Best fantasy movie mistakes of 1997

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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Mortal Kombat: Annihilation picture

Continuity mistake: There's a part when Raiden, Liu Kang, Kitana, Jade Jax and Sonya are confronted by 3 ninjas and Sindel. Raiden decides to take on the ninjas, but you'll notice that he only fights against 2 of them.

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Hercules picture

Continuity mistake: When the gods are celebrating Hercules' return, Hermes throws out flowers, but only red ones. Yet Phil catches a yellow one.

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Suggested correction: If you look carefully at the flowers, you'll see that they're not all red; there's a yellow one in there as well.

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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The Odyssey picture

Continuity mistake: When the men enter the cyclops' cave, Odysseus crouches down and says "They keep sheep in this cave with them". Between shots his arm goes from being at a 90 degree angle to being at a 45 degree angle.

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Anastasia picture

Factual error: In the beginning of the film, the Dowager Empress Marie states that the year is 1916 and that they are celebrating the 300th anniversary of their family's rule. The 300th anniversary actually took place in 1913.

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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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Continuity mistake: When George goes to propose to Melody he brings in three boxes. Then as he is leaving he is carrying all three and then as the camera angle changes the top box disappears.

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Snow White: A Tale of Terror picture

Factual error: The child Lily grabs an apple from a tree, the tree is an oak. Oak trees don't fruit apples.

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A Life Less Ordinary picture

Continuity mistake: When Robert finds Celine after she has been kidnapped by O'Reilly and Jackson we see several times that O'Reilly has bled from her left nostril and the blood has run down onto her bottom lip. After she gets shot, the blood stops at her top lip.

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Princess Mononoke picture

Continuity mistake: When Ashitaka spots San spitting a mouthful of blood out, the number of large teeth on San's necklace changes from four, to three, to four.

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The Night Flier picture

Continuity mistake: When the plane of Richard Dees lands, the pilot has a moustache, in the next shot he doesn't and is clean shaven.

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Future War picture

Revealing mistake: When the Cyborg Master enters the police station, he shoots two police women before a third cop starts shooting back with a shotgun. The third shot he fires hits the wall behind the cyborg, and the entire wall wobbles as the squib goes off to make the hole in the wall.

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Habitat picture

Continuity mistake: When Hank Simes reappears in human form, he is wearing a red shirt that materialised with him. But when the blue laser disintegrates him, the shirt falls to the ground.

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Spawn (1997)

Spawn picture

Continuity mistake: When Wynn is talking to Al about the mission to blow up the plant, Wynn puts his cigarette out in the ash tray in the scorpion bowl and there are 4 butts in the ash tray, but a minute later when the camera shows the 2 scorpions fighting, the ash tray has no cigarette butts in it.

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Steel (1997)

Steel picture

Continuity mistake: When the bad guys with the high tech weapons shoot down the helicopter, there is a cop standing directly under the helicopter as it is coming down. The guy who plays the cop is clearly an older looking man with no hair on the top and graying hairs on the side. As Shaq (Steel) goes to tackle him to get him out the way, the stuntman for the cop is clearly recognizable, because the stuntman has a full head of black hair and a part on the left side.

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Toothless picture

Plot hole: Katherine (Kirstie Alley) the tooth fairy is instructed by Rodgers (Lynn Redgrave) that she can only go out at night, otherwise she stays in an apartment in Limbo to get her assignments. She is given names all over the world. There is always a part of the world that is in nighttime. She should always be working and never at Limbo.

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Wishmaster picture

Continuity mistake: After the explosion in the laboratory, Josh is laying on the floor, injured. His face is covered in blood, however during the scene the amount of blood on his face keeps changing. In close ups of his face his lips are free of blood, but in wider shots his lips are covered in thick amounts of blood.

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Geri's Game picture

Continuity mistake: In 4th black's move, king's bishop go to third row (A3) and capture the white knight. There is not elipsis yet, but. in 6th black's move, Geri's imaginary opponent takes a piece from A4 to B3 and capture a white pawn. but there wasn't any piece previously on A4, in fact, pawn was not moved before, staying on B2, its original place. In the next shot black bishop remains on A3 and white pawn on B2, as nothing was happened.

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Prince Valiant picture

Continuity mistake: As Prince Valiant observes the Black Knight's meeting with the vikings on the beach, the knight's visor changes position from shot to shot. When shown from behind, his visor is up, which would reveal his face. But when the knight is shown from the front, his visor is down to conceal his identity.

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Kull the Conqueror picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Tia Carerra is reborn. Her deformed servant is chanting a spell and places a flaming dagger in her mummified mouth. She awakens and bursts into flames, just then she touches his badly deformed right hand and it heals. Over the next few camera shots his hand goes back and forth from normal to deformed.

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A Simple Wish picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the film, when Martin Short is taking the test, a woman in a pink dress gets up to hand her test in, but later she is still sitting in the room.

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Cinderella picture

Continuity mistake: After "A Lovely Night," while Cinderella and her stepmother are talking, Cinderella's hair keeps moving- sometimes there's more hanging in front of her shoulder, sometimes there's more in back.

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End of Evangelion picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Asuka is fighting against the JSDF aircraft, her umbilical cable is severed and she ejects the umbilical plug. She then expands her AT field and the plug is connected in her back again. In the next shot, it isn't there.

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The 6th Man picture

Plot hole: In the waning seconds of the championship game, the Huskies are down by 2 and UMass has the ball. Not only do the Huskies not intentionally foul to stop the clock, but UMass attempts to run a play and set up a basket when they simply could have dribbled out the clock and won the game. Both these strategies go against what any basketball team would do in this situation, especially in a championship game.

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