Three Musketeers

Continuity mistake: In one extended scene, Chris O'Donnell is talking with someone. Almost every time the camera comes back to him, the ties on his shirt are first crossed, then uncrossed, etc.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Chris O'Donnell and Kiefer Sutherland are riding in the forest together, they are both on white horses. Kiefer Sutherland's white horse gets killed, and he later rides into Calais on a brown horse. In a later scene when the four are riding together to gather all the Musketeers, there are sometimes three white horses and one brown horse, and sometimes there are four white horses.

Continuity mistake: When D'Artagnan meets Porthos he accidently spills wine on Porthos' sash who then gets up and is seen holding the sash between 2 fingers. The camera angle changes and he is now seen with the sash just laying in his palm and then he's seen again with the sash between his fingers when the angle changes again.


Continuity mistake: When Aramis is trying to escape from the husband of the woman he is reading the bible with, the husband manages to fire 2 bullets from his gun without reloading.


Continuity mistake: When D'Artagnan is riding away from the brothers in the beginning, he is seen riding the horse into woods from the wide camera angle, but when the angle changes to a close up, you see D'Artagnan riding along the edge of the woods for a few feet and then turning into the woods.


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Continuity mistake: At the beginning, when Rochefort walks out onto the balcony to address the Musketeers in the courtyard, the guard on Rochefort's left obviously changes halberd/pikes between shots as they are completely different. (00:08:20)


Continuity mistake: When the patrol goes into the house and finds Athos and Aramis sitting at the table, Aramis is cleaning his sword with a cloth up to the middle, and the rest of the sword is covered in blood. They converse a little, and when Rochefort steps forward (and Aramis says "Ah, hello again, Cyclops"), Aramis places his sword on the table, although now there is no blood on it at all. He had no time to clean it off, and even if he tried there is not sufficient blood on the cloth to suggest he did.

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, when D'Artagnan stabs Rochefort, D'Artagnan collapses on the floor and drops his sword. Constance grabs his hand and you can see a shot of the sword. Where is the blood on it?

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Musketeers flee the city in a stolen carriage, looking out the window trees can be seen flying by, but in the very next shot, they're still in the city.

Continuity mistake: When Aramis is wooing the wench, her hair changes from shot to shot. When he first speaks to her, she has small wisps on her left side. When the shot changes to D'Artagnan's point of view, she has a lot more hair down on her left side. As she leans to Aramis to kiss him her hair is down on the left side, and the shot of her kissing him shows her hair behind her ear. (00:49:50)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where D'Artagnan is being chased by Gerard after the duel for his sister's honor, as they approach the overpass stunt that ends with Gerard falling on his high-pitched butt, the swords at their waists disappear and reappear while changing positions on the horse.

Continuity mistake: In one extended scene, Chris O'Donnell is talking with someone. Almost every time the camera comes back to him, the ties on his shirt are first crossed, then uncrossed, etc.

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Athos: Only a fool would try and arrest us twice in one day.
Guard: You're under arrest.
Porthos/Aramis: A fool.
Guard: Are you coming peacefully or do you intend to resist?
Porthos: Oh, don't be so stupid, of course we intend to resist. Just give us a moment.

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Question: If Countess de Winter's fleur-de-lis brand is on her left shoulder, how did she manage to keep it hidden from Athos during their entire marriage? Were they never intimate?

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Chosen answer: They were most likely intimate, but until modern times, it was typical for men and woman to always maintain their modesty by never being completely nude in front of someone, even their spouse. The Countess was probably always partially clothed whenever they were intimate. Marital relations were usually confined to the bedroom, in the dark, and after retiring for the night. Aristocratic women also dressed privately, assisted by a lady's maid. At one time, people even bathed while partially clothed. The Countess may also have used some cosmetic treatment to help cover the brand.

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