Best horror movie mistakes of 1989

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Revealing mistake: In the beginning when Michael crawls out of the mine shaft that was just bombed he floats downstream. You see that he floats up to the old man's dock. If you look at him you can clearly see that he is wearing a black lifejacket. The filmmakers didn't even try to hide it under his suit, it is clearly visible on the outside of his jumpsuit.

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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan picture

Continuity mistake: When Wayne is taping J.J., between shots his left hand moves from down by his side, to on the focus of his camera.

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Other mistake: When Tom Hanks is walking down the stairs a chainsaw comes through the wall. If you look at the wall a second earlier you can see a line where the chainsaw is supposed to come through.

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Continuity mistake: There is no knife on the table when the wife enters the kitchen at the very end, however, she walks straight to Louis, hugs him and then magically a knife appears at the edge of the table which she picks up and uses to stab him (implied - the movie actually ends at that point).

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A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child picture

Revealing mistake: In one shot when Alice is in the shower, as she turns for the soap you can tell she is wearing brown underwear.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Jonathan finds Cooper in the bathroom possessed, Cooper attacks John with a knife in his left hand. As Cooper lunges at him, John slams the door, but Cooper's left hand crashes through with little problem. But, there's no knife. The knife is now in Cooper's right hand.

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Continuity mistake: When Andre Toulon puts Blade into the suitcase, near the start of the film, Blade's hook is on his right hand but it is attached to his left hand in all other shots of him.

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Deepstar Six picture

Revealing mistake: At the end of the movie when they reach the surface, you can see that the horizon is nothing but a big wall with the sky painted on it. You can see the water splashing up against the wall.

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Revealing mistake: When Beth is helping Martin out of Bartok's cocoon, you can see Martin wearing pants inside the cocoon. Surely he should be naked.

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Dead Calm picture

Continuity mistake: In the last ten minutes, Sam Neil is on a raft and Nicole Kidman pulls him aboard a schooner while it is moving, getting Sam's blue shirt soaked. When the camera changes to aboard the schooner, his blue shirt is completely dry. His hair is very wet though.

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The Toxic Avenger Part III picture

Continuity mistake: When the devil sets Toxie on fire, there's a group of five people standing there with empty buckets. But in the next shot the buckets are filled with water.

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The Horror Show picture

Continuity mistake: When Lucas and his family are watching TV, Donna is sitting on the right side of the couch with her arm on the arm rest. When it cuts she has moved to the middle of the couch.

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Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland picture

Other mistake: At the beginning of the film, there's no way Angela would possibly have been able to know the exact moment the girl would have been walking down the street and what she'd be wearing so she could be wearing the exact outfit.

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