Last Action Hero

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: 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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Revealing mistake: After Slater jumps out of the house and it explodes, when the cop car flips over, the air ram used to flip it over is visible.

Audio problem: When Daniel and Jack are driving around looking for where the "bad guys" are you can hear their voices echoing when they are still sitting in the car indicating that it was rerecorded. (00:40:50)

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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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Question: All of the actors in this film are actually credited as either themselves, or their character in the Jack Slater films (eg. the reporters recognise Tom Noonan as himself at the film premiere). However, the actress playing Whitney is actually called Bridgette Wilson, not Meredeth as Danny points out. Why was this?

Answer: Most likely, she was not a well-known enough actress to have name recognition like Arnold.

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