Stargate
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Continuity mistake: When Jackson is in the meeting about the symbols, he circles the seventh symbol with a blue marker. In the next shot, look close and you can see that the blue circle around the symbol is gone. (00:18:20)

Continuity mistake: There is no necklace on Catherine's neck when she greets Jackson in the room with the cover stones (00:13:39). After they have shaken their hands, the necklace appears on her neck suddenly. Then it disappears again. Also, after Catherine has given the necklace to Jackson for bringing him luck before his departure, the necklace appears on her neck again when she is in the control room during their departure.

Continuity mistake: When Jackson makes his presentation, the way the hieroglyphics are drawn changes between shots. (00:06:00)

Sereenie

Continuity mistake: Ra's soldier gets squished twice by the ring transporter. (01:47:00)

Sereenie

Continuity mistake: Just before Ferretti throws Dr. Jackson's suitcase his left hand goes from the handle to the side, but then the shot changes and his hand is back on the handle and moves when he throws the suitcase. (00:37:50)

Sparky6640

Continuity mistake: After the slave boy gets a cigarette from O'Neil, he reaches out to touch a gun, and O'Neil grabs it and scares the kid away. O'Neil is then holding the gun with the barrel pointing towards the door, but as the angle changes he is suddenly holding it at a different angle, pointing down to his right and away from the door. (01:05:30)

Twotall

Continuity mistake: When O'Neill, Jackson, and Sha'uri have just entered the Stargate chamber, O'Neill throws aside his staff weapon and starts working on the bomb. Later, during the fight between O'Neill and the guard, an overhead shot shows that the staff weapon is no longer there.

Continuity mistake: When the men are in the pit of water the man who says "Colonel it's us", his dog-tags change from on his chest to back several times between shots.

Continuity mistake: The bomb's countdown starts faster than a second between numbers change, then eventually gets to about 1 second/change, then goes faster, etc. Its speed keeps changing from shot to shot. Also, the numbers are inconsistent and don't match the time passed between shots of the same scene (i.e. one second later, the countdown can be 5 numbers down).

Sereenie

Continuity mistake: After French Stewart throws the suitcase at James Spader, Spader goes down the hill, collecting his books that fell out. However, the suitcase is still closed.

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Suggested correction: When he is collecting the books, the suitcase is open. The bottom half is almost completely covered in and filled with sand as it is slowly sliding down the hill as the sand flows.

jimba

Continuity mistake: The pen used in the beginning of the drawing is different from the solid blue one used in the close up shot. Also, when the camera goes back to a wide shot, the color of the drawing on the whiteboard changes from blue to black. (00:17:40 - 00:18:35)

Continuity mistake: When O'Neil activates the nuke he flips up a red protective cover and then flips the switch to the up position. Later when he attempts to deactivate it, he flips up the same red cover and flips the switch to the up position again.

Grumpy Scot

Continuity mistake: When Jackson re-translates the hieroglyphics, the way he writes "Buried" changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: RA continues to wear the necklace at the end of the movie when it was taken from him by Daniel before he left the spaceship via the transporter.

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Visible crew/equipment: Throughout the movie, in the shots of the guys on the alien planet, the white reflector screens and film crew's reflections are visible in their sunglasses. (00:40:20)

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Colonel Jonathan "Jack" O'Neil: I'm here in case you succeed.

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Trivia: The producers, the casting agents, really wanted Jaye Davidson, from "The Crying Game", to play the head bad guy, but Jaye said, "No more movies", so they kept upping the money they would pay him - this is before actors nowadays get phenomenal money - and it was only when they got to a million dollars that he said yes.

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