Cutthroat Island

Revealing mistake: In the final battle scene Morgan grabs a rope and swings from one ship to the other. She grabs the rope over her head and keeps the rest of the rope in front of her. The rope remains taut all the way to her waist. If she were really holding herself onto the rope, it would be dangle loosely below her hand. The tautness of the rope reveals the safety equipment used in the shot.

Plot hole: Towards the end of the film, Morgan (Geena Davis) and Dawg (Frank Langella) are fighting to the death below decks, and Morgan pulls back a canvas sheet to show a cannon pointing right at Dawg's chest - and he stands staring at the burning fuse for a ridiculous amount of time, easily enough time for him to casually step out of the way and let the cannon blast away harmlessly. What an idiot.

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Morgan: Stop your chatter and say something Latin-ish.

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Trivia: "Cutthroat Island" was the biggest box office disaster of 1995. It cost a (reputed) $95 million to make, but was panned by the critics, and took only $11 million at the box office. The resulting $84 million 'hole' in the accounts, drove the films producers, Carolco, out of business.

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