Best fantasy movie mistakes of 2006

Please vote as you browse around to help the best rise to the top.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest picturePirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest mistake picture

Plot hole: There are six metal bars mounted around the circumference of the water wheel's axle. In the wheel's interior, when Jack frees himself he lands on his feet, begins to run and promptly hits his head on one of those axle bars, then falls out. Moments later, when Jack returns and runs in the wheel, he is shorter (way more than a foot) than all six spinning axle bars, which would make that previous shot impossible, however humorous it is. (01:52:40 - 01:53:55)

Super Grover Premium member
More Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest mistakes
Superman Returns picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Lois pulls up to the house where the blackout was traced to, she hears some music coming from the boat down at the dock. As the camera pans upwards over the car, as she steps out, the whole camera and a crew member are reflected in the side of the car.

Hamster Premium member
More Superman Returns mistakes
Just My Luck picture

Continuity mistake: When Ashley moves in with her two friends she breaks their bathroom mirror with a hairdryer. Later on in the movie, in the scene where her two friends are giving her a pep talk about luck, we see the same bathroom mirror in the background, which is now perfectly fine. Right after that, Ashley goes into the bathroom and looks at herself in the mirror, which has suddenly gone back to being broken.

More Just My Luck mistakes
Eragon pictureEragon mistake picture

Continuity mistake: Right before battle, Nasuada is showing Eragon Saphira's dragon armor. The helmet is full face, with two little slits for eyes. When it shows Saphira wearing it, the helmet covers only the top part of her head and cuts off above her eyes. (01:20:35 - 01:22:30)

More Eragon mistakes
Ultraviolet picture

Plot hole: Where did Cross get the blood on his hands? The gloves were clean of blood after he looked at the teeth and removed the gloves, so where did it come from?

More Ultraviolet mistakes
Click picture

Factual error: When Morty is showing Michael how to use the remote, Michael rewinds to a family vacation in 1976. A childhood friend of his invites everyone over to his parents' RV to watch Three's Company. Three's Company didn't premiere until 1977.

More Click mistakes
Night at the Museum picture

Continuity mistake: When Larry does the magic trick with the disappearing handkerchief, the amount of coloured handkerchief visible out of his thumb changes massively between shots. (00:59:00)

More Night at the Museum mistakes
Stranger Than Fiction picture

Continuity mistake: When Harold first meets Ana there is a floury handprint on the front of her apron (on her chest) that disappears and then reappears.

More Stranger Than Fiction mistakes
Brother Bear 2 picture

Plot hole: The whole plot of the first "Brother Bear" was that Kenai had to go to that mountain to become human. But at the end of this movie, the spirits were about to change Kenai back into a human in the middle of a cliff, which makes the entire first movie completely pointless.

Brad Premium member
More Brother Bear 2 mistakes
The Lake House picture

Continuity mistake: When Bullock is warning Reeves of the coming winter blizzard, she is looking through pictures that depicted her and her friends enjoying the snow. She then turns to the dog and asks "Remember that day? You were not happy". However it's revealed that both characters have the same dog, given to Bullock's boyfriend by Reeves, so when the snow happened in Reeves' time - 2004 - the dog was with him.

More The Lake House mistakes
Aquamarine picture

Continuity mistake: Cecilia and Raymond are on the end of the dock and Raymond turns around and runs. Cecilia then says her line, turns around and runs. In the next shot the two girls are running towards the end of the dock. You can see Raymond running towards them but Cecilia is gone. She should be in the scene running the same way. (01:28:05)

More Aquamarine mistakes
The Prestige picture

Plot hole: Julia dies in the underwater escape trick tank because the axe couldn't get her out in time. However, if she was able to open the lid from inside the tank, get up, over, and down, then close the lid (all quickly, silently, and without assistance) when the trick goes properly, then there is no reason that the four men standing around could not have simply lifted the lid, either acting a key in the fake padlock to preserve the trick, or using a key if it's real. At this point she could have gotten her head above water and draped her hands over the side of the tank to stay up. That done, the crisis is over, and she must only wait to calm down enough to get herself down, or be assisted. Cutter built the tank, so he knew how strong the glass was. The only explanation for using the axe was to allow Julia's death, thus advancing the plot.

Phixius Premium member
More The Prestige mistakes
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause picture

Continuity mistake: Charlie and Scott come across the empty Santa suit in the flashback to the first movie, and the body and all the limbs of the suit are flat in the snow. A shot from the unconscious Santa's right shoulder then shows his arm and gloved hand still upright and in position to wave "bye-bye" before he disappears.

Scott215
More The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause mistakes
Underworld: Evolution picture

Continuity mistake: After Marcus kills Kraven, we cut back to Selene and Michael. As he talks about her saving his life and that how everything has changed, part of Selene's fringe switches from hanging in front of her face to tucked to the side between shots. In the closeup shots it hangs in front of her face and in the wide shots it is tucked to the side.

THGhost
More Underworld: Evolution mistakes
Silent Hill picture

Continuity mistake: When Chris pulls up at the bridge barricade, he gets out and his collar is down. In the very next shot his Burberry collar is sticking right up.

Hamster Premium member
More Silent Hill mistakes
Charlotte's Web picture

Continuity mistake: After Homer drops the butcher knife when he sees the web, in the shot of Homer, Edith and Lurvy, before Fern joins them, Edith holds the large blue sponge, but as Wilbur turns to see the web she is visible behind him and the sponge is gone. When Edith says, "It's nothing short of a bonafide miracle," in Charlotte's close-up, the sponge is back in her hand. (00:37:10)

Super Grover Premium member
More Charlotte's Web mistakes
Monster House picture

Continuity mistake: When DJ, Chowder, and Jenny are drawing the dummy with the cold medicine, before DJ walks in there is nothing next to the Nebbercracker house drawing except two trees. But, when DJ comes in, there is a dotted line going to the house, a drawing of the kids in a circle, and a drawing of a red eye in the doorway of the house.

BigOLB
More Monster House mistakes
Voodoo Moon picture

Revealing mistake: When Cole's friend is being attacked by crows, Cole and his sister are driving. The car starts to skid and an above shot shows many skids marks on the road from previous takes.

More Voodoo Moon mistakes
Desperation pictureDesperation mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: After Tom Skerritt turns to find Ron Perlman waiting for him on the road he stops walking on an easy to see white T mark on the ground.

Andrea Hartley
More Desperation mistakes
Lady in the Water picture

Continuity mistake: When Cleveland introduces Mr. Farber to Young Soon Choi, Heep says her apartment is 8A. But, later when Cleveland goes to Choi, the door number reads 16B.

BigOLB
More Lady in the Water mistakes

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.