Reservoir Dogs

Continuity mistake: During Mr. Pink's flashback, He shoots the four cops hiding behind the corner while jacking the car. When looking from Mr. Pink's point of view, you can see that the fat cop gets shot and leans on the ground, yet when we see this from the policemen's point of view, the fat cop isn't injured and fires without a problem, when suddenly he gets shot.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Mr. Blonde cuts off the cop's ear. When he pours the gasoline over the cop, you can see his ear is complete and on his head.

Continuity mistake: Mr. Blonde, in a gory display, removes an ear from a police officer. He then drops it onto the ground, and goes to get gasoline. In the next scene, the ear on the floor is missing.

Continuity mistake: When Mr. White and Mr. Pink go into the back room at the warehouse, Mr. Pink is about to sit on a chair, and has his cigarette is in his hand. But when the camera angle changes (when he is sitting down) the cigarette is in his mouth.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Quentin Tarantino crashes the getaway car into the back of a parked car (as he, Tim Roth and Harvey Keitel are fleeing the robbery), the car screeches around the corner and crashes, and you can see, from many different angles, that there is only a driver: no-one in the back seat. Yet, the next shot shows Tim and Harvey experiencing the collision as they are sitting in the back seat.

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Continuity mistake: When White, Pink, and Eddie return from retrieving the diamonds to find a dead Mr. Blonde, Mr. Pink walks around the body and then there is a close-up of Blonde where Pink's legs can be seen walking around the body a second time.

Continuity mistake: After Mr. Orange passes out, Mr. Pink and Mr. White go into the next room to talk. Then there is some cutting back and forth to different angles of the conversation they have. When it is filmed from behind them, there is a chair in the foreground that should be visible from the larger hall where Mr. Orange is still lying, but when the angle is back to the large hall, the chair is nowhere to be seen.

Continuity mistake: During the Madonna conversation the whole place is filled with smoke from cigars and cigarettes; then it cuts to a guy talking about K-Billy and the smoke is gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Mr Blonde cuts the ear off the cop, we cut to a shot of him holding the ear, it is covered in blood. However, when we cut to a shot of Mr Blonde talking into the ear, there is no blood on the ear.

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Mr. Blonde: Eddie, if you don't stop talking like a bitch, I'm gonna slap you like a bitch.

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Trivia: Michael Madsen was extremely reluctant to film the torture scenes, especially when he was required to hit Kirk Baltz.

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Question: Why does Mr. White snap his fingers when trying to light his cigarette lighter?

Answer: It's a way of lighting a zippo lighter. If you snap your fingers close to it, your middle finger will strike the wheel and light it.

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