Best crime movie revealing mistakes of 1991

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Revealing mistake: During the car smuggling scene where Van Damme is fighting on the boat one of the thugs slides/falls against the side of one of the cars. If you look closely, you can see the side view mirror on the car is made of rubber.

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Revealing mistake: During the night surfing scene notice that the sun is evident in the background (look closely it does not appear long). There are also shots where you can see clouds and faint blue sky. Moments later you see Keanu and Lori sitting in the water with completely different lighting which was actually taken at night and further distinguishes that the surfing shots were not actually done at night time. I heard the scene was shot during the day with a filter so it looked like it was shot at night.

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Revealing mistake: When Dolph is shot, Brandon says, "It went straight through," meaning that the bullet went straight through Dolph's body. However when it cuts back to Dolph later you can see the bullet has entered the heart region. In other words the heart would most likely be damaged and Dolph would have been dead. (01:09:20)

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Revealing mistake: When Rollie is hanging from the ladder and the bolt breaks, you can see the smoke from the exploding bolt. (00:42:50)

Ian Hunt
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Revealing mistake: When the plane is delayed because the luggage got crushed, the sign changes their flight status to DELAYED. It's obvious that the one that changed is the only row meant to move. The letters are spaced out so that they can flip over but all the other letters have no spaces and actually look like stickers.

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The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear picture

Revealing mistake: About half an hour into the movie, when Frank is in the tank, he plows into a supposedly concrete zoo wall, which wobbles. Also, the wall splinters where it meets the sidewalk, revealing that the "wall" is actually a wood prop, and a flimsy one at that. Five seconds later, when people and animals are shown running out, the same wall is shown with a different shaped hole and pieces of concrete lying around it. Apparently the concrete pieces aren't too real either, as the camel kicks one around as easy as if it were made of foam. (00:30:25)

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Revealing mistake: When Richie shoots the random woman, as soon as he grabs her head and shoots her, it is clear that it's a dummy.

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Revealing mistake: When Chris is playing the computer game at Doughboy's house, the gun he is using has no cord going from it into the console.

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Thelma and Louise picture

Revealing mistake: Thelma and Louise in one scene are driving at a very high speed with Brad Pitt in the backseat wearing a cowboy hat that never flies off, much less even moves with the wind.

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Revealing mistake: When Clarice goes to the library to research stories on Lecter, she uses a microfilm reader. The image of the page she stops at has a story about Lecter. except that the page is the same few paragraphs over and over again.

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Revealing mistake: When the crack house has been shut down and they're having a meeting to find out what went wrong, Wesley Snipes stabs one of the crew in the hand with a small sword. But the next shot (just for a split second) shows the sword in the table with his hand next to it, not stabbed. A couple of cuts later the sword has been pulled from the table and the apparent victim is in considerable pain. (00:56:00 - 00:57:00)

Ian Antcliff 1323
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Revealing mistake: When the younger Bowden sprays lighter fluid into Max Cady's face, and he is on fire, for a few of the shots, Max Cady has no head. (01:51:00 - 01:52:00)

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Revealing mistake: On the morning of Bentley's hanging, his father walks into the street and meets the postman. The camera then pulls back to show a streetscape. The gulleys are full of Autumn leaves whereas Bentley was hanged on January 28th. The leaves are there to conceal double yellow lines (which were not introduced in England until February 1956) and in several places they can be seen showing through.

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