Road House

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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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)


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)

Continuity mistake: After the fight ends between Dalton and Jimmy, Jimmy is killed and kicked into the water. When Doc pulls Jimmy's body out and onto the sand, his eyes are wide open. Immediately after from a further camera angle, his eyes are closed before Doc attempts to close them.


Continuity mistake: When Dalton rips the guy's throat out, he wipes his hand on his pants and no blood is on his hand or pants, the next cut shows him looking at his hand full of blood.


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)

Continuity mistake: After Jimmy's body is fished out of the pond by Doc, his eyes are open, but they are closed in the next shot.

Continuity mistake: Swayze gives away his Benz to an African American man, but the hands of the person starting the car seem to belong to a Caucasian man. (00:06:05 - 00:07:10)

Continuity mistake: Dalton exits his car and tosses the keys to the African American wino, saying 'keep it, it's yours', then walks away. The wino uncovers the car and gets in, but the hand that puts the key in the ignition is caucasian.

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Suggested correction: The car that is under the cover is Dalton's actual 'non-junker' car. It is Dalton's hand that turns the key, henceforth, Caucasian.

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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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.

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