Best movie mistakes of 1989

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Other mistake: Near the end of the movie there is a montage scene of acceptance letters being printed followed by the reactions of the various people who received the letters. Despite these form letters being sent on the same day the date on some of the letters is April 11, 1988 and the date on others say April 11, 1989.

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Continuity mistake: When Banner changes into Hulk in the subway station, his beard is gone. When Banner changes back after his "Hulk-out" his beard is back. (00:16:00 - 00:18:00)

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Continuity mistake: In the beach scene the boys are eating ice cream cones. The ice cream keeps changing size.

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Continuity mistake: When Lucas visits Meg at the juvenile home, he carries a stuffed toy monkey by the leg. When the camera angle changes, he is holding the monkey by the neck. (01:08:15)

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Factual error: After the passenger door gets ripped off the Oldsmobile Toronado, a female voice is heard repeating that the "passenger door is ajar." While the Toronado was available with an optional Voice Alert system, the GM system used a male voice.

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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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Character mistake: When Eric Roberts' character receives his letter at the start of the film it says "congradulations." instead of congratulations.

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Continuity mistake: When Harry throws back his arm to break the bodybuilder's front door with the crowbar, the front door and the object mounted on the wall are in the sun but as the camera changes angles where he actually finishes his swing and breaks the glass on the door, suddenly the door and object on wall are fully in the shade.

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Brian spends his first night in the underground monster world he goes in wearing a shirt and boxer shorts. But a later scene shows him wearing a shirt, pants, and shoes. He then goes back home and is back in his shirt and boxer shorts.

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New this month Suggested correction: It's entirely possible that he was able to borrow a pair of pants while down there.

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Revealing mistake: When the Russians are in the Finn's trench, you see the Finns stabbing the Russians. If you look carefully, on a few of the Russians you can see protection visible. (00:48:45)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Mookie throws the trash can through Sal's window, the reverse shot from inside the restaurant reveals the main camera, in the lower left portion of the screen, moving in towards the window as it's smashed.

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Visible crew/equipment: Early in the movie Nancy visits Penelope. As she steps out of her car, the overhead microphone is visible in the front windscreen. (00:15:30)

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Factual error: The song "Do You Wanna Funk?" by Sylvester, was released in 1982. However, the film uses this song in a dance club scene which the film identifies occurring on July 3,1981.

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