Best movie mistake pictures of 1983

Continuity mistake: When Vader's shuttle is approaching the Death Star, the crew in the control room of the Death Star are wearing black gloves. One of them then reaches forward to press a button, but in the close-up of his hand pressing the button, the hand is not wearing gloves at all. This can only be seen in the widescreen version.

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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Superman is landing to stop the plough machine, the wires holding him are visible.

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Sacha
Superman III mistake picture

Continuity mistake: As Arnie runs after Leigh at the drive-in, he arrives under the awning with his hair slightly wet, but still rather full-looking. But in the next close-up, it's soaked flat onto his head.

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johnrosa
Christine mistake picture

Factual error: When we first see Fatima Blush she is waterskiing. She is doing several stunts which are only possible with one ski, the most notable being skiing backwards with one foot in the air. But when she releases the tow rope and skis up the ramp into James Bond's arms, she is on two skis.

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Never Say Never Again mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Jeanie is telling Richie the order, she alternately holds the pad, or it is down on the table. The pencil in her hands disappears in one shot too.

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Hamster
Flashdance mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: At one point Clint Eastwood is out in the woods practising his shooting with his new .44 auto-mag pistol. While he's doing this, a car pulls up and a black male begins to get out with a shotgun. (We later learn that this is his partner). As the man with the shotgun is opening his door, if you look at the reflection in the car window, you can clearly see the reflection of a man with a camera and another man standing next to him.

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Sudden Impact mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Louie is released from jail his hair is sticking up all wild, then it's flat, then it's all wild again.

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Trading Places mistake picture

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Cujo (1983)

Continuity mistake: After shutting his closet door, Tad runs over to his lightswitch. In this shot the lamp on the desk, beside the lightswitch, is standing high up. In the next closeup of Tad reaching the switch, the lamp is in a different position, then switches back.

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Hamster
Cujo mistake picture

Continuity mistake: At the end, just before Bronson shoots Warren in the forehead, Warren's hair goes from messy to perfectly neat.

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William Bergquist
10 to Midnight mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the diner Julie's friends are telling her Tommy wants to take her back, Stacey enters with school books close to chest and sits down. The next shot shows the books on the table, and the following shot shows books back against her chest.

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Valley Girl mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Roy Scheider's partner is killed, he is run over by a car. After the car runs him over, his body rolls and you can see his arms swinging freely even though his hands were bound by the plastic ties. Later when you see his body, his hands are bound again.

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Blue Thunder mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Bond takes off in the plane we see - in one shot from Bond's view - the Cubans approaching.The background is a flat (English) countryside. In the next clip we see a close-up of one of the Cubans. Behind him are quite large hills/mountains.

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Jacob La Cour
Octopussy mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: About one hour and fifty minutes in, the two stars get into a fight and are rolling around the floor. In at least one scene, a cameraman, with a handheld Panavision camera, is quite visible in the middle of the shot.

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Bad Boys mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Rita is telling Frank about what happened after Sandra's wedding, she jumps from standing at the right side of Frank's table to the left side.

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Cubs Fan
Educating Rita mistake picture

Factual error: As the computer repeatedly tries different bombing strategies, all resulting in "WINNER : NONE", one of the strategies it lists misspells "Israel" as "Isreal" and "Palestinian" as "Palistinian."

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Ean Radcliffe
WarGames mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In the motel chainsaw scene, before the Colombians pull out their guns, there are several food containers, a bag of cookies and a soda can lined up neatly on a table, seen in multiple shots. After the skirmish, Hector pulls the chainsaw out of its box and Tony is leaning against the table with the items now all scattered in different positions. A few minutes later, Manny shoots his way in. You can see the table in multiple shots and the items are back in their original positions.

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ben6679
Scarface mistake picture

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