Best movie visible crew/equipment of 1980

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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back picture

Visible crew/equipment: When C-3PO is on the conveyor belt, if you look in the reflection in his head you can see the camera crew. (01:26:40)

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Raging Bull picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Jake is in the bedroom with his wife (where he pours ice water on himself to calm down) you can see the top of some crew member's head in the foreground right below the camera lens.

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The Shining picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the final shot of the opening sequence (before "the Interview" title shot), at the top of the frame, you will see the helicopter blades twirling. (Visible on fullscreen DVD and VHS.) (00:02:43)

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Superman II picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the town in Idaho when General Zod and his crew first visit, watch when the boy's father (elevated by Zod's finger) falls to the ground. You can see the pad under the dirt when he hits it.

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The Blues Brothers picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the gospel church scene, where James Brown is whipping up the congregation, at one point as Elwood is dancing at the front of the church after Jake has "seen the light", where the camera is pointing down the nave of the church from what would be the altar end, a technician can be seen scurrying, at the back of the church, from the left to the right aisle. (00:19:05)

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Airplane picture

Visible crew/equipment: Striker is in the pilot's seat and a vulture is sitting on the back of it. On the bottom-left of screen you can see someone's forearm in a white sleeve, giving the suggestion that either Randy or Elaine are standing, and leaning on the pilot seat's armrest. However, Randy is not in the cockpit and Elaine is sitting in the co-pilot's seat. (00:57:05)

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Xanadu picture Xanadu mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: In "Whenever You're Away From Me", Kira and Danny dance by a mirror, where you can see the cameraman. (00:32:10)

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The Long Good Friday picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Harris and the two Irish men have been killed at the end and the car crashes on top of the other the ramp used to make it fly is visible.

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Cheech & Chong's Next Movie picture Cheech & Chong's Next Movie mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When one of them is using the bathroom - out of the bathroom window and it sprinkles on his neighbor's flowers, watch when the camera view goes up because you can see someone squeezing a rag onto the porch banister to look like his pee.

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Prom Night picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Mr. Hammond drives up to the school where his daughter died, you can see the reflection of the microphone in the left side of Mr. Hammond's car.

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Somewhere In Time picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the elderly Elise returns from Richard's play and closes herself in her room at the Grand Hotel, the camera is briefly visible, reflected in the door glass as she enters the room. (00:04:00)

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Smokey and the Bandit II picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the Trans Am drives out of the roller coaster frame (before it collapses), in Bandit and Frog's next close-up camera equipment (used for the close-up) is visible on the car's roof, though in the previous shot nothing is atop the car.

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The Gods Must Be Crazy picture

Visible crew/equipment: After getting Xi out of prison they take off in their jeep, and you can see a crew member wearing an orange shirt reflected in the jeep's window. (01:11:10)


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Motel Hell picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the trooper gets out of his patrol car and puts on his hat, his oversized sunglasses reflect the camera crew. (00:12:00)

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The Hollywood Knights picture The Hollywood Knights mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: After Dudley's mom drops him off when he's wearing his magician costume, just as the girls call him over we can see four chalk T-marks on the ground in the wideshot, before Newbomb borrows his costume.

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The Blue Lagoon picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Em is sheltering from the rain after being evicted from the hut, as the wall of fronds falls, the string used to pull it over is visible to the right of the screen. (00:55:20)


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Bronco Billy picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the bar fight scene, the camera crew is visible right after Lefty hits one of the bar patrons.

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