Best fantasy movie mistakes of 1987

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The Chipmunk Adventure picture

Continuity mistake: There is a scene where the Chipmunks and Chipettes are singing the song "Girls of Rock and Roll." In that scene, it shows the boys walking up the stairs together and from left to right the order is: Simon, Alvin & Theodore. The shot goes to the girls then back to the guys. The order of the guys has switched: (left to right) Theodore, Alvin & Simon.

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The Princess Bride picture

Revealing mistake: When Inigo and Westley are duelling, they are making athletic jumps. One does it after the other and when they land you can see the mat wrinkle under the "dirt" on the ground.

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Hellraiser picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Ashley is running down the corridors before escaping back into her medical room, you can see the dolly that The Engineer chasing her is being pushed on. (01:04:50)

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace picture

Plot hole: For some strange reason, when Nuclear Man passes away in space, he remains floating, however Lacy, who is grabbing his hand, falls downwards.

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Evil Dead II picture

Continuity mistake: When Ash is crawling through the cellar, he finds some of the pages, and he holds them in his right hand. Only problem is, he cut off his right hand earlier and attached the chainsaw to it - the film was flipped so he'd appear to be crawling in the right direction. (01:06:15)

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Angel Heart picture

Continuity mistake: At the end of the film Mickey Rourke smashes up a pile of ice, which mysteriously reappears in its unsmashed form seconds later.

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Mannequin picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Emme is flying through the store, you can clearly see a rope guiding the path of the glider.

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The Brave Little Toaster picture

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when the photo of the Master is broken, the pieces of glass change position and then disappear altogether.

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A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the boy who wanted to be a wizard is being chased in his dream, they are in a dark tight corridor, and Freddy releases a chair with spikes on it to chase after the boy, but if you look you can clearly see the chair is being pulled with strings. (01:12:50)

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Like Father Like Son picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Chris is at the track meet as his father and he dives toward the finish line, you can see the air mattress that he jumps on. In the next shot, the mattress is gone.

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The Witches of Eastwick picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where the 3 women are being pursued in the mansion by a morphing Jack Nicholson, Susan Sarandon falls over a balcony and is about to hit the marble floor below. Cher and Michelle Pfeiffer begin to laugh and urges Susan to laugh also as doing this causes them to float. Susan begins a nervous laugh and just before she might hit the floor she begins to float above it. Right here you can clearly see the two wires that are holding her up.

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Prince of Darkness picture

Revealing mistake: Just before Walter throws Lisa through the window, you can tell that Lisa is a stuntman wearing a wig.

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Masters of the Universe picture

Revealing mistake: The Eternia out-door scenes depicting the conquest of the Castle Grayskull area are actually one long shot subdivided into smaller parts. Look at the captured Eternian soldiers marched to the castle; they cover very little distance between the shots.

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Creepshow 2 picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Annie Lansing is looking out of the back of her car to see if the hitchhiker is still running behind her, he has disappeared but instead you can see a crewmember through the upper left corner of the car window.

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Batteries not Included picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene on the roof when the local hoodlum is attempting to take on the flying saucers you see the scene from two points of view. There are four people watching the local hoodlum getting fried. From the front, from left to right you see an old guy; a tall black guy; a women in pink and then a young guy with lots of hair. When seeing the scene from behind these watchers, you only see the old guy and the guy with the all the hair. Each time the angle changes the tall black guy and the women in pink are there.

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The Monster Squad picture

Audio problem: In the mansion, the boys open a secret passage and fall through the floor. They scream after shining a flashlight on a skeleton. Eugene then can be heard whining that he wants to go home, but his mouth is not moving.

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House II: The Second Story picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Jesse is in the kitchen trying to get the skull from the bird's mouth, you can briefly see the puppeteer operating the bird in the lower right corner of the screen.

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G.I. Joe: The Movie picture

Continuity mistake: In the opening battle sequence, Cobra Commander takes a bomb and sets it for 3:00 minutes. As he flies with his jet pack to the Statue of Liberty, it counts down to 2:58. He lands and places the bomb, and laser blasts hit all around him before he turns and flies off. This takes about 5 seconds to do, but the timer on the bomb stays at 2:58 for the full time of him landing, placing the bomb, and flying away. (00:01:35)

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Teen Wolf Too picture

Continuity mistake: After Todd Howard knocks out his opponent in the boxing match, the crowd immediately starts throwing cups of popcorn into the ring. The camera cuts to Todd cheering and then an overview shot of his opponent laying face down on the canvas. At that view you can see that there is no rubbish or popcorn or anything else in the ring. Then when the camera cuts back to a side view there is loads of rubbish and popcorn all over the place once again.

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Date With An Angel picture

Continuity mistake: When the angel lands face down in the pool, Michael Knight turns her over and her face is completely dry.

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