Escape to Victory

Continuity mistake: Before the start of the match, the teams line up and acknowledges the spectators. In the number 7 shirt for the Allies is John Wark, yet at the start of the second half, the same player is wearing a red track suit and sitting on the reserves bench. At no point was he injured or replaced.

Continuity mistake: At half time the POW team climb into a hole that leads to the tunnel and argue about going back. The tunnel has just had gallons of water flow through it from the bath, but the team come back all clean and their feet aren't even muddy.

Plot hole: In the scene where Colby is discussing tactics with the team, Pele interrupts and takes the chalk from Colby and says "Hatch gives me the ball here, I do this, this, this, this, goal" while drawing a line on the blackboard to indicate dribbling from one end of the pitch to the other. At that point in the film, Hatch was only the trainer, not the goalkeeper.

More mistakes in Escape to Victory

Capt. John Colby - The Players: England: What's the verdict on Williams?
Major Karl Von Steiner - The Germans: A regrettable mistake.
Capt. John Colby - The Players: England: The whole bloody war's a regrettable mistake.
Major Karl Von Steiner - The Germans: I agree.

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Trivia: Sylvester Stallone broke one of his fingers in an attempt to save a penalty from Pele.

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