Road House

Road House (1989)

29 mistakes

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

EMTurbo
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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

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)

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.

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Suggested correction: He slides the first tire all the way into the trunk, then places the second tire in the deeper cavity of the trunk, thus leaving enough room for both tires to fit and the door to close.

No way, that last tire's sticking up way too high. I highly doubt that trunk closed. That's always been an obvious mistake about Road House.

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)

EMTurbo
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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)

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)

SAZOO1975

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

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)

gdamier
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Suggested correction: The sign does not read "100 miles to Bakersfield" nor does it read, "Bakersfield 100" It says "Los Angeles Bakersfield" with an arrow. Obviously it is directing traffic to the southbound and northbound ramps to I-5, somewhere north of Los Angeles.

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: 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

Character mistake: During the fight in the double deuce where Wesley brings Jimmy in to take all the bouncers on, Jimmy takes on Wade, and Dalton comes to his rescue. Afterwards Wade says to Dalton 'same town new story', when in fact the line should have been, 'new town same story'.

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Factual error: The car blows up in Mr Weasley's property towards the end of the movie and the guy touches the door to open it to check if Dalton is dead. The door would have been too hot to hold on to the door handle for more than a second without a burn. (01:41:35)

Gloria Estrada Barron
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Red Webster: Don't ever marry an ugly woman. Just sucks the life right out of you.

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Trivia: During the fight scene between Jimmy and Dalton, Jimmy slams a log against Dalton's chest. The log you see here is a real one. Marshall Teague thought the log was a breakable prop and kept slamming it into Patrick Swayze's chest with each take. By the end, Swayze's chest was covered in bruises.

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Question: When Dalton and Doc are leaving the bar, you can see the Bigfoot monster truck with Jimmy in it. As there are only 2 other cars in the car park, why wouldn't Dalton have confronted them?

Answer: As we see throughout the film, Dalton is not confrontational, and always takes the path of least violence. He wouldn't confront them, he would wait for them to attack him.

Jason Hoffman
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