True Lies

Continuity mistake: When Arnie leaves the snow hill and meets the van, snow suddenly appears on his right shoulder, between shots.

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Revealing mistake: When Harry has beaten Samir and his guards, he then has a fight outside with 4 or so terrorists in amongst some pallets. You can see in some shots that it's not Arnold but the stunt double doing some of the fight scenes. (01:41:25)

Continuity mistake: Early on when Arnold is setting a bomb up in Austria, he has his coat on. In the very next shot, it's off. Then it's back on again. (00:04:05)

Continuity mistake: When Harry and Gibb realize they are being followed by the station wagon, they and the terrorist pull over in front of the sidewalk twice.

jbrbbt

Audio problem: When Harry is walking across the street after finding out Helen is having an affair, the bus beeps its horn but the driver's hands remain on the wheel.

RonHolton

Continuity mistake: When Jamie first enters the hotel room, she moves up to the table with the champagne on it. But, moments later, she proceeds to move up to the table again, right before Arnold says hello.

Other mistake: During the bathroom shootout scene, the terrorist shoots the bathroom stall walls from a heavy angle. When the walls and doors are shown from the front while being opened, the bullet holes go directly through both walls of the doors, which would only look like that if they were shot from directly in front.

terry s

Continuity mistake: When Jamie Lee Curtis and Tia Carrere are fighting in the limo, their hands can be seen wrestling for the gun on the roof in one quick shot before that action actually happens.

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Continuity mistake: When Tom Arnold introduces Arnold Schwarzenegger to the remote camera eyeglasses, Arnold sees his daughter stealing money from his jacket. In two camera cuts, the angle and width of the remote camera view changes, although the remote camera is stationary on the fireplace mantle.

Charles Austin Miller

Revealing mistake: While the credits roll, Harry enters the Swiss mansion, the camera turns to a green-coloured night-vision filter and one can notice that the man entering the house is Harry's stunt double.

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Revealing mistake: When Arnold horseback rides towards the hotel, Tom Arnold's van skids and you can see that he is a stuntman with a very cheap latex mask to resemble Tom.

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Continuity mistake: When Harry gets in the Harrier, the aircraft's left forward nozzle is directed aft. In the next shot, the right forward nozzle is aimed down. The nozzles cannot be aimed in different directions. Additionally, the nozzles are aimed aft and down in subsequent shots of the same scene.

Continuity mistake: When Helen is on the couch with Simon, objects on the tables move around. Most notably, the books on the end table change position as well as which one is on top when the spies break in.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: When Salim Abu Aziz slides through the intersection on the motorcycle, as he's being boxed in and before going into the hotel, the stopped cars change between shots. You see him stop near a white car with round, pop-up headlights, then in the next shot it's a different white car with inset square headlights. Then back to the first white car.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: In the first scene in the Omega Sector debriefing room, after Francis leaves, the people in the background change too quickly between shots. Most noticeable, the man standing next the seated woman at the computer is gone and a woman from nowhere is in his place.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Harry discovers Helen is having an affair and he's walking across the road. Between the wide and close up shots his wedding ring appears in the close up shots and disappears in the wide shots.

Kosewarn

Continuity mistake: When Simon pees himself, Albert's hat keeps changing the way it's tucked on his head in every single angle until he gets to the van. Watch for the right side of his temple and cheek. (01:14:25)

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Continuity mistake: Harry leaves the pack of cigarettes 15 cm away from the sink, in the close-up it's right next to it. (00:39:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Harry dances the Tango with Juno there's a wide shot of the place, in the immediate close-up two guards appear out of nowhere behind Harry.

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Continuity mistake: The position of the champagne bottle holder and the next chair changes between shots. When Michelle enters the room and the camera is placed in the bedroom, the bottle holder stands between (and somewhat behind) the chair and the window wall. When Michelle approaches the table (camera is now Michelle) the chair is between the bottle holder and the window wall. Later, at the end of the scene this changes again, depending on where the camera is. (01:19:50)

Gib: Women. Can't live with 'em. Can't kill 'em.

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Trivia: In the scene when Arnold has rescued Jamie Lee Curtis from the limo and she is flying over the ocean from Arnold's hand, Curtis is actually the one doing that stunt.

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