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Factual error: Before receiving the North American P-51D Mustangs, the Red Tail squadron was using the Curtiss P-40E Warhawk. The movie shows the Warhawks being able to keep up with the German Bf 109 G-6s quite easily, fighting on even terms. In reality, the Bf 109 G-6 could easily outperform the Warhawk, being able to easily outrun and out-turn the Warhawk. Still, the Bf 109s are no match for the Warhawks.

André Vinícius
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Continuity mistake: At the dinner scene at Bilbo's house, just before Bofur throws the egg at Bombur's mouth, Fili is seen sitting next to Bombur. Yet as Bombur catches the egg, Ori is now sitting where Fili was sitting.

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Continuity mistake: At the end, the number on the helicopter is 711. As it takes off it is 712. (01:26:30)

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Plot hole: During the scene where Merida gives her speech on "breaking tradition", her mother, as a bear, moves silently behind the majority of the crowd, so they don't see her. Fair enough. However, Merida and her father's clan are all looking in the same general direction (towards the crowd) while she's speaking - how does no one from Merida's clan see a bear moving at the back of the room?

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Factual error: In the movie, when the elevator ("the fall") reaches the middle of the planet, everything turns weightless. In reality, everything should have turned weightless as soon as the elevator was dropped, given they're in freefall.

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Deliberate mistake: In the chase through the tube station, Bond and Silva both slide down between the escalators. On the London Underground this area has hard vertical signs at regular intervals, precisely to prevent people sliding down. (01:31:50)

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Deliberate mistake: Manny refers to the pirate rabbit as the Easter Bunny, even though Easter never existed in prehistoric times. (00:33:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Peter falls through the roof and lands in the wrestling ring, the planks on his body suddenly disappear.

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 pictureThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 mistake picture

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Bella is thrown into Edward, she is wearing shoes with a heel, but a few seconds later she is wearing regular boots. (01:32:50)

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Revealing mistake: When Alex says they should go find the penguins, he says "To home" and Marty, Melman, Gloria and Julien place their hands on top of his hand. In the next shot it shows all of them together. But due to the position of Julien and his arm length, it would have been impossible for Julien to have his hand fully placed on Alex's hand. (00:05:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Mikey wakes up from being shot, Sunny has on a pair of green/black Mechanix gloves.When they get in the SWCC boats, and is talking to Rosland Sanchez, his gloves are black/white Mechanix gloves.

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Factual error: When the Guardians start collecting the teeth, the skylines indicate that their first destination is Shanghai, but the billboard that the Tooth Fairy flies into is in a heavily Japanese visual style, from font weight to outlines and pastel colors. (00:37:05)

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Continuity mistake: They are shown boarding a Boeing 767, which is a twin engine plane. We're then shown a four engine plane flying off to Manila.

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Revealing mistake: When Snow White rides the white horse bareback to the dark wood. In the last few frames as the horse gets trapped in the mud you can see a very thin set of reins attached to the horse's head.

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Continuity mistake: When John holds the match in the cave, the amount of match remaining varies between shots.

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Plot hole: When they find captain Nemo's journal the journal is completely intact and the pages are made of paper. But the journal is very old, and the island sinks every 70 years, so the journal should not have looked that good, and the pages must be gone by now or at least not that readable. (00:47:30)

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Factual error: The Asian girl in the future was wearing her collar with termination charge for a very long time around her neck. When it was removed there was no mark, tan line, or indention or anything left behind, as if it had never been there. Yet all evidence points to years of endless wearing. (01:00:00)

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Continuity mistake: In the first close-up shot when the Prince's aide is complaining about the salmon-pink clothes the Queen has given him to wear, his collar is buttoned closed. In the next close-up shot it is open with silver hook and eyes visible. In the third close-up shot it is buttoned closed again.

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Continuity mistake: After Pi Patel first meets Anandi in the dance class, he is shown looking at her in the market place. There is a little girl sitting next to the flower seller. She doesn't have any flowers in her hair in the first shot, when the shot changes to Pi and then shows Anandi the little girl now has a flower in her hair . (00:27:55)

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Other mistake: When Charles Darwin is on the plank, he is pushed into the water. Yet he is completely dry when he is back on the ship. (00:23:00)

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