Dracula

Continuity mistake: During the scene in Lucy's room before Mina goes to Romania to marry Jonathan, Lucy's head keeps changing position on the pillows between consecutive shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the men open Lucy's grave, the position of Van Helsing's lamp and hammer changes position between the shot of Van Helsing and the following shot from above. The same thing happens after they see the empty coffin. (01:21:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Keanu Reeves is being seduced by Dracula's brides, Monica Bellucci rips open his shirt, but in the previous shots, his shirt is already open. (00:31:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Mina and Jonathan are dining with Van Helsing, there's a glass bowl in front of Mina. In some shots, it's full, but in two shots facing Van Helsing, the bowl can be seen in the lower right hand corner, and it's empty. (01:24:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Jonathan is dining in the castle, as Dracula says "That relationship was not entirely successful", there is nothing on Jonathan's fork, but in the next shot, there's a piece of food on it. The food stays there during the next few shots, until Dracula says "It is no laughing matter", and the fork is suddenly empty again. (00:13:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Lucy enters the vault, the candles on her left side ignite twice. (01:22:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Jonathan is shaving and Dracula grabs his shoulder, the mirror that Jonathan is using is bigger than the one seen in the previous and following shots. (00:25:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Mina begins drinking blood from Dracula's chest, as he stops her, her face and teeth are clean. Two shots later, before she continues drinking, there's blood on her chin and her teeth. (01:36:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Mina is with Dracula in Seward's room, as she says, "I must know. You must tell me.", her hair is behind her shoulders, but in the next shot, most of her hair is in front of her shoulders. (01:33:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Jonathan is dining in Dracula's castle, some of the items on the table, like the carafe, keep changing position.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr. Seward first goes to see Renfield, he gets bitten on the right side of his neck, but then grabs the left side as if in pain. (00:26:00)

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Dracula: The blood is the life. And it shall be mine.

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Trivia: Out of all the movies ever made about Dracula, this is one of the very few that depicts his downward crawl on the wall in Castle Dracula, as mentioned in the original Dracula novel by Bram Stoker.

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