Best adventure movie mistakes of 1972

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Deliverance picture

Revealing mistake: In a scene where the canoes are shooting the rapids through a sheer cliff you can clearly see a stuntman climbing out of the water onto the rock.

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Tintin and the Lake of Sharks picture

Continuity mistake: When Tintin and the two kids are escaping from the submarine lair, the water level keeps changing. It's supposed to be more and more high, but it's lower in some shots.

Dr Wilson

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Silent Running picture

Revealing mistake: Freeman Lowell has several cargo containers dumped off the spaceship, to make it appear the ship has suffered an accident. A wide shot shows the ship receding in the distance, with the containers rolling weightlessly in the foreground. As the foreground containers pass slightly in front of the more distant ones, they don't mask them; their images overlap. The containers were apparently composited into the shot with simple multiple exposures. (00:35:40)

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All the Way Boys picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Spencer and Hill fly the second air plane, the studio headlights are mirrored in Hill's sunglasses. (00:20:35)

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Innocent Bystanders picture

Factual error: When Craig is being tortured in "New York," a spy operative threatens to plug in the electric shock machine in a European socket/outlet, rather than an American-type socket.

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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx picture

Revealing mistake: When Itto is battling the group of male ninja in the forest there is a moment when two ninjas throw chains towards Itto and in the close-up shot of the two chains flying at Itto the wires attached to the ends, guiding them, are visible. (00:33:55)

Jack Vaughan

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Aguirre, The Wrath of God picture

Revealing mistake: At one point when the soldiers are walking through the jungle, one of them steps into a trap and is pulled up into the trees to be killed by Indians. However, if you watch this scene carefully, when the soldier (who steps into the trap) walks into frame you can see a wire already attached to his foot leading up into the trees. He doesn't step into a trap. (00:22:26)

Jack Vaughan

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Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance picture

Revealing mistake: When Itto puts the cover on the baby carriage it's obvious that the sudden downpour of rain is just a sprinkler placed in front of the camera. Pay attention to the cover, Itto's clothing and the puddle behind the carriage, they remain completely dry/untouched. (00:11:00)

Jack Vaughan

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Snoopy Come Home picture

Character mistake: During the monopoly game, Peppermint Patty rolls a 12 on the dice but only moves 7 squares.

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