Best comedy movie mistakes of 2011

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Continuity mistake: When Johnny and Kate are having dinner in Kate's apartment and Ambrose knocks on the door, Kate puts all the dinner away leaving two candles on the table. However, when Johnny notices that the Killer Cleaner is in the apartment, the table is set up again.

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Factual error: In one of the first major scenes where Matt Franklin and Tori Frederking are being introduced at the rental store - there is a shot where you can see the entrance of the store, and there is an electronic article surveillance detector on either side of the entrance to the store. This technology for use in a video rental store (for VHS tapes) did not exist in the 1980s.

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Rio (2011)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Tulio visits Linda in Minnesota, there are two blue pens or pencils on the table. When Tulio throws Blu, the two pens or pencils have disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Annie is sitting on the couch at her blind date's house, talking to his kid, her pearl-like necklace usually lays under her coat, but in some shots, they're over the coat or completely hidden.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Mater enters the terminal at the airport, a mark showing that his symbol was completely scraped off is visible on one of his sides, but when he goes through the gate, that mark is no longer there.

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Continuity mistake: When Puss is telling his childhood story and he is in the orphanage, when Boy Blue spins Humpty, Humpty's hat is off, it comes back later in another shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Will asks if Si is okay, his arm is around Alison in some shots and not in others.

01:24:10

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules picture

Other mistake: When Greg is looking at the video of Rowley sitting on the foil ball, he notices it has only 4 views on YouTube. However, if you look closely, it has 24,963 comments - impossible if it's only been viewed 4 times.

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Paul (2011)

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Continuity mistake: When the bird first hits the RV, a blood stain is visible on the windshield. But on the exterior shot of the RV as it stops, the blood has disappeared.

00:26:50

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Rango (2011)

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Continuity mistake: When Rango was at the mayor's office, the mayor grabs out a jug of water, and he opens the lid. But in the next shot, the lid is sealed again.

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Factual error: Passiflora Incarnata doesn't cause the symptoms described in the film. There was one remote incident where some of the symptoms (nausea) occurred but it can only happen if ingested which did not happen in this movie.

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Continuity mistake: The false bottom of the locked desk drawer goes from being a solid piece when Elizabeth Halsey accesses it to a bottom that splits in half when the K9 officer accesses it.

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Factual error: The protagonists travel to the wedding resort at Krabi on Thailand's West coast from Bangkok by speedboat in a relatively short time. To travel from Bangkok to Krabi by sea would involve a 1,500 mile journey through the straits of Malacca via Singapore and would have taken them at least 48 hours, non stop, with additional fuel onboard.

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Other mistake: Grand-Santa has made 70 missions, and Santa (Malcolm) has just completed his 70th mission, totaling 140 years. Yet Grand-Santa is only 136 years old.

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Continuity mistake: Mitch's hair changes frequently when he is talking to his dad about the wedding.

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked picture

Continuity mistake: When Alvin is making the big SOS sign, one shot shows the whole beach and Simon and Theodore are in the middle of the big letter O. In the next shot, they are at the O's edge.

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Continuity mistake: Neil McCormac - the main character - has a bust up with his American girlfriend. From the first angle he has only got a T-shirt on, then the camera changes angle and he suddenly has a sweater on. Then the camera angle goes back again and he's lost the sweater again.

01:15:00

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Continuity mistake: When Tick Tock freezes Rebecca and Cecil, they are in one position, and when they go to the close up of them frozen, they are in a different position. When it zooms back out again they are in the first position. Also, when they are frozen moving on the conveyor belt, they are back in the position they were in on the close up shot.

00:47:50 - 00:48:10

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Factual error: When Aston Kutcher is getting the first text from Natalie Portman, you can see his iPhone is showing June 12 on the lock screen as the current date. The text from Emma have also a date of "06/12/10" next to it within Messages app. On iPhone, the texts received on the same day should only show time at which message arrived, and not a date.

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Continuity mistake: When Talia gives Larry a pair of glasses, a strand of hair is either falling over her cheek or tucked behind her ear, depending on the angle.

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The Artist picture

Continuity mistake: George is in his dressing room, holding a tissue in his right hand. When the shot changes, the tissue has moved to his left hand.

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Factual error: As an attorney, I know that one doesn't become an attorney three days after passing the Bar Exam in NY, as Miss Lovenko claims at the end of the movie. She first would have to be approved before the Character Committee, submit Letters of Recommendation of Good Character, and her background would have to be checked. If approved, she would have to wait be sworn in by an Appellate Division Judge, which is about a 6 month process, not 3 days.

01:35:25

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Continuity mistake: Just before the Smurfs are returned to the Winslows, Patrick consoles Grace. She is wearing black tights under her white dress. Then the Smurfs return on pigeon-back, and miraculously she is now bare-legged.

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Continuity mistake: When Boyle arrives in his police car at the house where McCormick is murdered, he turns off his engine and his windscreen wipers are pointing towards the sky. In the next shot you see the windscreen wipers in their normal position again.

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Continuity mistake: When George Clooney is deciding whether or not his family's land holding will be sold to a corporation, he is sitting with two of his cousins. From a front view, his cousin, Hugh, opens a book. Then the shot switches to a side view, and it shows Hugh still opening the book.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the first film Mumble has lost most of his down, because his bow tie has yellow markings, however in the second movie he has somehow grown his down back.

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Continuity mistake: When Tasha walks into Tyrone's bedroom, Tyrone is only wearing his boxers, but in the next shot he has grey joggers on.

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Continuity mistake: When Adam Sandler returns to the hotel with Jennifer Aniston after their first real date they are standing by her hotel door and he has mysteriously grown a few days of stubble on his chin.

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Continuity mistake: Dylan and Jamie roll under a garage door with sandwiches in their hands. They both walk up the stairs with the sandwiches. As they exit the building onto the roof, there are no sandwiches in their hands. However, they are amazingly eating those sandwiches shortly after.

00:12:00

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Hop (2011)

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Continuity mistake: When the car in which EB is a passenger pulls up at the mall and parks, the window in EB's door is completely raised. Then the driver gets out and the window is a couple of inches down from the top. Then EB climbs out of the window - without winding it down - and the window is now about six inches down in the door.

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