Willow

Willow (1988)

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Continuity mistake: When Bavmorda lies on the floor after being spun around by Fin Raziel, her right arm changes position 3 times between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Bavmorda is choking Fin, Fin reaches for her neck, but a shot later her right hand is grabbing Bavmorda's hand. (01:54:03)

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Continuity mistake: When Fin Raziel enters Madmardigan and Willow's cage, marks on the snow inside suddenly appear between shots.

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Revealing mistake: Whenever Rool and Franjean have been blue-screened into the movie, the ground does not react to their movements. This is particularly noticeable when they are standing by the base of a tree, surrounded with dirt and pebbles, and when the entire group of brownies are dragging Willow and Meegosh through the dirt.

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Continuity mistake: After Fin is almost killed, Bavmorda and Willow talk, the way the blanket folds over his hand and the amount of loose blanket on the right differs noticeably between shots. (01:56:53)

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Continuity mistake: When Willow jumps on the shield it's clean. When Madmartigan jumps on it's covered with snow. It's not snowing at all, and even if there was a mild snowfall, it couldn't have covered the shield so fast.

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Revealing mistake: Willow kills the walking cauldron (a stop-motion superimposed image) with a farmer's fork, but he's very obviously just mimicking and the fork is not pinching the cauldron at all.

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Continuity mistake: When Willow burns a troll and it transforms into a blob of raw-sticky-flesh with two heads sticking out, he kicks it and in a mere frame it becomes a brownish ball that looks like a roasted turkey.

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Continuity mistake: When Elora is put on the cradle of branches in the river, two big branches in front of her swap from straight to fallen between angles.

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Revealing mistake: During a battle at the castle where a troll turns into a huge 2-headed monster, Willow charges with a sword. However, the sword wobbles; it's a rubber sword.

Willow: What are you doing?
Madmartigan: I found some blackroot. She loves it.
Willow: Blackroot? I am the father of two children and you never, ever give a baby blackroot.
Madmartigan: Well my mother raised us on blackroot. It's good for you. Puts hair on your chest. Doesn't it, Sticks?
Willow: Her name is not Sticks. She's Elora Danan, the future empress of Tir Asleen and the last thing she's gonna want is a hairy chest.

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Trivia: Pat Roach - General Kael - intended to do the stunts by himself, but there was one thing that prevented this: "Insurance - they wouldn't let me." So horsemaster Greg Powell did the stunts for him.

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Question: Why did Queen Bavmorda need a ritual to get rid of the child? Why didn't she simply kill the baby on the spot?

Answer: Bavmorda's ritual was the Ritual of Obliteration - a spell that is used to destroy a living spirit's essence or soul. Presuambly if she'd just killed Elora, the soul would have been later reborn into another baby.

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