The Glimmer Man

Continuity mistake: At the end of the film, when the bad guy is trying to escape by going out the front door of the motel, if you slow it down, you can see that the door is slightly open, but in the following shot there is no gap in the door. (01:19:45)

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Continuity mistake: When the two Russian mafia guys pretending to be Internal Affairs come to take Seagal away from his home, the windscreen wipers are vertical when they leave the car. On returning to the car, the wipers are now in the normal parked position.

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Continuity mistake: When Campbell and Cole are inside the Chinese herbal-like shop, the woman behind the counter offers Campbell a drink. When he goes to drink it he holds the cup with two hands but in the following shot he's holding it with only his right hand. (00:14:05)

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Jim Campbell: Have you seen Casablanca?
Jack Cole: You're asking me, have I seen Casablanca?
Jim Campbell: Have you?
Jack Cole: A guy like me, not seen Casablanca?
Jim Campbell: Well have you?
Jack Cole: No.

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Trivia: Steven Seagal had some sort-of religious "breakthrough" before filming began and decided he didn't want to kill any villains in the movie. This caused some friction on the first day, when he was set to film a scene where he killed Stephen Tobolowsky. Tobolowsky, knowing how spiritual Seagal was, ended up convincing Seagal that killing his character was the right thing to do, as it would allow his character to be redeemed and reborn in a new body through reincarnation. The scene was filmed as it was scripted. Later, however, Tobolowsky got a call from the director, who informed him that Seagal kept improvising lines implying that Tobolowsky survived. Tobolowsky ended up having to come back out and record some wonky dialog of his character screaming "Finish me off!" to imply he survived and appease Seagal. In the end, the lines weren't used and Seagal's improvisations were simply cut out, so Tobolowsky is killed off as was originally planned.

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