Continuity mistake: When Elizabeth Perkins sleeps over at Josh's loft, the pillows behind her head are flat and in the middle at the head of the bed. When they cut back from Josh, they are pushed up in the corner of the bed.

Continuity mistake: When Josh and Susan talk about the electronic magazine at Susan's place, the slice of pizza on the plate moves between shots.


Continuity mistake: When Josh and Susan arrive at Josh's apartment, the distance between Susan and the dinosaur changes twice between shots.


Continuity mistake: Josh stumbles into McMillan, scattering papers everywhere. Susan picks up hers and presses them against her chest. In a close-up they're tidy, yet a shot later they're all messed up.

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Continuity mistake: In the equipment room, after adult Josh sings to Billy, his hair swaps from messy to brushed right before he says "Josh you look terrible."

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Continuity mistake: When Billy enters the equipment room and confronts adult Josh, note the top ball's yellow sticker: it's either facing his face or away, depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: Before adult Josh leaves home, he grabs Zoltar's card by twisting his hand around. In the close-up, the hand's position is different.

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Continuity mistake: While Billy and Josh read the newspaper ads, note Billy's ice cream: the spoon stands-out longer or shorter and the pattern of the chocolate differs between shots.

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Character mistake: When Tom Hanks starts to play on the floor piano he throws the bag he is carrying aside and when he goes to leave he doesn't pick it up. He leaves it on the floor.

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Suggested correction: There is no scene afterwards implying he left the bag behind forever. When the scene ended he could have walked back and picked it up.

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Billy: Here, take this. [Hands Josh a handful of money.]
Josh: Billy, where did you get this?
Billy: From my dad's top drawer.
Josh: You stole money from your father?
Billy: It's his emergency money.
Josh: Jesus, Billy.
Billy: Well what do you call this?

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Trivia: The scenes from the amusment park in the movie were filmed at Playland, in Rye, NY.

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