Best movie revealing mistakes of 1986

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Top Gun picture

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the movie, when Maverick's plane is about to be launched, there is a quick closeup of an F14's nose gear, which is quite obviously not hooked up to a catapult or anything else.

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Police Academy 3: Back in Training picture

Revealing mistake: When a baddie in a red jacket repeatedly punches Hightower, who's in the water, the fist always stops about 15 cm from his face.

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Aliens picture Aliens mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When Newt is sliding across the grated floor, Bishop reaches out to save her and you can clearly see he's standing in a hole to make him look cut in half. (02:11:40)

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The Fly picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Ronnie visits Brundlefly for the second time we see Brundlefly walking on the ceiling and wall, however his shirt doesn't remain consistent with gravity. This is especially obvious when he pulls his shirt up to show Ronnie his new tumor and then places it back down. The shirt appears to be being pulled up to towards the sky from Ronnie's perspective. (01:07:30)

Matt Rengers

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Short Circuit picture

Revealing mistake: When Number 5 is leading Number 3 into the toilet and moves at the last minute, you see Number 5 falling over, but in the next scene, he's perfectly fine.

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Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives picture

Revealing mistake: When the counselors show up at camp with groceries, Paula and Cort walk away with bags to take inside. However if you watch the reflection in the side of the truck closely you can see them sit down and wait for the scene to end. (00:17:55)

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Suggested correction: One of two things 1. They could have waited until they got all the other stuff to go. 2. One could have dropped a bunch of stuff and then the other went to help.

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The Golden Child picture

Revealing mistake: When Sardo is aiming at Jarrell running you can see Kee Nang hiding behind a post, looking to the side waiting for her turn to get into the shot. (01:13:55)

Mortug

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F/X (1986)

F/X picture

Revealing mistake: In the car chase scene where the cop is after Roland, you can see that there is no key in the ignition of the cop's car.

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Armour of God picture

Revealing mistake: When Jackie jumps on the hot air balloon, he is supposed to be REALLY high in the air. Still you can see tops of trees on the lower right corner of the screen.

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Suggested correction: You should submit a screenshot of your claim because I can't see any trees to indicate the hot air balloon was low to the ground. You can see plenty of trees in the background, but they're far away and the balloon is way above them. In real life, Chan actually jumped from a plane onto an actual hot air balloon in the sky. It wouldn't make sense for it to be low to the ground because he wouldn't have time to recover by parachute if he messed up.

Bishop73

Suggested correction: Some mountains are extremely tall and above what a hot air balloon flies.

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Critters picture

Revealing mistake: After the bounty hunter, who changes three times throughout the movie, changes into the Reverend, he is in front of someone else who is a stand-in for the real Reverend but is obviously not.

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Stand By Me picture

Revealing mistake: When Lardass pukes on the guy to the left of him, he moves his head prematurely, and you can see that the vomit is coming out of a jet (hose) positioned behind his head. (00:46:30)

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No Retreat, No Surrender picture

Revealing mistake: At the beginning, when Ivan and the two New York businessmen approach the school, the three are seen through a window from inside the school. If you pay close attention to the reflection of the students in the window, you can see that they are in no way doing anything related to what is being heard inside the school. After the class is dismissed and starts to leave, we see Ivan and the two businessmen begin to enter the school, and if you look in the window, the class is still going hard. (00:03:00)

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Labyrinth picture

Revealing mistake: When Sarah discovers Toby has gone from his cot, Goblins start moving about in her fathers room. The second goblin we see laughs, and jumps down from the top of her fathers four poster bed. As the goblin does this, you can see the shadow of a boom mic bob down onto the material that drapes from each poster of the bed. (00:11:05)

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Back to School picture

Revealing mistake: When Thornton and Lou are making the Bruce Springsteen sign, the student at the table is supposed to be writing on a poster but you can see that the marker is not touching the paper.

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Poltergeist II: The Other Side picture

Revealing mistake: It is obvious a dummy was used when Steve is thrown from his easy chair into the kitchen cabinet.

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Three Amigos picture

Revealing mistake: When the villagers of Santa Poco are making the Amigo outfits, the sewing machines are not threaded because no thread is seen in the cloth as it passes through the sewing machine needles.

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Hoosiers picture

Revealing mistake: In this film, you can see where the present-day lines on the basketball court have been sanded off and "50's" style lines added.

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The Hitcher picture The Hitcher mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When Jim hits the brakes in his stolen patrol car, the two pursuing police cars turn and flip over and over. As they roll, the 'roll cannon' is visible on the underside of one of the cars (a round steel tube in a hole in the floor) and at left, the two cannon slugs from both cars bounce down the road. This device fires the slug downward, and the force behind it lifts the car when the slug hits the road, launching the car over.

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