Shallow Hal

Factual error: When Hal goes up to the hostess in the restaurant just before Mauricio calls him, her reflection in the mirror is actually the other hostess that he sees after the phone call. And their heads don't move the same way as a mirror reflection should.

Pjpodemski

Visible crew/equipment: When Jack Black and Jason Alexander are in the gym, Alexander talks about cankles. Watch the upper left hand part of the screen. The boom mic dips into the shot at least twice.

manthabeat Premium member

Revealing mistake: When the "real" Ralph is first shown at the Peace Corp office, he has an unattractive and nerdy appearance/voice. When arriving at Rosemary's party in the car, when saying "Amen to that", he suddenly looks fairly attractive and his voice sounds less nerdy. Then when saying "Good luck Hal", his voice becomes nerdy again.

Continuity mistake: After Mauricio hits his head after explaining to Hal about being beat up in gym class, some of his shake-on hair becomes dislodged, leaving five or so bald spots on the back of his head. In the very next shot from the back, the bald spots are filled in again.

jerimiah

Continuity mistake: In the scene with Hal and Mauricio in the bar, they both have a beer. In the shot where Hal asks if things are okay between Mauricio and his girlfriend, Hal takes a drink from his beer and Mauricio is holding his beer down by his chest. In the next shot Hal is suddenly not drinking his beer anymore and it is out of sight and now Mauricio's beer is by his mouth. (00:06:55)

Hamster Premium member

Audio problem: In the restaurant, when Hal is standing at the hostess table asking about the booth before Mauricio calls on his cell phone, you can see the hostess' reflection in the small mirror or window next to her and the movements do not match. The mouth in the reflection opens to say yes before she does.

Mauricio: Shallow Hal wants a gal.

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Trivia: Nan Martin (the unattractive Tanya/Nurse "sourpuss") was the real-life mother of Zen Gesner (who played Ralph).

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