Best movie mistakes of 2010

Toy Story 3 picture

Continuity mistake: During Andy's daydream at the beginning of the film, Mr. Potato Head has an eye patch over his left eye. When the daydream cuts back to reality we see that Andy has removed Mr. Potato Head's left eye to symbolize the eye patch. But when Andy's mum comes in with the video camera, his left eye is suddenly back in.

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Shrek Forever After picture

Continuity mistake: Rumplestiltskin looks completely different in this movie than he did in the previous film Shrek The Third; Prince Charming momentarily talks to Rumplestiltskin in the tavern during the third film, and the character looks completely different, has a different voice and different demeanor.

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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse picture
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse mistake picture

Revealing mistake: In the last scene where Edward and Bella are sitting in the sunny field, Edward is not sparkling.

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Shutter Island picture

Other mistake: When Leo is laying his dead kids on the grass, the little girl keeps moving her eyes and breathing.

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Resident Evil: Afterlife picture

Continuity mistake: Right after Bennett takes off in the plane, Claire throws a gun to Alice. Between the slow-motion shots, the gun switches position in mid-air before Alice catches it. In the shot of Claire throwing it, the barrel is facing to the right, meaning that it should be facing to the left in the shot of Alice catching it. But it still faces the right when she does.

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Alice in Wonderland picture

Continuity mistake: When Alice leaves to think over Hamish's proposal and chases after the White Rabbit, her shoes have become flats, but after her fall, when she stands up to check the doorknobs, her shoes have heels once again.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 picture
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Xenophilius draws the Deathly Hallows symbol, he draws it so that the bottom of the line touches the bottom of the circle. The shot cuts away and back again when he draws the triangle, but the line is no longer touching the bottom of the circle.

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time picture

Continuity mistake: After being chased by soldiers after talking to his uncle, Dastan gets into a swordfight with Garsiv. As soon as it starts, Garsiv hits a pillar with his weapon knocking a significantly large chunk and a another smaller chunk out of it. In the immediate shot, the size and locations of the two chunks differ.

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Robin Hood picture

Factual error: On the cliff top before the battle on the beach, you are treated to a lovely if fleeting glimpse of 12th Century wind farm turbines.

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Iron Man 2 picture

Continuity mistake: In the final scene whene Stark, Rhodes and the senator have to be taken in picture, Tony's jacket is first buttoned, then unbottoned from the same viewing angle.

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The A-Team picture

Factual error: They are present at Frankfurt, Germany. But with a closer look you see a cathedral at the right side. This cathedral and the central station are located in Cologne, Germany - they are about 220 km apart.

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zehner87
The Book of Eli picture

Factual error: The type of book that Eli is protecting would actually be just a fragment. The complete Bible, in braille, occupies as many as 18 volumes.

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eirik
Inception picture
Inception mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Ariadne wakes in the Snow Fortress and the floor goes from under her, we can see her gloves fall in to the crack but in a different camera shot of her we can see the gloves are now back near her head again.

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The Social Network picture
The Social Network mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Eduardo finds the letter on the mantlepiece about them apparently stealing the idea for Facebook and asks Mark if they did or not, he places a bottle on the mantlepiece just before he finds the letter. This bottle rotates slightly between shots without him touching it after placing it down.

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Dear John picture

Continuity mistake: John's staff sergeant military shoulder epaulet markings become upside down in the scene when he and Savannah are having dinner at her house when he comes to see her after his dad died. In a later shot shortly after, they are correct.

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The Other Guys picture

Continuity mistake: Gamble and Hoitz get thrown to the ground when the accounting office explodes. In an overhead shot of them rolling around on the ground, Gamble's wooden gun has fallen from its holster and is lying on the ground. Cut to a side shot and the gun is back in its holster. Gamble had both hands covering his ears the whole time, he did not pick up the gun. Then comes another overhead shot, the wooden gun is again missing from the holster.

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Salt (2010)

Salt picture

Factual error: The 20 € banknote shown is multicoloured, but the real one is plain blue.

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Sex and the City 2 picture

Factual error: The day Carrie arrives in NY: June 11, 1986 was a Wednesday not a Tuesday.

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Little Fockers picture

Revealing mistake: When Jack is doing a search for "Andi Garcia" on Google, the links show up in the searches he does as purple and not blue which means that they have already been visited, despite the fact that he's supposed to be doing this search for the first time.

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jerimiah
Tangled picture
Tangled mistake picture

Continuity mistake: Just before Flynn cuts off Rapunzel's hair, there is a shot from behind him and he reaches up with his right hand to push her hair behind her ear. His arm is visible up to his forearm and the shackle is nowhere in sight. However, in the next, wide shot, the shackle is suddenly up around his wrist.

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The Last Airbender picture

Other mistake: Before the battle, the leader of the waterbenders says that he will have everyone extinguish as many sources of fire as possible. When the firebenders come up from the ground at the start of the battle, all of the torches lighting the city are lit.

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Letters to Juliet picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Sophie is first walking out of the New Yorker building, her shirt is tucked in in the first shot, in the second it is untucked, and in the third it is tucked in again.

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Edge of Darkness picture

Continuity mistake: When Ray Winstone takes his pill with whiskey while talking to Mel Gibson, he takes a swig of the drink and knocks the pill back, leaving some alcohol in the glass. When we cut to a wide shot his glass is completely empty.

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Jon Sandys
Kick-Ass picture

Continuity mistake: When the 3 guys are kicking a single guy with Kick-Ass defending him and a bunch of people behind watching the fight, the trashcan on the ground keeps changing positions between shots.

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Sacha
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief picture

Factual error: When Luke is playing video games in the camp he is using a Playstation controller, however when he pauses the game it shows a message telling him to push the 'B' button. 'B' buttons appear on Xbox games consoles rather than Playstations.

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Tooth Fairy picture

Other mistake: In a hockey game, Derek Thompson slams an opposing player into the wall and knocks out a tooth. Inexplicably, the tooth shoots straight up into the air and there is absolutely no blood on the tooth or around the player's mouth.

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How to Train Your Dragon picture

Plot hole: When Astrid gets on Toothless for the first time, Toothless takes off uncontrollably and tries to scare her. Hiccup seems to have no control over him at this time. How is that so if with the new tail fin, Toothless cannot fly without Hiccup's precise control of the tail fin? That whole sequence would have fallen apart. This mistake was even admitted to on the DVD Commentary.

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Saw 3D (2010)

Saw 3D picture

Continuity mistake: When Bobby gets the tooth room, there is 19:55 left on the clock. There is a cut to the TV showing Joyce lasting 3 seconds. The countdown now still shows 19:55.

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A Demon
The Tourist picture

Continuity mistake: On the inspector's boat Frank's wrists are handcuffed together with a railing between his arms to secure him in place. There is a very short chain between the cuffs, 4 to 5 inches at most. When he's pulled free by a rope from Elise's boat he starts 'climbing' the rope hand over hand. In one shot his hands are over a foot apart, he's obviously not wearing the handcuffs. When he gets onto Elise's boat his hands are cuffed once again, she shows him how to pick the locks to get the cuffs off.

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BocaDavie
The Karate Kid picture

Continuity mistake: When the karate kid first goes to Mr Han's house to train, he drops his jacket by the doorway. Later on as they are talking, you can see his jacket move to different spots on the ground between shots.

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