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Factual error: Admiral Hadley often barks orders ordering Army forces to act, not just Navy forces. He wouldn't have the authority.

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Revealing mistake: Not bad digital effects for a combination "Predator" and "Jurassic Park" monster movie, except that the dinosaurs don't cast shadows about half the time.

Charles Austin Miller
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Continuity mistake: Julia Louis-Dreyfus is getting her toe nails painted by her daughter's friend. The first shot is of her feet right next to each other. The very next shot, her legs are crossed.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the first car seen in the movie stops, the camera rig can be seen reflected in the hubcap.

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Factual error: Near the end, Zoe and Trey battle to the death, Zoe armed with a tomahawk and a knife, Trey armed with a Husqvarna chainsaw. During the battle, Zoe manages to amputate Trey's right hand, with which he was gripping the chainsaw's safety release and trigger (as his left hand gripped the support handle). Bellowing in pain, Trey continues swinging the chainsaw by its support handle with his left hand. Lo and behold, the chainsaw is somehow, miraculously, still revving in-and-out, which is only possible if the safety release is continuously depressed with the palm of the right hand as the fingers rhythmically flex to squeeze the trigger. Of course, with all major tendons in the wrist severed, an amputated hand cannot grip or flex or squeeze anything.

Charles Austin Miller
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Factual error: On the Miz's certificate of appreciation hanging on his refrigerator the words "Department of Defence" are visible."Defence" is the British spelling of the word and any US document with that word would have had the US spelling of defense on it. (00:14:30)

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Factual error: Just after Spud gets suspended from school, his mum is looking through a property catalogue of London homes. All the telephone numbers shown start with 020 7. The film is set in 1991, and inner London telephone numbers at that time started with 071, not changing to 020 7 until June 1999.

Neil Jones
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Continuity mistake: As El Camaleon pulls the Cuba Gooding Jr. face off, there's an unshaven neck with a tattoo visible under it. After the cut, Lady Gaga's face (also presumably unshaven admittedly, but not visibly so) comes to light under a mask of visibly lighter skin tone. (00:45:05)

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Other mistake: Throughout the film, you can frequently see many people's faces blurred, phone numbers blurred, store-fronts blurred, etc. This is because the production could not afford the rights to show these people, places and things, and simply blurred them out.

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Visible crew/equipment: Boom mics, crew members, equipment and lighting screens are reflected constantly on the actors' sunglasses throughout the movie (during the fresh clam terrace scene, when Augie and Ginger tell Jasmine and Hal about the lottery, when Augie and Ginger have a picture taken next to a yellow boat... etc.).

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Character mistake: Spanish headlines are seen. Some of the a's have the wrong accent on them ("å" instead of "á"). (00:45:25)

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Continuity mistake: Our group of jewelry thieves are on their way to "Zugarramurdi" in a stolen taxicab. The "green soldier" Antonio began to wash the color from his face. Nevertheless you can see, depending on the camera angle, that the green color is sometimes seen on his nasal bone and sometimes not. (00:20:55 - 00:21:30)

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Continuity mistake: When they are discussing whose pinkie gets cut off, Vince grabs Craig by the neck and pushes him against the refrigerator. Craig is first shown pushed against the right hand side of the refrigerator, but whenever the camera is on him for the rest of the scene, he is shown standing against the left hand side of the refrigerator.

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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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Continuity mistake: At the end the guy is watching the video of the man that shoots himself in the chin, blood and bone go everywhere, then it shows the guy and girl walk in but there's absolutely no blood. They would have definitely noticed it.

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Revealing mistake: After Alex shoots the intruder in the head, killing him, a couple of shots later you can see his chest slightly expanding and contracting, showing that the actor was still breathing.

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Factual error: Don Jon is set in a New Jersey town. A commercial for Hardee's/Carl Jr's restaurants comes on the TV during a family dinner. These restaurants are not in the New Jersey/New York area at all.

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Continuity mistake: When Romeo gives his hand to Juliet on the balcony before descending, he gives his right hand to Juliet. Immediately his left hand is shown in Juliet's, then his right hand is shown in hers again.

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Factual error: The black Range Rover used throughout the movie has the wrong licence plate. The third and fourth numbers on the plate (UK spec licence plate) are '0' and '9' which refers to the vehicle as being a 2009 spec. The Range Rover used in the movie was discontinued in 2006 and was replaced with the face lifted model which the one in the movie is not.

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Audio problem: When the Police play "Roxanne" for Hilly, the actors are just lip-syncing to the studio version; though his laugh has been edited out, the atonal piano chord at the beginning of the song, a now-famous gaffe from when Sting accidentally sat on a keyboard during recording, still remains.

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