The Irishman

New this month Continuity mistake: When Jimmy is in prison, eating a dish of ice cream while having a conversation with Tony Pro, the amount of ice cream in the dish keeps changing: there's more ice cream, there's less ice cream, there's more. Every shot the amount increases, then decreases next shot. Also, sometimes you can see a cherry stem in the dish and sometimes there's no cherry stem.

Continuity mistake: When Hoffa is angry at the meeting bitching about the Kennedys Frank exits and puts his coat on. The collar is raised in the front shot and lowered in the angle shot from behind.

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Continuity mistake: When a man attacks Hoffa in court, Hoffa's son attacks him, then in the next shot he is not up from his chair. (01:22:47)

Continuity mistake: When Carrie Bufalino says she wants to stop for a smoke she is sitting on the right side in the car, behind the driver. When they stop she gets out from the left side. (00:21:05)

Continuity mistake: When Frank calls Jo after Jimmy's death Frank has different reactions in different shots. Obviously, the scene is shot more than once and while editing they made the mistake and couldn't cut correctly. (02:52:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Russ and Frank are in the hotel pool the woman in the left is holding a cigarette. In the close-up it swaps to a lemonade. Then in the wide angle it swaps back to a cigarette.

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Continuity mistake: When Frank walks in the restaurant to meet Angelo Bruno, he takes a sip, puts the glass down and says "sit down, Frank." From the opposite angle he is lowering his glass again.

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Continuity mistake: When Frank tries to calm down Crazy Joe at the club after the Don Rickles show, Joe turns away twice.

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Continuity mistake: When Frank walks up to the plane the nose is facing left. When the pilot gets on and closes the door and window the plane is favoring more center on the tower.

Continuity mistake: The green late 1960s Cadillac Eldorado that gets shot up is two different cars. The first car shown is a 1967 model while the other car is from a later model year with circular side marker lamps. (01:33:00 - 01:34:30)

Continuity mistake: After Don Rickles jokes about the Italians, Crazy Joe raises slightly and shouts at him. From the opposite angle he is standing up.

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Continuity mistake: When Pro meets Hoffa in Miami the cloud of smoke from his cigar appears/disappears randomly depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Hoffa is eating an ice cream and JFK is shot he stands up and the spoon swaps between being in a 9 o'clock position to a 12.

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Factual error: While handling the ignition coil cable to the distributor cap, Joe Pesci tells De Niro that the timing chain needs adjustment in his truck. The timing chain on the Chevy OHV 6 cylinder in this scene is behind the water pump and a cover. It would have been a several hour job to replace, not possible to adjust.

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New this month Suggested correction: A truck of that year with an inline Chevy motor would not have a timing chain at all, instead this truck would be equipped with a direct drive timing gear.

New this month I didn't think you were right. I thought it would have been a timing chain but I looked it up and a 250 Chevy is timing gear driven. It makes the mistake that much worse.

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Jimmy Hoffa: You always charge a guy with a gun! With a knife, you run away.

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Trivia: The crooner at the awards ceremony is none other than Bruce Springsteen's musician Steve Van Zandt.

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