Best thriller movie mistakes of 1997

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Conspiracy Theory picture

Continuity mistake: When Jerry is on the bus with Alice, one second he's wearing his hat, he takes it off, then the next second it's back on, then it disappears for the rest of the scene.

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The Devil's Own picture

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie Frankie/Rory's (Brad Pitt) mother is serving the dinner. She gives them all dinner except herself, and then sits down. Then the father says the prayer, and when he does that you can see the whole table, and there is food on the mother's plate.

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Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie picture Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: As the Power Rangers are running out of Maligore's temple as the volcanic pit erupts, in the shot from behind them all running out, down the path, if you look to the right of the screen, in the bushes you can plainly see two crewmembers standing there; one in red trousers and the other in a blue shirt holding a drink. (01:21:05)

Hamster Premium member

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Revealing mistake: As Mary Ann is dying, Kevin is holding her close to him, hugging her. From the behind shot of Mary Ann, you can see, sticking out from behind the right side of her neck/hair, is a tube and the yellow packet that held the blood/pump. (01:53:00)

Luna Negra

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Continuity mistake: While Matt Damon is questioning the CEO of the insurance company, he removes a large book of insurance information from the CEO's lap, pushing his microphone out. He then gives the CEO a document that virtually wins the case. When he reads it, the shot clearly shows the mic is back where it shuold be. Yeah, maybe he pulled it back. But in the next shot, when Matt asks him to read it again, he comes up to him and pushes the mic back to where it was before. (01:52:55)

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Revealing mistake: When Quinn is ambushed at his home one shot shows the female caretaker lob a grenade at him before he kills her. It falls to the pool. However, when it explodes, you can see that the explosion is above ground. A further shot shows the pool exploding after that.

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Continuity mistake: In the run-away tram scene the camera shows a group of scared passengers. One of them, who is holding a real dog a few shots before is holding a stiff, stuffed dog and is waving it around.

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The Shining picture

Continuity mistake: When Jack is leaving the shed with the bug bomb, the canister switches from being under one arm to the other.

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Asteroid picture

Revealing mistake: Although the revelers in Dallas are celebrating the 4th of July, it's very obvious by the characters' clothing that the film was shot during cold weather.

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Mimic picture

Continuity mistake: Peter walks into the bathroom holding a box of Chinese and a bottle of wine. He puts them down and hugs Sarah. She falls backwards into the bath and now he too is holding a glass of cloudy looking water. (00:08:25)

jle

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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.

Twotall

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Continuity mistake: During the scene when Martin and Cray are in the morgue, Cray throws the baseball bat at Martin. When Cray throws it it is upside down but when Martin catches it, it is rightside up. However, you never see the bat flip.

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Factual error: There is a chase through the Archives-Navy Memorial station on the Washington, D.C. Metro, but the station looks nothing like the real one and the trains don't look like the trains on the DC Metro.

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Revealing mistake: When Oz goes to hack into the Scream 2 website, the exact same footage of him inserting the "custom" disk is used when he hacks into the security system - same red light, same angle, even same PC tower.

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Continuity mistake: When Mr. Eddie goes back to his Mercedes after beating up the "tailgate guy", the left side of the bumper on the Mercedes is damaged. When they drive back into the garage, we see the left side of the bumper is fine.

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Plot hole: In the scene where Lewis and Clark nearly hit the Event Horizon, One of the crew is calling out the closing distance and another confirms this information. Regardless of clouds obscuring their view they were aware of their proximity and the fact that they were speeding towards it and forced to attempt an abrupt stop makes no sense.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Chyna decides she needs to fall down the stairs to break the chair she's chained to she's supposed to be handcuffed. As she starts to fall and tumbles down her hands are not handcuffed and fling around wildly.

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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. (00:11:19)

AzN InVasian

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Revealing mistake: After Bill Murray breaks through the door with a hammer at Lori's house and says "Here's Johnny", he kicks the door open. On the back of the door you can see white tape, showing where to hit it.

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Continuity mistake: During the gun battle Kiefer's car gets shot up by the police but during the entire drive afterwards, the car shows no damage.

MCKD

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