Mean Machine

Continuity mistake: When Nitro is being sent to another prison, as he is put into the back of the van the prison guard on the right has his hat knocked off, but as he closes the door his hat is back on.

Continuity mistake: During the match, when funny music is playing, the guards attack the Mean Machine team. Monk has left empty the area (this is not the part when they do the goal), and you can see that there's nobody in the Monk's area. Change of shot, and suddenly there's a person of the Mean Machine team. Change of shot (when the ball almost enters) and there's nobody again in the area.

Continuity mistake: During the final match, Massive's position on the bench changes from sitting normally and facing forwards, to perched on the end and back again.

Continuity mistake: During Monk's demonstration, he grabs the hairs under Billy's right armpit, but Billy rubs the left side in the next shot.

Continuity mistake: When Ketch and Chiv grab Danny in the showers, Danny fights back and Chiv drops his knife on the ground. Just as the guards walk in, Danny drops his towel to cover the knife, but throughout the rest of the scene, the towel that was dropped on the floor is nowhere to be seen until the guards turn to leave, then it reappears.

Continuity mistake: When Massive makes the comment about Mr. Ratchet watching too many Tarzan films as a child, Mr. Ratchet grabs Massive by the collar with his left hand. Yet in the next shot, he has hold of Massive with his right hand.

Continuity mistake: When Nitro is being sent to another prison, as he is put into the back of the van the prison guard on the right has his hat knocked off, but as he closes the door his hat is back on.

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Massive: If you want any of life's little luxuries - chocolate, toothpaste, soft toilet paper - Massive is your man.
Danny Meehan: Massive?
Massive: It's ironic.

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Trivia: At the end of the movie the match commentator gives the following speech: "Guards of Pentonville, guards of Wandsworth, Walton nick in Liverpool, policemen of Britain, traffic wardens and parole officers, wheel clampers, your boys have taken a hell of a beating today. A hell of a beating." This speech is a direct reference to Norwegian sports commentator Bjørge Lillelien who made British headlines, when Norway in 1981 beat England out of the world cup qualifier.

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