White Men Can't Jump

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Billy is hustling Sidney (best of five shots), when Sidney is taking his last shot, you are looking at the scene from above the basket. From this view, when Sidney misses his arms are seen to drop, but when the camera comes back to a close-up of him, his arms are still in the air.

Continuity mistake: At his girlfriend's house, Woody Harrelson takes off his hat and puts it in his pocket. This is separated into two shots and he is seen to put the hat in his pocket twice.

Continuity mistake: When Woody returns home after losing Gloria's savings, he drains his wineglass twice in a row without refilling it.


Continuity mistake: When Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes are arguing (with the guys that end up hustling Woody's character) Woody's character throws his hands up and you can clearly see him poke Wesley Snipes' character in the eye, which causes him to go back grabbing his face, then it cuts to him just standing there.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Rosie Perez is on Jeopardy, just after double Jeopardy starts she buzzes in and her score is $8300. As she answers that question her score is $5100. When she buzzes back in o the next question her score is $5300. As she picks the next category it jumps to $9300.

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Raymond loses in a hustling match and threatens to cut people with a razor, Wesley Snipes tries to talk him out of it. In between scenes the money he has won switches from his right hand to his left hand, and back again.

Continuity mistake: After Gloria answers the first question on Jeopardy, which is worth $100, her total jumps to $1500.

Continuity mistake: At several points during the Jeopardy game, Gloria isn't holding the button to buzz in for questions.

Continuity mistake: In the scene towards the end of the film, Wesley Snipes asks Woody Harrelson to join him for one last hussle. During this scene the strings from Woody Harrelson's hoody move from shot to shot. First they are straight down, then one is over his shoulder, then straight down again, then finally over his shoulder again.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Wesley snipes came over after he was hustled, Woody just came out of the shower. While they were talking, Woody goes from being wet to dry in several scenes. He never used a towel to dry himself off.

Continuity mistake: Right before Gloria leaves Billy, she tosses her red shirt onto the chair near the door. But as she's packing her suitcase, she removes the shirt from the bed.


Continuity mistake: Billy comes home after the match with Sidney. While having a conversation with Gloria the bottle of vodka is on a small table close to the bed. The next scene the same bottle is already positioned on the kitchen's table.

Continuity mistake: When Sidney makes the bet with Raymond, Billy comes out on the court and begins to stretch. The next shot has Raymond going to his car to get his gun. In the background, you can see Billy come out onto the court and start doing the same stretching routine as before.


Continuity mistake: In the Jeopardy scene, there is a long shot of the set where you can hear Alex Trebek mention it's the start of double jeopardy. However, if you look at the board, one category is already gone.


Continuity mistake: While Billy and Sidney are talking to Gloria about the last game, the sun changes between shots.


Continuity mistake: After Billy beats Sidney in the 5 shots contest he never grabs his ball but when he gets home he has the ball back again.


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Woody and Wesley are shooting 5 shots, right before woody takes his first shot, in the closeup of woody, someone behind him was holding a basketball. In the very next scene, no one behind him had a basketball.

Continuity mistake: At his girlfriend's house, Woody Harrelson takes off his hat and puts it in his pocket. This is separated into two shots and he is seen to put the hat in his pocket twice.

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