Best western movie continuity mistakes of all time

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Australia picture

Continuity mistake: Shortly before the big cattle drive arc begins, Kipling Flynn pours a teacup full of rum for Lady Ashley to drink. The camera cuts to an over-the-shoulder view as Lady Ashley starts to tip back her teacup; at this point, you can see that the cup is completely empty.

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Continuity mistake: After the Baxter/Rojo dinner, the background changes from nightime to daytime at the cemetery, then back to nightime again when Clint kidnaps Mirasol.

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Continuity mistake: Near the end when they're entering the Mexican village, Billy's coat disappears as he rides through the gate. (01:17:45)

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The Alamo picture

Continuity mistake: While one of his advisors tells Houston that some of the men from Gonzales have deserted to go to the Alamo, the advisor's hands change from clasped in front of him to on his knees. (01:06:55)

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Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid picture

Continuity mistake: In the bicycle riding scene where Butch lets Etta ride on the handlebars, you can see her feet are resting on some sort of pegs protruding from the axle on each side of the bicycle wheel. When she is not riding, the pegs are not there.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Eastwood is watching "the city of Lago volunteers" training,he is drinking a beer. The first time he lifts the glass to drink, it is about half empty. After he says something to the man with the knife, he lifts the glass for another drink and it is nearly full.

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Continuity mistake: Near the film's end, Kirk Douglas, in custody, is being walked along a street, his hands fastened behind him. He gets jostled by a horse and his arms instinctively come up to fend off the steed, even though his hands are supposedly tied or cuffed behind him.

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Continuity mistake: When Mitch is trying to find the hand, Glen grabs the map. When he grabs the map there is a hole in it, but before he sets it on fire, the hole is gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Charlotte Taylor Wilson arrives by stage, Don Esteban is making a speech. Behind him is a shield over the gateway. In most shots, the shield is in full sun. But in a couple, it's partially in the shade of some trees.

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The Missing picture

Continuity mistake: This is actually in a deleted scene on the DVD: Jones shoots a mountain lion at night, and it's seen to be completely dark out. The two other men go out to look at it, but when they're walking across the snow, the sky is suddenly pale blue and there's light just below the horizon. It looks like it's just before dawn or just after sunset. But when they reach the dead mountain lion, the sky is suddenly black again, and it looks like it's the middle of the night.

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Continuity mistake: After Moco and Azul finish their telephone conversation about how many of Moco's men Azul killed, Azul leaves, but one of Azul's men goes back to see Azul's women. In the background, there are posters of the Playboy bunny logo and a woman on a jetski. Ashe runs away from the lethal women, the posters are nowhere to be found next to the doorway. (00:43:15)

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The Outlaw Josey Wales picture

Continuity mistake: When Josey was in the general store picking up supplies with the Indian man and women, Josey was handed a picture of Slim Fixin. If you watch carefully, he walks out with the picture. When you see Josey after he has walked out of the general store, he does not have the picture in his hand.

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Bandidas picture

Continuity mistake: After the scene where Sara and Maria tie up Quentin and take pictures of him naked, when they are leaving the hotel with Quentin tied up, Sara's hair is just below her shoulders, but the whole movie her hair is to her waist.

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Continuity mistake: When the church bell is rehung and struck, it goes from shoulder height to well above head height, then back to shoulder height in subsequent shots. (01:28:15)

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Little House: The Last Farewell picture

Continuity mistake: The story takes place in 1901 and Rose is still shown as a toddler. She would have been a teenager by then.

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Cannibal! The Musical picture

Continuity mistake: In the prosecuting attorney's speech in the first courtroom scene, the judge's house of cards is no more than 2 levels high (a base level with a peak) [0:2:20]. In the close-up shot of the judge, the house of cards changes to 3 levels high (2 base levels and a peak)[0:2:35]. When the scene focuses back on the prosecuting attorney, the house is back to two levels of height[0:2:39]. (00:02:20)

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Continuity mistake: At the dinner scene when Mattie Ross is trying to obtain Rooster Cogburn's services, Rooster clears the table, and in the next scene he re-clears the table by pushing everything aside to play cards with Chin Lee.

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Continuity mistake: Sykes is shot in the right leg, in the thigh area, by the bounty hunters. We see the blood clearly on it when he sits on a rock and holds his leg. Later, when he returns to Aquaverde where he meets Robert Ryan, we see as he sits on his horse that his left leg is bandaged.

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Lone Star picture

Continuity mistake: When the Colonel appears in full dress green uniform in his estranged father's bar, the colonel's shoulder insignia (eagles) are on upside down.

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Continuity mistake: During the film, Daniel Craig's character rides out to the house where he last saw the woman he was in love with. During the wide shot showing him on his horse riding toward the camera, the device on his wrist is missing. It is obvious if you are paying attention, as he is using the arm which is supposed to have the device to hold the reins of the horse.

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