Best fantasy movie mistakes of 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi picture

Continuity mistake: When Finn is going to an escape pod to run away, he puts his pack down in front of it, seen again in a later shot. When Rose realises he's trying to run away, his pack has moved itself inside the pod.

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The Mummy picture

Factual error: It is roughly 120-135 dB inside of a C-130, especially one that hasn't been specifically modified. It is so loud that it is painful to be in the cargo hold without hearing protection (besides it being outside of military regulations) and you certainly couldn't have a normal conversation while it was in flight.

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Beauty and the Beast picture
Beauty and the Beast mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After Belle says good morning to Jean Potts, when she feeds the apple to the donkey note the rope (crosstie) is tied off at the donkey's throat, but in the next closeup the rope is tied off directly to the halter knot at its cheek.

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Super Grover
Wonder Woman picture

Continuity mistake: At the end after the massive explosion on the runway, two German soldiers get up unscathed and remove their gas masks. They suddenly appeared, as no one else was there, only Diana, and they are only a few feet away from the crater.

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Kong: Skull Island picture

Plot hole: The idea that Marlow would simply take a taxi to his wife's address after being missing in action for thirty odd years is stupid beyond belief. He was on a ship sailing from the central Pacific for days and those ships have radios! The US military would have known he was coming. Someone, somewhere would have notified the authorities that a US serviceman long thought dead was actually alive and on his way home and his wife and son would have been there on the docks to greet him, not standing slack-jawed in the kitchen dropping trays of drinks on the floor when he turned up! What would have happened if she had remarried? Or moved house? Or she was dead? Don't tell me the US military didn't know he was coming - he is wearing a brand new uniform, clean and pressed.

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The Shape of Water picture

New this month Factual error: Amazon rivers have no high salinity as shown as necessary to maintain the creature.

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Justice League picture

Continuity mistake: Bruce's beard changes length between when he talks with Diana in the Batcave and when they are walking beside the river while Cyborg is watching them.

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Wish Upon picture

Continuity mistake: Clare's pants split at her knee because she falls off her bike and she gets injured. When she returns home later to see her father, the pants have been fixed and there is no hole.

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The Dark Tower picture

Continuity mistake: Roland crumbles up Jake's drawing and stuffs it in his jacket, but when he takes it out again, it's neatly folded.

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Brian Katcher
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Suggested correction: He doesn't crumple it up, he folds it. Though he does stuff it roughly into his jacket.




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