Best movie character mistakes of 2013

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Character mistake: In the scene where Nicki is being interviewed by Vanity Fair, she refers to her younger sister, "Gabby." Nicki is the character based upon Alexis Neiers. In the movie, her younger sister's name is supposed to be Emily. Gabby is the real life name of Alexis' younger sister.

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Olympus Has Fallen picture

Character mistake: When the main characters are watching the news on TV, the headline reads "Terrorist seize Whitehouse". It should be "Terrorists".

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Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox picture

Character mistake: One of the top most taboo things for a super hero to do is reveal any aspect of another hero's identity to someone, especially a villain. But when Flash is trapped by the gray adhesive and the other Justice League members are about to take the villains away to disarm the bombs, Flash tells Green Lantern "Hal, go", calling Green Lantern by his first name right in front of Mirror Master.

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Identity Thief picture

Character mistake: When the mob guy that is after Diana is on the phone with the woman who tried to kill Diana, she is talking to her boss while getting her tire fixed. The boss guy is in jail and tells her to get rid of Julia, not Diana. Julia was the fake name she gave the real Sandy.

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Character mistake: Tej mentions that the BMWs they used were factory-line, ie. unmodified. Hobbs then says that they were twin-turbo V8s "spitting out 560 ponies". The BMW M5s they have are E60 models (2005-2010) powered by a naturally aspirated 5.0 liter V10, producing 507 horsepower.

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The Heat picture

Character mistake: When Spoken Reasons describes Kaitlin Olson, he says she has brown eyes. She has blue/green eyes.

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Escape Plan picture

Character mistake: Stallone says he knows they are in the Northern hemisphere because of the way the water goes down the toilet. The Coriolis effect has no impact on water in the toilet.

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The Family picture

Character mistake: At the party, Fred is supposed to make a bbq, feeding about 50 people. But once he's got the fire going, he puts two lonely pieces of hamburger meat on top, to cook - only two.

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White House Down picture

Character mistake: Towards the start, when Emily mentions that the presidential limo is based on a Cadillac CTS, she is wrong. The Cadillac DTS is the basis for the car, even though it does not carry a model designation anymore.

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Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure mistake picture

Character mistake: As the movie begins, a book opens up with various fairy tell things written in it. The name Cinderella is misspelled "Cincerella" on the second page, but is spelled correctly on the first page. It is also apparent that the second page just has some of the same text as on the first page.

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Parker (2013)

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Character mistake: When Parker awakes in the hospital bed, you can hear the female news anchor say that the thieves got away in a "silver [Chevrolet] Suburban" when actually the Suburban was gold.

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The Railway Man picture

Character mistake: On the train at the beginning of the movie, Colin Firth is talking to Nicole Kidman about Warrington. He states that George Formby was from Warrington and not from Wigan or Formby as people believe. George Formby was born in Wigan.

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Character mistake: In the scene where Billy is called to the crime scene of Andrews' murder, Andrews' body is shown with a wound on his chest. Later in the movie though, Billy is questioning Todd Lancaster. Todd Lancaster says that he saw Andrews get shot in the head.

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The Last Stand picture

Character mistake: Lewis Dinkum tells Deputy Mike Figuerola it's only a .50 cal round that hit him in the shoulder. The rifle he was shot with was a Blaser R93 LRS2 which fires a 338 Lapua round. A .50 pretty much would have torn him in half.

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The Fifth Estate picture

Character mistake: Spanish headlines are seen. Some of the a's have the wrong accent on them ("å" instead of "á").

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Dead Man Down picture

Character mistake: In the scene where Beatrice looks at the newspaper clipping about her accident. The word "sentence" is misspelled "sentance"

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Dallas Buyers Club picture

Character mistake: When Jennifer Garner goes to see Raiana, she's wearing her white doctor's coat, which is ridiculous - doctor's never wear their white coats outside of the hospital; if they did, the coats would be contaminated with gas fumes, brushing up against garbage, all sorts of things could contaminate them, making them totally unclean.

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Red 2 (2013)

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Character mistake: On the tour boat in London, the voice on the loudspeaker says 'if you look to your right, you will see the Tower of London'. Except it's on the left, given the direction the boat is travelling.

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Iron Man 3 picture

Character mistake: When Happy is in hospital, two bad things happen: One, when a nurse comes into the room, she injects a drug into his IV line, but she doesn't kink the line above where she is injecting, so the drug goes both down and up the line. Two, Happy's IV line isn't attached to a pump. The nurse manually fiddles with the flow rate of Happy's IV. But the fiddling leads to nowhere, as she doesn't look at the chamber where the drops come out - this is very important, as the IV bag can run out anywhere from 30 mins to 3 hours.

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Oldboy (2013)

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Character mistake: When Joe and Marie are going over files in the old school, Joe finds a staff letter announcing the enrollment of Amanda Pryce. The top of the letter is dated 1984. However, Joe then proceeds to ask Marie to search for Amanda's file, and tells her to search for the year 1986.

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Last Vegas picture

Character mistake: When Billy is telling Diana about Sophie and who she chose, Diana asks if Paddy knew about that and Billy says no. Only problem is that earlier, Paddy told Diana that Sophie picked him, showing that he didn't know the truth, so Diana should've known that already.

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Riddick picture

Character mistake: In Pitch Black they established the system they crashed in (M-344/G) had 3 stars. Jack stated it when the 2nd sunrise started, and the solar system model also had 3 stars. In this film when Boss Johns starts asking about M-344/G he's told it is a backwater system with 2 suns and 1 habitable planet.

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Star Trek Into Darkness picture

Character mistake: During the scene with Kirk and Khan "space-flying" over to the Vengence, Bones loudly tells Kirk that he's "off course", with Karl Urban mistakenly falling into his New Zealand accent when saying "course."

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Oculus (2013)

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Character mistake: In the scene discussing the provenance of the mirror, the girl stated that Sherman marched to the sea in 1865. It was actually 1864.

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Now You See Me picture

Character mistake: The caption under Shrike's picture in the newspaper that Alma is reading, referring to the circumstances of Shrike's accidental death in a locked safe trick, reads 'Police say famed magician Lionel Shrike vigorously attempting to free himself to no avail.' It should be 'attempted', given he tried and failed, then died, so is unlikely to give it a second go.

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