Children of the Corn

Visible crew/equipment: When the two lead characters pull up to a stop in the car, the shot is dead-on from the driver's side, and you can clearly see the entire camera crew reflected in the side of the car.

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Factual error: In the original theatrical trailer, Stephen King's name is misspelled as "Steven."

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Continuity mistake: After the owner of Hansens café is attacked, the children put his hand against a blender, and a blood splatter occurs, spraying across onto Job's face. Between shots the pattern of the blood on Job's face changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: After Burt has been stabbed, he is chased around the town. During the scene, in different shots, the size and shape of the blood stain on Burt's tee-shirt continually changes. In some shots it's small, then large, then smaller again etc.

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Visible crew/equipment: The gas attendant check his garage because he hears a noise. After he has investigated, he walks back over to his red truck. As he walks over, you can see a boom mike moving around, reflected in the red truck's windsheild.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Sarah laying in her bed, drawing a picture of everyone standing outside Hansen's Café with knives, between a wide shot and a closeup, as she is colouring it, the drawing noticeably changes.

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Continuity mistake: The length of the cut on Vicky's cheek changes through the movie.

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Continuity mistake: At the start of the film when Vicky gives Burt his birthday present, there is a radio on the bedside shelf, to the right of the wall plug fixture. When she turns the radio on in the following shot though, the radio is under the plug fixture.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the gas station attendant is talking out loud to himself after giving directions to the people, there is a shot of him through a window, in the window you can clearly see a crew member.

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Continuity mistake: When Joseph stumbles into the road, Burt hits him with his car. In the initial shot we see that Joseph's body had landed in the middle of the road on a yellow line. In a following shot, his body is now seen to be by the side of the road.

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Continuity mistake: As Joseph is about to run away through the corn field, the shot pans across the corn and it is blowing in the wind. In the very next shot as Job says, "You're not going through the corn are you?" the corn is now totally still.

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Revealing mistake: As Vicky and Burt are driving down a dirty lane, through a row of corn, you can see fresh tire tracks in the mud from a previous take.

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Continuity mistake: When Job is hanging up the lantern in the barn, as the winds blow, there are two children huddled up, to the right of Job and the others. In the next shot of Burt entering, one of the children has vanished.

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Continuity mistake: After Sarah takes the needle off of the record player in the bedroom, when Vicky comes over and starts to question her, the record continues to spin to a stop, then in one shot it stops spinning. But in a following shot it is still spinning.

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Continuity mistake: When Burt twists the arm of the girl who is giving the church sermon, to hold her still, her black dress strap falls halfway down her arm. In a following shot, before she grabs the knife, it is back up on her shoulder.

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Continuity mistake: A scene in the beginning of the movie shows the little boy dead in the road facing one way and on his stomach and then in a different shot he is facing another way rolled over and in a different place.

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Continuity mistake: When Burt gets out of the car to go check Joseph's dead body on the road, as he rolls Joseph's body over onto his back, the position of his arm, and the amount of blood on the road changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Joseph stumbles onto the road, Burt brakes to a halt, and swerves. As he swerves, there are tyre tracks on the road, in front of the car, from a previous take. Additionally, the tracks change and (dis)appear.

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Continuity mistake: As Vicky and Burt are driving along the country roads, in some of the exterior shots of the car, telegraph poles are visible, running along the roadside. But then when it cuts to interior shots, the telegraph poles have vanished.

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Continuity mistake: When Burt and Job are out in the cornfields, trying to set up the hose, Burt tells Job to turn the valve. As Job turns it, his ripped cardigan is hanging from his elbow. In the next shot it's suddenly up on his shoulder.

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Continuity mistake: When Vicky gets carried away from the bedroom by the group of children, the sandal on her left foot falls off as she struggles. Later, in the cornfields, as she gets raised onto the large crucifix, the sandal is back on her foot.

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Continuity mistake: When Malachi and some other children are trying to take Vicky from the bedroom, someone hacks a bit of the door out with an axe, but in the next shot that par of the doort is suddenly back intact again.

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Continuity mistake: When Burt and Vicky first enter Gatlin, they pass the building labelled as "Whiting Garage" twice.

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Continuity mistake: When Burt and Vicky are driving around and end up at the gas station, the sun is near sunset. But a few scenes later on, the sun is high like it's late morning, even though it takes place later on in the same day.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Vicky and Burt enter the bedroom which Job and Sarah are in, there is a small white clock on the bedside table behind Sarah. Between shots in the scene, the position of the clock changes.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Burt and Vicky are first heading toward Gatlin after hitting the kid, the sun varies between camera shots dramatically.

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jerimiah

Continuity mistake: When Burt, Vicky, Job and Sarah arrive back to the corn-trashed car at the end of the movie, the corn stuffed inside the front of the car is no higher than the open bonnet, yet in the next shot corn is sticking out, up higher than the open bonnet.

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Hamster

Audio problem: When Sarah's mother is on the phone with her husband, she says, "I'm worried Dave, the fever's gone from 101 to 104," yet her mouth doesn't move.

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Continuity mistake: When we see the beginning of rebellion inside Hansen's Cafe, you can notice through the front window a building across the street with a sign saying something like "Stone Master Products". Three years later, when Burt and Vicky stop by Hansen's Cafe, the buildings that we saw before are nowhere to be seen - no rebuilding has occurred as the town is deserted except for the children. It is because the interior shots of the cafe were filmed in a different town.

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Revealing mistake: When Vicky throws the lamp at the children, there's no power cord attached to it.

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amycamille1975

Revealing mistake: When Burt hits one of the children, the skid marks are in front of the car, when they should be behind it.

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amycamille1975

Continuity mistake: When Amos is saying "I'm ready to celebrate my birthday", priestess is looking at him. After that, Isaac starts yelling and when the shot changes, she is suddenly looking towards Isaac.

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