Best comedy movie mistakes of 2016

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Plot hole: Prior to the final show, when the horsemen are performing separately at different locations in London. [Scene X] Jack is busy with his card swap trick. While others are doing their tricks too, [Scene Y] McKinney is believed to be tricked once again by his face sharing brother at another location... Dylan gets a call and then he calls everyone to wrap up and meet somewhere. [Scene Z] Jack also wraps up and leaves the place... OK. Later after the expose in final show McKinney tells the story about how Jack successfully hypnotized his brother [in the Scene Y]. How could Jack be at two different locations at the same time? He was performing somewhere else when he did hypnotism at another location and then wraps up his trick back where he started.

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Continuity mistake: After Dory reads the wall map while she's in the glass carafe, when Hank hides behind the rolling cabinet there's a long shot of the corridor with him at the far wall, then in the next shot from behind Hank a drinking fountain has suddenly appeared on the wall to the left between two pictures.

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Factual error: Women's stockings had seams in 1944. When people are dancing at the party in Bayfield's apartment, the backs of women's legs appear in enough shots to show that their stockings, anachronistically, are seamless.

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Continuity mistake: When there is a joint in Robin's hair, after the next shot the joint has disappeared.

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Zach Gabel
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Other mistake: Duke is running through the city while dragging Max by his leash. A close-up shows Max being pulled between the bars of a metal fence, but the gap is much too small for Duke to have passed through.

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Continuity mistake: When April changes into a school girl's outfit to distract Dr. Stockman's assistant, she grabs a miniskirt and ties it around the skirt that she's already wearing. But we never see her take this particular skirt off. It just magically disappears. She is also wearing pantyhose which suddenly changes to over the knee stockings.

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THGhost

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Sing (2016)

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Plot hole: There's no way that Eddie and Nana left the flooded theater without getting a single drop of water on them. The water flooded up to the ceiling and there's no other way to exit besides the front doors, and Moon's secret exit, which also floods. They do not leave through either way.

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ryderpoints
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Plot hole: At the beginning when the trolls escape from the tree, the escape tunnel was destroyed by the bergens digging. When poppy and branch go back to bergen town, the tunnel is suddenly unblocked.

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jaydowg23
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Suggested correction: It's possible the Cloud unblocked it.

Greg Dwyer
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Continuity mistake: When Mia arrives at the cafe she works at the morning after her and Sebastian first dance together, she has a yellow bag, but when her and Sebastian walk out of the cafe later, she has a larger red bag.

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Heather Benton
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Continuity mistake: When Zac Efron is first in the sorority house, the sweat stains on his shirt keep coming and going.

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Jon Sandys

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Moana (2016)

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Continuity mistake: When Moana is looking at the secret boats, a rock appears on the shore by the prow of one of them out of nowhere.

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Jon Sandys
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Continuity mistake: After the meeting with the ghost of the mansion Erin hugs Abby and she gets the ectoplasm from her, but in the next shot it disappears.

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Continuity mistake: While travelling with the novelties salesman, a passing car's occupants yell about the bag of groceries on top of the car. As the camera faces the salesman's car, he puts up the window advertising the fake bag gag. As the camera faces out towards the passing car, the window goes up again. Later, a truck passes by, and the salesman does the same thing, but the message is now in Spanish, without the man stopping to change it. A moment later, the window advertisement (seen from inside) appears to be in English during the same scene.

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Factual error: The present day "Grimsby" train station shows electric wires and trains. The real Grimsby only has diesel ones.

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Stephen Bagwell
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Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie, when Alice grabs Dave and starts kissing him on the bench, she doesn't have any shoes on. A second later, in the next shot, she has flip flops on. Then the shot changes again and she is once again barefoot, without any shoes on.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning, when Jack is talking to the two gangsters, he has his sunglasses on. In one shot, where the camera is behind him, when the two start talking Spanish to each other, you can tell Jack doesn't have his sunglasses on.

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Bishop73
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Factual error: Godfrey's sister discovers that Catherine Zeta Jones is a spy by making a telephone call to a Paris fashion house. As France was occupied during the period of the film, such a phone call would have been impossible.

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Richard Standing
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Audio problem: Ice Cube and Kevin Hart have left the Miami police station. They are riding in the car and the camera switches between the two talking. Right after Kevin Hart says, "No no, it's a trademark of the brothers-in-law." The shot switches to Ice Cube and Kevin says, "Uh-oh" but Kevin's mouth is not moving.

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Christy Mcdannell

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Storks (2016)

Other mistake: During the climax, when Junior reactivates the baby manufacturing machine, the first baby to emerge from the machine is naked. The machine's hands diaper this baby. However, when the other babies emerge from the machine they're already wearing diapers.

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Johman
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Factual error: The main character is being wooed by Lockheed - an aircraft company, whose representative then gives him gifts for his kids - one of which is a desk model of an aircraft, however it is of an aircraft produced by one of Lockheed's competitors - Grumman, which would be akin to a GM rep giving a toy Ford Mustang as a gift. Both companies continue to remain competitors as Lockheed-Martin and Northrop-Grumman since the government vetoed a proposed merger back in 1998, and at no time have the two companies collaborated on a major project.

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Continuity mistake: When Justin Bieber takes out his phone after being shot, the time on the phone is displayed as 1:48AM, but seconds later, when the camera pans down on the phone before the scene ends, the time displayed on the phone is now 1:51AM. Three minutes did not pass during this time.

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Casual Person
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Continuity mistake: When Norm is trying to convince his father that the human house has something to with grandpa disappearing, Socrates is flying in and lands behind Norm. Behind Socrates is a rise in the snow, but the shot cuts and it disappears.

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Casual Person
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Audio problem: After Bridget leaves the ATM and finds Mark on the street, what she tells him is not in sync with her lips.

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Sacha
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Revealing mistake: As Joe is gesturing, the wrinkles of the gloves worn to make his hands bigger are noticeable.

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Movie Nut
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Continuity mistake: At the end, when Gloria hurls Oscar completely out of sight beyond the horizon, a huge crowd of South Koreans rush up directly behind Gloria, cheering and applauding, only a few feet away from her. The camera cuts to a frontal shot of Gloria, and now the crowd is 30 feet or more in the background.

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Charles Austin Miller
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Continuity mistake: In the 3 wheeled vehicle, Bennie is driving and Conner says "Women do not go for that whole constipated Debbie Downer look." A shot shows Bennie's hair blowing wildly in the wind, then cuts to a view from Conner and suddenly Bennie's hair is straight and still, then cuts again and once again his hair is blowing.

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Quantom X
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Factual error: Kim is seen using a first generation iPhone in the 2006 scenes. The iPhone was not released until summer 2007.

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning, when the main character sits down at Woody Harrelson's desk, there is no plate of tortilla chips, then one suddenly appears.

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Continuity mistake: When Willie first goes to his mom's apartment, when she is talking to him, her bra strap is on her shoulder from the front but from the back it's off her shoulder. It keeps changing position in every shot.

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amycamille1975
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Factual error: The limo shown is a 1990 (or later) Cadillac. It has large halogen headlamps and not the dual headlamps of a 70-71.

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