Blade Runner

Other mistake: The snake scale changes size and shape each time it's seen, it begins as a large hexagonal shape bigger than Deckard's finger tip when he first finds it, it's later seen as a very small triangular shape in the sample bag and it ends up as a guitar plectrum shaped object when he hands it to the street merchant for identification.

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Continuity mistake: When Zhora collapses after being shot by Deckard, her legs are spread apart, but when Deckard approaches seconds later, her legs are suddenly together.

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Other mistake: When Deckard is waiting for a seat at the Chinese restaurant, he is reading a newspaper, presumably the day's edition. On it, the main headline reads, "FARMING THE C...MOON AND...WORLD..." Later in the movie, when Deckard is investigating Leon's room at the Yukon, he searches a drawer lined with a newspaper page, all crumpled and having presumably been there for quite a while, stained with some fluorescent oil or such, but he briefly flips it over and it has the exact same headline.

Continuity mistake: When Deckard shoots Zhora and she crashes through the window dead, her hands are above her head, but when Deckard walks up to her body her hands are now halfway up her body.

Other mistake: When Deckard puts a photo into a machine that rests on top of a monitor, he then speaks where he wants the camera to go, zoom in, go out, up or down or across, etc. In one instance, he doesn't speak, but the machine works on its own.

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Other mistake: When Deckard and Bryant are viewing the interview tape showing Leon's interview at the Tyrell Corp they are shown Leon's replicant statistics. The tape shows Leon's model number: N6MAC41717. This designates Leon as a: Nexus 6, Male, Physical Level: A, Mental Level: B, and an incept date of: April 17, 2017. The incept date shown under his model number is: 10 April, 2017. As Deckard and Bryant continue to watch the tape they see the other replicants: Roy, Zhora and Pris with their individual statistics showing a matching model number to their incept dates. (00:14:50)

Continuity mistake: When Pris is fighting Deckard in the apartment, in some shots she is wearing pantyhose, but in other shots her legs are bare.

Casual Person

Factual error: When Leon gets shot in the head, Deckard is untouched by any blood, brains etc despite being directly in front of him - he should be covered in something from the head wound.

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Continuity mistake: When Deckard is snooping about in Zhora's dressing room asking questions. We see her putting on high heel mid-calf boots (just under her shin pads). Watch the chase sequence soon after. Especially when she gets shot and is on the ground picking herself up, you can see she is wearing what looks like black trainers. (00:52:10 - 00:55:40)

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Revealing mistake: There are at least two rain related problems in the city exterior shots: it's noticeably misaligned when Rick and Gaff are outside Leon's apartment building (towards the right it falls straight down, yet towards the left it falls at an angle). The second is when Gaff encounters Rick and the now dead Baty on the hotel roof; despite previous shots showing no awning or any type of cover above said roof, Gaff is visibly dry and actually standing in front of the rainfall, only getting wet when he steps into the background.

Batty: I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I've watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in the rain. Time to die.

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Trivia: At the end, Batty gives his 'a time to die' speech on the roof. Rutger Hauer made up the speech himself, between an hour and half an hour before filming the scene. (01:46:15)

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