Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Continuity mistake: At the hospital, when Sarah is dreaming of Kyle and rests her hair on his left shoulder, her hair swaps from messy to brushed between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the T-1000 is on the police car's trunk, the hole he produces on the windshield increases and decreases in size between shots. (01:02:40)

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Continuity mistake: Sarah takes the chip out of the Terminator's skull and places it by the edge of a table. In the next angle, it is several centimeters away from the edge.

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Continuity mistake: In the police car after escaping from the T-1000, John's hair is moving to the left because of the wind. When the angle changes to a POV from the driver's seat, right when he says "I had to get you out of the place", his hair is moving wildly to the right, then a frame later, from a new angle, it's back to the previous mild movement to the opposite side.

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Continuity mistake: When the fat cop is killed, blood on his nape and collar appears and disappears between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When escaping out of the parking lot, John drives past the same blue pick-up truck twice.

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Continuity mistake: John Connor comes out of the parking lot and appears right in the middle of the truck's lane, making the driver swerve to his left. From a close-up, the driver turns the wheel and straightens the truck and keeps on driving, but the following wide angle shows the truck swerved and the driver straightening it again.

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Other mistake: In the Director's Cut, there is a scene where they "reset the switch." The Terminator tells Sarah and John to "rotate the locking cylinders counterclockwise." But the power tool is rotating clockwise.

Visible crew/equipment: As the Terminator gets on the bike at the start, the barman comes out and fires a shotgun. Look in the bike's mirrors to see some film crew moving around. (00:09:30)

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Other mistake: During the bar scene when the T-800 is on the motorcycle and the bar owner comes out and fires the gun, Arnold Schwarzenegger flinches, specifically his eyes close. (00:09:30)

Factual error: When the Terminator and John are replacing the starter on the Ford Bronco, the Terminator is removing/installing the starter bolts vertically. However, all Ford starters are held in by bolts that run horizontally.

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Continuity mistake: The amount of ash on Sarah's cigarette during her review changes instantly. (00:23:20)

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Visible crew/equipment: When The Terminator exits the bar, a bartender then points a 30-30 at him. The Terminator then takes the 30-30 off him and takes a pair of sunglasses out of his shirt pocket. A reflector screen is visible in the reflection of the glasses when he puts them on.

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Continuity mistake: When John and Sarah are in the pick-up truck trying to outrun the overturned liquid nitrogen tanker, the driver's door of the pick-up truck goes from swinging open, to closed, to open again between shots.

Continuity mistake: During the escape from Pescendaro, the Terminator shoots the T-1000's head and the T-1000's head splits apart. When this happens Doctor Silberman can be seen nervously in the background. The shot then cuts to the Terminator, John and Sarah and then the shot cuts back to the T-1000. However, when the shot cuts back to the T-1000, Doctor Silberman isn't there any more. (01:00:00)

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Continuity mistake: At the hospital, a guard opens a door with his club, takes it away and looks inside. From a different angle the club is still on the door.

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Continuity mistake: When Dyson enters the vault, the door is open different amounts between shots.

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Continuity mistake: The position of Sarah's left hand clenched on the playground fence is higher-than or parallel-to her right hand, depending on the angle.

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Revealing mistake: When the cop by the vending machine is about to be killed by the T-1000, the back shot of him reveals he's been replaced by an obvious mannequin. His perfectly trimmed hair along the nape is now long and messy, and a long stitch appears along his sideburn and down to the neck.

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Continuity mistake: When the Terminator arrives on earth, his position differs between the first and second shot, with his left leg protruding more/less and his back crouched/slightly raised.

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T-1000: Say... That's a nice bike.

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Trivia: While the characters were running around a hot steel mill, in reality the temperatures in the mill averaged only about 40° Fahrenheit. The actors had to be consistently spritzed with water to make it look like they were sweating.

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Question: One of the taglines for this film is "It's nothing personal". I have no idea what that has to do with the film and was hoping someone could explain it.

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Chosen answer: Two possibilities. 1: The Terminator is emotionless, so the killing isn't personal, but rather what it's programmed to do. 2: Sarah Connor's plan to kill Miles Dyson to stop Skynet's creation.

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It's also a sly nod to another famous tagline, Jaws: The Revenge. "This time it's personal."

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