Best horror movie mistakes of 2004

Resident Evil: Apocalypse picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Nemesis kills the 13 S.T.A.R.S members, after it blows up the sniper on the roof an additional S.T.A.R.S member can be seen outside the building on the right who wasn't there earlier. He then disappears shortly afterwards.

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Factual error: When they're first entering the whaling camp, a penguin startles Miller. That penguin was a black-footed penguin, which is a bird native to much warmer climates. If that little guy had actually been in Antarctica, he would have died within minutes.

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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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Secret Window picture

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, Mort closes the door of his jeep before he goes into the hotel room. You can hear the sound of the door closing and it's visible in the rearview-mirror. As the camera moves out of the room, the jeep door is completely open.

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Seed of Chucky picture

Revealing mistake: When Tiffany calls Ruth Bailey, you can see that the mobile phone she uses is turned off.

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Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid picture

Factual error: After the scene where they fall over the waterfall, and go through what they have left of the equipment. Bill, the Latino doctor, holds up the CD-reader from a desktop computer and says that the hard drive is broken, which would be OK if he actually had the hard drive present.

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Mindhunters picture

Continuity mistake: When Vince leaves the freezer and is making his way onto the elevator, he is carrying a Baretta model pistol. When he shoots as the elevator doors are closing the camera cuts to a Glock model pistol, then back to the Baretta again. When the elevator reaches the upper level, the woman picks up the remains of the backfired pistol and it is back to the Glock.

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Shaun of the Dead mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: At Barbara and Phil's house, just as the hooded zombie bites a chunk out of Phil's neck (before Shaun leaps over the car hood) the black mat with two long white marks is visible on the pavement, behind the second zombie (beside the car). It's gone in following shots.

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Van Helsing picture

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the movie, in the scene where Anna is taking the werewolf cure to Van Helsing and the vampire bride stops her on the large fallen pillar, she falls so she is in a sitting position with the cure in her left hand. She then switches it to her right. Then in the close-up shot, the cure is still in her left hand and she switches it again.

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Exorcist: The Beginning picture

Continuity mistake: As the priest descends down the rope ladder into the church for the first time he is handed a lantern by his friend. In the next shot the camera is looking down and you can see that the friend is holding the lantern. Then the next person goes down the same rope ladder and the friend is not holding the lantern, where did the lantern go?

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Dawn of the Dead picture

Continuity mistake: When Ana hands over the file to Cora, Cora grabs the file on the side. When it cuts she grabs it on the top of the file.

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Blade: Trinity picture
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Continuity mistake: When Blade has been rescued by Abigail and Hannibal and the 3 of them are approaching the hideout, notice in Abigail's back quiver there is one arrow left, yet in the next shot when they're walking up the stairs she has two.

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The Grudge picture

Other mistake: When Sarah Michelle Gellar is on the bus with her boyfriend, she sees Kayako face looking at her in the window reflection and panics. When she looks back at the window she sees the normal reflection of her face. Trouble is, her reflection is turning her head and looking side to side, whilst Gellar herself is looking straight and not moving her head at all.

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Tremors 4: The Legend Begins picture

Continuity mistake: When Gummer and Black Hand Kelly make an agreement, Kelly looks to his left and he isn't holding a glass. When it cuts, he is looking to his right and holding a glass.

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Death Valley: The Revenge Of Bloody Bill picture

Continuity mistake: In the beginning, the cocaine dealer goes to a ghost town and is attacked by zombies. As he is running, his denim jacket goes from being partly pulled off, to completely off, to back on, to partly off, in about 5 shots. Very noticeable because he is wearing a white tank top.

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Taking Lives picture

Continuity mistake: When Angelina Jolie destroys the mirror, you can see (just freeze the shot for an instant) that the mirror has been broken completely. Yet, in the next shot, she watches her reflection and there's still a lot of mirror unbroken.

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Continuity mistake: When Wynn looks at Rains' file, the drawer her file is in is slightly open before he finds it. The shot cuts to Dodd reading the paper, then back to Wynn, and her drawer is shut.

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Godsend picture

Continuity mistake: When Jessie walks into the photography shop or studio to see if her photographs have sold she is wearing a tan jacket with a sheepskin collar and sheepskin lines on it. When she leaves the shop she is wearing a completely different jacket similar in color, but it has a hood.

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Night Watch picture

Continuity mistake: During the fight between the vampires and Anton, the vampire stabs Anton in the hand with the scissors and Anton kicks him in the face. When Anton starts his kicks the vampire is still holding the scissors that are imbedded in Anton but when the shot changes and Anton lands the kick, the vampire is a few steps to the side and not holding the scissors anymore.

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Continuity mistake: When the Professor is locked in the rec room, the door opens and while he's shooting there is a round handle to open and lock the door, mounted on the door. When he stops firing the gun, the shot cuts to him then back to the door and the round handle is gone. Later, when someone leaves the room it is back again.

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Helter Skelter picture

Continuity mistake: When the girls are looking for food in the container, the blouse straps from the girl on the left change position frequently.

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Ginger Snaps: Unleashed picture
Ginger Snaps: Unleashed mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Tyler injects Brigitte for the first time at the hospital, look carefully at the syringe. You'll see that in the first shot its content is 1/3, and in the following shot is now 1/2 full

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Creep (2004)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, Kate's hair is wet and she has a bloody nose. When she finds the platform again her hair is a lot dryer is and her nose is not bleeding.

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HellBent picture

Continuity mistake: When Joey is participating in the concert he goes along with pretending to be cut up. His jeans are clean until they put him on the glass table, when they're covered with fake blood. In the next shot, they're clean again and they start to cut him apart with the fake chainsaws.

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Fear of Clowns picture

Continuity mistake: When Lynn first finds out about the Olson murders, their house is two doors down from where she is house sitting. Later on, when Detective Peters mentions the murders in passing, he states that their house was three doors down.

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Snakehead Terror picture

Factual error: In the scene when the kids are on the boat hunting the snakeheads, Amber fires at least eight shots from a six shot, snub-nose revolver. Her friend then grabs the gun and fires two more shots from it.

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Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation picture

Continuity mistake: After the sergeant has a parasite bug forced into her, she grabs a syringe kit left on the table by the medic. When she flips it open, there are 7 (maybe 8 at most) syringes in the kit (the last one is broken). A few moments later, private Sandee follows a trail of syringes left on the ground to the sergeant. There are at least 7 syringes on the ground, and 3 others in the sergeant's thigh.

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The Forgotten picture

Continuity mistake: When Ash breaks the window in the house at Long Island all the glass disappears in the window, apart from a little at the top. However, in the next shot when Telly and Ash walk through the window, all the glass has vanished.

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Deliberate mistake: After the killer nails Shannon to the ceiling, he apparently has time to remove all the nails from the wall where he originally shot her, spackle, paint and clean up all the blood before the police arrive and examine the apartment.

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Madhouse picture

Continuity mistake: When Kirstie Alley is having a breakdown on the news set, the arrangement of the yellow papers next to her changes between shots.

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