Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Continuity mistake: When Anakin says, "Jedi business. Go back to your drinks." at the nightclub, he is standing next to the bar, but in the previous shot, he was several metres away from it. (00:22:55)

Continuity mistake: When Dooku is about to kill Obi-Wan, Anakin blocks the blow. In the next shot showing Obi-Wan, their light sabres are interlocked in a different position from the previous shot. (02:01:30)

Continuity mistake: When the acklay first attacks Obi-Wan in the arena, he is standing with his back against the pillar. In the next shot, the pillar is to his right. (01:42:20)

Continuity mistake: When Obi-Wan and Count Dooku are duelling, in the second shot after Padmé and the clone trooper run away, the positions of their lightsaber is different from the first shot. Dooku's lightsaber is on the other side of Obi-Wan's, and strikes it higher up. (02:01:10)

Continuity mistake: When Obi-Wan and Senator Amidala shake hands in Amidala's apartment, in the first shot, they are standing in front of a doorway, and there's a small table and a couple of chairs by to the corner behind them. In the next shot, Obi-Wan and Amidala have suddenly moved to the right side of the doorway, and there are no chairs or table by the corner. Anakin, Dormé and Captain Typho have changed position as well. (00:07:50)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where, because of the laser blasts from two of Count Dooku's pods, Padme and a clone fall off the ship chasing Count Dooku, they fall next to each other, then Padme rolls down a dune, with the clone to the middle right of the screen. Later, before Padme tells the clone to gather as many troops as possible, the clone approaches from the lower right corner of the screen.

Continuity mistake: In the overhead shot where Obi-Wan grabs a Geonosian's spear, the Geonosian and the animal (orray) it's riding are directly in front of him. In the beginning of the next shot, the Geonosian and the orray are to his right. (01:43:40)

Continuity mistake: Watch Mace Windu's lightsaber when he is deflecting shots from the Super battle droids on the balcony of the arena. The blade, which is supposed to be purple, has switched colour to blue. (01:46:10)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Dooku's "escort" is shooting at the Gunship you see the ship trying to dodge the shots, but when Anakin and Obi-wan are arguing about Padme the ship isn't moving at all.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Obi-Wan lands on the cloners' planet. Rain drops go from right to left as he walk to the door. In the next 180 degree scene change as he enters the building they are still going right to left. (00:41:35)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin and Padmé are in the dark corridor on Geonosis, Anakin says, "Wait" and holds Padmé back with his right hand, which switches to his left hand in the next shot. (01:33:35)

Continuity mistake: As Padme and Anakin are about to leave their ship to save Obi-Wan right after landing in the exhaust shaft, she puts on a shawl-like piece of cloth over her shoulders facing forward. When they exit the ship, the shawl is suddenly backwards, with the two ends hanging behind her instead of in front of her. (01:36:20)

Continuity mistake: In the final shots of R2-D2 and C-3PO after the wedding, the last closeup of the 2 droids shows them with the tree over to the left and you can see clouds, mountains and lake in the gap between the droids and the tree but in the final wide angle shot, the 2 droids are in front of the tree; having jumped to the left.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Anakin and Amidala arrives at her "home" on a boat we see her stepping onto the edge of the boat as she gets off. Then we cut to a wider shot and we see her stepping onto the edge of the boat again. (00:42:10)

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the scene where Anakin and Amidala are getting off the transport, R2-D2 is struggling down the stairs some way behind them. Their conversation flows continuously, but as soon as Anakin says "we've got R2 with us", R2-D2 is handily immediately behind them. (00:30:55)

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Continuity mistake: Yoda drops his cane to fight Count Dooku. Then in the wide shots, the cane (CG animated) is no longer on the floor (anywhere), until Yoda conveniently needs it again and pulls it into his hand from nowhere. (02:02:25)

Continuity mistake: In the scenes at the very end when Anakin and Padme are married, the cloud formations in the background against the mountains change significantly between cuts from wide angle to closeups. A little wisp of clouds to the right of the couple disappears and reappears when a closeup of R2D2 and C3PO is shown.

Continuity mistake: In the arena, Anakin asks, "What about Padmé?" and in the background, Padmé has just begun climbing the pillar. Two shots later, we see her reach the top, which means that she has somehow managed to climb to the top of the huge pillar in just two seconds. (00:42:10)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin saves Obi-Wan from being killed by Dooku, Obi-Wan is lying on the floor right next to the other two. No one moves in the following quick close-up shots, but in the wide shot where Anakin and Dooku start dueling, Obi-Wan is nowhere to be seen. (02:06:35)

Revealing mistake: When Amidala and Anakin are eating and he cuts her a piece of the fruit and "floats" it back to her, the bite appears in the fruit a split second before she actually eats it. [This appears to be fixed in rereleased versions]. (00:53:40)

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Question: When Anakin and Padme get married, Anakin is wearing an outfit that is often seen on Jedi and is displaying a Jedi Padawan's hair braid. Do he and Padme not care that the man who performs the wedding is seeing him (as Jedi are not supposed to have relationships and marry)? Why not disguise him? It's a huge risk to let even one person see a Jedi getting married.

Answer: Agolerga, who officiated the wedding, would have known who both people were, especially Padme. Remember they were also keeping the marriage secret because of Padme's position as Senator. Assuming Agolerga was aware a Jedi can't marry, he may simply not care or agree with the rule. Also, as a holy man of Naboo, Anakin and Padme may have trusted him with their secret.


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