Black Rain

Black Rain (1989)

10 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: During the big fight scene at the end of the movie, both Nick and Sato become totally saturated and covered in mud. Nick defeats Sato, and is shown to have immediately arrested Sato and brought him to the police station. It is clear they came directly to the station from the fight, yet there is now hardly any mud on either of them.

Revealing mistake: Watch Andy Garcia's decapitation scene. His head starts to come off before the sword makes contact with his neck. Slow motion helps but is not required.

Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Michael Douglas has convinced the Yakuza boss to let him tag along to that meet of Oyabun's out at the farm, they drive down this dirt road, then kick Douglas out of the car. After doing so, he's standing there a little ways away from the car. A henchmen throws him a shotgun with a modified handle. We see it land at his feet, with the trigger side facing the camera. It cuts to a shot of his face, and he reaches down to pick up the shot gun, and the camera pans down and we see right before he picks it up that the trigger was now facing him before he put his hand on it.


Visible crew/equipment: Near the beginning of the movie when Nick is on his motorcycle going to get one of his kids to take to school, as he picks the other kid up to kiss, you can see the reflection of a circular lamp on his black helmet visor.


Continuity mistake: During the fight scene at the end of the movie with Michael Douglas and Yakuza boss, Douglas has his hands up to fight, but in the background are trees and another set of hands. These hands are not the Yakuza boss. They are probably someone from the set.

Continuity mistake: Right before Sato decapitates Charlie, he looks back from his motorcycle at Nick and draws his Sword, holding it up with the blade pointing slightly upwards. From the angle behind him,he lowers the blade and then in the corresponding front angle, he immediately lowers the blade again.

Continuity mistake: At the very end of the film, the antagonist who had previously sliced his pinky off in a ritual has magically grown it back.

Revealing mistake: Toward the end when Nick shoots through the sheets at Sato there is a big circle drawn on the sheet where the shot is supposed to hit.

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Trivia: Jackie Chan reportedly turned down the role of one of the villains in the film, as he felt audiences wouldn't want to see him play a bad-guy.


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