Back to the Future Part III

Continuity mistake: When Buford chases Marty, note the second building after the bar, the Stetson house with a semicircle on the roof. Buford passes by this place at least three times during the chase.

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Continuity mistake: When Buford hangs Marty, after Doc arrives watch Buford's horse's position relative to the wooden crate: it keeps increasing/decreasing randomly between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Marty hides from the Native Americans by parking inside a cave, the windshield is covered in dust, but from a brief angle where Marty watches them jumping over the mount, the glass is spotless.

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Continuity mistake: Marty encounters the Native Americans and a chief holds a spear horizontally above his head for several shots, but in in the immediate wide angle a frame afterwards, the spear is gone, or a at least no-one is holding one horizontally.

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Continuity mistake: When Marty drives in reverse to run away from the Native Americans there's one on the right side ahead of the car. When the angle changes he's disappeared and all of them are behind the car.

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Continuity mistake: When Marty is driving toward the cinema screen to go to 1885, after thunderbolts surround the car, in the front shots he looks concentrated and calm, but in a brief shot from the side he is really scared and tense. This swaps back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: When Doc gives Marty the picture of them, Marty opens the package and leaves the wrapping paper behind. A shot later, from a a different angle, the paper is all around the picture.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie ends, Marty and Jen are blown away. They're either landing on shadowy or sunny grass, depending on the angle. This changes back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie is about to end and Marty and Jennifer walk by the tracks they have a bumper in front. Jennifer says "there's not much left", then the angle changes and the bumper has magically moved behind them.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie is about to end, Marty picks up Doc's photo. From the front shot he is grabbing it by the middle, but in the opposite angle he holds it by the lower end.

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Continuity mistake: After the breakfast machine dumps the eggs in the pot at the start, the eggshells disappear.

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Continuity mistake: After visiting Seamus, Marty walks to the Hill Valley train station where a man is by the ticket window. In the next shot the man has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Marty and Doc are jumping on the logs on the train, the sun changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: While Marty is fighting Tannen the sun changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Watch as Seamus hands Marty the baby, there is a definite "jump" and Marty is facing in almost completely the wrong direction, looking for a clue from the set's crew as to where he should be looking to catch the baby from... (00:24:20)

Continuity mistake: In the end scene where Doc's train comes back to 1985, Marty and Jennifer are literally blown away by the re-emergence of the train. While they are flying in mid-air, the front of the train is passing them by and gets just about to the cab (where the ELB is). However in the next cut, Marty and Jennifer are on the ground watching as the train just starts passing them again, and the train comes to rest at a point before the previous "blown away" cut scene.

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Continuity mistake: When Marty returns to 1985, he goes to his house and gets in his Toyota pick-up. Look closely behind his head when he first gets in the truck, there is no driver-side head rest. But when he picks up Jennifer, when they pull up to the stop sign the head rest is there. (01:45:00)

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Jennifer: Excuse me, Doc Brown. I brought this message back from the future and, well, now it's erased.
Doc: Of course it's erased.
Jennifer: But what does that mean?
Doc: It means your futures haven't been written yet. No one's has. Your future is what ever you make. So make it a good one, the both of you.

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Trivia: When filming the scene where Marty is being hanged from the clock tower, Michael J Fox agreed to really hang from the rope. Whilst filming, Fox held the rope away from his throat with his hand. At one time he wasn't holding the rope and was really being strangled. The film crew didn't realise, they just thought it was really good acting, until he passed out.

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