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Other mistake: When Adam comes in and says "when I woke up this morning, the pain was gone", Connie is mouthing his lines behind him.

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Other mistake: In Roy Hobbs' last at bat of the movie he takes the 1st pitch for a called strike (confirmed by closed captioning). The 2nd pitch is called a ball. The Pittsburgh manager then decides to change pitchers with the count at 1-1. The relief pitcher's 1st pitch is fouled into the press box making the count 1 ball and 2 strikes. The 2nd pitch from the relief pitcher is swung on and missed, and should be strike 3. Hobbs stays in the box and hits a long fly ball foul and hits a HR on the next pitch. Roy Hobbs should have struck out. (02:06:20 - 02:12:05)

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Suggested correction: Like most umpire calls, the ump's wording of "Ball" on the first pitch isn't obvious until you hear the difference in the first "Strike" call. The count was not 1 and 1 when they brought in the new pitcher, it was 2 and 0.

If the umpire called the first pitch a ball then why does the closed captioning say strike?

You can also hear the radio announcer say strike.

The closed captioning always gets words wrong! Always! Gotta watch that. That being said I'm here bc I thought he had 4 as well.

Mistake in captioning and also by the announcer. If you look at the ball as it passes Roy, it is head high and the catcher has to reach to his left to catch the ball. Clearly, Levinson called for the pitch to be a ball. Ball one.

It's not a mistake in captioning because after the Umpire calls it a Strike, you can hear the announcer say "Strike One", it's low because of the crowd noise but he says it. It's even in the Director's Cut, then magically on the next pitch the count changes and the announcer says "Ball Two"

The mistake seems valid. It does look like the ump says strike on the first pitch. The announcer even says "strike one" and then goes on to talk about how Hobbs has already struck out twice, so this has nothing to do with subtitles. Watching this on Netflix you can tell the word "ball" has been dubbed over the word strike on the first pitch. In the book, Hobbs strikes out on his final at-bat. It seems like the film makers were going to have him strike out, which a strike on a 1-2 count after the foul would have done, but decided to change it (maybe the ending tested poorly with audiences). Rather than reshoot the whole thing, they just dubbed over the ump to make it a 2-1 count.

Bishop73

Makes more sense that the manager would pull the pitcher on 2-0 count vs 1-1.

Suggested correction: When the pitcher is changed, the count is 2-0.

That is not correct. It's 1-1.

Bishop73

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Other mistake: At the beginning of the scene when Rocky's statue is unveiled and Clubber Lang challenges Rocky to a fight, the camera zooms out of one of the drums that is being played and it is easy to spot that Mr. T's signature is scrawled right across the centre of the drum.

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Other mistake: When Happy hits the ball in the alligators mouth, he is on the complete other side of the lake where the gator is located, and there is a crowd of people blocking his view, but somehow he can still see through the people and over the lake, to notice the gator taking his ball.

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Other mistake: In the scene with the last match between DDP and Jimmy King, when Jimmy King is on top of the cage and grabs the belt, he is holding it up. It shows the belt has a nameplate on it saying Jimmy King. If DDP was the champ, wouldn't the nameplate read DDP, or Diamond Dallas Page?

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Other mistake: When Chozen is buying vegetables from the villagers, one of the weights from the scale is knocked onto the ground. Daniel picks it up and realises that its not a real weight and breaks it in half. If Chozen wanted to cheat the villagers when he weighed their vegetables, he would need weights that were heavier than normal, not lighter plastic ones. Lighter weights would mean that Chozen would need to add far more of the light weights to make any amount of vegetables balance out, therefore he would be paying more for the vegetables than they are worth.

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Suggested correction: Chozen wasn't such a dirty cheater. He wanted to earn slightly more than he should. No mistake at all.

Sato owned the village and the land, and leased it to the villagers. As the villagers grow crops and harvest them to sell, they might pay a fee to Sato based on how much they produce. Sato isn't likely buying all of that food from the people. That's the only way the weight scene makes sense.

The villagers were getting paid directly during that scene, which means the original poster is correct. The weights would have to be heavier than normal for the villagers to be upset and rush Chosen.

How would he earn more by paying out more? That makes no sense...it's a mistake. He paid out more by using fake, lighter weights, and after Daniel points it out, you can even hear a village say "You cheat people."

