Best comedy movie mistakes of 2016

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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
Now You See Me 2 picture

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: 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 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
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows picture

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
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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How to Be Single picture

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
The Secret Life of Pets picture

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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Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising picture

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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Sing (2016)

Sing picture

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
Pee-wee's Big Holiday picture

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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Movie Nut
The Brothers Grimsby picture

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
Ghostbusters picture

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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Precious Cargo picture

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
Office Christmas Party picture

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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Anonymous06095
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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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La La Land picture

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
Why Him? picture

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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Hail, Caesar! picture

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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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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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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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
Norm of the North picture

Other mistake: After Norm has sunk the condos being shipped to the Arctic, Mr. Greene is walking through a street and his phone rings. When he takes out his phone, the screen is completely blank instead of showing the call screen.

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Casual Person
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot picture

Factual error: When Kim flies to Scotland to meet Ian, it says "Glasgow, Scotland" in the airport shot but it actually shows Frankfurt International Airport in Germany.

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Continuity mistake: When Tom, as Mr. Fuzzypants, is spelling out his name in wool, the ball of wool is positioned in front of the name, in the center. About 30 seconds when he runs to pee in Madison's bag, the ball of wool is placed at the edge of the name.

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Casual Person
Hot Bot picture
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Other mistake: Kassidy drives up to the drive through in the rain. In the next shot the ground beneath her car is dry.

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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life picture

Revealing mistake: Towards the end of the movie, the principal puts on his hat which turns his hair green. But you can see the green paint has already been applied before he puts his hat on.

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Bridget Jones's Baby picture

Continuity mistake: When Bridget is in labor she bites Mark. Cut to a close-up of his head sunk in pain, then back to the wide angle and his head is still raised.

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Sacha
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again picture
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Continuity mistake: While Eddie performs "Hot Patootie", he's seated on the motorcycle with Columbia for a bit, and when Eddie stands up he's holding the mic in his left hand, but as he walks up the steps it's in his right hand, then next shot when he's facing Frank-N-Furter the mic is in Eddie's left hand, and next shot it's back to his right hand again.

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Super Grover

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