Best movie continuity 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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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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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse picture

Continuity mistake: Just after Victoria has been killed, Edward goes over to Bella to bandage the cut she made on her arm, tying the fabric around her wrist. However, when Bella cut herself, it was on the inside of her elbow, not her wrist.

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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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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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Shutter Island picture
Shutter Island mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Teddy's kids are lying dead on the grass, the position of the girl's arms keeps changing between shots.

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Sex and the City 2 picture
Sex and the City 2 mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Carrie is telling the girls about kissing Aidan, her necklace (a crescent moon) keeps switching sides.

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The A-Team picture

Continuity mistake: In the photo booth scene, Face gives Sosa a phone. Later on, after Hannibal had made a call to Sosa to set up a meeting, Sosa sees an incoming phone call from Face, on the phone presumably given by Face. That phone is a Nokia E71, which is a normal candybar phone. But when she receives the call, the candybar phone suddenly becomes a slider phone.

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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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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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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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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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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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Easy A (2010)

Easy A picture

Continuity mistake: When Olive is at the ice cream store near the end of the film, she picks up a chocolate-coated cone off the counter and crushes it in her hand. However, in the next shot (as Olive walks away), the cone reappears intact.

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The Crazies picture

Continuity mistake: When the police car rolls out of the car wash, both passenger and driver's doors are open. When the shot changes to the deputy holding the rifle, the driver's door is closed. In the next shot both doors are open again.

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The Last Song picture

Continuity mistake: When Will has come to apologize and talk to Ronnie after she has left the volleyball game practice, Ronnie's father opens the door to a sweaty suitor. The door is closed and when it is reopened just a brief moment later, Will is no longer sweaty.

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief picture

Continuity mistake: There are several scenes where Percy is shown wearing a watch, but it seems to disappear in the next shot or two (most noticable in the Parthenon scene).

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The King's Speech picture

Continuity mistake: When Elizabeth meets Lionel for the first time, her face netting disappears and reappears between shots.

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Machete picture

Continuity mistake: When Machete is picked up by Booth in the S-class, the car changes from an S500 to an older generation S-class, and then switches back for the rest of the film. The footage was from the trailer being edited in.

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Valentine's Day picture

Continuity mistake: In one of the final scenes of the movie, George Lopez and his wife are depicted on swings with two red wines placed on a table. The scene transitions into another couple and later George Lopez and his wife are shown again. This time they toast and drink the wine on their swings. However, in this scene the wine they are drinking is white.

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Unstoppable picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the train hits the horse trailer, it knocks its left side light out. However each scene after that showing the train it has its right side light broken.

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