Best movie mistake pictures of 1979

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Mad Max mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the widescreen edition DVD, when Max's wife tugs at the chain on the back of the car after they have escaped the gang members, before she sees the ripped-off hand tied to it, you can see a crew member's hand holding the chain. (01:00:50)

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Alien mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When the search party goes into the boneship, they are wearing full space suits, and hoods under their helmets. When Kane's helmet is first cut off, he has no hood on. (00:36:45)

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The Jerk mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Navin is at the gas station and is being shot at by the sniper, take a look at the arrangement of the oil cans on the rack beside him. One of the cans in the middle of the rack changes color from pink to purple, and some labels turn, between shots.

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Apocalypse Now mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: As the boat crew steps ashore to find Kilgore, the obvious shadows of two crew and their equipment are seen moving across the backs of the soldiers and then the raised netting slightly further away. This isn't the documentary crew they meet shortly afterwards, who are further onto the mainland. (00:27:20)

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Suggested correction: In this scene, the boat crew immediately encounter a camera crew filming the soldiers. This is their shadows.

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Phantasm mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: After Reggie touches the metal poles, he goes flying backwards. As he hit's the floor, you can see a thick white rope attached to his left foot. (01:11:10)

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Rocky II mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Rocky is carrying Adrian home after their wedding, Adrian is still wearing her bridal veil cap and we see the lace design closeup, but when they're inside the apartment Adrian is wearing an entirely different veil cap.

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Moonraker mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Drax's assistant, Corine Dufor, is being pursued to her death by his doberman dogs, she starts off with bare legs and high heels, but a couple of seconds later she's now wearing trainers and blue socks.

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In the final scene on the bridge, Spock and McCoy are wearing colored arm bands which identify their departments: Spock's is orange (for Science) and McCoy's is green (for Medical). In the very last shot, Spock is wearing the green band and McCoy is wearing the orange one.

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Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Jonathan returns to his town and don't recognize his wife, his coat disappears in the next shot when he ask to the man beside him who she is. He didn't have the time to remove it. (01:14:15)

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Jesus mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Jesus feeds the multitude, Jesus holds the two baskets with his hands under them, the next immediate shot shows Jesus holding the baskets by gripping the sides.

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Rock 'n' Roll High School mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When the paper airplane flies into the classroom in the wideshot, there's a guy wearing a striped shirt sitting at the back who vanishes in the next closeup. (00:16:10)

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The Muppet Movie mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene when Kermit confronts Doc Hopper he comes walking out of the bar. If you look at the top of Kermit's legs when he walks out, two pair of hands can be seen moving the legs.

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