Best thriller movie mistakes of 1959

Please vote as you browse around to help the best rise to the top.

Plan 9 From Outer Space picture

Revealing mistake: When the UFO makes the huge flash that knocks everyone in the cemetery down, one of the police officers kicks a tombstone as he falls and it wobbles back and forth. (00:13:35)

More Plan 9 From Outer Space mistakes
North by Northwest pictureNorth by Northwest mistake picture Video

Revealing mistake: In the shooting scene in the Mount Rushmore cafe, a boy in the background puts his fingers in his ears, because he knows the gun is about to be shot.

More North by Northwest mistakes
Some Like It Hot picture

Continuity mistake: It is supposed to be night when Joe slips out of the hotel, but a daytime sky is visible.

More Some Like It Hot mistakes
House on Haunted Hill picture

Continuity mistake: When Annabelle gives Frederick her gun, he places it in the mini-coffin and closes the coffin. However, in one of the next shots, we see that all coffins are open.

More House on Haunted Hill mistakes
Tiger Bay picture

Factual error: The movie is set in Cardiff but the Transporter Bridge seen at the beginning of the film is really in Newport.

More Tiger Bay mistakes
The Diary of Anne Frank picture

Other mistake: When Anne and Peter are looking at the stars, Anne points to a star and Peter knows what star she's pointing to. It is impossible to point to a star and have someone else know exactly what star you're pointing to. Try it.

More The Diary of Anne Frank mistakes
Odds Against Tomorrow picture

Revealing mistake: A driver pulls out into oncoming traffic and hits another car, It is obvious that when the scene was filmed, the driver stopped just short of the other vehicle. The sound effect of a collision is dubbed in and the front of the two vehicles is never shown.

More Odds Against Tomorrow mistakes
The 39 Steps picture

Continuity mistake: When Richard Hannay jumps from the Sheriff's window into a passing truck it is full of bales of hay. The next time we see him in the truck it is full of sheep and the bales of hay have vanished.

More The 39 Steps mistakes

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.