The Omega Man

Revealing mistake: In the scene at the stadium where Lisa is helping Neville escape from Mathias' people, it is extremely obvious that in the far shots, it is a stunt man (wearing a very bad grey wig) driving the motorcycle, and Charlton Heston in the close up shots.

Revealing mistake: When Neville is checking Richie to see how far along he is in the transformation process, while looking in his eyes you can see the white contact lens move.

MCKD

Revealing mistake: In a wide shot of the supposedly deserted city, car and bus traffic can be seen in the middle background at the left of the frame, driving along the roadway. (00:27:25)

Revealing mistake: After the helicopter crashes, Neville injects himself in the thigh with a syringe. A thick pad can be seen on his thigh where he stabs the needle.

Scott215

Revealing mistake: Watch when Dutch throws the flash grenades during the stadium scene. When seen igniting on the ground, they are positioned closely behind large boxes and other bulky debris, to hide the special effects used to create the light. It would be virtually impossible to toss the grenades any distance and then have them drop down into place so perfectly on the far side of the conveniently placed obstacles.

Other mistake: In the opening scene where Charlton Heston drives into a Deserted Los Angeles, he drives past at least 3 people walking down the sidewalk. The first person he passes is quite visibly holding up the traffic for the shooting. Another can be seen on the left of the screen when Heston puts the tape on. And one more can be seen in the wide shot of the street. Other than this, the film makers did a great of making LA look deserted.

Gavin Jackson

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Neville: You know the old song? If you were the only girl in the world, and I was the only boy, well, okay, but until then, don't bother me? Well, I guess I'm the only boy.

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