Reservoir Dogs
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Continuity mistake: During the torture scene, Mr. Blonde gets his sleeves bloody, but when he is holding the ear, the blood disappears. A few seconds later, the sleeves are bloody again.

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Continuity mistake: When they bring Marvin Nash to be tortured, his hands are cuffed behind his back. They start kicking him and his hands are then seen cuffed in front. Then, they switch back just a few moments later and his hands are back behind his back again.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Mr. Pink is running away from the police, he gets hit by a car. He pulls the woman out of the car and leaves the bag on the ground. The shot changes to the police, then back to him and the bag is gone even though he's still trying to open the door. (00:21:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Mr. Blonde is in the warehouse with the cop, it shows close-up of the cop, and he has blood on his forehead on the left side. After Mr Blonde slaps him in the face, the blood has disappeared. It reappears later.

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Continuity mistake: Just after Mr. Pink stops Mr. White and Mr. Blonde from fighting, watch Mr. Blonde's tie. It's secured with a tie pin - initially rumpled so the top bit "bumps", then smooth for a couple of shots, then back to having a bump. (00:34:00)

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Continuity mistake: During the chase, we see that there are only three cops (we see a head-on shot of the three cops with an empty sidewalk behind them), but when Mr. Pink opens the car door and starts firing in the direction of the cops, the first three cops (the thin ones) scramble back around the corner. Just then, a fourth cop (the fat one) pops around the corner from nowhere and gets shot.

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Trivia: When we see Eddie on his way to the warehouse there's a clue as to the rat's identity - an orange balloon behind the car.

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Trivia: After Mr. Orange passes out, Mr. Pink and Mr. White go into the next room to talk. On the counter is some white liquid and pink liquid next to each other and orange liquid on the other side of the counter.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Mr White gets out of his car after it crashes to shoot the cops coming in their patrol car, keep an eye on the rear passenger window of his car where a boom mike can be seen. (01:13:10)

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Continuity mistake: In a scene near the end, Joe arrives at the warehouse and tells everyone that Orange is the informer. We frequently see Orange on the floor, however the blood patch he is lying in changes from wet to dried to very wet to larger and smaller and back and forth. Also sometimes there are bullet casings around him or the magazine he dropped depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: In the "Mr. Blonde" segment, Vic takes a cigarette from a case on Joe's desk and puts it in his mouth. Soon after he takes it out. Then there is a shot from the hallway and the cigarette magically appears back in his mouth, where he takes it out for a second time.

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Continuity mistake: During the flashback of Mr. Orange's "commode story", Orange presses the button to start the hand dryer with one finger and the rest of his fist clenched. In the next shot, his thumb is instantly extended, as well. (01:13:10)

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Quotes

Mr. Pink: Hey, why am I Mr. Pink?
Joe: Because you're a faggot.
Mr. Pink: Why can't we pick our own colors?
Joe: No way, no way. Tried it once, doesn't work. You got four guys all fighting over who's gonna be Mr. Black, but they don't know each other, so nobody wants to back down. No way. I pick. You're Mr. Pink. Be thankful you're not Mr. Yellow.
Mr. Brown: Yeah, but Mr. Brown is a little too close to Mr. Shit.
Mr. Pink: Mr. Pink sounds like Mr. Pussy. How 'bout if I'm Mr. Purple? That sounds good to me. I'll be Mr. Purple.
Joe: You're not Mr. Purple. Some guy on some other job is Mr. Purple. You're Mr. PINK.
Mr. White: Who cares what your name is?
Mr. Pink: Yeah, that's easy for you to say, you're Mr. White. You have a cool-sounding name. All right look, if it's no big deal to be Mr. Pink, you wanna trade?
Joe: Hey! NOBODY'S trading with ANYBODY. This ain't a goddamn fucking city council meeting, you know. Now listen up, Mr. Pink. There's two ways you can go on this job: my way or the highway. Now what's it gonna be, Mr. Pink?
Mr. Pink: Jesus Christ, Joe, fucking forget about it. It's beneath me. I'm Mr. Pink. Let's move on.
Joe: I'll move on when I feel like it... All you guys got the goddamn message?. I'm so goddamn mad, hollering at you guys I can hardly talk. Pssh. Let's go to work.

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Mistakes

In the scene where Mr. Blonde is pouring gasoline over the cop, the cop's legs are flying around trying to kick him. Later, we see that the cop's legs are still taped to the chair.

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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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