Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Visible crew/equipment: When the T-1000 is chasing John, the terminator, and Sarah in the cop car, the terminator backs the cop car off the ramp, making the car bounce around. At the very end of this shot, you can see crew members, light equipment, and camera dollies put off to the side.

Revealing mistake: At the guard hut, when the Terminator goes to smash through the window you can see the different colored area and the line where the glass breaks.

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Continuity mistake: At Cyberdine, Gibbons' chair position differs between the shot when the second guard arrives and after he finds him laying on the floor.

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Continuity mistake: While in the police car, escaping from the T-1000, when Sarah says "John, it was stupid of you to go there", her ponytail is either brushed and neat, or messy and all over her shoulder, depending on whether the shot is from behind or the front respectively.

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Continuity mistake: When the T-1000 is shot down next to the video games arcade, his face expression changes between frames. (00:32:25)

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Continuity mistake: When the T-1000 throws the driver off the truck and chases John's bike, the buildings on the right are a brown parking lot and a modern white building. In a couple seconds, the truck keeps swapping from being by the middle of the white building or way behind, next to the brown parking lot approaching the white building. The position is inconsistent many times.

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Continuity mistake: Arnie shoots the truck's tyre right before it smashes against the pillar. From the truck's point of view Arnie and the kid disappear, only to reappear one second afterwards.

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Revealing mistake: In the scene when the T-800 first comes through the time machine, in the shot where he stands up. If you look towards the right side of the bowl shape that's melted into the ground, you can see that the bowl shape is actually above ground. There's a shadow being cast by it on the right side. (00:06:30)

Continuity mistake: After the first fight in the steel mill, as the T-800's arm ends up in the gear the black glove on his left hand is torn in many places, revealing parts of the endo-skeleton hand. However, later when the T-800 frees himself from the gear, he is wearing a black glove with no tears on his left hand.

Continuity mistake: In the Pescadero hallway, the T-1000 passes by Dr. Silberman twice, the second time while firing his pistol.

Continuity mistake: When the cop by the vending machine is killed, his head is tilted to the left in the front shot, but straight in the side angle following.

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Visible crew/equipment: Juat after Sarah gets a visit from Reese, she runs down a corridor and ends up outside. If you look carefully at the bottom left as the door opens, there's a guy's arms visible, making sure the door doesn't open too far. (00:21:30)

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Character mistake: In the alternate ending on the DVD edition Sarah says that Michael Jackson turned 40 on the supposed day of the war. Michael Jackson's birthday is August 29 1958, so he would have been 39.

Other mistake: As the cop is walking towards the coffee machine, he steps on the T-1000 (disguised as the floor). The cop proceeds to the coffee machine and buys a coffee while the T-1000 turns into the cop. The T-1000 only touches his shoe, so shouldn't be able to copy his appearance. (00:51:00)

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Suggested correction: The impression is given that the cop walking over the T-1000 gives the T-1000 the ability to copy him. But in truth we don't actually see when the T-1000 came with the sample of the cop to be able to copy him, maybe he had already collected his DNA beforehand. Far-fetched example is that humans shed skin and hair all the time, if that falls onto the T-1000 that could be enough.

lionhead

Sorry but I disagree with this correction. If we are going down this road of "but maybe..." then it opens up a whole can of worms for what is a mistake and what isn't. In an explosion, a vase still on a shelf might have been glued but its unlikely. Where does it end? I think the original entry is for mistake is correct based on A - if the t1000 already had his DNA then why disguise himself as the floor? He'd have just killed him when he first got to the hospital and B - Unless we actually see or hear any evidence that the T-1000 would actually behave in this manner then as far as we the audience can believe, it doesn't happen.

The_Iceman

It's about plausibility. It's to see if the writers and director actually made a mistake or gave it to our imagination.

lionhead

Continuity mistake: When Sarah spits out the paperclip to start her escape, the paperclip is unfolded too quickly between shots.

Knever

Continuity mistake: Dyson is shot at and falls on the floor, an instant later he is lying several meters to the right over a carpet.

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Other mistake: In the scene in which the T-1000 arrives at Dyson's home, he sees the files burning in the trash can. We know this is happening as the others are in the Cyberdyne building as the police radio, just a few moments afterwards, calls all officers to the area. There is unburned paper on top of the pile. Given all of the time that they were in the Cyberdyne building, there should have been a large amount of ash in the trash can. There was no sign of strong wind to have blown the amount that should have been present. There is an incredibly small amount of ash in the can when it is shown, it just isn't possible with the elapsed time. (01:44:00)

Knever
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Continuity mistake: When the Terminator smashes the driver's window of the blue station wagon, there is a large section of glass at the top of the door that is stuck in the runner of the door. In the next shot as the Terminator is closing the door, this same section of glass is now missing. Not enough time has passed in the shots for it to disappear and there's no sound of it dropping. (01:13:25)

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Other mistake: When John and Terminator arrive at Pescadero, John's hair is immaculate, perfectly brushed, not realistic for someone who's just arrived on a motorbike.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Sarah goes to beat up Doctor Silberman and the other doctor, when she attempts to escape Pescendaro, a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen. (00:54:00)

Casual Person

The Terminator: I need your clothes, boots and your motorcycle.
Cigar Biker: You forgot to say please.

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Trivia: The minigun that the Terminator (Arnie) uses in the Cyberdyne scene was so heavy that Arnold Schwarzenegger was the only person on set strong enough to lift it.

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