Road House
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Continuity mistake: This mistake occurs when Dalton shakes Emmett's hand while outside the horse barn. When they first meet he is working, wearing gloves. After they make intros and shake hands, he is not wearing gloves. In the immediate scene after, he is shown picking up hay and the gloves are back on. (01:43:20)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where they are discussing why Dalton fired Mr Wesley's nephew (upstairs in the Double Deuce). Mr Wesley's nephew threatens Dalton with a knife and when Dalton takes a swing at him, there is blood on Mr Wesley's nephew's face way before contact. (00:34:05 - 00:38:00)

Visible crew/equipment: When Dalton is getting the antenna at Red's, when the camera scans to show red, you can clearly see someone handing him the antenna through the shelves. (00:34:05)

Factual error: When Bigfoot is about to drive through the car dealership it squeals tires with a high pitched squeal. IF it could spin those big meats it would be a deep hound dog like bark. (01:40:40)


Visible crew/equipment: Brad Wesley's Mustang has a really good wax job. You can clearly see the crew in the reflection on the hood when Wesley is driving down the road singing. (00:32:25)

Revealing mistake: When Swayze gets into a fight in the bar office with an employee who was recently fired, he ends up going through a window with another thug during the fight. Watch carefully as they go through the window. The falling man has a hair style significantly different from Swayze; it's his stunt double. It's more obvious as he hits the table in the continued shot. (00:38:25)

Revealing mistake: Right before Bigfoot drives through the dealership, you can see that the doors and windows of the dealership are on temporary stands and not attached to the concrete. (01:25:15)

Ian Hunt

Factual error: How did the Mercedes stay on course with no driver? Even if the steering wheel was locked in place the holes, bumps, or uneven grass would have skewed the car's path as long as it was driving by itself. (01:40:40)


Visible crew/equipment: When Bigfoot drives through the car dealership, chains are visible underneath the cars holding them down. (01:22:05)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Dalton pulls up to Red's Auto Store just after Jimmy and the other guy get in the red Mustang, you can see the crew in the reflection of the car door as they back out and drive away. (00:44:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the last 10 minutes of the movie, Swayze is walking around two dead men in the thugs house. Watch their feet. First, one dead guy's boots are both pointed in the same direction, in the next shot, they are pointing different directions. (01:43:20)

Other mistake: Where he comes to Jasper to work at the Double Deuce, he drives to the junkyard to buy new tyres and puts them in the trunk, stacked vertically. There is just one problem - there is no space for them. But who cares, he closes the trunk anyway.

Continuity mistake: When Jimmy finishes beating up the bouncers, he uses the pool stick to do a flip onto the stage. In a distant shot, it shows him bringing the pool stick at the fat bouncer's neck to aid in his flip. In a close up shot, it shows the pool stick at the fat bouncer's side. (01:22:05)


Continuity mistake: In the last 15 minutes, Swayze's car is speeding toward the bad guys, and they shoot at it, then discover nobody inside. However, in one of the scene's that show the car speeding toward them, you can see a pair of hands, wearing black gloves, on the steering wheel.

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Westley says 'Elvis play something with balls', the girl goes on stage and starts stripping. When she starts touching Jeff Healey (guitarist), his hand is off his guitar for a considerable amount of time, yet sounds keep coming from his guitar. (01:18:15)

Audio problem: Dalton has just been awakened by a young woman bringing breakfast into his bedroom. Pay attention to his mouth when he moans. The first few moans appear to have been dubbed in, as his mouth is closed, yet they sound like they would have to be made with an open mouth. (00:20:45 - 00:31:05)

Jon Nicholas

Audio problem: The Jeff Healey Band consists of Jeff Healey on guitar and 2 other musicians however during every song a "fourth" musician can be heard on guitar but not seen.

Leonard Hassen

Factual error: When they are at the Ford dealership, they're supposed to be in Kansas City where the Double Deuce is. But a sign reads "100 Miles to Bakersfield" on the road next the to the Ford dealership after they smash the cars. (01:25:55)


Audio problem: When Dalton gets into the bar and the band is playing "road house blues" there is a moment while the singer is away from the mic but his voice is still on.

Continuity mistake: Swayze and his new landlord are standing near the horse corral talking. His landlord says "Calling me sir, is like putting an elevator, in an outhouse, don't belong. I'm Emmitt". Swayze says "I'm Dalton". Notice Swayze has his eyes open normally and fully when they shake hands. In the second shot of the same handshake, the sun suddenly glares, and Swayze is suddenly squinting in the bright light. Weather don't move that fast, folks. (00:20:45)

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