Best crime movie mistakes of 2017

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Factual error: Brod railway station is not (and never was) an isolated railway station with mountains behind it. No mountains are visible from it but the town and fortress are nearby and easily visible from the station.

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Plot hole: Spoilers. It's revealed that the barn game takes place at an old farmhouse owned by the family of Jill Tuck - Jigsaw's widow. It's public knowledge that she was married to Jigsaw and that buildings they owned served as the headquarters of several past traps, so the barn should have been investigated at some point in the meantime. Ten years have passed. It makes no sense that the barn was never investigated and that the bodies of the barn victims were never discovered.

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Suggested correction: The game was unknown to police even 10 years after John died. Now they've found all his other games and his multiple lairs. There would be no need to continue the search.

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Factual error: Throughout the "Manhattan" race scenes, it is obvious that the location is nowhere near New York. The wide two-way streets, west coast-style traffic signals, street furniture, and architecture look nothing like Manhattan.

throcko
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Continuity mistake: In the opening scenes where he gets his mustang back, he hits the guy who comes over the roof and busts the windshield, but in the very next shot the windshield is pristine. (00:07:45)

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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
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Factual error: The heist took place in April 2015 but the car registration plate of the ex copper is a "16" plate, which wasn't available until March 2016.

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Other mistake: When Baby is in his boss' car, the boss puts both hands on the steering wheel, and then the sound of the car's engine starting can be heard. He could not have turned the key/ pushed the button with both hands on the steering wheel.

Kit Sullivan
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Suggested correction: The scene you are suggesting simply did not happen in the movie. Please watch it again and you will see Baby start the car with the button before doing anything else.

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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
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Factual error: The Saint steals gold. One gold bar in this movie measures 30cm x10cm at the base and 7 cm high with a 10 degree draft angle. That means about 2.1 liter size and weight of 40 kg for one gold bar. The Saint moves bars with one hand from the briefcase to the backpack, can run and hit etc. The backpack would weigh 240kg and somehow a man runs off with it one one hand. (00:07:00 - 00:11:50)

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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)

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Continuity mistake: When Jane shoots the guy in the trailer, there is no blood on the wall behind him as he slides down. When she approaches him and removes the shotgun, streaks of blood appear.

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Factual error: The insurance detective uses "air quotes." Not in 1959.

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Suggested correction: While the term may not have been popularized until the 1980's, the use of "air quotes" goes back to at least 1927 where a magazine article wrote about a woman who would use her fingers to make quotation marks while speaking.

Bishop73
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Visible crew/equipment: When Detective Hole enters the murderer's cabin you can see somebody running in the snow outside.

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Factual error: The black leather chair of the Home trust banker is more modern than the movie setting in 1922. (00:59:35)

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie, Jamie Fox is stabbed. He goes to the men's room and the wound is on the right abdomen area as he applies the dressing to it. The rest of the movie shows him holding the left side of his abdomen area and the blood stains on his shirts also are also on the left side. (00:16:50 - 00:45:30)

JeffMoses
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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.

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