Batman

Continuity mistake: The clown balloon was swelling with the Smilex gas, but when Batman steals it and flies it and the other balloons away, it's back to normal shape.

Movie Nut

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Suggested correction: The balloons were not filled with Smilex gas. The Smilex was in canisters that are visible underneath the balloons. The balloons themselves could have expended and contracted due to varying air pressure.

wizard_of_gore

Yes the canisters were on the underside. But if you look closely, when activated, the balloon began to swell, and holes appeared, releasing the gas.

Movie Nut

Continuity mistake: After rescuing Vicki from the museum, Batman leads Joker's henchmen on a downtown chase with the Batmobile. One car on his tail causes a major pileup at the intersection near Monarch Theatre. A short time later when the unmanned Batmobile is making its way down the street, it passes right through that very same intersection. This time, however, there are no indications that a pileup ever took place just moments before. All mangled vehicles and debris have disappeared. (01:08:20 - 01:12:00)

ryguy_1983

Continuity mistake: The background behind Bruce's TV set changes all by itself in the scene where he and Alfred are watching Joker's Smylex commercial. (00:56:55)

ryguy_1983

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Vicki introduces herself to Knox at Gotham Globe, the newspaper she's reading changes between shots. (00:13:25)

ryguy_1983

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the joker fires at Batman using his extra long gun, the barrel is straight and solid, yet when he is forcing Vicki up the Cathedral steps, he collapses the gun into a pistol.

Factual error: The Bat signal at the end would not show up like it did in the film. In order to be as clear as it was, as well as visible, it would actually have to shine onto a surface, not just the clouds. They made this same mistake in Returns, but made it believable in the clouds (just not as sharp) in Forever.

Continuity mistake: Notice The Joker's chin in the bell tower. It's covered in blood when first shown, a shot later it's suddenly just the center of his chin.

Rob245

Character mistake: The newspaper that reveals the combination of products that activates the Joker's poison has at least two grammar mistakes on the front page. The word "deodorant's" should not have had an apostrophe, and the word odoreaters was spelled "odoureaters," which has the British spelling of the word odor (Gotham City is obviously in the United States, not the UK). (01:17:10)

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Continuity mistake: While Vicky is talking with Bruce at the Batcave she has some tears on her face which disappear between shots.

Continuity mistake: When the Joker is giving the money to the people a bill sticks on the top side of the throne which disappears and reappears between shots.

Visible crew/equipment: Set lights are reflected in a building's second story window just before the Joker and his goons start tossing handfuls of cash to the crowd. (01:36:30)

ryguy_1983

Continuity mistake: When Mayor Borg urges Harvey Dent to do something about the Joker's Smylex scare, a phone rings. As Dent goes to answer it, the cigar in his right hand jumps to his mouth between frames. (00:58:25)

ryguy_1983

Continuity mistake: When Nic is dangling helplessly above the back alley, Batman changes position on the building's ledge from one shot to the next (note the seam between his boots). (00:06:30)

ryguy_1983

Revealing mistake: After the Batmobile's pair of machine guns riddles a straight line of bullet holes through a bay door of Axis Chemicals, it drives in and eventually goes on to blow up the plant. It might seem like the bullet holes themselves would weaken the bay door enough for the Batmobile to push through. But instead - as the bay door falls to the ground - notice how a ready-made seam splits apart directly above the line of bullet holes. (01:34:15)

ryguy_1983

Continuity mistake: Right before the Batmobile is forced to park in front of a tractor's plow, it drives down the same stretch of road twice in consecutive shots (note the swerving car). (01:08:35)

ryguy_1983

Continuity mistake: At the beginning when both muggers are about to be jumped by Batman, one of them lights a cigarette and reassures his buddy that there's nothing to be afraid of. But while he's talking, the load of cash in his right hand vanishes between shots. (00:05:25)

ryguy_1983

Continuity mistake: At Gotham Globe when Vicki and Knox are talking about wildlife at the desk, Vicki's black shirt conceals her wristwatch between shots. (00:13:50)

ryguy_1983

Continuity mistake: When Knox walks into Gotham Globe and gets mocked about his recent Batman article, a co-worker hands him a funny Batman drawing just to rub it in. But watch as a coffee cup on the worker's desk turns itself completely around between shots. (00:13:10)

ryguy_1983

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Other mistake: A lady is looking / smiling straight at the camera and crew at the start of the film when a character is trying to get a cab.

Matthew Johnson

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Trivia: The Joker says "better make it ten [minutes]", before heading up Gotham Cathedral. Exactly 10 minutes later, the helicopter flies into shot to get him. (01:42:00 - 01:52:00)

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