Best drama movie mistakes of 2008

The Hurt Locker picture

Factual error: In one scene they are playing on an Xbox 360, but the Xbox 360 did not come out until 2005, and the game being played, Gears of War, wasn't released until 2006. The movie takes place in 2004.

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Solstice picture

Factual error: The moon is full every night the highschoolers are at the lake house.

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High School Musical 3: Senior Year picture

Continuity mistake: At Riley's Garage, when Troy and Chad are about to rummage through the junk looking for the radiator cap, Troy raises his arms and his boxers are light grey, but next shot when he lifts the truck's hood his boxers are black. It's also noteworthy to mention that during "Boys Are Back," young Troy is wearing patterned boxers, though all other clothing is identical.

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Iron Man picture
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Other mistake: When Iron Man and Iron Monger are fighting, Iron Man catches the SUV, and you can see the family inside the car. Although the car is completely vertical, the hair of the people in the car seem to defy gravity.

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Marley & Me picture

Revealing mistake: When John picks his wife up at the airport, it's raining. But look at the people around outside, they are in T-shirts, in the sun, and not getting wet. Obviously the rain is being sprayed on the car.

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Pride and Glory picture

Continuity mistake: In an early part of the movie, Francis Tierney, Sr. is standing in front of a paper towel dispenser in a restroom with his son, Ray Tierney. The dispenser, which is visible over Francis Tierney's right shoulder, is at first full of paper towels, then empty, then full again. The paper towels are at first sticking out of the bottom of the dispenser, then they vanish.

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Wanted picture

Other mistake: When Wesley receives the piece of cloth with Sloan's name on it, before he actually writes down the binary code on the glass table with the marker, you can see that its already written. But when he starts to write down the code, the table is clear again.

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Hancock picture

Continuity mistake: When Hancock puts the woman on the hospital bed near the end of the movie when he walks out he walks into the metal bar holding the window in place and as a result it bends. In the next shot where you see the frame it doesn't even have a scratch let alone being bent.

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Definitely, Maybe picture

Factual error: In the scene where the camera shows Times Square, visible on the right of the screen in the front of the shot is a poster for the Broadway show "The Lion King". The Lion King just celebrated 10 years on Broadway and was not playing in 1994.

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian picture
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When the Pevensies are outside their treasure chamber in Cair Paravel, Peter tears off a piece of his shirt to improvise a torch. A few shots later, once they're in the chamber, the missing piece has gotten bigger.

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Happy-Go-Lucky picture

Factual error: In the title sequence, Poppy rides her bike down Kingsway, along the Strand, and south over Blackfriars Bridge. The next shot of her shows a street with an EC1 postcode (north of the river) and the following shot an SE1 postcode (south of the river again).

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Step Up 2: The Streets picture

Audio problem: When Chase pulls out the key to MSA, you hear the sound of many keys clanging together. However, if you look closely, there is only one key on the ring.

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21 (2008)

21 picture

Continuity mistake: When Prof. Rosa calls Cole, Terry answers the phone and places Rosa on hold. However, when Cole takes the phone from Terry, he does not take Rosa off of hold and proceeds to talk to him.

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall picture

Continuity mistake: When the guy walks in on Peter naked in bed, the sheet protecting Peter's modesty is covering him in one frame, and the next moment it has vanished completely.

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Sex and the City: The Movie picture
Sex and the City: The Movie mistake picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Big and Carrie meet in their cars after Big fled the wedding you can see down the street in the distance a huge amount of SATC fans have gathered to watch the filming.

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Slumdog Millionaire picture

Continuity mistake: When Latika is a dancer, in one shot she does not have a nose ring, but in another shot she does.

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Bronson picture

Character mistake: While in the sewing workshop, the teacher approaches and asks, 'What's the matter, Charlie?' but at this point he is still known as Peterson. It's not until later on in the film that he decides upon the name of Charles Bronson.

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Taken (2008)

Taken picture

Continuity mistake: When Kim is kidnapped, she describes the man "Beard. Six feet. Tattoo right hand, moon and star." When Bryan listens to the tape in the jet, she says, "Mustache. Six feet. Tattoo on right hand, moon and star. Dad!"

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona picture

Revealing mistake: When Vicky and Cristina arrive at Barcelona they walk towards the camera, and the people behind who are real passengers waiting for a taxi stare at the actresses and film crew and even take pictures of them.

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Vantage Point picture

Continuity mistake: In Barnes' perspective, when Taylor asks him if he saw the shooter, Barnes replies, "No, but I saw something, like a flash of light." In the Howard Lewis perspective, Barnes doesn't say "No, but..."

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Comanche Moon picture

Factual error: The aged brave, singing his death chant, has fillings.

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Deal (2008)

Deal picture

Continuity mistake: When Alex Stillman visits Tommy Vinson in his house for the first time, he has a look at some of Tommy's pictures, while Tommy gets two beers. He asks him about the two framed playing cards (jack diamonds and 8 diamonds) underneath which a golden badge is in the frame. The next shot is a closeup of the frame, and the golden badge is gone. There is just black velvet on the place the badge has been.

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Australia picture

Factual error: Outside the Territory Hotel, during the storm, and once earlier in the movie, the taxi cabs are shown with the modern "flip over" vacancy/hired signs that were not used then.

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The Other Boleyn Girl picture

Audio problem: In the scene where Mary is leaving court and you see Henry riding a horse with Anne on the back, you can hear a siren go off twice.

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Never Back Down picture

Continuity mistake: During the lunch scene, when Jake is drinking Gatorade, the amount of liquid continuously changes between shots.

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Leatherheads picture

Factual error: When Dodge and Lexie are in the building running from the police, you see an exit sign. This movie is set in the 1920's, before exit signs were invented.

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The Happening picture

Continuity mistake: When the Jeep stops in Priceton, we can see its on a single land road. However once it starts to accelerate in the next shot to ram the tree at the intersection, it is now a forked road.

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Frost/Nixon picture

Other mistake: The Sydney harbor scenes have the backdrop of the opera house. The buildings (aka "The Toaster") beside the opera house were not completed until 1998. The film was set in 1976-77.

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The Eye picture

Factual error: When you see the blind Syndey walk through her appartment she keeps touching the walls to feel where she is. A person who has been blind for over 20 years (as is mentioned in the film) knows the way around their own home. They know preciseley how many steps it is from room to room. They wouldn't keep touching the wall like this.

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Prom Night picture

Audio problem: During a scene where Donna is exiting her hotel room, she runs into Clair and both scream. However, Clair's scream cannot be heard, but an odd screeching sound is played in place of her scream, which continues even after her mouth has been closed.

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