Pulp Fiction

Continuity mistake: When Winston Wolfe and Raquel are getting in his car to leave Monster Joe's, there is a flatbed truck and a sedan parked behind a yellow beetle across the street. In the next shot as they are speeding off, the flatbed and sedan have somehow changed into a pickup truck and a van. (02:07:30)

Continuity mistake: When Marsellus Wallace shoots Zed, Zed is thrown to his right. In the next shot, we see Zed lying on the floor as if he had been thrown to his left.

Continuity mistake: When Jules and Vincent are about to get hosed down, Jimmy's right arm is holding a pink towel on the right and a blue towel on the left. Jimmy hands Jules a soap bar with his left hand, but when the camera changes point of view, Jimmy's right arm is now handing off the soap and the towels seem to have vanished. In the next shot of Jimmy, the towels have reappeared on his arm but in opposite positions from where they were previously. (02:04:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Butch is choosing his weapon, he leaves a hammer on the counter, with half of the handle hanging loose off of it. When the angle changes, it has changed positions and now all is resting on the counter.

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Continuity mistake: When Winston begins talking about Monster Joe's Truck and Tow, Jules stops fixing his hair and then places both hands at his side. But all of a sudden he's seen fixing his hair again between shots. (02:11:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Mia is on the toilet at the restaurant she wears dark red lipstick, but when she comes back to the table she doesn't wear lipstick at all. (00:33:35)

Continuity mistake: When Lance is describing the different types of heroin to Vincent, he points to the first two baggies with his right hand, then begins to point to the third baggie with his left index finger. When the shot changes back to the baggies, we can see him pointing with his right hand again. (00:27:15)

Continuity mistake: In the final scene, Yolanda points her gun up and swings it around with one hand. In the next shot, she is holding it with both hands.

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Continuity mistake: At Jackrabbit Slim's, when Buddy walks up to take the order, Vincent's right hand switches from resting on the vehicle to touching his face between shots. (00:36:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Pumpkin and Honey Bunny are talking in the coffee diner at the start of the film, the sugar pot and milk pot on the diner table both constantly move between different shots throughout the conversation. The leaflet at the edge of the diner table also moves about between consecutive shots. (00:00:45 - 00:02:50)

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Continuity mistake: While Mia and Vincent are eating at Jack Rabbit Slims, Mia's cigarette keeps changing hands. She holds a cigarette in her right hand, reaches into her pants for her cigarette packet, and takes one from the pack so now she is holding two. She then asks Vincent to roll her one of his, and when the camera cuts back to her she is only holding the cigarette packet. (00:35:35)

Continuity mistake: At Jackrabbit Slim's, the cigarette in Mia's hand switches from right to left to right during the exchange about the $5 milkshake.

Continuity mistake: When the camera is focused on Marcellus and Butch tied up in the pawn shop's basement, Zed and Maynard walk past. Between shots, Maynard's shotgun changes hands. (01:38:45)

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Continuity mistake: Jules reaches over and grabs his coffee cup twice from one shot to the next, right after making Vincent laugh about Arnold from "Green Acres". (02:14:35)

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Continuity mistake: Vincent crashes his car into Lance's house. The front appears to be wrecked (after the crash we do see a large steam cloud coming from the car's front end which would indicate a ruptured radiator, thus rendering the car not drivable), yet after the ordeal, Vincent drives Mia home, and the car is fine.

Continuity mistake: When Jules enters the apartment, the Big Kahuna Sprite cup changes the direction it's facing in the following shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the opening conversation, a waitress pours Yolanda another cup of coffee. Once her cup is full, Yolanda switches from looking at the waitress to facing Ringo between shots. (00:01:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Yolanda is standing on the counter during the robbery, she gets so upset while screaming at Jules that she has a big blob of spittle on the left side of her chin. We cut away and when we cut right back, the spittle blob is gone.

Continuity mistake: After being sprayed in the face with water while tied up in the basement, the next shot shows Butch and Marcellus Wallace having no water anywhere surrounding them on the ground.

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Continuity mistake: After Mia tells Vincent to fix himself a drink, he starts walking over to the bar. Between shots, his jacket changes hands. (00:33:10)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene at the apartment with Brett, Vincent closes the briefcase and leaves it on the kitchen counter. He continues to smoke until it's almost time to shoot Brett. They shoot Brett and the scene fades out to be continued later. Later we see that after shooting Brett, Vincent is focused on Marvin still in the corner having a panic attack. Jules tells Marvin to knock it off and the man comes out of the bathroom. Jules and Vincent shoot him, then Vincent chides Marvin for not telling them there was someone in the bathroom. Vincent only has his gun in his hand, no briefcase. Jules and Vincent argue about 'the miracle' and they leave. Marvin never leaves the corner until Jules tells him 'let's go'. Nobody has the briefcase. (00:18:10 - 01:53:30)

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Jules Winnfield: Ezekiel 25:17. 'The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyrannies of evil men. Blessed is he, who in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness. For he is truly his brothers' keeper and finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know I am the lord when I lay my vengeance upon you.' Now I've been saying that shit for years, and if you've ever heard it, it meant your ass. I never gave much thought to what it meant, I just thought it was a cold blooded thing to say to a mother fucker before I popped a cap in his ass. But I saw some shit this morning that made me think twice. Now I'm thinking it could mean you're the evil man, and I'm the righteous man. And Mr. 9mm here is the shepherd, protecting my righteous ass. Or maybe it means that you're the righteous man, and I'm the shepherd, and it's the world that's evil and selfish. Now I'd like that, but you see that shit ain't the truth. The truth is, YOU'RE the weak, and I'm the tyranny of evil men. But I'm trying, Ringo. I'm trying real hard to be the shepherd.

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Trivia: In Reservoir Dogs, Nice Guy Eddie arranges for Mr. Orange (Tim Roth) to be treated by a nurse he knows named Bonnie. In Pulp Fiction, Jimmy's wife is a nurse named Bonnie.

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