The Suicide Squad

Continuity mistake: An personal assistant brings news about the attack on Jotunheim. Suarez turns towards her holding a sheet, but in the previous shot he already threw the document on the desk striking a pensive pose. (01:22:05)

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Continuity mistake: The government forces are rounding up the foreigners outside the bar. Bloodsport finishes his beer and puts it down; the bottle is facing opposite directions in the two shots, just look at the label. (01:02:10)

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Continuity mistake: Dubois is holding Waller at penpoint, but when he comments sarcastically "A little extreme?" Idris Elba is pulling the arm back. Yet in the next shot the pen is still pointed at her jugular. (00:18:55)

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Suggested correction: He doesn't move his arm back. It seems he's about to but not an error.

Continuity mistake: When Polka-Dot Man hurts Starro's leg, its minions cry out in pain as well in unison, but they do it holding their knee or thigh in one shot, their ankle/calf in the next. (01:53:00)

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Continuity mistake: Seeing all the Starro drones being held captive in the "Dirty Little Secrets" section, Rick Flag says "Good God". Thinker replies "If God existed..." etc. During this sentence Flag lowers the gun slightly before the first cut, but the gun is angled higher as it cuts to Peter Capaldi and even higher in the wider shot. (01:23:05)

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Continuity mistake: When the team gets to the rebel leader's tent unnoticed after a patently absurd massacre, Alice Braga is holding her cup with both hands around it. Reverse shot, and she has one hand on the top and one on the bottom. (00:36:00)

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Continuity mistake: Dubois is scrubbing the floor as Amanda Waller exposits to her team of analysts who is he. The rag on top of the alcohol bottle reaches the level of liquid in some shots, not in Waller's semi-POV. (00:16:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Harley and not-Milton join the others at the end of the movie, shadow areas appear and disappear between shots (rather obvious when King Shark asks his first "Num-num?"). (02:01:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Polka-Dot Man shoots his projectiles at his giant mom, he's standing in the sun or in the shade depending on the camera angle. (01:52:45)

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Continuity mistake: When the people in the control room wake up and find out there's "A freakin' Kaiju", the clocks are showing entirely different timezones from the previous instances, with a wild difference from one another (earlier they were a couple hours apart, now we have even 9 hours), and none of which matching the time when the action supposedly takes place (it was late morning, past 10 AM as shown by the surveillance room clock and the phone in the hands of Harley's torturer). (01:46:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Flag collapses after his fight with Peacemaker, his hand is off the shower tray. Peacemaker then talks to Ratcatcher 2, and Flag's hand is well on the tray. (01:31:40 - 01:32:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Peacemaker sticks the detonator inside the explosive after the humorous argument with King Shark, the detonator is suddenly lower in the last shot. (01:21:45)

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Continuity mistake: After killing the guards all around her, Harley rushes into the next room, kicking the door open, and begins fighting in close quarters with more. She breaks the arm of one of the guards who tries to stab her through the bars. In the sequence, the red wrap is covering her fingers in one shot, it's underneath them in the next. (01:12:15)

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of her escape, Harley faces three guards. The rightmost one is smoking a cigarette, then has no cigarette in his mouth, then he has it again. (01:11:25)

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Continuity mistake: Ratcatcher 2 tries on some round glasses holding the box with her thumb on the top of the side, into the opening. Wider shots have her hand placed towards the bottom. (00:53:35)

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Continuity mistake: El Presidente Luna stops moving and bleeds from his mouth with his palm against the floor. He's wide-eyed dead and motionless, but next time we see him after Harley stops musing over how well-endowed he was, his hand is turned around, palm up. (00:48:35)

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Continuity mistake: When the valet tells Harley that the president wants to see her, the guard behind Harley is looking towards her. For her response, he's facing away from her, and her facial expression is different as well. (00:42:00)

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Continuity mistake: Bloodsport is talking to his daughter about her crime. During the conversation, the continuity between shot and reverse gets jumpy at times; for instance when he mentions that she "dragged out the paternity test" Idris Elba stretches out his arm only to be still when his daughter screams at him. Later on he reminds her he told her to do 'her thing' and gesticulates with the right hand, but his arm is still and low in the next shot. (00:00:17 - 00:16:50)

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Continuity mistake: Amanda Waller told Flag that they cannot retreat from the beach. Harley chirps "Okie dok" as a response; in the first shot she is putting her right hand on the weapon, but in the next she is out of focus in the foreground with the same hand on her earpiece. (00:09:15)

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Continuity mistake: Once he reassured the crew about Weasel, Flag orders everyone to get in the position for the paradrop. He motions towards them bringing his hand down, which is operating a switch above him in the next shot. (00:05:55)

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Other mistake: Despite being a deadly marksman (only a few minutes earlier in the movie he stopped a bullet directed at him shooting it off the air), Bloodsport snipes several times at the huge kaiju featuring a massive eye in the central part of its body, and never once hits it. (01:51:45)

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Thinker: This is suicide.
Rick Flag: Well, that's kind of our thing.

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Trivia: Warner Brothers offered James Gunn the opportunity to direct a sequel to Man of Steel, but he chose to do this film instead.

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Question: In the opening scene, after the bird is hit; did anyone else think the blood on the ball makes a crude Bat signal?

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Answer: Yes, it did.

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