Best movie other mistakes of 1984

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Dune picture

Other mistake: There is a scene in which Piter DeVries is talking about the Landsraad (one of the governmental organizations in Dune). Twice he mispronounces the name, saying "Lansdraad" instead.

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The Natural picture

Other mistake: In Roy Hobbs' last at bat of the movie he takes the 1st pitch for a called strike (confirmed by closed captioning). The 2nd pitch is called a ball. The Pittsburgh manager then decides to change pitchers with the count at 1-1. The relief pitcher's 1st pitch is fouled into the press box making the count 1 ball and 2 strikes. The 2nd pitch from the relief pitcher is swung on and missed, and should be strike 3. Hobbs stays in the box and hits a long fly ball foul and hits a HR on the next pitch. Roy Hobbs should have struck out. (02:06:20 - 02:12:05)

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Suggested correction: Like most umpire calls, the ump's wording of "Ball" on the first pitch isn't obvious until you hear the difference in the first "Strike" call. The count was not 1 and 1 when they brought in the new pitcher, it was 2 and 0.

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Sixteen Candles picture

Other mistake: The chunk of hair that Ted has in the car is in a ponytail, and much longer than the hair cut off in the door.

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Purple Rain picture

Other mistake: When Apollonia is smacked in the face by the Kid after announcing she's joining Morris's group, she falls into a dresser and knocks all the magazines off the top of the dresser on to the floor. When the same scene is replayed during the 'When Doves Cry' sequence, the magazines don't fall to the floor.

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The Karate Kid picture

Other mistake: In the semi-final where John Lawrence fights against Darryl Vidal, the female referee has major problems of what to do. When Lawrence gets his first point, the referee first raises her red flag (Vidal is wearing the red ribbon) but then swiftly changes her mind. And when Lawrence gets his third point, the female referee again incorrectly raises her red flag.

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Other mistake: Early in the movie, Sir Gawain gets on his horse, in a full suit of armor, by himself. Later, he is hoisted onto his horse by what looks like an early design for a crane. Armor is heavy and Sir Gawain would have to be hoisted every time he wanted to ride with armor on.

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Bachelor Party picture

Other mistake: In the beginning of the movie, when the mechanic is working on the car on the lift, he says he has to change the oil in it, the chassis drops to the ground, there is no engine attached to the chassis or body. In addition, he is changing the oil at the rear axle.

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Other mistake: After speaking with Dave Bowman on her TV, Betty lays her head on the table and we see an obvious cut & paste as her form shifts slightly. (01:09:35)

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Other mistake: In the scene where Hightower flips over the police car, if you look carefully after the car is flipped you will notice the car has no engine. Thereby making it easier to completely flip over than a car with an engine.

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The Ewok Adventure pictureThe Ewok Adventure mistake picture

Other mistake: Mace's reflection can still be seen on the pond after he disappears. (00:53:30)

Casual Person
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Suggested correction: This isn't a mistake. That's him, under the water in the same pose he was in before he touched the water.

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Other mistake: Tony Danza's character introduces himself as "Tony." When the credits are rolling at the end of the movie, we see that his character's name is Terry, not Tony.

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Beverly Hills Cop pictureBeverly Hills Cop mistake picture

Other mistake: After the early truck chase, Axel arrives at the police station. He walks through a glass door that reads 'Investigaton Operations Division' which is missing the last 'i' in the first word, exactly as I've typed it here. (00:08:10)

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Other mistake: When Ralph's Renault R4 goes head on into the shallow and rocky river it emerges without a dent. (01:18:45)

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom picture

Other mistake: When the three enter the palace there are many guards protecting it. When the miner kids exit the palace, all the guards are gone, which allows for a happy scene, but still it's quite odd that the Imperial Palace suddenly has no protection at all.

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Other mistake: When Conan is fighting the Ape-man and his friends are watching behind the mirror, the cold air on their breath is actually cigarette smoke. You can see it swirling every time they speak. In one shot you can actually see Malak's hand move behind the other actor and he's holding the cigarette. I think this is why there are audio problems here, they had to dub the voices in because the actors couldn't speak with the smoke in their mouths. DVD viewing.

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Top Secret! picture

Other mistake: The scene in the bookstore is shot in reverse, which although humorous, isn't a mistake. The mistake is the fact that what the characters say and what the subtitles say don't match up. When speaking the character's dialogue comes out all garbled, and when a name is brought up in the subtitles there is no reference to that person's name in the conversation. (00:47:10 - 00:48:15)

Tobin OReilly
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Other mistake: As the Terminator is approaching Sarah in the Tech Noir nightclub, several other patrons can be seen behind her sitting in booths. These same people are in front of Kyle (he pushes them out of the way to get to Sarah before the Terminator does), yet he's on the other side of the club by the bar. (00:35:10)

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Supergirl picture

Other mistake: The very last scene of the movie shows Supergirl flying underwater holding the Omegadron. Oddly enough, though her body is realistic, her arms are now very thin and measure two meters long.

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Splash picture

Other mistake: When she breaks the TV's with her "voice" they pan to the salesmen. The glass display case is intact. Had her pitch actually been able to break glass the display case would have gone as well.

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Gremlins picture

Other mistake: In the bar, one Gremlin is changing the music selection on the radio. However, the tuning knob is on the right side, out of his reach, the tuner doesn't move, but the music style changes.

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