Best movie revealing mistakes of 1982

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Poltergeist picture

Revealing mistake: When the chair moves across the kitchen floor, Craig T. Nelson goes to investigate it (after it has stopped moving). He goes up to the chair and flips it over. If you look closely, Craig almost hits the camera with the chair's legs. You can tell this has happened because the camera moves up very quickly and Craig looks straight at the camera crew with very big guilty eyes. This is more easily visible on the widescreen version of the film. (00:33:30)

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Rocky III picture

Revealing mistake: When Mr. T and Rocky are about to fight for the second time, the camera shows a view of the crowd, if you look closely in the top left hand corner there is a billboard with Rocky and Apollo with superfight 2 on it. This is a scene from Rocky 2.

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan picture

Revealing mistake: When the Enterprise is leaving space dock, look at the right (starboard) side of the ship. You can see the shape of the mounting arm the model was mounted on, even though it was blacked out to look like space, and it also blocked out the bottom of the dock. The footage was reused from Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

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Grease 2 picture

Revealing mistake: When they're dancing on the bowling alleys, they couldn't be waving their bowling balls about as if they were made from foam - bowling balls are heavy!

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Suggested correction: Bowling balls can weigh as little as 3 pounds.

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Amityville II: The Possession picture

Revealing mistake: When the oldest son is being pursued by the unseen entity whilst the family is seeing the priest. You can see a crew member in green pants and brown shoes to the left as the camera perspective turns upside down.

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Friday the 13th Part 3: 3D picture

Revealing mistake: When Chris is trying to escape out of one of the first floor windows, the shots you see from outside are of a stunt double with really bad frizzy hair. (01:14:40)

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Night Shift picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Chuck finds Bill in the morgue vault listening to the recording of Chuck telling him to shut up, take note of Bill's thumb on the rewind button of the tape recorder. You can hear the tape recorder rewinding to replay the words, "Chuck to remind Bill to SHUT UP" multiple times but Bill's thumb does not move at all until he turns the recorder off. (00:30:00)


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Blade Runner picture

Revealing mistake: After the snake lady is dead, eyes open, Deckard rolls her head from camera right to camera left. Her eyes move. (00:59:15)

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Airplane II: The Sequel picture

Revealing mistake: When the little girl runs towards her grandmother and knocks another old woman out of the way, the other woman crashes into the wall of the terminal and it wobbles, showing it's a thin set wall. (00:14:35)

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Rambo: First Blood picture

Revealing mistake: When Rambo throws a rock at the police helicopter and knocks Galt out, you can clearly tell it's a stuntman. Galt is in his 40s and overweight. The guy that was falling looked like he was 25 and was noticeably thinner.

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial picture

Revealing mistake: When the boys are racing away on their bicycles from the Feds, the stunt doubles for Elliott and his friends are obviously way too tall to be children.

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The Thing picture

Revealing mistake: When MacReady burns the one "Thing" with the split head, in one shot it walks by MacReady in the foreground, and you can tell in that shot that it is just a still dummy burning, as it isn't moving at all. It just sort of floats past with its arms at its sides, while in the previous and next shots it is wildly moving around, arms flailing.

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48 Hrs. picture

Revealing mistake: During the Eddie and Nick fight scene, you can clearly see the stuntman for Eddie. He looks nothing like him.

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Evil Under the Sun picture

Revealing mistake: The dead woman who is found at the beginning of the movie takes a rather deep breath at the end of the shot. (00:02:40)


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Conan the Barbarian picture

Revealing mistake: While escaping from the orgy raid, Valeria stops and kills a few pursuers. However, her last strike never makes contact with the guard.

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Pink Floyd The Wall picture

Revealing mistake: During "Run Like Hell", when Pink's followers set an attack dog loose on an innocent man in the alleyway, the foam protective sleeve is visible on the victim's arm.

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Halloween III: Season of the Witch picture

Revealing mistake: During the part when the day reaches October 31st, various scenes show children and happenings with their Halloween masks throughout various portions of the country getting ready for the big give-away. Included with this is the scene showing Dr. Challis' two kids again sitting in front of the television with their masks on, but they are wearing the same exact clothes they had on when he had stopped over at their house 8 days earlier. This scene was obviously cutting-room floor from that previous scene.

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Ninja In The Dragon's Den picture

Revealing mistake: Jen Moo cuts off the God Skills monk's ear, but as Ching picks it up, it strangely shows no opening for the ear canal.

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