Phantasm

Continuity mistake: In the beginning, when Mike and Jody raise the hood on the car, Jody's hand holding on to the hood alternates between his right and left hand over three shots.

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William Bergquist

Continuity mistake: When Mike hides in a casket, as he gets out, the lighter jumps from lying on the side of the casket, to in his right hand.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: As Mike escapes from Morningside, two dwarves steal one of his trainers. He has it back on in all later scenes though.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: As Mike is working under his car, the ratchet he holds swaps hands between shots.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: Mike has a shotgun as he is trapped in the hearse. He then blows the window to pieces and jumps out, and the shotgun is not in his hands. Then when he hits the ground, the shotgun is back.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie, when the girl is having sex with a guy, her legs are parallel to his, then it cuts to her sitting up on him. It's not physically possible for legs be flat on the ground whilst sitting up like that.

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Continuity mistake: When Mike returns home, after the dwarves attacked him and the girls, he sits down with Jody. On the table next to them is a bottle of beer. But when Jody picks up Mike to take him upstairs, the beer has gone.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Mike is working under the car he is lying on his back. After it falls off the jack he is on his stomach, but there is no room for him to have turned.

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Continuity mistake: After the car falls off the jack Mike manages to squeeze himself out from under it. When he stands up the car is raised on the jack again.

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Continuity mistake: After getting attacked by the dwarf, Jody runs to the window to escape, with nothing in his hands. In the next shot as he climbs out, he has his flashlight in his hand.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When the door slams on The Tall Man's fingers, you can clearly tell that no fingers are really sticking out of the door when the door actually shuts.

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Continuity mistake: As Mike opens the box, just before the big fly jumps out, the box is sitting on a small mat on the table. But in the close-up of the fly popping out of the box, the small mat isn't under the box.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: Mike and the girls stop because they see Reggie's ice cream van turned over in the road. But after the dwarves attack, and the girls drive off, the ice cream van has vanished.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When the Tall Man is chasing Mike, Mike treads in a pool of mud, and then his trouser legs get covered in mud. Moments later, as he continues running, his trousers are clean.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Mike pulls the gear stick of his car in a close-up, he has blue trousers on. When he gets out to check the car, he has brown trousers on.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: As Mike is working under his car, a ratchet wheel next to his hammer appears and then vanishes from shot to shot.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When the sphere hits the man in the head it drains his blood. But when we see him lying on the ground there is no sign of the blood.

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Continuity mistake: When Mike smashes the window at Morningside, the glass shards around the window frame appear / disappear from shot to shot.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: A 1977 Oregon license plate is on the 1971 black Barracuda - 9GR 635, later that same plate is on a VW, when Mike flies out the back window.

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