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A Single Shot picture

Revealing mistake: At the end of the film when John Moon is digging a shallow grave for the dead girl (who has been dead for days, and spent additional days in a freezer also). You can see the dead girl breathing by the way her arm is moving on her chest. (01:46:00 - 01:47:00)

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug picture

Continuity mistake: When we first see Alfrid with the Master of Laketown, he is talking about the rebellious people. On his left shoulder is a big splat of yellow goo, probably from a thrown egg. In the previous scene, where he confronts Bard and tries to have the barrels of fish dumped in the water, he hasn't got the yellow goo on his shoulder yet. In the extras of the Extended edition it is revealed that there was a scene filmed where Alfrid was pelted with eggs by the townsfolk when he walked to the Master's house, but the scene was not included in either the theatrical or the extended version. The egg also explains his line: 'the mood of the people is turning ugly'. (01:09:35 - 01:11:35)

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The Trail picture

Factual error: The movie takes place in the early 1850's, referencing the rumor of gold in California. The girl, while rummaging through the wagon, comes across a pair of boots with zippers up the sides, zippers that wouldn't be invented for another 50 years.

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Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure pictureTom and Jerry's Giant Adventure mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After the failed attempt to drop a mace on Mr. Ginormous' head, the giant grabs Jack, Tom, and Jerry and taunts them. He then throws them onto the table and Jack's hat comes off and flies away from him. Shot changes angle to Jack trying to sit up and pop off at Ginormous and suddenly his hat is right next to him. (00:43:15)

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues picture

Factual error: When Ron and Freddie have breakfast in the diner, Trivial Pursuit cards are seen on the table. The game was first sold in 1982, but the movie is set in 1980.

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Insidious: Chapter 2 picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Josh finds René on the floor and takes and places her on the couch her head is facing upwards, but in the next shot her head is tilted and facing the camera when Josh smells her, without her head moving.

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Oldboy pictureOldboy mistake picture

Continuity mistake: Joe is looking through his yearbook while Marie chats with the old headmistress. He finds the page with Adrian's photo. At first, the name under the photo is Adrian Pryce. In the closeup shot, it now reads Adrian Doyle Pryce. (01:12:20)

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LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite pictureLEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite mistake picture

Continuity mistake: As Lex and Joker are talking on the bridge between two towers of Arkham Asylum, Joker is shown standing in the middle of the bridge. But when the guy on the intercom announces there is an escape going on, the camera changes angles and suddenly Joker is right next to the edge. (00:19:20)

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Getaway picture

Plot hole: They discover a "not so well hidden" microphone in the car that tells them the "man" is listening to them, but it is ignored throughout the rest of the movie, especially when setting up a video loop to cover their extracurricular activities. (00:30:00)

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Nebraska picture

Factual error: David fills his car with gas and puts the gas cap back on, on the driver's side, but the Subaru Outback's gas cap is actually on the passenger side of his car. (00:14:50 - 00:24:50)

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Parker picture

Visible crew/equipment: After the jewelry heist, outside in the backyard when Ross looks for Parker, the camera crew is visible through the window, about three or four shadows appearing on the window reflection. (01:42:35)

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Oz the Great and Powerful picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie, Oz gives his new assistant a gift, and leans in for a kiss. Both of them are seen to tilt their heads to their right for the kiss. The scene cuts to a wider shot, just before Frank barges in, and their heads are tilted to the left.

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Evil Dead picture

Revealing mistake: When the teenager is kidnapped at the beginning of the movie, the gun used to knock her out never makes contact with her face.

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The Purge picture

Continuity mistake: After Mary slams Grace's face into the table, the blood on her face keeps changing size and shape.

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The Frozen Ground picture

Factual error: Halcombe takes a left turn to park in the parking lot of the Army/Navy Surplus store on 4th Avenue. This means he was approaching from C Street, which is a one way street in the opposite direction between 4th and 5th Avenue. (00:15:00)

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Philomena picture

Other mistake: When Philomena and the journalist are waiting to board a return flight from Washington to London, he calls his office in London where a clock shows it is 8:55. That would make it 3:55 in D.C. It can't be 3:55 pm because it is dark; so it has to be 3:55 am. And no flights leave for London until 3 or 4 hours later.

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Factual error: A number of press photographers are present during the trial of the Great Train Robbers and they take a series of photographs of the opening proceedings. No photographer has ever been allowed in a British courtroom for any reason at any time, ever.

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Swindle picture

Revealing mistake: When the freeze frame for Swindel comes up, he is being interviewed and looks at the camera. When time is supposed to resume, the Channel 3 news logo moves, but Swindel on the television is still frozen for about a second for some reason.

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I Give It a Year picture

Factual error: At the end, Josh and Nat both run onto the Eurostar platform when they do not have a train ticket - this would be impossible, since there are ticket barriers and security.

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Mama picture

Other mistake: Everytime it shows a window it is morning, even if the scene is supposed to be at night.

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