Rat Race

Continuity mistake: While Duane and Blaine see the two girls in another car, the one with a lot of piercings has her right arm down inside the car in one shot, but in the next shot her arm is on the car door. (01:21:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Blaine and Duane are driving alongside the pierced girl in the red car, the position of the blue bands around Blaine's wrist change position between shots. (01:22:00)

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Continuity mistake: At the monster truck ralley, when Duane and Blaine burst in and then wildly drive along the track, they pass the same two monster trucks a couple of times. The monster trucks are a purple one, and an orange roofed one. (01:23:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Cuba Gooding Jr.'s character is being chased by the Lucy look-a-likes his jacket is sweaty and dirty. Then when he wakes up in front of the horse pasture it's perfectly clean and bright white, like it just got washed and bleached. (01:23:00 - 01:23:55)

Continuity mistake: As the monster truck revs up just before it drives over the ramp, the cars parked by the ramp change between shots. (01:23:20)

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Continuity mistake: At the monster truck ralley, in the first shot as the monster truck revs up, ready to jump the ramp, look at the huge advert signs behind it. One of them has "PowerBar" written on it, but in the second shot as the truck roars over the ramp, the same sign is now totally different. (01:23:25)

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Continuity mistake: When most of the gang has arrived at Silver City, Owen jumps off of the horse he is riding, and then it cuts to a shot of Randy, who leans out of the lorry window to see what's going on. When it cuts back to Owen, Randy is suddenly sitting back normally in his seat. (01:26:45)

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Continuity mistake: When the two brothers are frantically trying to get out of the car because the monster truck is barreling toward them (in slo-mo), you will notice that the tongue ring is missing from the one brother's tongue. Odd mistake seeing as his character is centered around the tongue ring. (01:27:05)

Continuity mistake: When Donald Sinclair and the gamblers are on the private plane, from an exterior view the plane has five, spaced out, circular windows, but in the interiors shot we see the plane has many more windows, which are less spaced out and are now rectangular. (01:31:35)

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Continuity mistake: As everyone is grabbing money from the duffel bag, just before all the lights turn on at the "Feed the World" concert, Merrill is getting money from the bag in one shot, but in the next shot, as the lights turn on, she is now nowhere near the bag, and with money in both hands. (01:32:40)

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Continuity mistake: When all the characters get to Silver City and get to the locker room, we see Seth Green in the background and the dude with the tongue ring in front leaning on the door frame. The next shots shows Seth in the front and the tongue guy behind him saying he's sleeping. How did Seth get there so fast? (01:32:45)

Continuity mistake: When Nick and Tracy kiss on the stage at the "Feed the Earth" concert, Tracy has her arm around Nick's chest in one shot, but it's around his neck in the next. (01:33:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Vicki and Mr. Grisham are stealing the money near the end, Grisham is in the driver's seat and Vicki is in the passenger's seat. After the cow lands in the car, one shot shows that Mr. Grisham is in the passenger's seat. (01:34:05)

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Continuity mistake: You can see the pierced girl that Blaine likes standing behind him on the "Feed the Earth" stage before we actually get to the scene of her climbing onstage. (01:35:25)

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Continuity mistake: At the "Feed the Earth" concert, as the lead singer sings "It's a cool place, and they say it gets colder..." watch the guitarist - a microphone on a stand appears in front of him between shots. (01:39:40)

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Continuity mistake: At the end when everyone is dancing with Smash Mouth, just before Randy plays the harmonica Vera is singing with the singer of Smash Mouth, then in the next shot she is dancing behind Randy as he plays, and then in the next shot she is back dancing with the lead singer. (01:40:10)

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Continuity mistake: Another instance where Blaine's tongue ring is missing, is at the end at the "Feed the World" concert, where Duane, the singer of Smash Mouth and he sing "Hey now, you're a rock star..." over one mic. (01:40:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Merril and Vera ask the squirrel lady for directions, she tells them to drive 1.8 miles to the Totem Pole ranch, and to then go 5.4 miles until they get to a yellow sign with graffiti on it. However when they get to the yellow sign with graffiti on it, Merrill says "OK, we're at 2.4 miles" - it should be 5.4 miles.

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Continuity mistake: When Tracy is throwing things at her boyfriend's truck, you can see two dents in the roof. However, when Tracy is chasing her boyfriend, there is no damage to the roof.

Continuity mistake: Tracey's hair in the helicopter jumps from under the headset to falling around her face and back again.

Other mistake: When Rowan Atkinson is riding in the train, near the end of the film, he is looking out the window. He is looking forward, then quickly looks backwards. He does this several times in a row, as if trying to see things quickly as the train passes them. But, when the camera pulls back, Rowan's back is facing the direction the train is moving, thus he was looking the wrong way! You can tell by the way the scenery is moving as you look through the window. (01:28:05)

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Donald Sinclair: I can do anything. I'm eccentric.

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Trivia: At the beginning the two brothers are in the casino taking quarters out of a feed the children donation box. It's ironic that they should get the gold coin with the quarters and race to Silver City and end up giving the money to the Feed the Children Foundation and the end.

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Question: What happened with the key that the brothers were trying to copy. How did they know that the guy made a copy for himself?

Answer: They only had blanks - the non-cut keys that are used to make keys. So when they saw those, they knew that the guy had their key.

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