The Road to El Dorado

Continuity mistake: At the start of the ball game Tzekel-Kan puts the ball down on a flat surface, shouting "Play ball.' But in the next shot there are a couple of tiny pieces of rock near the ball.

Continuity mistake: When Miguel and Tulio first arrive at the El Dorado island, the moss and plants near Whistling Rock (shaped as an eagle's head) change between shots and also change later in the film.

Continuity mistake: When Miguel kisses the skull after arriving at El Dorado's island it is facing towards the ocean. But when Cortes arrives later on, it is facing away from the ocean.

Continuity mistake: Altive kicks Tzekel-Kan's jaguar-like monster in the eye, leaving several cracks, The cracks constantly change between shots, particularly in the scene where the monster has cornered Miguel and Tulio at the edge of the cliff over the water.

Continuity mistake: When the two men are under the deck planning an escape, Tulio has a black eye. A little later, when they are escaping by boat, the black eye is gone. A black eye would have taken longer to heal.

Continuity mistake: When Cortes comes to the El Dorado island, he sees that Miguel and Tulio's footprints lead directly from the boat to the jungle. But this is not what happened. Miguel and Tulio arrived to the island, bumped into two skeletons, ran back to the boat, walked around the beach for a while, and THEN went into the jungle. This is what the footprints should have shown.

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Miguel: Look! El Dorado! The city of gold! This could be our destiny! Our fate.
Tulio: Miguel, if I believed in fate, I wouldn't be playing with loaded dice.

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Trivia: Just after the two main characters stow away on the ship, the movie cuts to a nighttime shot that firstly shows the moon, then pans down to the barrels. The moon shown is the same moon that Dreamworks (the company backing the movie) uses for their logo.

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Question: When Miguel is watching Tulio and the girl talking, he walks off looking annoyed. I didn't quite hear what Tulio was saying to the girl so I don't understand why Miguel was so upset. Can anyone help?

Answer: Miguel had just told Chief Tanni how loyal Tulio and he were to each other. Then he overheard Tulio saying to Chel that he wanted to go to Spain with her, ONLY with her "Forget Miguel." That's why Miguel was so upset, because Tulio excluded him from his plans and his life.

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