Last Action Hero
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Revealing mistake: When the man shoots a target next to Jack's second cousin's head you can see a shot of him pointing his gun. It is clear there is a pole supporting the gun. (00:20:35)

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Deliberate mistake: In the sequence where Jack finds his friend, and then the cards he is holding counts down to the explosion. Jack runs out, and the house explodes throwing the cop car into the air. If you look close, you can see the piston that launches the cop car and then falls back down. (00:24:40)

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Suggested correction: This is a scene in the "fake movie" where everything is an action movie cliche, including seeing the deliberate mistakes.


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Visible crew/equipment: When Jack is in the real world, and he's playing chicken with the bad guy, as soon as Jack drives off on the ground, you can see a set of wires leading to Jack's car. (01:26:45)

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Continuity mistake: Jack's shirt does not have bullet holes, as he walks up the stairs on the way to his apartment, but in the previous scene his shirt had bullet holes, as he packed up his stuff from his desk. (01:03:20)

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Revealing mistake: When the chopper is about to shoot out the elevator, on the right is a pair of guns and on the left a gatling gun. At the end of the scene the guns have switched places, with the pair being on the left and the gatling gun on the right. Flipped shot. (01:16:10)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Benedict snaps his fingers and the dogs form a pyramid to show how well they are trained - look at the dog's feet and you can see the rails that the dogs are standing on. (00:43:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Benedict pulls Leo's finger at the funeral to start the timer on the wristwatch, you can see that the timer was pre-set for ten minutes on the upper part of the display and the countdown is in the lower part of the display. There are two more shots of the countdown on the watch. First at 3:32 left when Jack knocks out the doctor and then at about 30 seconds left over the tar pits. Both of these shots show that a piece of silver tape has been applied to the upper half of the display, probably to cover a lower starting count so they wouldn't have to wait 10 minutes between shots. (01:07:50 - 01:18:05)

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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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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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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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