Best movie other mistakes of 1986

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home picture

Other mistake: After they take off from California, Kirk gives a heading to Alaska. He then tells Sulu "full impulse power", and Sulu says "aye, ETA 12 minutes." Full impulse is 1/4 the speed of light. No way they would use speeds like that to go a few thousand miles.

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Other mistake: When Chozen is buying vegetables from the villagers, one of the weights from the scale is knocked onto the ground. Daniel picks it up and realises that its not a real weight and breaks it in half. If Chozen wanted to cheat the villagers when he weighed their vegetables, he would need weights that were heavier than normal, not lighter plastic ones. Lighter weights would mean that Chozen would need to add far more of the light weights to make any amount of vegetables balance out, therefore he would be paying more for the vegetables than they are worth.

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Suggested correction: Chozen wasn't such a dirty cheater. He wanted to earn slightly more than he should. No mistake at all.

Sato owned the village and the land, and leased it to the villagers. As the villagers grow crops and harvest them to sell, they might pay a fee to Sato based on how much they produce. Sato isn't likely buying all of that food from the people. That's the only way the weight scene makes sense.

The villagers were getting paid directly during that scene, which means the original poster is correct. The weights would have to be heavier than normal for the villagers to be upset and rush Chosen.

How would he earn more by paying out more? That makes no sense...it's a mistake. He paid out more by using fake, lighter weights, and after Daniel points it out, you can even hear a village say "You cheat people."

Chozen is selling vegetables to the villagers, as evidenced by the large wad of cash in his hands. So if each weight is marked 1/2 pound, but in actuality is 1/4 pound, a true pound of vegetables would read as two pounds therefore he was cheating them.

Chozen is not selling, he's buying, evidence by the fact he gives money from his wad of cash to another villager. And the old man with the carrots is having his goods weighed so that Chozen can buy them. But the mistake is valid for the information we're given. There's no way he'd be able to cheat the villagers at all or earn just a little more than he should.

Bishop73

Chozen is purchasing the food not selling it. It is a simple movie mistake there is no question. The food is being weighed directly against the weights. In this scenario having lighter weights would never favor the buyer. I think the goof was the writer of the script might've had a more modern scale in mind. In that case if the food is placed on the scale having lighter "0" weight would favor the buyer (Pay by the pound and the scale saying your pound of food was only 1/2 lb - so you would need to put twice the food on the scale to receive normal pound of food payment). But in an old school scale like shown in the movie the weights are directly weighed against the food. So lighter weight would cause Chozen to overpay each time. It IS possible that because Sato owns the land he charges a fee to the farmers so this would make sense, however, to me that is a stretch for the viewer to have to figure out! In my opinion it is much more likely a simply goof in the movie.

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Other mistake: Teddy's hair changes in every shot after being dunked in the swamp. The strap to his bag disappears and reappears as well.

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Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives picture

Other mistake: In the final scene of the movie, Megan starts a boat motor and uses the propeller to hit Jason in the face, who has been chained down underwater. But if Jason can only barely reach her foot from underwater, there's no way the boat propeller is underwater far enough to reach his face. (01:17:50)

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Other mistake: When the autoguns fire at the aliens for the second time, there is a flashcut of an alien being blasted apart. Watch closely; it's the same clip of the alien that Vasquez shot and subsequently sprayed Drake with acid. (01:18:00)

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Other mistake: In the scene where Cameron is sinking in the pool you can clearly see some kind of weight belt or something around his waist, which isn't there when he is out of the pool.

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Labyrinth picture

Other mistake: In Sarah's room, after the close-ups of Lancelot's empty shelf space and of Sarah beginning to say, "Someone..." as she finishes, "..has been in my room again," in this wide shot, while still on her bed until she leaves her room, there is a mark across Sarah's forehead that extends to the left side her eye. It isn't in the previous or following shots. (00:06:40)

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Other mistake: During the final dogfight, the same shots of missiles flying through the air are used several times.

David Mercier

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Back to School picture

Other mistake: After his wife has a party at their house, Thorton Melon (Dangerfield) decides to have a swim in his pool. The camera shows Melon as he is about to dive into the pool from the edge. The camera cuts away and a much "thinner" Melon is seen doing a flip into the water. Watch carefully as the "thinner" man makes his dive. You can clearly see his hairpiece fly off the top of his head.

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Other mistake: During the final showdown with El Guapo, three horsemen ride towards some fake Amigos and fall into a concealed ditch, throwing up their arms and falling off their horses. Unfortunately, they throw up their arms just before the horses even start to fall.

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Other mistake: The Hitcher reverses his pick-up truck out of the gas station after he drops the lighted match. His wheels, wheel arches and perhaps the underside of the truck would have been soaked in petrol as he drove over the gushing pumps. So as he was burning rubber during this manoeuvre - this would have ignited the petrol on his truck.

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Other mistake: When they first get into space and Tish removes her helmet her left earring is free floating, which would be expected in zero gravity. But after this first shot, her earrings hang down as effected by gravity. Also all three of the girls hair hang down with gravity the whole time they are in space. (00:54:45 - 01:03:15)

Mr. S

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Other mistake: When Fievel And Tony reunite on the streets of New York, Tony gets a piece of cheese off of a mouse trap. Watch that piece of cheese, cause Tony throws it up in the air, and you never see it come back down. (00:33:25)

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Other mistake: The tree used to hold up Number 2 is very thin and weak looking, yet it supposed to be supporting a 400lb robot. Strong tree. (01:13:25)

Padzter

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Other mistake: After the brief fight between Barnes & Chris, when Barnes has Chris pinned, he cuts him below the left eye with a knife. It is a quick cut with a sharp knife, but instead of a thin bright red line we see instantly a blob of dark blood. This is plain sloppy.

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Other mistake: In the scene where Stallone is at the shooting range, after he leaves the morgue, when he pulls out his gun, you can see a target's reflection in a glass pane in front of Stallone. He points the gun at the target and shoots, but the glass is in the way.

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Other mistake: When Seth comes out of the pod for the second time and the girl is watching him she moves her leg reveling panties. However, Seth comes over and they start intercourse. How? He doesn't even move her underwear to one side.

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Other mistake: When Sarah smokes in James' office he tells her that he doesn't like it because of the fire hazard. Therefore, it doesn't fit in the picture that he doesn't react when she puts out her cigarette in the waste paper basket, certainly a serious fire hazard and worth checking even if James' comment had been a joke. (00:22:40)

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Other mistake: In the first scene when the hurricane has passed and Pazu and Sheeta land on the cloud, Pazu twirls Sheeta around until they are almost off the edge of the cloud (his toe actually is on the edge of the cloud). But in the next few seconds the direction changes and they end up back on the cloud.

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