The Blue Lagoon

Revealing mistake: When Paddy lays dead on the beach holding a barrel, the kids turn him over and a crab crawls out of his mouth. You then can briefly see his nose move like a rabbit sniffling. Also his pupils are narrow, and a the side of his neck has a pulse. In other words, he is very much alive. (00:24:30)

Revealing mistake: You can tell that Brooke Shields is wearing a wig throughout most of the movie when they are on the island. You can see her real hair is is about 6 inches shorter than the wig.

Revealing mistake: After Richard tells Em about the "drum people," when the bird is walking around on the beach, there's about a half-dozen of what appears to be water droplets on the camera lens. (01:21:45)

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Revealing mistake: In the beginning, right as Richard and Emmeline are seen for the first times as adults, Emmeline picks what appears to be a Zucchini or Squash from a coconut tree. There are coconuts visible next to the item she picks from it.

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Continuity mistake: There is a scene in which it is raining quite heavily and Em and Richard are inside the hutch. Richard is playing Pop Goes The Weasel over and over which annoys Em. She stabs him in the foot and he chases her outside. In this scene she is wearing a strapless dress but when he catches her and pins her down on the sand she is wearing a lacey jacket (she didn't have time to change) and there are no clouds or rain. The sand doesn't seem to be very wet either, despite the fact that it was raining heavily a few minutes ago. (00:41:10)

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Young Emmeline: Mr. Button, there's a cask over hear with stuff in it that smells like the Captain's breath.

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Trivia: This version was filmed on the same Island the 1949 version was filmed.

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Question: At the end of the movie, when the ship finds Richard, Emmeline, and baby Paddy in the lifeboat, Richard's father asks if they are dead. A crewman tells him that they are only asleep. Are they really dead and the crewman was trying to spare his feelings by lying to him, or are they really only sleeping?

Answer: The ending is meant to be ambiguous, and is identical to the ending of the original novel on which the film is based. It is never answered whether they are alive or not.

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