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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Moana (2016)

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Continuity mistake: When Moana is throwing sticks into the ground, after she starts singing, look back at that spot and all the thrown sticks have disappeared.

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Jon Sandys
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Continuity mistake: When everybody goes into Branch's bunker the King is wearing clothes. A few seconds later during hug time he only has on underwear.

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Clarice Jordan-Taylor
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Continuity mistake: When Carol, the MLI employee, is first seen carrying the white bucket in the corridor and also when Carol thinks she located Hank, the bucket has absolutely no writing on it where the handle's attached on both sides, but when Dory looks down at the bucket suddenly "Destiny" is written on it.

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Super Grover
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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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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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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates picture

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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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.


Zach Gabel
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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


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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Visible crew/equipment: When the duo discover the bird, you can see what looks like a crew member moving behind a tree trying to get out of shot.

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New this month Suggested correction: It is not a crew member moving, you can see either Zig or Zag's (Ricky and Hec's dogs) legs in the bush.

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Continuity mistake: In the car-chasing scene with the Jaguar, the pursuer drive three different cars, In real-life they drive BMW e92 M3 coupes, in game-graphic BMW M4 coupes. And that one which crashes right into the Volvo is a BMW e46 coupe.


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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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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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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: 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: When Jane has just found out she had been accepted into the school soccer team it's clear that on the soccer list it shows Jane is 9 years old, but when her moms speaks to her a minute later when Jane starts to worry about getting into college, Amy states that Jane is 12 years old.


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Continuity mistake: A group of people are in the copying room taking turns taking pictures of their butts on the copier. When one of them sits on the glass part of the copier, the glass part breaks. When he gets up, it's not broken.

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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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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


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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Factual error: The Fleming family flies home on a United 727. The movie is set in 2016, but United retired the last of their 727 fleet in 2003.

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Other mistake: When "Santa" (Billy Bob Thornton) is in the bar with his mother, the bartender tells him that "smoking is not allowed in here." In the next scene, "Santa" is shown tapping his cigarette on an ashtray. If no smoking, why is there an ashtray?

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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 Mugatu is holding the bomb, the bomb constantly switches from his right hand to his left hand throughout the scene.

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Continuity mistake: When Norm is having a therapy session with Socrates, in the establishing shot of the scene, Norm has a shadow cast on the ice in front of him when he is sitting on the couch. About two shots later, the shadow has vanished.


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Revealing mistake: They jump out the office building and the CIA is shooting at the tan Ford Explorer. When the bullets hit the drivers door and other parts they are not making any marks/bullet holes, you can see they are fireworks and not bullets.

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Character mistake: When Tom goes into cardiac arrest, the doctor uses the defibrillator paddles on him, but she uses them whilst the hospital gown is still on him. A defibrillator must be used on bare skin if the electricity is supposed to get through to his heart.


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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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