Best movie revealing mistakes of 1989

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Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade picture

Revealing mistake: In the catacombs of the library, Indy and Elsa are waist deep in petroleum. Indy has a torch, and if you look carefully, you will see burning pieces of the torch fall and hit the petroleum. Wouldn't this start a fire as Kazim later on sets the cavern alight with a single match? (00:34:05)

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Glory pictureGlory mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When the 54th Mass. marches past a liberated plantation some black children wave them on. One of them is wearing a digital wristwatch.

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation picture

Revealing mistake: After Clark cuts the rope on the large tree, it spreads out and branches start breaking windows. One of the branches has a pole of some type pushing it through the window.

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Halloween 5 picture

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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Back to the Future Part II pictureBack to the Future Part II mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When Doc and Marty arrive in 2015 when the car is landing in the alley you can see the mechanism that is lowering the car. Just as the scene switches from the front of the car (right after the headlights go out) to the back of the car, look between the car and the building at the same level as the back bumper. There is something that is moving down with the car. Also, the vents in the back of the DeLorean are different. (00:06:12)

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Parenthood picture

Revealing mistake: During the first shot of Larry being pushed out of the car, it's blatantly a stunt double who is taller, thinner and has shorter hair than the actor.

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When Harry Met Sally picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where they have just had sex, Meg goes to get out of the bed and is supposed to be naked, but when she puts on the bathrobe you can see she is wearing some type of slip or nylon panties.

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Look Who's Talking picture

Revealing mistake: When Molly's mother is listening (to what she thinks is sex) outside the apartment door, the handle is shown on the right side of the door. But anytime after that the door opens from the left side. Both doors open on the left. (For some reason Molly has 2 front doors to her apartment).

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Henry V picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene after the battle of Agincort, where Henry and his retainers are walking meditatively among the heaps of the fallen, if you look carefully, you will see one of the fallen with his head raised watching the procession. He then realizes that he is on camera and puts his head back down. It's near the edge of the screen so may occasionally be cropped.

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Batman pictureBatman mistake picture

Revealing mistake: Harvey Dent and the mayor argue in Dent's office which has an unusual semicircular shape. In the next scene, Alfred uses the telephone in Wayne Manor, and you can see that it's the same room, just with different furniture and dressings. (00:56:10)

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Blue Steel picture

Revealing mistake: The scene where Eugene Hunt is loading his weapon in the bathroom there is a very clear shot of him loading rounds and the primers on every round are dented. Indicating that the round has already been fired.

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Steel Magnolias picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Shelby goes into kidney failure and is passed out on the stairs of her home, Jackson runs over to her and grabs her up. Looking closely, you can see Shelby hold her head up. If she were really unconscious, her head would fall back as Jackson sweeps her up into his arms.

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Driving Miss Daisy picture

Revealing mistake: On the way to the party, near the end, they are supposed to be in Alabama when the car gets pulled over, but the officer's badge, shoulder patch, and car all say Georgia State Police. (00:51:45)

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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. (00:03:30)

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Major League picture

Revealing mistake: In the celebration scene at the end, there are multiple times when you see huge sections of the stadium with no people in them. The most obvious is when WMH jumps into Jake's arms. (01:39:05)

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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene in which Jason kills the captain of the boat, it is quite obvious that Jason uses the blunt side of the machete to slit the captain's throat. (00:39:10)

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The Gods Must Be Crazy II picture

Revealing mistake: When the plane crashes in the tree the wires holding it are visible. (00:17:55)

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier picture

Revealing mistake: When Sybok lifts Kirk off the ground in the shuttle bay, wires are visible holding up Kirk by his legs.

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Ghostbusters 2 picture

Revealing mistake: When Ray, Winston and Egon are underground looking for the river of ooze, there is a scene where they break down a small wall of rocks. Ray then sits on one of the rocks and it bends under him - it's rubber or foam. (01:01:50)

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Puppet Master picture

Revealing mistake: When Dana is walking down one hall with Leroy and a bottle of champagne, the exit sign is reversed. (00:53:05)

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