Baby Boom

Baby Boom (1987)

8 mistakes

(5 votes)

Continuity mistake: When Keaton is talking to the plumber outside her house about the price of replacing her pipes, keep your eye on the van door. It is open, then closed and then open again.

Continuity mistake: When J.C. arrives at her new house, she takes Elizabeth out of the car and holds her under her left arm. In the next shot, she suddenly has her under her right arm.


Continuity mistake: The movie covers a period of at least a year, but the baby stays the same age throughout.

Continuity mistake: When JC and the baby arrive at the apartment for the first time, she drops the diapers at the inner doorway. In the next two minutes the diapers and the other items in the corner mover several times. (00:07:00)

Revealing mistake: When the plumber is climbing out of the very snow covered well, the snow on top never shifts - an impossibility considering the actor's size and weight. The snow on the ground moves as expected. (01:05:10)

Continuity mistake: When Diane Keaton plays the word association game with the baby she holds up picture of a doorknob. The next picture she states is a BMW however the back of this picture has the word ‘doorknob' on it. (Widescreen version). (00:47:50)

Continuity mistake: During the diaper changing scene at first we see Elizabeth not wearing anything at all. Midway through the scene she's suddenly wearing a white shirt.

Continuity mistake: At the end of the film, J.C. comes home to her daughter, Elizabeth. After she picks her up and takes her to the rocking chair, J.C. is about to sit down and crosses her legs. Then in the next shot, she's rocking the chair like she's been sitting there for a few minutes already.


J.C. Wiatt: I can't have a baby because I have a 12:30 lunch meeting.

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