The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Revealing mistake: Max is having a delusional monologue at the mirror with his imaginary friend. You can notice that the 'gap' between his teeth is represented by a piece of black tape. (00:24:30)

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Revealing mistake: During the "Gone Gone Gone" montage where Peter recaps the parents subplot by plastering his room with various junk about them, he sticks a particular newspaper clipping using tape. The article is an obvious movie prop fake; look at the right of the photo and you can see the paragraph begins with not even a proper sentence; "Cell regeneration, and long time partner and friend to Norman Osborn, went missing", which is the copy and paste from the beginning of the article save the first line. Copy-paste can also easily be spotted from the leftmost to the rightmost column. (01:01:50)

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Revealing mistake: During the plutonium heist, when the truck skids, tire marks from previous takes are visible on the pavement. (00:10:20)

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Revealing mistake: Peter, scientific genius, needs to watch Youtube to understand how batteries work (and will need Gwen later to remind him the obvious relation between magnetism and electricity). As he watches the video, we can easily see it's a dummy page; it has 257,529 views, but two subscribers, and with 92 likes and 0 dislikes has still the bar that shows the like/dislike ratio that is about 4/5. The video is stupidly short, just 20 seconds that say nothing about the topic, and when it's 2 seconds from ending it still goes on off camera for about 6 seconds. (01:03:45)

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Revealing mistake: Electro grabs two cables and unleashes the power of dubstep making every billboard and sign fall. In the shot where the billboard for Mamma Mia and Jersey Boys begin to fall, several extras are running towards the camera and there are a few (like a woman to the left, wearing a white pantsuit and a light purple vest) that are laughing as they supposedly escape terrified. (00:58:30)

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Revealing mistake: When Gwen catches Max's elevator in a rush, she clutches to her chest the same mug that when she went through the door was practically horizontal. Luckily it's one of those movie empty mugs people carry for no reason. There's a similar scene the day after when she carries an empty mug - a different one, incidentally - but that's when she is running away from the security and the mug is supposed to be empty. (00:28:20)

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Revealing mistake: In the airplane fight, heavy objects (and people) get sucked out of the door once the cabin is depressurizing, but the cables and the mask tubes on Richard's side stay softly curled and unmoving throughout the scene. (00:06:10)

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Revealing mistake: As he holds the dead Gwen in his arms, Peter says "Stay with me, stay with me" two times, twice, and then a fifth time "You stay with me." Between the two repetitions, you can see Emma Stone's long eyelashes twitch. (02:02:30)

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Revealing mistake: Look behind the policeman when he shouts "Sir, get your hands away from the cables, right now." For absolutely no reason the extras (one in particular to the left that was looking in a different direction entirely) remembers to act scared only at the word "get", but the policeman already started shouting before, and sparks have been flying even earlier. (00:52:00)

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Factual error: Towards the end of the film, Spiderman takes his web and uses it to connect to the different power conduits that Electro blew open, ties them together, and power the city back up. Electricity uses several different wires, and crossing them would cause things to blow up or short out. What should have happened when Gwen threw the switch was another power failure, instead of the city's power being restored.

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Trivia: In the Secret Projects division at Oscorp we see two other projects besides the Rhino and Goblin suits, a backpack with wings and another with tentacles. The wings belong to the Vulture and the tentacles to Doctor Octopus.


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Answer: Donald Menken, the Vice President of Oscorp, framed Harry for covering up Max Dillon's accident and has him removed so he could take over the company. By the end of the movie, Oscorp would now be under his control.

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But he was killed in a deleted scene.

Deleted scenes don't make for canon content - it has to involve a degree of guesswork. Some deleted scenes happen, we just didn't see them in the movie, others are movie ideas that were cut out precisely because they don't fit the movie as released, so didn't happen. No way to know which is which, and this is just a thought exercise anyway.

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So this is possible that, at the end of this movie, Menken is still alive, right?

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