Pretty Woman

Character mistake: When Vivian is in the tub singing "KISS" by Prince, she sings the verses in the wrong order. Not a big mistake, but a noticeable one for a Prince fan.

Deliberate mistake: In the hotel bar at night, when Edward is playing the piano and Vivian goes to find him, after Edward has dismissed everyone else from the room Vivian sits on top of the piano and puts her feet on the keyboard. Her feet go onto the keys in the middle of the keyboard but the sound that comes out is from the bottom and the top notes of the piano.

Continuity mistake: Vivian's hair style changes frequently from the point when the necklace is given to her to the end of the night at the opera.

Other mistake: As the hotel manager is going over table manners with Vivian, when he picks up the salad fork he says salad forks have 3 tines, but when he puts that fork back on the table you can see it has 4.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Jason Alexander is talking to Richard Gere (on his early-90's cell phone), the pen on the desk in front of Alexander shifts positions between two shots, even though he's sitting with his hands away from the desk at that part of the conversation. (01:00:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Vivian is eating dinner and the snail "flies" away from her, it goes to the far right of the screen disappearing. Then in the next shot the waiter catches it, but it flew too far to the right for him to catch it.

Continuity mistake: When Edward and Vivian kiss for the first time, her white nightgown goes from being long to being short.

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Continuity mistake: In the screen where Vivian has been on the shopping spree, she returns to the hotel wearing the cream colored dress and a black hat. When she walks into the hotel, her black purse is under one arm. Then they show a behind shot of her walking away and the purse is under the other arm.

Visible crew/equipment: After the failed shopping trip, the manager takes Vivian to his office, and lifts a chrome pot to water the plant. The film crew can be seen in the reflection on the pot. (00:42:40)

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Edward: What makes you think I am a lawyer?
Vivian: You have that sharp, useless look about you.

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Trivia: Richard Gere actually plays the piano - and he composed this piece himself.

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Question: Is there any particular reason Julia Robert's dress was changed from the blue and white dress she wears at the beginning of the movie to a black and pink version of the same dress on the movie poster and film/disc cover? I've always wondered why - there's really no reason for the change.

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Chosen answer: Posters are usually designed long after the film has been made, and by the marketing department. Decisions about the outfit may have been based solely on what was considered best by the marketing department (for instance, to match the color of the lettering in the title.) Also, Julia Roberts' head has been super-imposed onto a model's body in the poster image (just as Richard Gere's hair has been darkened). These are all creative marketing decisions.

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