Repo Man

Repo Man (1984)

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Continuity mistake: The first car he jacks is a white 4 door Oldsmobile Cutlass salon, and a 2 door Olds Cutlass Supreme in the next. (00:09:30)

Continuity mistake: When Marlene buzzes Otto into the office she is holding a telephone, but in the next shot she is holding a pen. (00:12:25)


Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, the motorcycle patrolman asks the driver for the keys to check the trunk. We see him get vaporized and the keys dangling from the trunk, then without getting out of the car, the driver drives away with the keys no longer dangling.

Revealing mistake: In the opening scene where the alien car is pulled to the side of the road by the cop you can see two identical sets of tire tracks in the dust in the same place - a sign that this scene was filmed more than once in the same location and the filmmakers didn't wipe away the tracks. As the car pulls out you can see another set of identical tire tracks further up the road as well.

Audio problem: In the scene where Otto is sitting down looking at the photo of the dead aliens his boss walks out and says keep making me money kid, Otto says something back but his mouth never moves.

Joe Campbell

Continuity mistake: When Otto and Kevin are talking about being a fry cook, Kevin's mail is underneath the newspaper. In the next shot it is on top of it. (00:15:40)


Visible crew/equipment: There is a scene in this movie where Emilio Estevez and his partner are sitting in a car outside a shop. The camera tracks in on them. The problem is the crew havent bothered to hide the camera track running from the bottom of the frame up under the car. There is a badly placed black mat that covers a bit of it but this just draws your attention to it.

Revealing mistake: When Lite is shooting back, after Otto tries to repossess the blue clue, his last shot makes the same loud bang but there is no flash. (00:50:20)


Continuity mistake: In the opening scene the car's number plate changes from K88-283 to 127-GBH. (00:03:50)


Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, when the policeman is asking the driver for his keys, the driver is not wearing his glasses. In all other shots he is. (00:03:40)


J. Frank Parnell: You don't even know what's in your own trunk! And you know what? I think you're afraid to find out.

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Trivia: All of the Repo Men except Otto are named after brands of American beer: Bud (Budweiser), Miller, Lite (Miller Lite), and Oly (Olympia).

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