Best thriller movie revealing mistakes of 1990

Total Recall picture

Revealing mistake: Doug has the hologram when inside the alien nuclear reactor, and a bunch of bad guys encircle the holographic image and fire at it at point blank with automatic weapons, and not one bad guy gets hit. If they encircled the 3D image, at least a few bad guys would have been hit by their own men.

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It (1990)

It picture

Revealing mistake: In the library scene when Richie sees Pennywise the clown, all the balloons filled with blood are popping on people who aren't supposed to be able to see them, but one lands on a lady and you can see her jump as the balloon pops.

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Arachnophobia picture

Revealing mistake: When the scientists inject the mouse with poison, they put it in a jar. The, after they place it down you can see someone's hand swap the jar for one containing a dead mouse. You can even hear it.

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Misery picture

Revealing mistake: During the big fight scene, just as Annie Wilkes falls to the floor and hits her head on the typewriter, the actress is replaced by a really bad looking Kathy Bates dummy!

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Die Hard 2 picture
Die Hard 2 mistake picture

Revealing mistake: In the skywalk scene, when McClane pushes the paint stand on the terrorist, it is quite obvious that they use a dummy when the paint stand falls on the terrorist and crushes him.

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Ghost (1990)

Ghost picture

Revealing mistake: Early in the movie, just after Patrick Swayze got shot, he chases after Rick Aviles. He was dead at this time, but he doesn't know that yet. He comes back walking through rain and you can see his reflection in the water on the street.

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Kindergarten Cop picture

Revealing mistake: When the ferret bites Dominic's father, it is a stuffed (dead) ferret. The mouth does not close.

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Jacob's Ladder picture

Revealing mistake: During the party scene, when Jacob starts hallucinating, you can see the stick that one of the fake birds is attached to.

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Miller's Crossing picture

Revealing mistake: When the little boy steals the wig from the dead Rug Daniels' head Rug blinks and twitches his lip.

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Predator 2 picture

Revealing mistake: When the subway train slams on the brakes, the camera cuts to a shot showing the sparks coming off the wheels as the train is slowing down. If you look at the wheels carefully, you can see that the train is already stationery, and the camera is panning down the train to give the impression its slowing down.

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Robocop 2 picture

Revealing mistake: Just before RoboCop gets out of the car to walk towards the baseball coach, Lewis shoots at the coach and he jumps back. Watch carefully. Whilst jumping, his hat comes off slightly and you can see the make-up for the hole in his head, which he doesn't receive for a few seconds after this. Seen best in Slow motion on the DVD.

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Darkman picture

Revealing mistake: When Strakk is firing the giant nail gun thing at Darkman during the climax, you can see that the gun firing does not always match the squibs going off on the beams behind Darkman.

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The Hunt for Red October picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Jack Ryan is brought aboard the U.S.S. Dallas after releasing himself from the helicopter, two crewmen drag him inside. The crewman on the left side of the passage backs into a metal valve, but the valve moves down and left, then snaps back in place as if mounted to a rubber pipe.

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A Shock to the System picture

Revealing mistake: When Graham and Stella are in bed, the camera shows only their arms intertwined as if he's lying on top of her. She's gasping loudly in response to his thrusting, but their arms never move back and forth to reflect this, so it's clear they're not really having sex.

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Child's Play 2 picture

Revealing mistake: When Joanne is kneeling by Phil's body, she cries "Oh God no." and then, just before it cuts, Phil's right hand moves, even though he is dead.

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Men at Work picture

Revealing mistake: On the toxic plant, where James runs from the forklift coming out of the garage door, the oil drum containing Carl flips off the forklift. When the oil drum flips, you can easily see the mechanism used for flipping it.

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Flatliners picture

Revealing mistake: When Nelson first undergoes the experiment, the doctors use a small mask to put him to sleep. When he is supposedly waking up, Rachel asks Randy to help her with oxygen. He hands her the same small mask they used the first time ie. anesthetic. Just for a second she has a look on her face which says "this is the wrong mask" and she tries to hide it with her hand. For the whole rest of the film, the other doctors use a bigger mask when giving oxygen.

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The Godfather: Part III picture

Revealing mistake: When the new Pope is announced, the New York Times headline is shown, and 'Copyright 1990 The New York Times' is visible. The event took place in 1979.

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Internal Affairs picture

Revealing mistake: When officer Van is shot with a shotgun there is one shot in which he flies backwards towards the camera in slow motion. From this point of view the launchpad (catapult), from which the officer is thrown, is visible underneath his feet.

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By Dawn's Early Light picture

Revealing mistake: When the Looking Glass plane is chasing Air Force One, you can see the wires holding up the model planes.

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Marked For Death picture

Revealing mistake: Steven Seagal visits his friend in Ohio. They are standing in a high school football field and you can clearly see tall palm trees in the background. This same mistake is later repeated in another street scene.

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Bird on a Wire picture

Revealing mistake: A shot of Mel and Goldie on the motorcycle in Michigan is re-used for a shot when they are supposedly in Wisconsin. They are driving along a curving, downsloping road.

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Psycho IV: The Beginning picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where young Norman kills the horny young girl, as he's talking to Mother, she can be seen moving and even blinking her eyes when the camera's at her back, yet at this point in the movie, she's been murdered and placed back in her bed. Clearly the actress missed the memo.

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Nikita (1990)

Nikita picture

Revealing mistake: When Nikita is being taken away after her sentencing, she breaks the top of the wooden bench off. However, you can clearly see it has been cut beforehand to help break off easier.

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Lord of the Flies picture

Revealing mistake: When the boys use the glasses to start the fire, there is smoke coming from under the wood they are lighting. This wouldn't happen. It would come only from the focused point of light made by the glasses.

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Dick Tracy picture

Revealing mistake: When Big Boy is announcing his take over after disposing of Lips, the line between the prosthetic chin and real skin is visible in the profile shots.

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The Krays picture

Revealing mistake: When the Krays are boxing for the first time, their mum comes in to break them up. She runs up to the ring where a member of the crowd holds the middle rope lower to help her get in the ring. The problem is, he pulls the rope before he sees her making her way to the ring. It can't be a coincidence as he lets go as soon as she's in the ring.

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