Best movie revealing mistakes of 2011

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Scream 4 picture

Revealing mistake: In the final shot of the film, Jill's head moves slightly when she's supposed to be dead.

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The Mechanic picture

Revealing mistake: While Bishop and Steve McKenna are practicing with various firearms, a slow-motion shot in the film of Steve shooting a .50 caliber rifle shows that, while the sequence depicts him firing "live" rounds, the extracted shell casing is from a "Blank" cartridge (evidenced by the crimped forward portion of the brass casing). (00:34:15)

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 picture

Revealing mistake: When Bella calls Rosalie, you can briefly see the cell phone screen before she puts it to her ear. The lock screen is still visible, showing she didn't dial anything. (00:55:45)

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Revealing mistake: In the scene in the Russian bar, Dutch takes the bartender's gun. When he turns to hit her, the face of the stuntman replacing Alan Tudyk is visible. (01:03:40)

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The Green Hornet picture

Revealing mistake: When Kato is driving home after the argument with Britt about making coffee at the office, Kato is jerking the steering wheel randomly like a child pretending to drive despite it seeming they are just driving straight down the road. (00:56:30)

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Harry and co. are in the Room of Requirement, at several points during this scene, you can tell by the way the light shines that Harry's glasses are missing their lenses, especially in close up shots of Harry.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides picture

Revealing mistake: When Blackbeard threatens Jack with a pistol, he is heard cocking it, but when he holds it up to the camera we can see that it is only on half-cock. A pistol cannot be fired in the half-cock position, nor can it be loaded in the fired position, implying that either it is not loaded, or a technical error has been made by the film makers.

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes picture

Revealing mistake: When the apes jump out of the lab windows out to the street, they don't cast a shadow on any of the glass except the ones on the ground floor.

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Source Code picture

Revealing mistake: Every time Colter finds the bomb, the cell phone used as the detonator, is running a Adobe Flash movie named "HISTORY.swf" on its screen. The Adobe Flash Player logo is visible in it. When he removes it the first time and tries to call back the bomber, it's nothing but a Flash animation sequence playing on this mobile. (At about 01:11:20) Finally he finds the secondary mobile at the back of the bomb, and this too has a HISTORY.swf playing in it. (00:15:30 - 00:55:00)

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Paranormal Activity 3 picture

Revealing mistake: While driving the Mercedes to the house of grandma, the gauges on the dashboard show speed is zero and the engine is cold.

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Paul picture

Revealing mistake: When the car Paul is driving spins out of control and flips, the roll bar is visible through the back window.

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The Raid: Redemption picture

Revealing mistake: The hero breaks through a window from a balcony into an apartment. The way it shatters and crumbles into such small pieces indicates that it is breakaway glass, not regular window glass, obviously for the safety of the actor during the stunt. (00:55:25)

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Revealing mistake: When Sweet Pea, Rocket and Blondie are sitting in front of their mirrors and discussing how Babydoll saved Rocket from the cook, the camera starts behind them, pans to the left, through the mirrors and out the other side. Before the camera passes through the mirrors, if you look closely at the girls' backs, you can see that they are slightly out of sync with their 'reflections'; it is obvious they used doubles to sit with their backs to the camera and copy the actual actresses.

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Drive picture

Revealing mistake: When Gosling overtakes the car via the shoulder, you can see dust in front of his Mustang being thrown up by the camera car.

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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn picture

Revealing mistake: Mr. Silk picks Tintin's pocket when they bump into each other on the street. However, it is clear that neither of his hands go anywhere near his pockets.

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Suggested correction: Have a look at the original Secret Of The Unicorn book with Herge's illustrations. Mr. Silk has picked wallets out of hundreds of people's pockets, but nobody has ever seen or felt him take their wallets. Mr. Silk must be the world's fastest and most adept pickpocket. Perhaps he's so fast that nobody sees his hands move. Did you ever see the Mel Brooks film Blazing Saddles? The Waco Kid, played by Gene Wilder, is the fastest gun in the west. Once he shoots six people's guns out of their hands. Yet you never see his hands move at all! He can draw his gun, fire at multiple targets, and replace his gun in his holster, but he moves so quickly that your eyes can't even register the movement. Maybe Mr. Silk is an equally fast pickpocket.

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Revealing mistake: There is a large rip on the side of Charge's mask. It is supposed to be that his mask has been ripped. But you can tell that the mask was designed to look like it was torn, the effects of sewing are obvious.

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Revealing mistake: During the opening musical number, right before Gary joins the large group of people for the dance, he accidentally kicks Walter out of frame. Watch closely though. His foot comes nowhere near Walter when he supposedly "kicks" him.

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Revealing mistake: When E.B. Is drumming along to Dynamite at the "Hoff Knows Talent" audition there is an audible bass drum beat but via several overhead shots you can see that E.B.'s feet do not reach either the bass drum or hi-hat pedals.

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance pictureGhost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance mistake picture

Revealing mistake: At the start, just as Moreau rides up the stone road leading to the monastery up ahead, before he passes the two guards we can see that it's a flipped shot - note the backwards license plate number.

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Zookeeper picture

Revealing mistake: When Gryffin first hears the animals take to him, he runs home and at one point takes a bath. If you look at the bubbles, they move in a solid mass when he shifts around in the tub indicating they are not only fake but not real bubbles.

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