Beneath the Planet of the Apes
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Continuity mistake: When the Apes are trying to break into the mutant's church, Mendez looks towards the Alpha/Omega bomb, and is wearing a cream-colored jumpsuit with a purple sash. When the Apes do break in, his sash has disappeared. (01:25:50)

Continuity mistake: When Taylor and Brent fight in the cell, just before Taylor jumps on Brent, we can see nothing on the floor behind Brent. Then as Brent gets jumped on, some blood has appeared on the floor out of nowhere. (01:17:25)

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Continuity mistake: When one of the apes shoots the horse, Brent and Nova fall off the horse and land about six feet away from it. Shot cuts and they are suddenly only about two or three feet away from it. (00:31:00)

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Continuity mistake: Zira says "Have you a horse?", Brent says "Yeah, out in the scrub." In this shot, Brent's left arm is facing Zira. Next shot, Brent is suddenly sitting about 90° to the left and his left arm isn't facing Zira. (00:29:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Zaius and the general are in the sauna, as Zaius says "Well, General. I only pray you know what you're doing" and the general says "How can you have any doubt, Dr. Zaius", Zaius' hands are on his lap. Next shot, his right hand is suddenly placed on his face. (00:22:00)

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Continuity mistake: Taylor walks over to the stone wall and tries to hit it with the rifle. In the close-up, as he aims the rifle at the stone wall, you can see his left hand is wrapped around the butt of the rifle. Between this shot and the next shot, Taylor's hand switches which side of the rifle butt it is holding. (00:11:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Brent hears a horse in the distance, he goes to take cover behind the wreckage of the ship. In the mid-shot from the side, Brent looks over the ship and just to the left of the huge tear in the ship is some sort of scratching in the ship's paint. In the previous shot, as Brent ran over to the ship for cover, the scratching marks were never there. (00:09:30)

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Continuity mistake: The opening is a repeat of the ending of the first Apes movie. In the dialogue between Zaius and Taylor, Taylor turns the horse toward Cornelius twice.

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Continuity mistake: In the sauna, when the general says twelve of his finest scouts vanished and Zaius corrects him by telling him it was eleven, there are visible steam clouds around them. The general then stands up, and the steam cloud around them has suddenly vanished. Some steam is still visible, but the steam around the two has definitely vanished. (00:22:25)

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Continuity mistake: In a flashback sequence of Taylor and Nova, Taylor is trying to get Nova to say her name. In the shot where he is gesturing the word "Nova" with his lips and repeating the name, the end of this shot shows a strand of hair flying over Nova's face and her hair is blowing backwards. In the next shot, the hair strand is gone and her hair is blowing forwards. (00:11:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Brent and Nova first meet, in the reverse angle where Brent says "Don't be afraid. Just tell me where I am", his shovel is shown to be slanted to the right. In the next shot, the shovel is suddenly mostly level. (00:10:15)

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Continuity mistake: As Nova approaches the wreckage of the ship, Brent is shown hiding and holding the shovel in his hand. In the wide angle, the shovel is held almost up to Brent's chin, but in the sudden close-up of Brent, the shovel is suddenly lowered with no time to do so. (00:09:55)

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Factual error: James Franciscus arrives at a New York City subway station called Queensborough Plaza. Queensborough Plaza is an above ground station. Queens Plaza is the name of an underground station in New York City. (They are located within walking distance of each other, but are definitely distinct stations). (00:40:30)

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Trivia: The "New York City" sets for this movie were previously used for the movie Hello Dolly.


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Question: When Taylor investigated the rocks, he aims the butt of his rifle at the rocks and then he fades through the rocks and he vanishes. What exactly was the cliff he fell through? Was it a hologram or a mirage or something?

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Chosen answer: The mutated humans (the ones with the bomb) have telekinetic powers and projected the image into Taylor's mind, the same way they did with the fire with the apes.


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