Wild Wild West

Continuity mistake: In the Spider, after West punches Loveless his hair gets messed-up. In the following wide angle where Loveless kicks West his hair looks fine.

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Continuity mistake: In the Spider Tank, when the iron man dies and falls backwards, the way West grabs himself onto the column differs between the front angle and the angle shot from behind.

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Continuity mistake: On the Spider Tank West is fighting against an iron man. West walks backwards pass two columns and stands by the column on his right. From the opposite angle he is standing by the column on his left.

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Continuity mistake: During West's fight with the crew of the Spider Tank, he is launched face-front, but in the close-up he falls on his back.

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Continuity mistake: When West is fighting against a man with a blade in each hand, a close-up of West's shoe shows it's surrounded by a wooden floor. In the following angle the foot has an iron platform behind, despite West not having moved.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie begins West is having a bath with a woman who hugs him. When the shot changes she is away from him and hugs him again.

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Continuity mistake: After Gordon gets dragged across the sand by the magnetic collar, he lies 30 cm away from it, his right arm straight. Then West shows up, and angle back to Gordon, who's now just 10 cm away with his arm bent. If he had dragged himself upwards between shots sound had had to be heard.

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Continuity mistake: After Gordon detaches West's boot off the magnetic collar, West raises, extends his right arm and hugs Gordon. A shot later his right arm is lowered.

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Continuity mistake: When Gordon tries to detach West's boot from the magnetic collar, the position of his right hand on the boot changes positions depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: When West's boot gets stuck to the magnetic collar, in the close-up shots it is firmly stuck, but in the wide angle of him falling backwards it is totally loose. This keeps swapping back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: While trying to detach the magnetic collars, West's right hand is either holding Gordon's collar or not, depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: After the mudpit scene, when the magnetic collars get attracted to each other, Gordon's jams on top of West's. When the shot changes it's the other way around.

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Continuity mistake: When West and Gordon, with their metal collars on, fall on the huge puddle, the amount of mud on West's hat changes drastically between the first and second.

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Continuity mistake: In the cornfield scene before the flying razor discs are launched, Gordon's fingers change positions on a note he is holding as the scene cuts to different angles of West and Gordon.


Continuity mistake: Gordon's train dodges Loveless' train-tank shot by going around a bend. In the shot right after the dodge, we should see the bend that they just passed, but all we get is more straight tracks.

Continuity mistake: When Arliss Loveless makes his appearance at a gathering, a giant bust of Abraham Lincoln is wheeled out. The head on this bust explodes and we see Loveless's head pop out in place of where Lincoln's was. When we see a close up of it, we see what was left of the bust around Loveless's head, yet instantly afterward in a wider shot, the remains of the bust disappear.

Continuity mistake: After the cornfield scene and the heroes fall into the mud river, their clothes and metal collars are seen to be covered in mud. In the next scene featuring them, their clothes are muddy but their metal ring collars are totally unmarked.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the "Do not push" button is pushed for the first time, Jim West is launched on to the pool table and strapped down by two harnesses. However the lower harness shoots out between his legs, only strapping his right leg. In the next shot both legs are strapped down.

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Capt. James West: Let me tell you something about your beloved art of disguise, Gordon. That night at Fat Can's, it wasn't a difficult task to tell that you weren't a woman.
Artemus Gordon: I was propositioned by three men.

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Trivia: In the good guys' train, where you see all the guns in the wall you will see a noisy cricket (from Men in Black) and when he gets back to the train in the empty gun case you will see in the foam the shape of the noisy cricket after it was removed by the bad guy, just before Jim West has to settle for the belt gun and the belly dancer's dress.

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Question: Arty tells Rita that he knows her from somewhere. Where did he see or meet her?

Answer: Arti saw Rita at the Saloon earlier in the movie; Arti (as the cross-dressed redheaded woman) shoved Rita out of the line up to be choosen by Gen. McGrath.

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