Best crime movie revealing mistakes of 2004

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Revealing mistake: In the scene where Peter saves the child (Venus Lam) from the burning building, right after the jump over the floor opening, the child stands up to help Peter we can see she wears knee pads under her pajamas.

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Saw (2004)

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Revealing mistake: After Dr. Lawrence cuts off his leg and is crawling towards the gun, if you look at his dismembered leg, you can make out the shape of his foot hidden beneath his ripped up slacks.

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Taxi picture

Revealing mistake: In the bike scene you can see that the intro biker is much smaller than Belle.

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Torque picture

Revealing mistake: When the Hummer is flying through the air, you can see that most of the underside of the vehicle is missing, the engine, transmission, driveline, fuel tanks, all gone.

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Catwoman picture

Revealing mistake: In the jewellery store when the robbers are smashing the display cases they shatter before being hit with the shotgun butts.

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Revealing mistake: When Huggy Bear meets Starsky and Hutch in the alley to supply information, there is a closeup on his face as he sits in his car and just before he leaves. In this shot, it is very obvious that the facial hair on his cheek is attached with a glue strip. (00:27:55)


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Revealing mistake: When XXXX is in Greenwich Park with Mr. Lucky and he gets shot, Dragan shoots at the grass in front of XXXX. Grass is thrown into the air, and you can see white smoke coming from an explosive for the special effects.

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Revealing mistake: When Marcus (dressed up like one of the sisters) is braiding the blonde girl's hair you can easily tell that the corn-rows were already done and that the hair that is not done is a wig. You can see the line were the wig starts. Also it's probably a wig because when Marcus (dressed up like one of the sisters) is braiding the hair he just looks like he is moving it and that the braids are already done. (00:49:25)

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Revealing mistake: As the truck that Castle's wife is driving flips, you can see a burst of smoke or compressed air under the passenger side. Once the truck has stopped rolling, you can see a piece of U-channel bolted across the underside with a cylinder on the passenger side, which was used to help the truck roll over.

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Revealing mistake: In the rave club, right before Creasy fires the sawed-off shotgun at the woman who's trying to hide, the part of the wall that will be blown out is visible (it's a patched-up circle). (01:28:30)


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Revealing mistake: When the firm takes more or less a full coach load to Liverpool, one shot from a bridge shows the coach with only 1 visible passenger and what looks like a different driver.

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Revealing mistake: When Daniel (the locksmith) goes home, the lamp next to his daughter's bed is on. After he finally tucks her in, he puts his finger on the light switch on the wall, but it is already in the "off" position. He doesn't flip the switch in either direction, but you hear an audible click, and the lights go out as if the lamp was controlled by the switch. (00:30:02)


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Revealing mistake: At the end of the movie, where Commisar Niemans and his partner are in a firefight with a group of "angels", one of the bad guys is firing a Minimi machine-gun. When the camera zooms in, you can see that the weapon is fed with blank rounds.

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Revealing mistake: In the train scene if you look closely at Vincent's ear as he steps off the train ready to shoot Max and Annie, it looks like he has an earpiece or some kind of small blood pack in his ear. (01:44:05)


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Suggested correction: He could, in fact have an earpiece/hearing aid in place, and what with the wild night he's been having, the accident and all, a blood pack is not out of place either.


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Revealing mistake: During Sergeant Mooney's second visit to the Martin home, he kicks over the fishbowl in order to divert Bayback's attention to him shooting at her. When she falls backwards after being hit, her arm pulls open her jacket and you can see that the blood spot was already there. (Go frame by frame) (00:58:10)

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Revealing mistake: In the scene where Pai Mei shows Beatrix the short punch through the timber, the hole he punched through it is not solid wood but a fake veneer, MUCH thinner than the timber that is shown. (00:53:40)

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Revealing mistake: After the El Dorado hits Boone's car and is just about to drag it, there is a quick glimpse of its front license plate. The letters are reversed, indicating that it is a flipped shot. (00:28:20)


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Revealing mistake: When Oz asks Strabo "How is that implant treating you?", the camera start moving sideways from behind Strabo. When the camera gets to the side of Strabo we can see a paper on the wall swinging behind Strabo. This paper is swinging because a crew member has bumped into it. (00:14:35)


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Revealing mistake: Matt, the boy killed at the beginning, has very short hair. His dummy (the one hit by the white van) has much longer hair. (00:05:40)


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Revealing mistake: At the start of the movie, when the axe gang leader is finishing off the now-one-legged man, you can see in his shadow that he's not hitting the man. Also, if he did hit, you should think that he'd have to pull out the axe blade again, but again in the shadow's arm movement, you see him move his arm in a circular movement, not hitting the victim.


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