Kate & Leopold

Other mistake: On the first day at Stuart's apartment Leopold wears some green 19th century trousers he wasn't wearing during his time travel, and which surely weren't part of Stuart's wardrobe. (00:30:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Stuart is on the phone with Kate and tries to explain who Leopold is and why he is with him, the clock on his wall moves back by about two minutes when she sits down. (00:13:25)

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Continuity mistake: At the dinner at Kate's Charlie stands up to prove his manners. His fork is empty, but when we see him standing there's some food on it. (00:37:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Bart lays a turd at a tree, the leash is wrapped tightly around the trunk holding him back, but after he is done he moves on forward, while the leash disappears at the top of the frame. (00:25:00)

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Continuity mistake: During the dinner at her place Kate has both her sleeves pushed up to the elbows, but after she takes some dishes to the kitchen there's one brief shot from behind where the right sleeve is pulled down. (00:37:40)

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Factual error: Otis elevator is called that because Elisha Otis invented the modern elevator in 1859, 17 years before the movie takes place. It had nothing to do with the Duke of Albany.

Continuity mistake: When Kate comes back home after the punctured dinner with J.J., her hair is freshly done. Even if she had ample chance to do this, it's out of the question that the rather messy style she had chosen for the dinner was not intentional on such an important occasion, and there was no reason to change this afterwards. (01:00:25)

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Continuity mistake: Leopold tells Kate that by his 30th birthday he had "become a blemish on the family name", meaning he must be at least 30 in 1876, making his birth year at least 1846. When he goes forward in time to 2001, he is said to be at least 148 years old, making his birth year 1853 (2001-148) which would make him 23 years old. (01:11:45)

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Continuity mistake: At the end when Kate arrives at the uncle's house, Otis says "what seems to be the problem?" The doorman looks up at Otis, but the very next shot is Kate and the doorman is looking at her. (01:51:50)

Leopold: As I see it, Patrice has not an inkling of your affections, and it's no wonder. You, Charles, are a merry-andrew.
Charlie: A what?
Leopold: Everything plays a farce to you. Women respond to sincerity. No-one wants to be romanced by a buffoon.

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Trivia: The real Leopold, Duke of Albany, died of hemophilia in 1884 at age 31.

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