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Good Burger picture

Deliberate mistake: As the Mondo Burger building is falling apart, customers and employees run out the doors. The glass doors then shatter. Not only do they break at the exact same time, there was nothing to make the windows shatter as hard as they did.

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The Scout picture

Deliberate mistake: When Al is looking through the binoculars, Steve's Yankee logo on his jersey is on the wrong side. (01:25:00)

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The Monster Squad picture

Deliberate mistake: When the vortex is summoned to get rid of the monsters, other things get sucked into it. Cars, trees, light poles, other police officers. However other things or people who are more accessible do not get sucked in. For example, Phoebe hiding behind a bench, the bench itself, Phoebe's mother and a few cops hiding behind a cop car, etc.

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Tommy Boy picture

Deliberate mistake: The huge bruise on Tommy's face, from the board hitting him, disappears in less than a day.

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Deliberate mistake: The Army Colonel's Class A uniform does not have a name plate on the flap of the right breast pocket as per regulations. If the Colonel's name plate was present, there would be no twist to the movie. (01:21:50)

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Critters picture

Deliberate mistake: The explosion of the ship at the end of the film is actually another angle of the explosion of the house from a few seconds earlier. The craft's explosion is much too small for what is shown in the film.

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Operation Dumbo Drop picture

Deliberate mistake: After our heroes jump from the plane.as they are landing their parachutes the each come to a soft standing landing. if you jump with a standard Dash 1 Bravo parachute (which none of them had) your landing is similar to jumping from 14 feet high with no chute: you hit like a rock and collapse (the Parachute Landing Fall or PLF) They were all using stunt parachutes of a type that was unavailable in 1968.

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Deliberate mistake: Whenever O.J. the owl is flying, there is the sound of wings flapping that sounds almost like a chicken flapping its wings. The flight of an owl is almost silent.

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Cocoon picture

Deliberate mistake: David spots the boat with the old folk on and runs around the harbor, down the jetty and jumps towards the dive boat as it leaves the jetty. He doesn't jump very high and you can see he would miss the rail on the boat. In the next shot, a (larger) stunt double is shown leaping high in the air onto the boat and, of course, catches the rail.

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Deliberate mistake: Even if the kids split up on the water slide, only the last two fell out of sequence. Mikey exited first followed by Mouth, and Stef, but then Brand fell before Andy, he should have been last.

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Deliberate mistake: When the saloon patrons pour through the swinging doors in pursuit of Packer, the same people are seen repeatedly. A relatively small number of extras are running around to the rear of the set and re-entering through the back so that they will appear to be a larger crowd of people.

DavidK93
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Deliberate mistake: Grug's loin cloth gets ripped by a lion at one point. The rip magically fixes itself just moments later. (00:53:15)

Casual Person
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Beerfest picture

Deliberate mistake: When the brother enters the basement for the first time, the Canadian team is not dealing Canadian dollars, but Australian dollars.

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Air Bud: Golden Receiver picture

Deliberate mistake: When Buddy's dog box falls out of the back of the truck the dog box is empty.

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George of the Jungle picture

Deliberate mistake: Every time George swings into a tree, there is a George shaped impression created. However, in the next scene the tree is back to its natural shape.

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Drive picture

Deliberate mistake: In the finale when Kadeem Hardison is beat up by the motorcyclists he performs a back somersault. As he falls to the floor, you see a white guy's back, despite the character being black.

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Deliberate mistake: The man kissing Cameron Diaz in that last shot (when the homeless guy shoots the drummer) is not Ben Stiller, noticeable by his much taller, slender figure. (01:52:40)

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Deliberate mistake: The same shot of the railway station concourse is used when Graham and George are heading to work, and also when George commits suicide. The giveaway is that several people are seen in the same position. (00:05:00 - 01:20:30)

Daz
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Deliberate mistake: The floating contact mine that explodes at the end of the movie would never have been put in an evidence room in a police station. Barring that error for the plot's sake, FCMs weigh 450lbs and would have required a hydraulic crane and a cart to move it, not just a couple of guys. They also did not contain clocks. (00:42:40)

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Deliberate mistake: The shot of Orbison's house buring at the end is quite obviously fake. You can see that it's made of cardboard and paper, and even the windows burn and curl like normal bits of paper do when set alight.

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