Best movie audio problems of 1991

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day picture

Audio problem: In the scene with John and his friend in the garage when his adopted mom is telling him to clean his room and he is revving his dirtbike, if you look closely, he has the throttle wide open, but the motor winds down. (00:12:15)

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Audio problem: When Mrs. Potts is talking to Belle for the first time, in her bedroom, Mrs. Potts says "It'll turn out alright in the end. You'll see." However, when she says "...you'll see" her mouth remains closed. (00:30:50)

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Hot Shots! picture

Audio problem: Topper is driving in to the base beside the running troops on his bike. When they recite the Brady Bunch part, none of the soldiers' mouths are moving.

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Drop Dead Fred picture

Audio problem: As Fred slides down the banister he cries out "Whee!" but his mouth remains closed. (00:16:50)

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The Five Heartbeats picture

Audio problem: When Eddie runs in and starts singing "I Got Nothing But Love" the song is playing in the background and the lyrics can be heard ahead of him actually singing them.

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My Girl picture

Audio problem: At Thomas J's memorial service, Vada goes up to the coffin crying. Just after she says something about his glasses being missing, her father comes up to comfort her. Watch his mouth - he is heard talking but his lips aren't moving at first (they are in the next shot).

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King Ralph picture

Audio problem: Apparently, Ralph's surname was changed at the last minute from the British Royal Family surname of "Windsor" to "Windham." There are several points in the film, where there is a lip-sync problem, due to the differences of the name, because it has been dubbed.

David Mercier
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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country picture

Audio problem: After Kronos One is fired upon, Kirk calls down to engineering to ask if they had been firing torpedoes. Scotty responds by looking at the inventory screen and saying "Negative Captain. According to inventory we're still fully loaded." That Scotty sure is fast. He gets through saying "Negative Captain" before his reflection even starts moving its mouth. It's a little dark so turn up the brightness on your screen. (00:28:50)

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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead picture

Audio problem: When the drag queens are stealing the kids' car, Sue Ellen and Kenny look at each other and say "Liza," but Sue Ellen's lips mouth something different. (00:28:40)

ACertainShadeofGreen
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Nothing But Trouble picture

Audio problem: During the supper, right after Fausto and Renalda jumps through the windows, Chris and Diane runs for the exit. Right before they reach the exit, Judge Valkenheiser pushes a switch that makes bars come down from the roof and block the exit. Eldona goes over to them and grabs Diane, and Chris says "Take your hands off her." The voice has a metallic sound. I have tried to look for any logical explaination in the scene as for why the voice is like this, but it has to be an audio problem.

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The Pope Must Die picture

Audio problem: When Robbie is playing his guitar for the children early on in the film, the way he is playing simply wouldn't sound like what you hear - it's very badly dubbed.

David Mercier
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Cape Fear picture

Audio problem: When Claude Kersek is garroted by Max Cady, the 'strangling' sound effect is heard right before the piano wire goes around his neck, and then again when it does.

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Popcorn picture

Audio problem: When Mark says to Maggie "No disguise looks that real that close up," Maggie replies "Maybe," but her mouth says something else.

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The Polar Bear King picture

Audio problem: The fanfare player who announces the birth of the Polar Bear King's first daughter should have stuck to his instrument's overtones and not play a tune that requires trumpet valves. (00:36:40)

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The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear picture

Audio problem: Just after Quentin Hapsburg is accused as a criminal at the president Bush reception by Captain Ed Hocken, Frank opens his mariachi disguise and says "Let's go". In the version dubbed to Spanish, Frank loses his voice when he pronounces this words.

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves picture

Audio problem: During the scene of the birthing woman, Azeem says, "If you won't hear my advice...", but his lips don't move.

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The Commitments picture

Audio problem: Near the end of the movie: In the last club scene, an acoustic piano can be heard. Notice that is different than a regular piano. However, when we see the piano it's a Fender Rhodes piano, and not an acoustic. OK, it could be another piano, but the club only has the one piano.

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Hudson Hawk picture

Audio problem: When Hudson is being dragged behind the ambulance and the Mario brothers are shooting at him, the bullet that punches through the plastic bag causes a "glass-breaking" sound.

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Hook picture

Audio problem: In the scene when Robin Williams is giving the speech at the presentation for Wendy, when the shot changes to show Wendy and Moira, Robin's voice changes to a voice over, and then back to normal when he is shown again. (00:19:00)

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The People Under the Stairs picture

Audio problem: As Fool is attacked by Prince in the wall he cries out "Alice, Get Back!" yet his mouth is shut. (00:59:20)

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