Best movie visible crew/equipment of 1999

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The Matrix pictureThe Matrix mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Neo is going to open the door to enter the Oracle's house, you can clearly see a camera on the doorknob. There's a sheet over it painted to look like the wall behind it, with a representation of Morpheus' tie too, because he's blocked by the camera. (01:07:40)

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American Beauty picture

Visible crew/equipment: After he gets beaten up by his father, Ricky looks in the mirror. On the left edge you can see a bit of the camera, then it moves away. (01:10:10)

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Visible crew/equipment: In a scene not too long after Tom Cruise attempts to revive a hooker who has OD'd, he is speaking with an older gentleman. The three are in a bathroom and the hooker is passed out on a chair. One of the shower or light fixtures toward the left of the screen is shiny, and in a shot during which the camera briefly tracks in reverse, you can see the camera, cameraman and the focus puller reflected. It's pretty clear and not all that fast.

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The 13th Warrior picture

Visible crew/equipment: In a scene in a cave that is the lair of the "eaters of the dead," the camera takes an overhead wide angle shot of the "eaters" walking down into the cave. It is possible to see a young man wearing a burgundy t-shirt and beige shorts (a crew member), sitting against the wall of the cave cross-legged.

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Visible crew/equipment: At the end of the film, when we see Annette driving the black car, as the camera pans up, you can see the camera crew in the reflection of the side of the car. (01:33:30)

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The Cider House Rules picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Homer follows Rose Rose inside after finding out she's pregnant, there is a visible "T" taped on the floor for him to stand on.

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The Talented Mr. Ripley picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Dickie and Ripley are scootering down a little Italian hillside, you can see the shadow of the whole film crew against the hill.

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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the initial scene, when the Federation invade Naboo, you can see two takes of Queen Amidala watching the window on her palace. At the left of the screen you can see a black wire - maybe a light connection? (00:20:55)

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Wild Wild West picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Jim West is hanging by the rains of the horse you can see the rider's boot as Jim West is telling the horses to back up.

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American Pie picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Jim walks to Nadia the first time - right after he trips on the couch - a light stand is seen right at the left edge of the screen. This was pointed out in the DVD. (00:08:57)

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Go (1999)

Go picture

Visible crew/equipment: A boom mike drops into frame during Jay Mohr and Scott Wolf's dialogue at the supermarket.

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Lake Placid picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the sheriff is listening to Betty White regarding how her husband dies and they begin descending down the stairs you can see the boom mic above the sheriff's head.

Tamala
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The World is Not Enough pictureThe World is Not Enough mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: Watch for the boom when the cigar girl's Volvo boat swipes the building (it's on the top left of the screen on the widescreen version).

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Blue Streak picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the bank security guard is looking into the room before the vault, you can clearly see a reflection of a video camera on the glass door.

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Passport to Paris picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the girls are going outside to the car with Brigitte to go shopping, a shadow from one of the microphones passes over the car.

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Dogma picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Bartleby and Loki are walking through the airport terminal, there are several poster frames on the wall in the background. In one of the highly reflective poster frames we can see the camera crew.

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Stigmata picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Frankie (Patricia Arquette) returns to work after receiving the hand wounds, something catches her attention and she goes to the window to look at a mysterious woman. At one point, a group of doves burst from the ground to the right of the woman (from Frankie's view). if you look directly where the dove's come from, you can see the travelling cage they are released from. if you look a little more to the side, you can see a stage hand laying on the ground, shaking the cage so the doves will come out.

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The Mummy pictureThe Mummy mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Brendan Fraser and the Americans are talking in the bar before the water turns to blood, there is a shot of two of the Americans and Fraser. Off to the left, you can see a hand dip in and out of frame. This is the First AD's hand. The director said he was checking his watch. (01:10:55)

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Random Hearts picture

Visible crew/equipment: Look carefully as Dutch and Kay are walking down the street in Miami. On the ground, you can see the track on which the camera is rolling.

Lynette Carrington
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The Boondock Saints picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the firefight scene, when Rocco and the brothers walk out of the house and see Il Duce, crew members are visible in the sunglasses. The most prominent example is in the head-on shot of the three men with Rocco in the middle. A man in a red jacket holding the camera is visible along with a half-dozen other crew members. Several of the shots between the timestamps have crew members' reflections visible in the glasses. (01:17:45 - 01:18:15)

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