Never Say Never Again
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Factual error: When we first see Fatima Blush she is waterskiing. She is doing several stunts which are only possible with one ski, the most notable being skiing backwards with one foot in the air. But when she releases the tow rope and skis up the ramp into James Bond's arms, she is on two skis.

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Audio problem: When the capture of warheads is announced by Blofeld the foreign secretary tells M that he will have to reinstate the 00's, M says "as you wish," but his mouth doesn't move, the scene was dubbed.

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Continuity mistake: When the shark is pursuing Bond through the sunken ship, you see first Bond, then the shark coming through the door. The bubbles generated by his movement abruptly disappear as the shark comes through, revealing too obviously the stitching together of the two sequences.

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Audio problem: When Bond and Domino are dancing the tango, we hear Domino ask "What is it you're after?" but her lips don't move.

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Factual error: The SEALS in the cave shooting use the out-dated M3 'Grease Gun' and the no longer produced MAC 10 for combat, while Largo's forces use Heckler&Koch MP5's. Actually, the SEALS should have MP5's as well; these weapons were and are standard issue of military and police special forces in the US.

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Revealing mistake: After the opening scene, M is viewing it all on tape. But the tape shows the scene in the same way as the audience saw it - the line of sight is changing, zooming in etc., much more than hidden surveillance cameras could accomplish.

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Jacob La Cour

Revealing mistake: There is an underwater scene where Bond is swimming in a sunken ship, trying to escape a shark. At one point, he swims into a cabin,and the sharks head comes through the door. The camera then goes to a close up of Bond's hand trying to latch the door, while the sharks head is pushing on it. The film is then reversed several times to make it look like Bond is trying to push the door shut while the shark is pushing it open.

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Revealing mistake: At the beginning of the film Bond is on a training exercise to free a trapped hostage. Since it is only a training exercise everyone involved is using blanks in their weapons; why is it that when Bond fires an automatic rifle we hear multiple bullets ricocheting?

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Continuity mistake: When Bond is on the phone to Mr Smallfoot he is making love to a fishing lady. She is on top but next shot he is.

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Continuity mistake: When Bond and Felix Leiter are underwater snooping around Lago's boat, Felix can be seen in diving gear minus hat. After Bond gets sucked into the boat and Felix returns to land, you can see Felix take off the hat that was not in the previous scene.

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Factual error: When Lippe bumps into the shelves with glasses they are all upright. It is impossible for one of the glass pipes to go straight into his back. It would require the glass was lying flat on the shelf.

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Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: When the nuclear missiles land in the ocean, the man on the boat guides them down. On the screen in front of him, the range goes from 12 to 4 km away, but then to 5 km and 3 km away.

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Continuity mistake: When Bond and Largo are playing Domination - in the round about The World - Largo is in pain when viewing his face close up, but in a short clip, where he can be seen through the playing screen, he is smiling.

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Jacob La Cour

Audio problem: When Bond shoots Fatima with the pen, first the is a small puff-sound, and then a larger boom-sound after the projectile hits her, but before it explodes. What makes the second sound?

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Jacob La Cour

Factual error: Nigel Small-Fawcett introduces himself to Bond as being from the "British Embassy, Nassau." The Bahamas is a British Commonwealth country and the British diplomatic mission in Nassau at the time of the film was therefore the High Commission. A British diplomat would not have referred to it as an embassy. The High Commission in Nassau closed in 2005.

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Continuity mistake: When Bond enters the tunnel, a workman at the entrance disappears in the opposite angle.

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Factual error: In the opening scene, Bond throws a stun grenade into the room with the guards. It hits the chess board. But the chess board is on a table in the middle of the room. There is no way Bond could throw it from upstairs, through the window and have it hit the top of the table in the middle of the room. Not even if the grenade could jump.

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Jacob La Cour

Revealing mistake: Before Bond throws the urine specimen in Lippe's face during their fight at the health farm, look at the beaker and you can see a tablet dissolving in the water.

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Revealing mistake: When Fatima is blown up by the explosive charge, there is a wide shot of a dummy standing in her place.

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Continuity mistake: When the XT-70s are launched, you see Polaris A1 missiles (single warhead) being launched, In the next shot you see Polaris A3 missiles (multiple warheads) flying.

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