Best musical movie audio problems of all time

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show picture

Audio problem: During "I Can Make You A Man," when Frank slides his finger down Rocky's chest while saying "ste-he-he-he-heam," you can hear a solitary beep from out of nowhere, from when the synthesizer was hit accidentally during that part of the song and was never edited out (it is on the CD too). (00:40:32)

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The Lion King picture

Audio problem: (May only apply to the original VHS release.) When Scar has Zazu locked up in a cage, Zazu mentions Mufasa's name and Scar yells at him, "What did you say?" Right before Scar's actual line, whilst Zazu is talking, you hear Scar's "What did you say?" line very faintly in the background, even though Zazu has not even mentioned Mufasa yet.

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Grease picture

Audio problem: During "We Go Together" at the end, John Travolta's mouth is not in sync with the words "we'll always be like one." He appears to start singing "that's the way it should be" before realizing and correcting his mistake.

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The Phantom of the Opera picture

Audio problem: Right after Joseph Buquet is killed, Raoul runs and finds Christine. When she says, "Raoul, we're not safe here", her lips do not move; her mouth is merely agape. (01:05:35)

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Camp Rock picture

Audio problem: When Shane is playing the song "Gotta Find You" to Mitchie, you can hear the background singers, but in the next shot they are not singing.

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The Wizard of Oz picture

Audio problem: At the very end of, "We Welcome You to Munchkin Land," at the very last 'fa la la la la laaaaaa' right before the Wicked Witch interrupts the song with her explosive arrival, you can hear someone scream before the explosion even occurs. (00:29:04)

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The Little Mermaid picture

Audio problem: When Ariel's sisters are singing in the beginning of the movie the yellowish sister's mouth doesn't move when she says her name.

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Beauty and the Beast picture

Audio problem: When Mrs. Potts is talking to Belle for the first time, in her bedroom, Mrs. Potts says "It'll turn out alright in the end. You'll see." However, when she says "...you'll see" her mouth remains closed. (00:30:50)

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Repo! The Genetic Opera picture

Audio problem: Right before the end credits, as Grave Robber says "But Genco may survive if it undergoes surgery", right as Grave Robber says the word "may", his lips briefly don't match what is being said. (Confirmed in DVD commentary.).

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West Side Story picture

Audio problem: During the opening overture, right when the orchestra starts "Maria", you can hear someone sneeze in the background. It's easier to hear on the soundtrack but you still can hear it in the movie.

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Eegah picture

Audio problem: After Roxy, Tom, and Robert discover Eegah's footprint, Robert can be heard saying, "Watch out for snakes!" however his mouth does not move at all. (00:10:30)

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High School Musical 2 picture

Audio problem: When Troy and Gabriella are singing "Everyday," Troy sings with his microphone away from his mouth numerous times during the scene, yet he is still heard just as well, and not at a lower level, like he should be. (Within the context of the film, this is sung live on stage and is not implied to be pre-recorded.)

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The Lion King II: Simba's Pride picture

Audio problem: In the scene where Simba is being attacked by Zira and the other outlanders, he rolls down a small cliff. Zira then says, "Yes, we've got him", but if you watch her mouth she is actually laughing and her mouth isn't moving at all.

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High School Musical picture

Audio problem: In "What I've Been Looking For", when Sharpay sings the last verse the first time around, listen closely as Ryan takes away the microphone. Her voice remains the same volume, and does not get any quieter as Ryan pulls away the microphone.

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Annie picture

Audio problem: When Punjab is making the plant move by magic in front of Annie (just before Grace walks in and tells Annie that she is going to Washington DC to meet the President), he lands it on a table, and she says "Wow", but her lips don't move - she just smiles at him.

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory picture

Audio problem: During Veruca's song her lips don't match what she's saying.

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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.

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Audio problem: When the box of cakes appears, Alice takes one, and says "Goodness know what.", and then she puts the cake in her mouth, and is visibly not moving her mouth, however we still hear her say ".this will do."

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Pinocchio picture

Audio problem: When Honest John tells Gideon to take notes, Gideon throws his stick aside, but there is no sound of it hitting the ground.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs picture

Audio problem: When Grumpy hits his head on the bridge we hear the sound of metal, but the bridge is made of wood. (01:08:00)

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