Sleepy Hollow

Corrected entry: No one in Sleepy Hollow bats an eye at Christina Ricci being a "good witch". This certainly seems unlikely given the time frame of the movie.

Correction: She doesn't exactly parade the fact that she does spells. And during the confusion of the church scene, people were too frightened of the horseman to be noticing her.


Corrected entry: In the windmill scene, the lantern was dropped in an abandoned windmill. What could've caused the whole windmill to explode? Don't tell me that the sacks they moved are full of gunpowder.

Correction: Actually, flour can, and often does, explode. As recently as 1979 a huge industrial mill in Germany blew up due to a dust explosion.


Corrected entry: When Ichabod Crane cuts into the stomach of the dead pregnant widow, you see a fountain of blood spurt out and gush all over him. If the body has been dead a week or more, this wouldn't happen, as the heart needs to be pumping blood round the body for this to occur. (00:29:20)

Correction: The body would have decomposed and bloated by that time, putting the body cavity under some pressure. The first cut could spray Ichabod with some gore. Disgusting, but accurate.

Grumpy Scot

Corrected entry: During the fight on the carriage, everyone jumps to a horse except the Horseman. Watch as the carriage hits the fallen tree. The Horseman has his sword in his right hand. After the Horseman lifts the carriage off himself, his sword is suddenly in his scabbard. (01:31:20)

Correction: We see an axe thrown by the Horesman disintegrate after it lodges in wood earlier on. I imagine his sword is the same. If he loses it, it or just casts it aside, a new copy reappears in his scabbard.

Grumpy Scot
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Continuity mistake: In the flashback to the death of the headless horseman, when the horseman's steed gets shot and falls to the ground, the blood and the wound are on the right side of the horse...later in the scene when the horse is seen again, the wound is on the left side of the horse. (00:16:45)

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Ichabod Crane: Villainy wears many masks, none so dangerous as the mask of virtue.

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Trivia: Christopher Walken doesn't speak a single word in the entire course of the movie.

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