Best romance movie mistakes of 1978

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Superman picture

Revealing mistake: Superman has fillings in his teeth.

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Grease picture

Revealing mistake: In the soda shop, the waitress turns off the lights with her elbow because her hands are full, but she misses the light switch by 6 inches. (00:55:10)

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers picture

Visible crew/equipment: There's a scene in which someone goes into a phone booth to make a call. As the phone booth door closes you can see a reflection of the cameraman.

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I Wanna Hold Your Hand picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the Beatles hotel room where Nancy Allen comes out from under the cart with the cokes on it, when she first sees the Beatles' guitars, notice that in the very first scene, the Hofner bass is left handed (the pick guard is on the left as you're looking at it), then it cuts to her, then when it cuts back to her rolling on the floor with the bass, it's suddenly right handed, then when in the last scene with her handling it, it's left handed again.

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Revealing mistake: When Bluto is watching the sorority girls have their pillow fight and he falls down with the ladder, you can see him land on a grass mat that is cut into the lawn. It's funny because you can see the grass push in. (00:40:00)

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Heaven Can Wait picture

Continuity mistake: As Max is carrying a birthday cake out of the kitchen, the candle blows out as he walks. But the candle is suddenly lit again when the camera angle changes, as he walks into the living room.

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California Suite picture

Continuity mistake: When we first see Hannah, her room number at the Beverly Hills Hotel is 305. Later, when she and Bill return from a day at the beach, the room number is 306.

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The Big Sleep picture

Revealing mistake: A car is driven off a dock into a body of water. Before the car hits the water, special effects shoot up about 10 different blasts of water.

James Lewandowski
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The Cheap Detective picture

Other mistake: As the police lift the body of the 'dead' hotel clerk from behind the desk, you can see his eyes look around a bit.

Nicki
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Carry on Emmannuelle picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene where Leyland takes Emmannuelle on a "tour" of London, shortly after she shuffles from the left of the rear seat to the right, a hand flashes through the bottom right corner of the picture. (00:17:40)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the film, when Richard Gere and Brooke Adams is by a boat and attempt to escape up the river, Gere is shown waving a kerosene "barn lantern" to illuminate the boat. In a slightly later shot, he is doing the same thing, but the lantern has become a Coleman gasoline lantern. These lanterns had not been invented yet in 1917, the year during which the scene in question takes place.

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