Best comedy movie mistakes of 2017

Ferdinand picture

Plot hole: How does the little girl Nina know Ferdinand's name if only the animals can communicate with each other?

American Made picture

Factual error: Barry Seal is taken with the guys of the drug-kartel in a yellow helicopter. There is an internet address on the side of the helicopter, half covered by the door, entirely inappropriate for the timeframe of the early 80's. (00:17:20)

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle picture
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: The scene where Spencer throws the boomerang for the first time and misses the bikers they take off running. While they are running from the bikers, there is a shot right before the boomerang hits the bikers where you can see a camera man sitting in the bushes on the left side. You don't have to pause it, but can to see it better. (00:36:30)

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle picture

Factual error: The action takes place around the second half of June (either side of the Glastonbury festival weekend). At the beginning of the film leaving work early evening in time to get home for dinner, in the UK, it wouldn't be dark. Later on, there isn't that much snow in the Alps, especially below the tree line, at that time of year.

Alfiegeorge

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CHIPS (2017)

CHIPS picture

Other mistake: Near the start of the movie Jon indicates that he has titanium in his right arm, but towards the end of the movie the bullet ricochets off his left arm. (00:08:55 - 01:34:45)

mld172
A Dog's Purpose picture

Continuity mistake: When Bailey, or "buddy" first finds Hannah at his last life, Hannah says that he is not a stray because he has a collar. In the initial shot of the dog it does not have a collar on, but when she reaches to see the tag it appears.

jaydowg23
Paddington 2 picture

Factual error: After breaking out of prison, Paddington contacts the Browns using his 50p coin to make the phone call. It is actually 60p to make a public phone box call in the UK.

The Hitman's Bodyguard picture

Continuity mistake: The amount of damage to the car Kincaid is driving changes drastically between shots. Most noticeable right after he kills the motorcycle driver he does a jump and the hood and headlights break off. It cuts to the others running through the streets for a few seconds, then cuts back to him as he passes under a bridge - the front of the car is almost completely repaired as he is under the bridge, then changes back to damaged after he leaves. (01:30:45)

mystiemyth
A Bad Moms Christmas picture

Continuity mistake: When the moms are making gingerbread houses the candies on the houses change with each shot.

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Coco (2017)

Coco picture

Continuity mistake: When they jump in the pool, they drop the guitar. When they jump out of the pool their guitar is no longer in the pool.

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Cars 3 (2017)

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Continuity mistake: Before the race in Thomasville Cruz has the 20 number only on her right side but later she has the number also on her left.

oswal13
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales picture

Factual error: Jack Sparrow says he loves the French because "they invented mayonnaise." The film is set in the 1750s. The egg-based sauce known as mayonnaise was developed in the early 1800s. The Oxford English Dictionary says the word dates from 1815.

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Naked (2017)

Naked picture

Audio problem: When Rob starts accusing Benny of knowing what happened to him the previous night, Benny says that they just hung out and Rob says "Shut yo ass up" to Benny. The shot is focusing on Benny, with the camera behind Rob and his jaw does not move when he is saying the line. (00:56:20)

Casual Person
Downsizing picture

Continuity mistake: Near the end a crowd is watching the sunset and Paul and Ngoc are hugging. The shot changes and they are just side by side, then suddenly hug. (01:53:30 - 01:54:40)

Psych: The Movie picture
Psych: The Movie mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Shawn first holds up the jerky to distract the guard dog, he's holding the torch in his right hand and the bag of jerky in his left. We cut to a wider shot and the items have instantly switched hands. (00:26:50)

The Emoji Movie picture

Continuity mistake: When Gene causes a malfunction in the phone the cat emoji is seen falling on the left of the screen, but when the shot is wide the cat emoji is on the right hand side of the screen.

Girls Trip picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the New Edition performance, the cameraman they were using for the close-up is visible in the middle of the stage behind Ronnie (center).

DetectiveGadget85
The Death of Stalin picture

Factual error: Beria was not executed until ten days after the funeral, not on the day.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri picture

Factual error: Missouri has no hills or mountains like those shown in this film; the closest would be the Ozarks in the southern part of the state, which are more rounded.

zendaddy621
Baywatch picture

Continuity mistake: When Frankie is fighting Mitch and gets thrown off the balcony the diaper bin on his head comes off, but in the next shot when he lands in the pool it's back on his head.

Daddy's Home 2 picture

Continuity mistake: After the hot cocoa is spilled, the stains on Will Ferrell's shirt keep changing from shot to shot.

The Boss Baby picture

Continuity mistake: When the Boss Baby and Tim are on the airplane Tim plays with a Pez dispenser. The Pez dispenser is red, but when Tim picks it up off the floor it is blue.

The Disaster Artist picture

Factual error: The movie's set in the late 90s, but a 2015 Lexus and Audi are visible behind a girl when they first arrive in LA. (01:23:00)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul picture

Continuity mistake: When the Beardo's kids are pushing the cleaning cart at the motel, it hits his green VW van leaving a scratch / dent. In the wider shot, the cart has disappeared, even though it had practically stopped next to the van.

Deadlock
Lady Bird picture

Factual error: In the curbside airport drop-off scene, the United Airlines logo shown is the one adopted after the merger with Continental Airlines in 2010, but the movie is set in 2003. Also the font for "United" is incorrect for either version of the logo. (01:19:15)

War Machine picture

Factual error: Before and during the Marines' arrival in Marjah, some of them are wearing Dust Goggles. These would've been first issued in World War II and continued into the early 2000s. The Battle for Marjah took place in 2010, by which point these goggles had been replaced by superior models such as ESS for some time.

Matdan97
The Man Who Invented Christmas picture

Factual error: In the beginning of the movie, during Lewis Carol's visit to America, you can hear them playing the melody from the song "The Yankee Doodle Boy" written by James Cohan in 1904. This was 64 years after the events in the movie. In the ending credits they cite this as "Yankee Doodle Dandy" which was written many years before. But, that was not the melody that was being played.

Going in Style picture

Factual error: When Willie is taken from the hospital to appear in a criminal lineup, he is wearing a special watch he received for his birthday. When you are admitted into the hospital, the first thing you have to remove is a watch and/or jewelry.

How to Be a Latin Lover picture

Continuity mistake: When the weather balloon is launched, the kids are alternately in the sun or shade depending on the camera angle.

Pitch Perfect 3 picture

Audio problem: During Beca's performance of Freedom, she is singing with Cynthia Rose. During the little chorus pre-verse (before they put their hands in the middle), you can hear Beca's voice singing the lyrics but Anna Kendrick's microphone is nowhere near her mouth. Her lips don't even match it.

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