Chozen is selling vegetables to the villagers, as evidenced by the large wad of cash in his hands. So if each weight is marked 1/2 pound, but in actuality is 1/4 pound, a true pound of vegetables would read as two pounds therefore he was cheating them.

Chozen is not selling, he's buying, evidence by the fact he gives money from his wad of cash to another villager. And the old man with the carrots is having his goods weighed so that Chozen can buy them. But the mistake is valid for the information we're given. There's no way he'd be able to cheat the villagers at all or earn just a little more than he should.

Bishop73

Chozen is purchasing the food not selling it. It is a simple movie mistake there is no question. The food is being weighed directly against the weights. In this scenario having lighter weights would never favor the buyer. I think the goof was the writer of the script might've had a more modern scale in mind. In that case if the food is placed on the scale having lighter "0" weight would favor the buyer (Pay by the pound and the scale saying your pound of food was only 1/2 lb - so you would need to put twice the food on the scale to receive normal pound of food payment). But in an old school scale like shown in the movie the weights are directly weighed against the food. So lighter weight would cause Chozen to overpay each time. It IS possible that because Sato owns the land he charges a fee to the farmers so this would make sense, however, to me that is a stretch for the viewer to have to figure out! In my opinion it is much more likely a simply goof in the movie.

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Other mistake: Near the end of the closing credits, when the Warner Bros. Copyright appears, you'll see the very first word "All" spelled incorrectly as "Al" in "All material is protected by Copyright Laws of the United States and other countries throughout the world." (01:26:40)

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Other mistake: At end of movie where there are captions describing how the lives of everyone turned out, for Louie it says "after years of SERVERE PTSD..." instead of "severe." (02:10:25)

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Other mistake: When the three ninjas are kidnapped and locked in that room, Tum-Tum is complaining about being hungry. Later on, before the fighting match between Grandpa and Snider, Tum-Tum gives Grandpa jelly beans. Why didn't Tum-Tum just eat those before?

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Other mistake: After Guy gets hurt in the warriors/ducks game, the scoreboard is shown. It says that there is 15 seconds left in the third period, when it is really the second period.

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Other mistake: During the one game playoff against the Yankees, the runner Taylor picks off at first base has the same number as the batter who had just struck out. Also, the number they both wear has been long since retired by the Yankees and therefore no player could ever wear it again. Again, in the first game against the Yankees, the first base coach also has the same number, making it three Yankee players with the number 37.

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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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Other mistake: In the library scene, the guards are harassing the inmate by throwing books on the floor to make him pick them up.One of the guards drops a book on the floor to tell the inmate that he missed one but when he comes back to pick it up he actually picks up 3 books. (00:48:50)

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Ali (2001)

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Other mistake: When Malcom X walks out on to preach before he gets shot, you can clearly see the podium with the bullets in it and chipped from the guns before he gets shot.

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Other mistake: When Miyagi throws Mike into the light switches, the lights go out but the switches never change position.

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Other mistake: In the semi-final where John Lawrence fights against Darryl Vidal, the female referee has major problems of what to do. When Lawrence gets his first point, the referee first raises her red flag (Vidal is wearing the red ribbon) but then swiftly changes her mind. And when Lawrence gets his third point, the female referee again incorrectly raises her red flag.

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Other mistake: During the dinner party scene, Carl is going gopher hunting. The shot of him approaching the tree shows it's daylight in the background, when the previous shot showed it very very dark out.

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Other mistake: When Bethany Hamilton and her friends go to Phuket (Thailand), she sits down with a native Thai lady and a translator. The woman is telling the story of how she lost her entire family to the massive wave. Unfortunately, the woman is not speaking Thai at all. She is speaking Indonesian.

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Other mistake: When Roy is about to hit the ball off the porta-potty, the TV commentator bets Romeo that he won't hit the shot onto the green. Roy's shot ends up on the fringe of the green, not on the putting surface itself (an important difference), but Dewey collects the bet.

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Other mistake: When Don and his father are driving home and Don's father throws his ring out the window, Don gets out to search for the ring and you can see wet marks on his shins from kneeling on the wet road. However, he hasn't knelt down yet. It must have been from previous takes. Also, when he gets up after kneeling down, his jeans are dry. (01:01:50)

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