Best romance movie mistakes of 1996

The Truth About Cats And Dogs picture
The Truth About Cats And Dogs mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Uma Thurman visits the radio station for the first time, she asks Janeane Garofalo if she can sit down by the microphone. As she's standing in front of the desk she's wearing a cardigan with a handbag over her shoulder. When she turns round to say "you promise not to laugh?", the cardigan and bag have disappeared.


Happy Gilmore picture

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie he is not taken onto the hockey team. After he is hustling at the driving range he goes to toughen up. As he is toughening up, Chubbs unplugs the machine. The kid tries it, but he never plugged it back in and the machine still manages to work.


Romeo + Juliet picture

Revealing mistake: Leonardo DiCaprio blinks after he dies.

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Dating the Enemy picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Claudia Karvan and someone else are sitting on stairs outside her flat talking you can clearly see the microphones at the top of the screen.

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The Nutty Professor picture

Visible crew/equipment: At the party towards the end, Sherman leaves and Carla comes after him. As she runs toward him, the battery pack slides down her leg.

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Fled (1996)

Fled picture

Continuity mistake: After he met the woman who helps them, Stephen Baldwin is wearing a shirt over his shoulders. In the very next cut, it is missing, but it reappears in the next cut.

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Up Close and Personal picture

Continuity mistake: During the prison revolt, Tally interviews Fernando. How is it possible to cut from Tally to Fernando, when the interview is a live feed with only one cameraman (Nat)?

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Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco picture

Factual error: When the plane is taking off while the animals are on the runway they duck down hoping it will stop and it becomes airborne shortly before hitting them. In actuality they should have been blown backwards from the jets like ragdolls.

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Beautiful Thing picture

Continuity mistake: Jamie steals a gay magazine at a newsagent. Before he pinches a copy, there are three copies on the shelves. When he pinches it the number of copies on the shelf indeed changes from three into two, but when he leaves the shop, lo and behold, there are three copies on the shelf again.



Shine (1996)

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Continuity mistake: In the first scene where we see David Helfgott, there's a mark on his ring finger, probably made by a wedding ring. In that scene David isn't married.

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Taxi (1996)

Continuity mistake: When we first see Daniel in the taxi and the guy jumps in the back, when Daniel removes the steering wheel from the car the armrest has all four electric window switches present but when he changes the wheel whilst driving with Emilien in the back for the first time, the armrest only has one switch meaning a right hand drive modified car was used in motion shots. Hard to spot but its there.

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Michael picture

Revealing mistake: In many scenes, particularly the dance scene in the bar, Michael's wings disappear and/or reappear. If you look closely throughout the movie, his wings are often completely gone.

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The Juror picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore are in the car and he's threatening to run over her son, who is riding a bike in front of them, Alec swerves at the last minute, and Demi looks over her right shoulder and collapses in relief, but in the next shot, she's looking over her left shoulder, collapsed in relief.


Jerry Maguire picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Jerry arrives at the top star's house to make sure he's still staying with him, he arrives in an Eagle Vision car, but later leaves in a Pontiac Grand Prix.

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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate picture

Continuity mistake: When Martin Lawrence is at the cleaner's, the shirts are off to the right of Adrian with the hunter green shirt on top. Then they are suddenly in front of her as Martin leaves the cleaner's, and the hunter green shirt is gone.

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The English Patient picture

Factual error: After Hardy dies and they're going through his possessions, a football scarf is pulled from his kit bag. The scarf has a Sunderland AFC badge. The film is set in World War II. The badge on the scarf was introduced in the 1970s.

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The Mirror Has Two Faces picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Barbra Streisand is standing in front of a window in Pierce Brosnan's apartment, if you look at the part of the window to her right, you can see the reflection of a crewmember standing in a doorway, drinking from a can.


One Fine Day picture

Continuity mistake: Right after Clooney picks the kids up from pre-school. It was superhero day, so the kids are dressed in homemade costumes. If you watch the little girl, she changes back and forth between superhero and little girl within the blink of an eye.

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Phenomenon picture

Continuity mistake: When John Travolta is showing the young boy how to tighten the air filter top, he makes sure the boy gives the wing nut an extra twist. Next he notices a car coming up the road and he leaves. When the FBI agent comes over and looks inside the hood of the truck, the air filter top is again off, the air filter is out and the carburetor is exposed.

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If Lucy Fell picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Elle walks in to Joe's gallery, the camera takes a shot of her body from the bottom up. At this point she has on black high heel sandals. In the following scene, you see Elle in the background with brown, flat, daggy slippers.

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Tin Cup picture

Continuity mistake: When Roy is talking to Romeo about winning the U.S. Open he is seen with a glass of milk in his hand in one scene and in the next the glass in on the table in front of him.

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Hamlet (1996)

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Revealing mistake: Hamlet is killed and in the next scene is being carried with his arms stiff to his sides. The men carrying him go over a bump, jolting Hamlet, and he blinks.

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To Gillian on her 37th Birthday picture

Continuity mistake: At one point, Claire Dane's friend announces her plan to pick up guys on the beach by wearing the skimpy blue swimsuit she models. She then says that she bought one for Claire Dane, and pulls another g-string from her shopping bag. The suit is red, yet when Claire Danes is strolling down the beach in it, it is now a dark plaid.

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Stealing Beauty picture

Audio problem: When everyone is eating breakfast, Alex says "Would you pass the sugar, Noemi", but his mouth doesn't move at all.

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Beautiful Girls picture

Continuity mistake: In the early scene at the diner, after Paul sits down at the table, his insulated mug changes from in his hands to at his sides and turns itself after he leaves.


Feeling Minnesota picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Jjaks and Freddie escape and are driving in the red car, she opens the bottle of champagne and takes a drink with her right hand then hands it to Jjaks with the same right hand, but when the camera cuts to Jjaks, she is handing it with her left hand.

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Breaking the Waves picture

Factual error: In the infamous Highland bus scene, the driver can be seen issuing tickets from a computerised ticketing machine - astonishing really - the film is set in the early 70s.

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Mrs. Winterbourne picture

Continuity mistake: When Ricki Lake attends the 1st dinner with her mother in law, the servant puts an asparagus and some kind of a red thing on ricki's plate. In the next few shots, the red thing has disappeared. In the next scene, it is back on her plate.

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High School High picture

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Clark drives his car to the inner city school, he asks a punk where the faculty parking is. The punk points to the parking lot and as John drives away all of his tires are blown out by road spikes (he goes through a wrong way road). When he gets out of the car, notice that some of his tires have mysteriously reinflated themselves.

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The Portrait of a Lady picture

Visible crew/equipment: Near the beginning, right after Nicole Kidman is in her carriage and calls out to her friend Henrietta, another carriage rolls by. You can see the camera crew reflected in this carriage.

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Jack's Revenge



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