You've Got Mail

Continuity mistake: At the very end when Joe and Kathleen start to kiss, in the close up of the kiss, you can see a patio umbrella (like at an outdoor cafe) being opened in the background. The next shot we see Joe and Kathleen from far away, and the camera pans up to the sky. If you look in the background during the pan, you can see the umbrella being opened again. (01:54:30)

Continuity mistake: When Meg Ryan's boyfriend is showing her his new typewriter, the amount of paper fed into the typewriter changes between shots. From far away about a quarter of the paper is fed through, but when the shot closes half the paper is fed through, the shot widens again and only a quarter is fed through. (00:19:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Tom Hanks is going to see Meg Ryan at her place, she puts her robe on and ties it to her right side. When she is trying to escort him out, it is tied to her left side. (01:32:55)

Continuity mistake: Brinkley, Joe's male dog, is obviously a smaller female dog, and she is played by two different dogs. One dog has longer hair than the other. The two dogs keep switching back and forth. The dog(s) never seem to respond to the computer screen or any other directed area, they are firmly focused on their trainer.

Revealing mistake: When Fox is on the boat with his dad, there is no rocking happening. It's as if they are on dry land when they are not supposed to be.

Continuity mistake: When Meg Ryan is waiting to meet her online friend (Tom Hanks), Tom picks up the rose and puts it in his mouth, but when the camera cuts to a view behind him he is just spinning it. (01:01:40)

Revealing mistake: When Kathleen leaves Joe on the street and goes home to get ready to meet NY152 in the park, she uses her key to unlock the deadbolt; you can hear it click. But the place where she puts the key is a flat, blank space on the door; there is no key hole.

Person in Theatre: Do you mind?
Frank Navasky: A hotdog is singing. You need quiet while a hotdog is singing?

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Trivia: Meg Ryan's bookstore is called "The Shop Around the Corner." This is a reference to the 1940 Jimmie Stewart/Margaret Sullivan movie of that name, upon which "You've Got Mail" was loosely based.

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