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Revealing mistake: During the catamaran sailing scene, the boat jibes and Brosnan leaps across the trampoline and starts grinding on an empty winch, with no line in it. (00:37:40)

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Revealing mistake: When the Sergeant has the shotguns in the backpack on his back, and you see a close up of his face, you can see that the shotguns do not have triggers. On plastic prop rifles, the trigger is usually molded into the trigger guard in the pulled back position, and you can see this on these prop shotguns.

Ian Hunt

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Revealing mistake: When Robo gets his arm chopped off by Otomo, he stands up and in Robovision, you see that he needs power, but you cannot see Otomo who is supposedly right in front of him.

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Revealing mistake: When Danny falls down from the ceiling, watch closely and you can see the security wire attached to his leg. (00:34:40)

Mortug

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Revealing mistake: When Green Willie's medallion deflects the bullet coming out of the shotgun, the second shot kills him, but there is no bullet hole.

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again picture

Revealing mistake: While fighting Clouseau, Cato sticks a wooden pole through the screen of a television. The screen is made of paper. (00:17:30)

jle

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The 51st State picture

Revealing mistake: In the "Mexican Standoff" between Felix's Jaguar and the Police Car (a Vauxhall Omega) both cars pass the same three parked cars in shot after shot after shot This because the alley the scene was filmed in is not as long as the movie makes it appear - so they repeated the shots of the Jaguar and the Police Car passing the same parked cars several times. (00:36:35)

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Revealing mistake: In the scene where Jalil and Smokey are talking on the race track, after Jalil wipes out in his race: if you look behind Jalil when Smokey leaves, you can see that the man sweeping the floor in the stands isn't actually sweeping at all - his broom is inches above the ground and he is simply sweeping air.

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Revealing mistake: When Gladys is serving B-Rad his food, you see her take his knife and fork and start to cut his steak. If you look closely she hardly even touches his steak with the knife but she makes the movements like she's cutting it. (00:15:59)

MCKD

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Revealing mistake: In the playing card target shooting sequence, Colin Farrell shoots an ace from the front but the card explodes from the rear. A squib was used to make the hole in the card, blowing the pieces outward instead of inward.

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Catwoman picture

Revealing mistake: In the jewellery store when the robbers are smashing the display cases they shatter before being hit with the shotgun butts.

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Revealing mistake: When Huggy Bear meets Starsky and Hutch in the alley to supply information, there is a closeup on his face as he sits in his car and just before he leaves. In this shot, it is very obvious that the facial hair on his cheek is attached with a glue strip. (00:27:55)

Phoenix

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Revealing mistake: When Han is killed by Bruce Lee, and the door is spinning, you can see the belt that holds Han to the door.

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Revealing mistake: Near the end of the movie, when Johnny Depp's eyes are removed, he talks with the boy when he's against the wall. In several shots you can see Johnny Depp's eyes through the sunglasses (01:33:55)

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Sin City picture

Revealing mistake: When dead Jackie Boy is talking to Dwight, you can see his normal neck under the fake slit-throat neck, and once or twice, you can even see a little device that was meant to shoot out smoke from a cigarette in the fake appliance.

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Revealing mistake: During the riot at Freedomtown, the camera pans over to Rebenga exiting the telephone booth. As soon as he leaves the phone falls down inside the booth, but there are no wires attached to the back of the phone. (00:11:25)

BillyBlake

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Revealing mistake: The scene where Amsterdam and Jenny are in the room together above the tavern, shortly after Bill's assassination attempt, Amsterdam pushes Jenny up against a 12 inch by 12 inch wooden beam. The problem is when he is pushing her up against this beam, you can see it flexing with the weight. Then Amsterdam is holding the beam, you can see that the beam is some type of cloth because the slight touch of his hand makes it dent in. (01:20:45)

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Revealing mistake: During the garage fight scene towards the end, we see that the steel pole that Frank uses to beat up the bad guys bends while he uses it.

Scrappy

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National Lampoon's European Vacation picture National Lampoon's European Vacation mistake picture

Revealing mistake: During the scene when Audrey is having a nightmare about eating too much while on vacation, the nightmare ends with her inflating like a balloon from all the food. Her blouse splits open and down the middle, where the buttons have broken, the dark balloon used for the effect is visible. (00:16:35)

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