Best movie audio problems of 1984

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The Terminator picture

Audio problem: When the Terminator breaks into the police station, he has an auto-shotgun in his left hand, and a machine gun in his right. Before he kills the power in the building, he comes to the end of a hall, points his shotgun through a doorway, and shoots. A machine gun sound is used for the blast, instead of a shotgun sound. (01:00:28)

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The Pope of Greenwich Village picture

Audio problem: When Mickey Rourke visits Darryl Hannah while she's instructing at the aerobics studio and pulls her away, Darryl puts another girl in charge who begins barking orders to the class. But we can see her reflection in the mirror; her lips aren't moving.

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The Neverending Story picture

Audio problem: When Nighthob and Teeny are talking to the Rockbiter near the beginning of the film, Teeny says to Nighthob "This could be serious", then turns to Rockbiter and calls out his name. Watch Teeny's mouth as he calls out "Rockbiter". You will see a very blatant editing mistake as Teeny is not actually saying 'Rockbiter", but is saying the next line that follows. (00:16:40)

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Romancing the Stone picture

Audio problem: When Jack digs for the statue in the puddle, and he hits it, it makes a sound like iron against ceramics, but the bunny statue is wrapped in hay and cloth. The wrapping is so thick that the spade would not be able to touch the statue, so it would make no sound at all when he hit it with the spade.

Jacob La Cour

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Conan the Destroyer picture

Audio problem: When Conan is fighting the half lizard/man monster and discovers that breaking the glass panes hurts him, it cuts to a shot of his friends behind one of the panes and the thief says, "That's exactly what I would have done, exactly." His lips don't match the words at all.

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Sixteen Candles picture

Audio problem: When the geek and the prom queen are cruising down the road in the Rolls Royce convertible, the drunken prom queen says to the geek "Looks like rain, better put the top up." However, her mouth movements do not match the words.

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Purple Rain picture

Audio problem: When The Kid and Apollonia first arrive at the lake, you can hear them talking, but their mouths are not moving as they walk along the edge of the lake. (00:19:20)

MCKD

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom picture

Audio problem: When the group piles into the lifeboat on the crashing plane, Shorty (who is stuck between Indy and Willie) exclaims "Indy, I can't breathe!", but his lips don't move. (00:17:35)

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1984 picture

Audio problem: When Winston says "Bugger." at the start of the film when he has the cigarette in his mouth, his lips are most definitely not in sync with the word. And it even sounds dubbed over.

UKFilmFan

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A Nightmare on Elm Street picture

Audio problem: Nancy is watching 'The Evil Dead' in order to stay awake, but the audio of the film heard doesn't match with what scene is playing on the TV. (00:33:10)

Hamster Premium member

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Stop Making Sense picture

Audio problem: During the song 'Found A Job' (about 30/60 secs. in?) a cymbal crash can be heard, but the drummer doesn't hit a cymbal. Later on, the error is reversed (drummer hits cymbal but no crash is heard).

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The Karate Kid picture

Audio problem: In the external shot of "The Orient Express Restaurant" where Daniel's mum sits down and says, "Guess what? I'm going to be training as a manager.", her mouth isn't moving at all.

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Repo Man picture

Audio problem: In the scene where Otto is sitting down looking at the photo of the dead aliens his boss walks out and says keep making me money kid, Otto says something back but his mouth never moves.

Joe Campbell

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Splash picture

Audio problem: After leaving Bloomingdales, Allen and Madison start talking. Allen says to her "Just begin when you were born and finish up right when you blew up the TV's." His mouth doesn't move at all when this is said. (00:41:15)

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Beverly Hills Cop picture

Audio problem: When Axel is first arrested you hear Axel talking to the police officers as they pull up to the station and you hear the police officer talking back to him as he gets out of the car but none of their lips are moving.

MCKD

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The Last Starfighter picture

Audio problem: When Alex and Maggie are going back into space at the end, everyone moves back and they yell goodbye. You can hear Otis say goodbye, but his mouth does not move at all.

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Police Academy picture

Audio problem: When Mahoney and Lt Harris are driving in the car on the dirt road and Harris tells Mahoney to run behind the car, all of the conversation up until that point is done with neither character moving their mouths.

jerimiah

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Amadeus picture

Audio problem: When Constanze asks Salieri to look at Mozart's work, her mouth doesn't move when she says, "I don't mean that he's lazy... he works all day long."

LanguageFan

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The Philadelphia Experiment picture

Audio problem: In 1943, a top secret Naval experiment went wrong and David was sent forward in time to 1984, with his friend Jimmy. In 1984, David and Allison, a girl fom the present day, are staying in a hotel room. David picks up the talking travel alarm clock and fidgets with it. Yet, in the shot of Allison the alarm clock is still on the nightstand between the two beds. Then as he puts the alarm clock back on the nightstand, in the shot of Allison, the alarm clock is on the nightstand even though we hear the sound of him actually placing the alarm clock down. (00:54:25)

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