Best comedy movie mistakes of 1997

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery picture

Revealing mistake: When Austin enters the bathroom at the casino, keep your eyes on the door during the scene - it opens by itself before closing.

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Beverly Hills Ninja picture

Continuity mistake: When Chris Farley is pretending to be a Chinese cook at that one restaurant, cooking, the brown spot on the stove keeps on changing size.

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Addicted to Love picture

Continuity mistake: When Sam and Anton are finished fighting (Anton is in an upper-body cast), the arm support on his right keeps changing. First it's a short piece coming from the elbow, then it is a long piece coming from the side, and then back again.

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Chasing Amy picture

Visible crew/equipment: The cameraman is visible in the reflection of window while Holden is walking back to his car in the rain.

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Liar Liar picture

Revealing mistake: When Fletcher is beating himself up he goes into a stall and squishes his head with a toilet seat. You can see that the white part underneath is made out of foam because it keeps squashing down.

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Spice World picture

Continuity mistake: When they are running the obstacle course, the amount of hoops in front of the girls changes from five, to two, to five again.

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Men in Black picture

Audio problem: When Will Smith is looking at the two space ships at the MIB headquarters, if you look in the background Zed and K are there typing on the computer. But if you look closer you can tell that they're not even touching the keyboard and the sounds are just added into the movie.

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie when Romy reunites with Heather Moony, Heather tells Romy that she invented the cigarette which she is smoking and takes a puff to show how fast it burns down, and the cigarette burns to the butt. But in the next scene her cigarette is still to its half-way point.

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My Best Friend's Wedding picture

Continuity mistake: When Jules is leaning against Michael's hotel door she is smoking a cigarette. When he opens the door she falls back and ash from the cigarette falls on her hair. Two shots later it is gone and her hair is rearranged while she is still on the floor. Then the ash reappears a few shots later.

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Money Talks picture

Continuity mistake: The whole big prison bus escape scene revolves around Chris Tucker being handcuffed to the French guy, but when Frenchy's friend arrives in the bus he stands up and hugs him while the handcuff is shown completely unlocked from Tucker's hand. In the next shot and the entire next scene they are still handcuffed together.

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Vegas Vacation picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie, when Clark is driving down the street looking at the map, there are 4 kids roller blading in the street. In one shot, one of the kids jumps onto a parkway lawn to avoid being hit by Clark's bad driving. Next shot, when they pan back to the kids, all 4 are still on the street.

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That Darn Cat picture

Continuity mistake: In many places in the movie, a cat noise is heard even though the cat's mouth is quite obviously not open or the cat is licking its face.

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George of the Jungle picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where George hits the tree and falls on a branch with green stuff on it, you can catch a glimpse of his briefs.

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The Pest picture

Continuity mistake: When Pest leaves the bathroom at the beginning of the movie, you can see a towel wrapped around his waist. The shot goes to a full body shot and you see him whip the towel off. The next shot is of his knees down and the towel is back.

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Life is Beautiful picture

Visible crew/equipment: The camera searches for Dora whilst Guido plays music through the open window. In her room, you can easily see a cable (from a microphone or a spotlight?) on the left side of the screen.

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Private Parts picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Howard supposedly has radio sex with that blonde woman, it flashes to other locations where people are listening, including one with police officers standing by what are clearly early to middle 1990s Ford Crown Victorias. Howard did the stint in the mid 1980s.

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Flubber picture

Continuity mistake: When Robin Williams puts the flubber into his back pocket to show Sara how it will bounce him back up, you can clearly see a hole in which the flubber escapes. When he falls to the ground and Robin Williams turns over the hole is gone.

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As Good As It Gets picture

Visible crew/equipment: Early in the movie, Melvin walks for the first time to the restaurant in which Carol works. As Melvin turns the corner on the sidewalk and walks towards the camera, he is surrounded by extras playing people he must dodge. If you look in the center and right background, you will see New York spectators standing in the middle of the street, watching the movie being made.

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In & Out picture

Continuity mistake: At the bachelor party, Kevin Kline has a cigar in his mouth. In one shot, it's whole, the next it's frayed, then in the NEXT, it's whole again.

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Picture Perfect picture

Continuity mistake: After Nick becomes a hero, he wears a cast on his right arm. However, when he and Kate go to dinner with Kate's boss, Nick's cast mysteriously disappears for one shot. They are sitting at the table at the beginning of the dinner and Nick picks up a glass with his right hand, with no cast. The next time you see Nick, he has a cast on his right arm again.

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Booty Call picture

Other mistake: When Tommy Davidson and Jamie Foxx are both running and they run into, then flip over a car door that opens, if you look closely, you can clearly see the hair piece worn by Jamie Foxx flies right off his head.

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Wild America picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the dad gets in the big accident, as he swerves the truck, you can see a hand reach out and grab him.

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Grosse Pointe Blank picture

Continuity mistake: At the high school reunion dance, Tracy hands Martin her baby son. When she starts to hand him over, the baby is facing her, but in the next shot, when Martin reaches out to take it off her, the baby has turned round and is now magically facing HIM.

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Rocketman picture

Continuity mistake: When Fred Randall keeps expelling gas, the glass on his helment keeps reappearing and disappearing.

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Bean (1997)

Bean picture

Continuity mistake: When David tells Kevin and Jennifer about Bean staying at their house and he says "Let's say there is a chart of the most intelligent people...", you can see a blue pillow on the couch which Kevin and Jennifer are sitting on. When it cuts to a shot behind them you can see the pillow is on Kevin's lap. When it cuts again the pillow's back on the couch.

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McHale's Navy picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where McHale rides his motorcycle out of the boat, the machine gun on the aft deck is off center (so he can drive past it). The rest of the time it's on the centerline of the boat.

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Trojan War picture

Continuity mistake: When Jennifer Love Hewitt is talking to herself as she drives to pick up Will Freidle, her hair is up neatly in a butterfly clip. Then in the next shot, her hair is down. Finally, in the last shot her hair is up again.

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The Borrowers picture

Audio problem: When Spiller throws the rope in the milk bottle trying to pull Peagreen out, you can hear him straining and grunting to keep a hold of it but his face and mouth are both relaxed.

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That Old Feeling picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Lily and Dan are doing it in the car, you can see someone sitting in the front seat in the car rocking it.

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Leave It to Beaver picture

Continuity mistake: when the kids are telling Beaver that he has to climb into the teacup, the kid with the heabands hair keeps changing. In one shot, it's hanging over the headband, and in the next the headband is in front over the hair, and it keeps going back and forth.

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