Best movie audio problems of 1985

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The Goonies pictureThe Goonies mistake picture

Audio problem: When Chunk flags down the car for help, he finds Jake Fratelli, who begins to sing loudly in Italian. Chunk screams, and as we hear Jake continue singing, we see his reflection in the side-view mirror as he is smoking a cigarette silently. (00:49:00)

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Audio problem: The scene where Bennet and Matrix are fighting towards the end of the movie, before Matrix kills Bennet they have each others throat in their hands and one of their backs is against the furnace. While they are grunting and groaning, if you listen carefully, you can hear one of them say "switch" just before they change positions. (01:19:05)

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Audio problem: When they are putting the Cook's body on the sofa, Wadsworth walks by in the background and says "Careful, don't get blood on the sofa" however his mouth doesn't move.

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Audio problem: The carts the guards are chasing Pee-Wee in are electric, which we see when they first get to them and have to unplug them. However throughout the entire chase scene we distinctly hear gas engine sound effects. (01:12:30)

jerimiah
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Audio problem: In the beginning of the movie when Clark is preparing to light the Bar-B-Q, He squirts charcoal fluid out of a plastic bottle. Then Ellen squirts more fluid onto the coals out of the same plastic bottle. Listen to the sound; it is the distinctive sound of a metal charcoal lighter fluid bottle. (00:07:45)

Robert Sullinger
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Audio problem: When Scott says "On top of everything else, there was a full moon last night" his mouth is out of sync. (00:32:15)

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Audio problem: When Philippe climbs up to the grating in the church, a little girl talks to him, but her mouth does not move.

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Audio problem: When Bond steals the cab driver's car after coming down from the Eiffel Tower the words the cab driver yells doesn't match up to the way his lips move. (00:18:45)

Tobin OReilly
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The Color Purple picture

Audio problem: In the scene where Albert tries to make a move on Nettie she tells him that she has to go to school. Her mouth isn't moving at any time.

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Audio problem: When John milks the cow you hear the milk splashing into the bucket but you don't see any. (00:57:05)

NancyFelix
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Audio problem: When they arrive in Russia and gets out the plane you can see it is blowing in the snow and you can hear the wind. In the next shot it isn't blowing and the snow is falling straight down, but the sound of the wind remains. (00:47:30)

Mortug
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Audio problem: Lorraine comes to see Marty in Doc's garage in 1955 to ask him if he will go to the dance with her. Just before Lorraine moves to the other side of the car from where she walked in, she begins to say something to Marty. The problem is that her lips don't move when she talks, I guess the right clip ended up on the editing room floor. (01:11:40)

AidanN
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Audio problem: As Tim Robbins drives off at the start of the trip to California, he sings "The Age of Aquarius," but his lips through the car window aren't mouthing anything close to the line he is singing. (00:28:10)

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Audio problem: After Jack dives into the water, Lily's first scream doesn't fit.

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Audio problem: When Wendy and Jules are talking in the bathroom, two women walk by and say "Hi Leslie" and "Hi Les, how ya doing?" to Leslie. It is easy to see that their mouths do not move in sync with the words that are heard.

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Audio problem: When Tik Tok lets the Wheeler go, as the Wheeler skates off he is laughing and saying "Behave." His mouth is clearly out of sync with the audio, however. (00:39:15)

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Audio problem: When the policemen are beating Kersey in the interrogation room, the words that they are saying do not at all match their mouths.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge picture

Audio problem: When Jesse and Ron are doing press-ups on the sports field, Ron says "So what about you and that rich babe you've been cruising to school with every day?" You can see that Ron starts to move his mouth a few seconds after the words are spoken, and his mouth doesn't move correctly to the words being spoken either. (00:10:30)

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Audio problem: After Captain Lasard delivers his inspiring speech to "Nail these punks," one of the cops stands up and yells "Let's kick ass." even though his lips aren't moving.

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Audio problem: When Miguel and Steele are collecting some more of the zombies, Steele says 'Nice hat, asshole,' and laughs. Watch carefully at the end bit: they dubbed a laugh into the movie, but it's painfully obvious that his mouth doesn't move as he does it.

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