Best thriller movie mistakes of 1976

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Continuity mistake: When Norma and Helen are in the salon, and they are talking about Carrie going to the prom with Tommy, Norma is getting a fancy hairdo done for the prom. But in the next gym scene, she has her plain braids and a cap on. (00:48:20)

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Suggested correction: When you watch the movie leading up to that event, it's obvious that Norma is a tomboy, and is always wearing a ball cap and wearing her hair like that. It's who she is and perhaps decided after her hair was done that it didn't feel right and decided to go back to her look.

dewinela

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Visible crew/equipment: When the ambassador and the photographer are in the cemetery getting attacked by the dogs there are men standing behind a tree. I'm assuming they're the trainers - they are located when the photographer is trying to hop the fence. Look in the back right hand corner - there are about two or three men standing there. (01:21:15)

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Continuity mistake: When the train take off from N├╝rnberg, the locomotive is on "backwards". A few seconds later is it rotated 180 degrees.

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Continuity mistake: When Kong is lying in the hold of the Tanker, Jessica Lange's character is leaning over looking at him when her scarf falls off. When it lands on Kongs chest, it appears to be the size of a (very) large dinner table cloth.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the train cars are decoupled, behind the vapor cloud, a person is hanging from the left side of the train car but does not resemble any of the characters in the scene. (01:47:00)

aydiosmio

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Other mistake: Although the Lieutenant is actually sent to the police station in precinct 9, division 13, the sign over the door states it to be division 14.

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Other mistake: The chronology of dates on the teletype printer at the end of the film are not in the correct order. We see "March 13, 1975" followed by "January 3, 1975", which is then followed by two August 1974 dates.

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Continuity mistake: When the soldier demonstrates the bazooka on a truck, the projectile hits the front of the truck, but the explosion comes from near the back of the truck.

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Continuity mistake: When the American guy races against the German's car, the cars in the background have no continuity between the inside and the outside shots for most of the time.

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Continuity mistake: Right at the end when the man takes his mask off, a strand of blonde hair hangs out from the back of "his" head. In the next shot the hair is dark brown.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Bruce Dern and Barbara Harris are eating hamburgers. He has two on his plate, from a back view she reaches over and takes one. He then removes the cap from the ketchup bottle. The shot switches to a view from his back and the cap is back on the ketchup. He then removes the cap again.

Randy DeShong

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Revealing mistake: In the close-up of the supposed killer updating his album with the obituary of the politician murdered on air, amongst the listed surviving family members of the male politician there's also a husband. Not quite likely. (00:28:50)

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Continuity mistake: When the sniper starts shooting at the audience, at one point he hits a guy in the press sector. However the blood splatter at the victim's shirt appears yet before the bullet actually breaks the window.

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Factual error: When a Rear Admiral and Captain are walking together, the Captain's epaulets are the wrong way round. A cardinal sin in the Navy. (01:30:00)

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Revealing mistake: By order of the shrewd Harry Webb, the helicopter just destroyed the Cessna on the ground. The two guys decide that they are gonna walk back to civilization. Cut to the vehicle driving to the explosion site, and you can see in the desert sand ahead of the jeep fresh tire tracks from previous takes. And it keeps happening during the desert chase. (00:10:20)

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Other mistake: Legendary wrestler Antonino Rocca makes a cameo appearance in the movie. He is, as correctly listed in the closing credits, one of the "Funeral Attendants" together with Michael Weil. However in the opening credits he was specifically billed as the Funeral Director, which is Ronald Willoughby's role as correctly listed in the end credits. (00:00:50 - 01:45:15)

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