Last Action Hero

Continuity mistake: When Arnie drives fast towards the thugs' red truck, the alley swaps from being sunny to being in shadows, back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: Arnie heads for the funeral, crosses the road, the pond, and drives up a hill and stops. When the angle changes, two columns have suddenly appeared behind the car.

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Continuity mistake: After Benedict is introduced, Frank's head swaps from turned to the left, next to the target, to centered, several centimeters away.

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Continuity mistake: After Arnie electrocutes the baddie, Benedict aims a knife at him, and Danny pulls him away. Benedict's stunt double is noticeable because he is plumper, and his hairstyle differs.

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Continuity mistake: When the thugs crash against the cardboard boxes, the stuntman flies face down horizontally, yet a frame later he is flying upwards, as if ejected.

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Continuity mistake: Jack shoots at the elevator glass ceiling, but a frame later the remaining pieces have changed.

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Continuity mistake: When Benedict pulls the corpse's finger, his watch is right next to the suit's sleeve. A frame later there's a 5 centimeter gap in between both.

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Continuity mistake: Arnie tells Jack Slater, "Call my office," then there's a side angle of Arnie, and it is very obvious that it's not him but a stunt double.

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Continuity mistake: During the shootout the baddie lying dead on the couch has his head turned to the left. A frame later it's facing the right side.

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Continuity mistake: In the alleyway, the thugs' truck crashes against the boxes sideways, from a 7 O'clock position; yet a frame later it is crashing from a 9 O'clock position.

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Continuity mistake: When Danny enters the theater for the preview, the wetness of his hair changes back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: When Danny suddenly appears inside Arnie's car, between the chase and explosions until they park the car, none of Danny's movements and positions match between the close-ups and the wide angles.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Charles Dance shoots his boss in the swimming pool, he starts talking to the camera about moving into the real world like Danny. Look at the glass mirror and windows behind him - you can see the film crew and cameras following him.

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Jack Slater: Did you make a movie mistake? You forgot to reload the damn gun.
Benedict: No, Jack. I just left one chamber empty.

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Trivia: When they go into the police station, just before Robert Patrick walks out Sharon Stone walks out in her Basic Instinct outfit. Another nod to the "movie within a movie" concept.

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Question: On IMDB it says in this film there are some INTENTIONAL continuity errors. Does anyone know any of the intentional errors, perhaps along with a timecode?

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Chosen answer: The kid points them out in the film, in order to convince Arnold's character that he inhabits movieland. Also, after Arnold's character falls into the tar pit he is able to completely wipe himself clean, an obvious intentional continuity error.

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