Rat Race

Revealing mistake: When Owen is using the machine, the golden coin drops down, however the slot machine is still spinning and hasn't yet stopped. (00:12:55)

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Revealing mistake: When Zack skids his van, before hitting Enrico, you can see skidmarks in front of the van. (00:50:45)

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Revealing mistake: After Duane falls from the hot air balloon into the oasis, you can see the shadow of the hot air balloon basket, but the shadow of the balloon itself is missing. (01:02:45)

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Revealing mistake: When Enrico is putting the heart back into the bag, but it flies out of the window, as Zack pulls the van to a halt, you can see fresh tyre marks on the road, in the exact same place, from a previous take. (01:05:50)

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Revealing mistake: When one of the bikers smashes the front headlight of Hitler's car, the glass smashes well before the metal pole strikes it, revealing that a small explosive was triggered to cause it. (01:07:45)

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Revealing mistake: When Owen tells the Lucys that he stole the uniform and that he isn't a bus driver, one of the Lucys asks, "You're not a real bus driver?" By the end of the sentence the old Lucy is lip-syncing the question. (01:20:00)

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Revealing mistake: When Vicky and Donald Grisham are trying to get away in the car with the hardware store guy hanging on the end, in the furthest shot you can see the wheels aren't moving.

Revealing mistake: When Vera and Merill are talking to the squirrel lady, whenever you can see the ground behind the squirrel lady, near one of the cages, you can see a squirrel that is obviously fake. It is not moving at all and looks like it is carved from wood.

Revealing mistake: At the end whenever we see a shot of the large crowd from the stage point of view look closely.You can see how the image of the crowd has been tiled because people are transparent. They must have filmed a small section of the crowd then duplicated it to make it appear that there are thousands of people there.

Revealing mistake: When Seth Green is taking money out of the Donation Jar to put in Gambling Machines, he is not getting any money out and pretending to put coins in.

Revealing mistake: When Blaine is getting Duane to put the money in the bag, you can see at one point he tries to stop himself from laughing. This is because on the special features of the DVD there is a 6 minute long outtake where they both keep laughing on this take.

Revealing mistake: After Mr. Kameechi throws up on the airplane as part of a bet, he puts the "throw up" bag down on his tray. If you look closely, you will see that the bag has absolutely nothing in it (it's flat).

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Continuity mistake: When Tracy visits her boyfriend in the helicopter, she starts to throw random objects at his truck. Watch her first throw where she cracks the back window, you'll notice that the front bonnet is dented although nothing has hit the bonnet yet. If you believe something might have been thrown before that, when she throws the second and third object there is no dent where that one was. (00:46:25)

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Enrico Pollini: Am I too late-a? Look I won a coin, a gold coin-a, isn't it wonderful? Look at this room, what a beautiful room, have you seen this room?
Randy Pear: Yes! We're IN it.

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Trivia: This is the first movie to have 2 Academy award-winning Afro-Americans together.

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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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