Best comedy movie mistakes of 2005

Mr. and Mrs. Smith picture

Factual error: The movie is supposed to take place in and around New York City, however during the car chase where Angelina and Brad are fighting off the three BMW's, a wide shot clearly shows a street sign announcing Los Angeles.

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Twitches picture

Continuity mistake: During one scene in Camryn's Halloween birthday party (where she is wearing a silver mask), it is actually Tia playing this role instead of Tamera.

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The Longest Yard picture
The Longest Yard mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Adam Sandler reverses into the police car, he damages the Bentley he is driving at the back end. When the police chase him, the back end is not damaged at all.

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Be Cool picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Vince Vaughn is complaining to Harvey Keitel in Harvey's office about the hitman he hates his gold necklace is either tucked into his shirt and red tracksuit or hanging out. This alternates throughout shots but during the same conversation.

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The Pacifier picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Shane is talking to Mrs. Plummer before she leaves, throughout the scene the camera man is reflected in her window (he is in black, not to get confused with Shane's white shirt) and as the car drives away the camera is shown backing up in the black door.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory picture

Factual error: In the scene in the glass elevator, when Mike Teavee wants to push a button, he presses the TV Room button. The elevator stops going down and immediately moves horizontally. The characters within the elevator are thrown against the wall from the sudden change. However, they are thrown against the wall that is in the direction the elevator is now moving, instead of the opposite wall as they should have been.

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Herbie: Fully Loaded picture

Continuity mistake: Look at the dirt when Herbie backs away from the nose of the newer Beetle, between the races out in the desert. Although Herbie drove straight up to the newer Beetle, tire marks can be seen where the crew moved the car back and forth to get him lined up.

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Beauty Shop picture

Continuity mistake: When Vanessa is outside of the beauty shop playing her keyboard with her headphones, and Willie is talking to her, she takes off her headphones and puts them around her neck. In between shots the headphones disappear.

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Ice Princess picture

Continuity mistake: After Casey has turned down Harvard and is skating on the pond, she falls many times. When she falls for the fourth and final time, her hat falls off. In an overhead shot, the camera even shows it laying on the ground above her head. When she gets back up upon seeing Teddy with the zamboni, her hat has disappeared.

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The 40 Year Old Virgin picture

Continuity mistake: When Andy and Trish argue in the bedroom, the bed is covered in action figure boxes. Between shots just as Andy leaves, a 'Dracula' action figure box disappears.

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Nanny McPhee picture
Nanny McPhee mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After Evangeline has left with Aunt Adelaide, Nanny McPhee enters the children's room, and as she and Chrissie walk to the bed they pass Eric's, Lily's and Tora's beds, with the bare wood floor at the center - there is no rug. However, when Nanny McPhee leaves their room the long red and white rug is at the center of the floor, between all the beds.

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Super Grover
Elizabethtown picture

Continuity mistake: After his father's funeral, when Drew turns on the ignition and in following shots, the leather band that he wears on his right wrist (not the watch) is clasped with its strap facing his thumb, yet when he passes the sign for 60B, the band goes round the opposite way. Then, when he listens to The Hombres the leather band is flipped back, but when he picks up Global Business Today magazine it's switched yet again, and so on.

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Super Grover
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants picture

Continuity mistake: Throughout the movie Bailey's hair gets longer and shorter.

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Sky High picture

Character mistake: In the scene where Steve and Josie prepare to leave to fight the giant robot at the beginning of the movie, Steve tells Will "Oh, Will, a reminder: a lot of the kids at Sky High will only have one super hero parent, not two." When he says "one super hero parent", he holds up two fingers. When he says "not two", he holds up only one finger.

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Are We There Yet? picture

Continuity mistake: When the car blows up at a rest stop, when the children run to Ice Cube, the boy is on his left. However, when they turn around and sit, the boy is on his right.

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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous picture

Continuity mistake: The Tina Turner wig that Sam is wearing changes between scenes. In the traffic jam it is noticeably more spiky than the one she was wearing in the drag club.

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Son of the Mask picture

Other mistake: It was established in the first Mask that the mask does not work in the daytime, but it works during the day in this movie.

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The Wedding Date picture

Factual error: When Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney 1st arrive in London Debra goes to a pub to change her outfit, the shot showing the outside of the pub you can see an American style traffic lights eg walk, don't walk which are nothing like the English green man red man traffic lights.

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Thank You for Smoking picture

Continuity mistake: In the final dinner meeting of the Merchants of Death (MOD Squad),the gun lobbyist gets a piece of pie with cheese on it, takes a small bite; then the alcohol lobbyist attacks it with her fork for a bite, pulling all the cheese off and toppling the little American flag in it. In the next shot of Bobby eating, and a closeup of the dessert, all the cheese is back on it and the flag is upright again.

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Sahara (2005)

Sahara picture

Continuity mistake: In the boat chase scene with Dirk, Al and Rudi, the glass at the front of the boat gets shot out and then appears intact in the next scene, but is shot into pieces seconds later.

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Corpse Bride picture
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Continuity mistake: In the fight between Barkis and Victor in the church, Victor slashes at Barkis with the fork and leaves 3 very noticable tears in Barkis' jacket. These tears aren't seen in any of the subsequent shots.

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The Dukes of Hazzard picture

Visible crew/equipment: As Bo and Luke are surrounded by cops, Luke says "I never get tired of hearing him say that." As the camera pans around the front of the General Lee the camera is visible reflected on the front windshield.

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Chicken Little picture
Chicken Little mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Chicken Little lends the alien baby, Kirby, his handkerchief, after Kirby blows his nose, it sticks to Chicken Little's hand. Chicken Little then wipes the hanky off his hand on to the grass. In the very next shot, the hanky has disappeared, and never shows up again.

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Rumor Has It picture

Other mistake: When Sarah is at her Aunt Mitzi's house looking at the yearbook picture of Beau Burroughs, Beau's name appears on the top of the list, yet his picture is farthest to the right in a row of pictures. Yearbooks list names with the top name being on the left, and the last name on the right.

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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 picture

Continuity mistake: During the tennis match, Jimmy's and Sarina's long shadows are to their right, yet, Tom's and Kate's short shadows are also to their right, though the couples face each other on the court.

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Super Grover
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy picture

Continuity mistake: When Arthur breaks the arm of the chair as his brain is being taken, the arm is strapped to his wrist. A second later the strap and broken arm are gone.

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Wedding Crashers picture

Audio problem: In the scene where Todd and Jeremy are in the bedroom together and Todd is lying on top of Jeremy asking to play "tummysticks", - right before Sen Clary is about to come in and Jeremy begins to panic, watch Jeremy as he's lying on the bed talking. You hear him say about three sentences, but see his mouth move for about one from the left side view of his mouth.

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Fun with Dick and Jane picture
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Continuity mistake: When Alec Baldwin writes the check, the date is different when he hands it to Jim Carrey.

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The Bad News Bears picture

Deliberate mistake: In the championship game, the Yankees batter hits a foul ball when they score their winning runs.

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Waiting... picture

Continuity mistake: When Dean returns to the drink station after being given a business card, he crumples it and drops it on the floor to reveal that it's for a steakhouse. But it cuts to a front-shot of him speaking to Monty, he still has the crumpled card in his hand.

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