizabeth's first meeting with the Duke of Anjou, he whispers, in French, what he would like to do to her in bed. Then he says, in English, "Would you like that?" His lips don't move when he says it.

Jersey Boys picture

Audio problem: In a shot during the scene with "Big Girls Don't Cry," when Frankie Valli sings, "Baby, I was cruel," the soundtrack is going, they're dancing, but Frankie is not singing - or at least, his lips aren't moving. (01:00:20)

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