Best thriller movie continuity mistakes of 2014


Rage (2014)

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Continuity mistake: In the very beginning Nicolas Cage is picking up his daughter. You see him standing outside his black Cadillac as she walks up. As they drive away we get an overhead view of the car driving away. If you look at the emblem on the trunk you can see it's an Infinity. The next time we see his car and throughout the rest of the movie it is the black Cadillac again.

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Continuity mistake: When Blair asks Mitch "why aren't you answering me?" he says he got a weird message from Laura Barns. Blair replies "that's not funny" and Mitch replies "I'm serious." Then Blair gets a message from Laura, and when she switches back to Mitch's conversation, the last two entries, "that's not funny" and "I'm serious" have disappeared.

00:10:50 - 00:12:30

Mike Walker
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Continuity mistake: When Ross and Galgo are in the plane taxiing to the runway (with propellers rotating), and see Ross' former team members standing in the way, the propellers are standing still. Seconds later, the propellers can be heard rotating again.


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Continuity mistake: Some scenes were shot after Rosamund Pike had gained some weight, following the plot of the book correctly. However, they were edited together very badly, so that the extra pounds (most visible on her face) come and go several times during the montage showing what she did during the first two days of her "kidnapping." Pasty face with puffy cheeks, and sleek face with taut skin over jutting cheekbones switch back and forth in what amounts to a matter of hours in the film's plot.

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Continuity mistake: Federov is pointing a Wather at a kneeling Mira. In the next shot his gun switches to a Sig-Sauer and then back to a Walther.


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Into the Storm picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where they're leaving the school, there are a ton of cars behind them on the highway and then all the cars just disappear.

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Continuity mistake: The girl that Jesse brought into the house, Penelope, was wearing a blue skirt with leggings when they arrived at the house. However when she walks around the corner to take off her shirt she comes back with just black leggings on.

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Mikaela Rodriguez
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes picture

Continuity mistake: At the Dam Hydro Plant Caesar throws Koba on his back and pummels him. Then they roll once to the right, which now puts Koba on top of Caesar. Yet a quick-cut to their faces shows they kept Caesar on top, still pummeling Koba.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Ava shoots Damien, she has no bra under her sheer nightgown in one shot and then has one when she goes to the window in the next.

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Jedd Jong
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Continuity mistake: Ben shoots the last bottle used as a target on top of the red drum. After that, he reloads his gun while chatting with his two partners, and magically, multiple jars and bottles appear on top of the drum so he can continue practising.


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Continuity mistake: When the 7 train comes to an emergency stop, the tiled wall beside the tracks read Grand Central, but on the platform the pillars read 96 Street.

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Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the movie, when Alan comes out to Joan, there are a number of shots over his right shoulder. On the back of his jacket is a piece of lint that appears and disappears from shot to shot.

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Continuity mistake: When John first meets Marcus in the cemetery, John's umbrella changes from a standard 8 rib when lowering the coffin, then a 22 rib close up, then back to 8 ribs in a far shot of the two men shaking hands.

00:04:15 - 00:05:45

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Continuity mistake: When he visits his friend in the hospital, he passes room 6 in the first angle, which he hasn't yet passed in the second angle.


The Prince picture

Continuity mistake: When Paul steals the Camaro, he pulls wires out from under the dash to hot wire it. But after he gets his daughter he suddenly has keys.

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Continuity mistake: At the end when Sarchie is hugging his wife, in one shot the bandage on his arm has unravelled. In the next, it is neatly wrapped.

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Continuity mistake: During the car chase, the white jeep goes from damaged to undamaged between shots.

01:08:00 - 01:09:00

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Continuity mistake: When Kat is asking the detective what he thinks happened to her mother, after Kat is in college and she visits home, the detective lights a cigarette. We see him move the cigarette out of view and when he brings it back there is barely 3 or 4 drags left. The camera cuts to Kat and back at the detective and there's over half of the cigarette left now.

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Continuity mistake: After the scene at the petrol station where we see Louis' new car, there's a high shot of him pulling up to a traffic light, with a car on the right of the screen about to pull alongside him. We cut to a shot inside looking out of the left window, so we should see that other car come into view, but it just vanishes.

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Continuity mistake: Treat Williams is drinking a brown liquid from a glass (scotch?) while accusing Gina Carano of having something to do with his son's disappearance. Shortly afterwards, the liquid is a different color and the glass is much more full.

00:41:40 - 00:42:40

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Continuity mistake: There is a scene where she accidentally stabs someone - she gets blood all over her from the stabbing and then in the very next scene is wearing the same shirt without blood stains.

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Continuity mistake: When Jane is in the night school, the position of knife and fork on the plate changes between shots. Both on one side (close up) or one on each side (long shot).

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the film we see stuff being crossed out in a notebook. The lines that are drawn through the words keep changing from being perfectly straight to being at an angle.

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Kill Me Three Times picture

Continuity mistake: When the car with Alice goes over the cliff, and when she then exits, she is wearing shoes. When she awakens and begins climbing (and afterward), she has none.

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the van jumps into the water and is going to explode with Aleksandr still inside. The van was likely jumped only 20m from the cliff (above a building actually?), but in the next shot, it shows that the car explodes 100m from the cliff, and there's no building beside the river.


Ade Firman Triangga
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Continuity mistake: Stretch takes the licence plate off the limo just before it's stolen. When he's clinging onto the bumper as it's being towed, the plate is back on.

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Continuity mistake: The glass window the guy jumps through shrinks in size and has more glass in it in the next shot, when the copper looks through it.



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