The Time Machine

Revealing mistake: During the big underground fight scene, the solid rock wall moves as George pounds a Morlock's head against it.

Grumpy Scot
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Revealing mistake: George is underground fighting the Morlocks and kills several of them. As he leads the terrified and apathetic Eloi out and back up the ramp, one of the dead Morlocks very thoughtfully moves his legs out of way.

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Revealing mistake: As George comes to the year 1917, the camera shows that the buildings in the horizon are nothing but poor painting, especially on the wall around the archway. The two buildings right beyond it have distinct differences above and below the top of the archway.

Revealing mistake: When the time-traveller enters the Morlock caves via the ventilation shaft, you can see (when the screen is bright) that the background of the cave behind the machine section is merely a painted screen.

Continuity mistake: The Morlocks aren't affected by the light from metal in fusion in their foundry but they recoil from the light of a match.

Dr Wilson
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George: When I speak of time, I'm speaking of the fourth dimension.

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Trivia: In the book, the Time Traveler finds a museum in 'The Palace of Green Porcelain'. Though this isn't mentioned in the film in any way, the room the 'speaking rings' are in has bright green walls. Nice touch.

Grumpy Scot
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Question: Which three books did the time traveller take?

Phillip Churchfield

Chosen answer: It is specifically not stated which three books he took with him, leaving it open to audience speculation.

Mobrien316
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