Resident Evil
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Continuity mistake: Near the beginning of the movie, Milla Jovovich reads a note that has been left on the desk. She didn't write it, as they demonstrate in the film. However, when they do show the person who wrote the note composing it, the handwriting is different from that in the note from the earlier scene. (00:10:20 - 01:12:25)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the film, on the train ride out of the Hive, Rain is quite close to becoming undead. When she speaks, we notice her teeth are still "movie-star white". However, a few shots later, when she becomes a zombie, she sort of hisses where you can see it has taken what couldn't have been more than a few mere minutes for her teeth to become brown and discolored. (01:21:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Matt gets scratched by the mutated Licker at the end of the film, the scratches on his arm appear before the creature's claws actually hit him. (01:24:15)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Alice, Rain and Matt are talking to the "Red Queen" in the virus lab, there is a wall-mounted LG Flatron TFT display where the Red Queen shows surveillance footage, etc. One can see an inventory type barcode label in the bottom centre of the screen. The camera cuts away briefly, and when the camera shows the display again, the barcode label is gone and the LG logo is in its place. (01:14:50)

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Continuity mistake: When the zombie dog jumps through the window Alice makes a run through the metal door and you can see the door is clean. When it cuts there is lots of blood on the door even before the zombie dog jumps on it. (00:47:45)

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Continuity mistake: When zombie Lisa lies dead on the floor her hair and the papers she lies on change position between the shots. (00:50:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Alice escapes the first zombie dog and locks herself in the room, a zombie approaches her and she kicks him down. When the zombie falls you can see his tie is partially outside of his suit. When it cuts to Alice reaching for his gun, the tie is tucked inside his suit. (00:47:20)

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Continuity mistake: The way the T-Virus capsule hits the ground is the same each time they show it, however when it's on the ground and motionless, the position is changes. During the flash back at the end that Spencer is having, the capsule is all over the place. However at the beginning, the capsule is just in a little straight pile on the floor. (00:03:15 - 01:09:30)

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning when the the cylinders are being placed in the holders, in one close-up you can see the middle cylinder being placed and that there is no cylinder to the right of it. When it cuts a cylinder has suddenly appeared. (00:02:20)

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Continuity mistake: Shortly after the Licker pulls Kaplan out of the train, Matt shuts the door so it can't get at the rest of them. The Licker goes on the roof to use the back entrance to get into the car. Matt hears this and rushes to bar the back door. Pay attention to the near dead Raine. She suddenly gets a lot more life and quickly moves out of the way to avoid being accidently trampled. (01:24:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Matt is at Lisa's desk he looks through some papers, he is looking at a paper which has black squares on it. Then he puts the paper down and looks at another paper. When it cuts to him noticing Lisa approaching he is now holding the paper with the black squares again. (00:50:20)

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Continuity mistake: When the person is bumped into and spills coffee on himself, the coffee stains on his shirt changes between the shots. (00:03:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Alice wakes up in the shower, in one shot, you can see the shower curtain is not hanging over the edge of the shower. But when it cuts, it is. (00:08:40)

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Continuity mistake: When they are entering the entrance to the Queen's chamber, the Medic is carrying a bag as you can see when the door closes. When it cuts from inside the entrance the bag has disappeared. (00:30:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Kaplan tells Alice not to listen to the Queen he is carrying the equipment by his right shoulder. When it cuts it has suddenly moved over to his left shoulder. (00:34:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning when Alice is wiping the mirror, you can see her mouth is open. When it cuts back to her it is closed. (00:09:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Alice enters the kennel where the zombie dogs belonged to she passes a blue trolley on her left side. When it cuts from inside the room where we watch her through the window walking, she passes the same trolley again. (00:46:05)

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Continuity mistake: On the train, just after Spence falls in, Alice takes off her wedding ring and sees on the inside: Property of Umbrella Corporation. However, after she finishes off Spence, she drops the ring next to him, and in that shot, the inside is clean; or at least the half we can see when it lies still. Such a long line would take up a lot of room on such a small ring in that size text. (00:17:45 - 01:19:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Rain is under the train using her flashlight to see if she can see something the hair hanging across her face changes position between the wideshot and the close-up shot. (00:16:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Spence has been killed we see the broken monitor which has a white column through the screen, which turns black or white depending on the shot. (01:16:00)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the film, on the train ride out of the Hive, Rain is quite close to becoming undead. When she speaks, we notice her teeth are still "movie-star white". However, a few shots later, when she becomes a zombie, she sort of hisses where you can see it has taken what couldn't have been more than a few mere minutes for her teeth to become brown and discolored. (01:21:00)

Sammi
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J.D.: I shot her five times. How was she still standing?
Rain: Bitch isn't standing now.

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Trivia: The picture on the computer of the hive looks like an upside down umbrella and the name of the corporation who own the hive is ... the Umbrella corporation.

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Question: Why is the game series this is based on known as 'Resident Evil' in some countries but in others it's called 'Biohazard'? Does the name swap also apply to the film?

Answer: The game was originally called 'BioHazard' in Japan, but because of copyright problems with the band Biohazard, was named 'Resident Evil' in the US and Europe. However most hard-core gamers call it 'BioHazard' no matter where they live. For more info, check out http://faqs.ign.com/articles/378/378719p1.html.

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