Best animated movie mistakes of 2012

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Brave (2012)

Brave picture

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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The Lorax picture

Continuity mistake: When the Once-ler is drifting down the river in his bed, he puts his foot in the water, which makes the bed turn. When he puts his foot back onto the bed, it is dry and so is the bed sheet.

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Ice Age 4: Continental Drift picture

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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Wreck-It Ralph picture

Continuity mistake: When Ralph sticks Sour Bill to a candy tree, the branch is directly under Sour Bill, but when Vanellope has become a princess later on, the branch is now facing Sour Bill's right.

01:13:00 - 01:28:15

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Foodfight! picture
Foodfight! mistake picture

New this month Continuity mistake: When Mr. Leonard is closing Marketropolis, he switches off the 'Marketropolis Market' sign, but when Mr. Leonard leaves the store, the sign is suddenly switched back on again.

00:00:30 - 00:01:05

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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted picture

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 arm fully placed on Alex's arm.

00:05:05

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Hotel Transylvania picture

Continuity mistake: When Dracula and his architect are going through blueprints of the hotel, Dracula is seen with a coffee in his hand. Mavis spits from the ceiling and it drops down to the table where the blueprints are. When they scan up to Mavis he has coffee, when they scan back to Dracula and his architect there is no coffee in his hand.

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Frankenweenie picture

Revealing mistake: When Sparky's tail pops off there is a hole where it popped off. But when the tail goes into the bucket the hole is gone.

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Deliberate mistake: When the grandfather clock chimes at 12:00, look at it when the clock ticks. It starts at 11:58 but then ticks to 12:00. The clock has somehow ticked 2 minutes instead of 1 minute.

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Rise of the Guardians picture

Factual error: In the beginning where Tooth is sending her fairies to various regions, she sends a few to Moscow, stating that there are "22 incisors and 18 premolars" that need collecting. Premolars are not baby teeth; they are permanent adult teeth.

00:06:10

The Pirates! Band of Misfits picture

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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Paperman picture

Continuity mistake: When the form falls onto the girl's face, the position of the form changes between shots.

00:00:35

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