Best comedy movie mistakes of 2012

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Continuity mistake: As the hand creature busts the shackles off Boris' legs in Lunar Max, you can see the bottoms of his pants over his metal prison boots. There are only a few folds and wrinkles over his left foot, and the pants over right foot are hardly wrinkled at all, or affected as the creature climbs up his right leg. But only a couple of seconds later, we see another shot of Boris' feet as the creature breaks off the metal sleeve of his arm, and suddenly his pants legs are very wrinkled. Boris was standing perfectly still the entire time. Boris' legs are also suddenly closer together.

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Character mistake: When Aubrey is telling the Bellas that they will practice two hours a day, seven days a week, the board behind her states that on Sundays they have the day off.

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Brave (2012)

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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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Continuity mistake: When the hippies turn the car over it barely has any damage, but when the scene changes to the couple driving away it is dented everywhere.

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Continuity mistake: When Angelique traps Barnabas in the coffin for the second time, there is a separate lid to the coffin. But by the time Barnabas is in the cemetery, hinges have suddenly appeared on it.

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Character mistake: When Greg reads the article about L'il Cutie being cancelled, cartoonist is misspelled cartoonish. The article also repeats the first column word for word in the third column.

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

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

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Ted (2012)

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Continuity mistake: When Ted is captive and calls John on his iPhone, in one shot it's the right way up to his ear and then it's suddenly upside down.

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Other mistake: In Tiffany's converted garage, Tiffany says she's thinking of putting in a ballet bar, but there's one there already right next to the big mirror, where it's supposed to be.

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Continuity mistake: When Jenko and Schmidt are throwing the house party, Jenko invited the 3 nerds to help him hack Erik's phone. When Jenko lets them in, only two guys walk in, then he shuts the door. In the next shot, all 3 guys are inside.

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Revealing mistake: When Aladeen tries to jump the fence of the UN, a hearing device is seen in actor Sacha Baron Coen's ear.

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Continuity mistake: At the boy band gig at the Bourbon Club, Drew is wearing a red shirt and a coloured jacket. He runs off stage when he sees Sherree and they kiss. She tells him the jacket has to go and pushes it off his shoulders, Drew is now wearing a black vest top and the red shirt has disappeared.

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Melanie Butson
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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 arm fully placed on Alex's arm.

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Continuity mistake: In the movie Band Camp, which takes place in 2005, Jim's dad tells Matt Stifler that Michelle is pregnant, so Jim's son should be 7 years old in this film, not 2.

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brianjr0412
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Continuity mistake: When Dracula is heading towards Mavis' room, one of the rooms he walks past is Room 174. When he finally reaches Mavis room, her room number is also 174.

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, when they are being chased on the unfinished bridge, FDR blows up one of the cars following them and it flips upside down and remains on the road, but when Heinrich attempts to run them over the road is clear, no flipped cars or even signs of an explosion.

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eructo666
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Visible crew/equipment: Crew member holding some equipment is visible in a reflection of the window on the right of the screen.

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Character mistake: When the three are introduced to the adoptive couple, their names are not provided. But the husband then says they want to adopt Moe.

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MovieFan612
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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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Continuity mistake: When Benedick is listening to Don Pedro and Claudio from outside the house, his close ups are in the sun and the wider shots are in shadow.

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kjbar
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Continuity mistake: When Donny first meets Jaime and he gives her the "book", she opens it, but when the camera angle changes to being behind Donny, the "book" is closed, but then changes back and the "book" is opened again.

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Bishop73
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Revealing mistake: Whenever we see Mr. Clipboard, his pants clip through his coat.

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Factual error: The VW Bug that the belfry falls on is a later model than 1965 when the movie is set. The larger tail light with yellow on the lens seen on the VW in the movie didn't come along until 1968. The one in the movie may even be of early 70's vintage.

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Continuity mistake: While Timothy is saying goodbye to his girlfriend, the girl's birthmark disappears in the shot.

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Character mistake: Artie says there are six Saw movies, when there are in fact seven.

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Casual Person
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Continuity mistake: When they show the two new dogs, they are both standing, in the next shot, one is seen sitting down and the other one is already sitting.

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moviemaster101
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Factual error: In the scene where Evan is talking to Sgt. Bressman in front of Costco, you can see that Bressman is wearing Maryland State Police lapel pins. This is incorrect because the movie is portrayed in Ohio.

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Other mistake: 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.

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Lynnl
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Other mistake: At the end of the movie when all the new dads are hanging out, Davis misses catching his beer and it hits Jordan in the face. All the dads run to the edge of the stairs no longer carrying any of their babies from a few seconds earlier.

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