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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison picture

Revealing mistake: Allison is wounded by a grenade fragment while disabling the Japanese 105's. But when his bloody shoulder is first seen, the blood stain is visibly too bright for real blood.

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Navy SEALS picture

Revealing mistake: When we see the navy seals burst into the factory to rescue the pilots, several of the bad guys get shot. On one of the bad guy's feet who falls back onto a table, there is a rope attached to his foot obviously so he wouldn't fall to far, or not to hurt himself or something. (00:09:50)

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin picture

Revealing mistake: When Mandras is being treated, following his long trek back to the village (he has apparently walked barefoot), the tops of his feet are covered with blood and dirt. When he is laid on the table by the doctor, the soles of his feet are facing camera, and they are clean and white.

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Richard III picture

Revealing mistake: After Richard has accepted that he will be king, he appears before a large assembly. Several of the soldiers standing by the walls are obviously plastic dummies. They have unnaturally smooth and blank facial features, and when you can see their hands, they are not grasping their guns, but merely holding their hands stiffly out with the gun between them.

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1941 picture

Revealing mistake: When the Ferris Wheel at the theme park has broken from its mounting and is rolling down the pier, it appears to be rolling forward but rotating anti-clockwise when if it is rolling forward it should be rotating clockwise.

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Malèna picture

Revealing mistake: In one of Renato's fantasies about Malena she comes into his dark bedroom. The light is falling into the room from the hallway, but when she walks through the room she casts a second shadow created by a stage light. (00:16:20)

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Platoon picture

Revealing mistake: During the fight scene in the village between Elias and Barnes, as they roll around on the ground, Barnes "hits" Elias with a right hook and Elias's head is thrown to the side as if he just caught a serious blow. The problem is Barnes's fist quite obviously clears the front of Elias's face by at least 5-6 inches.

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Kelly's Heroes picture

Revealing mistake: Blank firing adaptors are visible on the bow machine guns of Oddball's Shermans as they shoot up the rail yard.

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The Horse Soldiers picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where the soldier has to have his leg amputated, when a soldier steps over him, he accidentally hits the knife, which bends, revealing it's a rubber prop.

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Legends of the Fall picture

Revealing mistake: When Tristan kill the guy in the liquor storage and the hay fork goes through his chest, you can see that parts of the hay fork's tines closest to his body are not covered with blood. (01:51:05)

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Empire of the Sun picture

Revealing mistake: When Jim is riding the bicycle through the empty hospital, the "Frigidaires" begin falling through the roof. One bursts open, dropping its contents onto the floor. Something from inside must have landed on the camera because you can see it jerk suddenly.

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The Bridge on the River Kwai picture

Revealing mistake: When the bridge blows up, there are explosions on the bridge deck itself, but the charges were only set on the pillars below.

Jacob La Cour
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Australia picture

Revealing mistake: When Nullah and his mother are being pulled out of the tank, the stitching on the dummy used for the mother is visible.

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633 Squadron picture

Revealing mistake: There is a British pilot who tries to pull rank in order to chat up Erik's sister. He has a hook for a hand, but the arm isn't any shorter. He is holding onto the hook under his cuff.

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Battle of Britain picture

Revealing mistake: Technical Glitch: In the opening scene before the opening credits. The British are being run out of one of the last remaining fields in France. The Sergeant is burning the "lame ducks" when German planes attack. A German plane attacks almost directly toward the camera, you hear machine gun noises but no effects. Next a plane attacks from right to left, you hear machine gun noises and see the effects indicating the bullets striking the target. After the second plane has gone you see the effects of the first planes attack.

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Spartacus picture

Revealing mistake: During the initial breakout of the Gladiatorial training school an armed guard is stabbed on a balcony and falls to the arena below. He gets up and walks into the doorway adjacent to where he had fallen, apparently satisfied that his part was completed.

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Seraphim Falls picture

Revealing mistake: Early in the movie, there is a visible circular, plastic looking effect on Gideon's arm as he removes the bullet with the knife. This is more noticeable around his shoulder when he cauterizes his wound with the hot knife.

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Three Came Home picture

Revealing mistake: In this scene we see Claudette Colbert and her husband talking. In the background it's obvious the ocean scene is a stage prop, the waves in the sea don't move at all.

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Legionnaire picture

Revealing mistake: When Alain is holding Guido's dead body and telling Steinkampf that he "died as a Legionnaire", you can see Guido swallow if you look at his throat.

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The Dirty Dozen picture

Revealing mistake: When the tank/truck driven by Marvin is crossing the stone bridge at the end, they are met by a small German gun vehicle, which they run off of the bridge. The camera angle changes to below the bridge and you see the German vehicle fall from the side of the bridge into the water below. If you look at the bridge material that shatters you can see pieces of wood and hollow areas where obviously it's not real stone. (02:25:00 - 02:30:00)

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