Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Continuity mistake: When Padmé is packing for her trip to Naboo, she says, "I do not like this idea of hiding." As the shot ends, she is right next to Anakin as she walks past him, and Anakin begins to turn around. In the next shot, she is much further away from him, and Anakin has already turned around. (00:26:45)

Audio problem: In the beginning of Obi-Wan's fight with Jango Fett, Obi-Wan's lightsaber is off as he dives out of the way to avoid being shot. When he turns it on again, the sound effect is missing. (00:58:35)

Revealing mistake: On Kamino, just before Prime Minister Lama Su show the young clones to Obi-Wan, the image has been reversed: watch Obi-Wan's clothes. (00:44:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Anakin, Obi-Wan and Padmé are surrounded by droidekas in the arena, they are near the broken pillar, but when Mace Windu jumps into the arena, they and the droidekas are nowhere to be seen in the area around that pillar. (01:45:10 - 01:46:15)

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the scene where Obi-Wan and Jango Fett are fighting, Boba Fett's position on the ramp of Jango's ship changes between the opening shot, the shot where he yells, "Dad. Look." and when he turns and runs into the ship. (00:58:25)

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the scene in the Jedi Archives, the old woman (Jocasta Nu) is smiling in the close-up, but not in the wide shots. (00:32:30)

Continuity mistake: In the wideshot where the droidekas are rolling into the arena, Anakin, Obi-Wan and Padmé are all looking in the left direction and Padmé is looking over Anakin's left shoulder. In the close-up, Obi-Wan is looking the other way, Padmé is looking over Anakin's right shoulder and Anakin's hands have moved from his waist to being in front of his chest. (01:45:10)

Continuity mistake: After Taun We asks if she and Obi-Wan can see Jango Fett, Boba Fett begins turning right (your left). In the next shot, he turns the other way. (00:48:45)

Continuity mistake: When Padmé and Anakin kiss at the lake retreat, they are standing right next to each other, even after Padmé interrupts the kiss. But in the next shot from behind, they are standing further away from each other than they were in the previous shot. (00:43:55)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin's mother is dying, she's stroking her son's cheek, and after she says, "I'm so proud of you, Ani" her hand repeatedly changes position between shots. (01:16:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Anakin and Padmé embrace outside the moisture farm, there's a dark, round spot in the sand next to them, that wasn't there in the previous shot of Anakin. Anakin can't have been standing on it in the previous shot, because he is standing about one metre away from the position of the spot in both shots (watch his shadow, it is in the same position in both shots). (01:11:00)

Continuity mistake: After Zam Wesell is hit by the toxic dart, her arm is around Obi-Wan's neck in the shot where she dies, but in not in the previous shot of Obi-Wan. (00:23:25)

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Continuity mistake: In the close-up where Anakin and Padmé disembark the boat, a man is carrying two big suitcases. In the next wide-shot, the man is carrying one big suitcase and a small one. The small one had already been carried away in the previous shot, where it can be seen standing in the upper right hand corner of the screen. (00:42:20)

Continuity mistake: In the beginning where Padme and Anakin are about to leave Coruscant, Padme says, "Take good care of Dorme." Shortly after, one of her workers has a tear of worry. This tear disappears behind her nose and in the next shot the tear path is dry.


Continuity mistake: After Obi-Wan is wounded during the lightsabre duel, in the shot where he falls to the floor, he can be seen falling near the ramp of Count Dooku's starship. But in the following wideshot (and in the rest of the scene), he's lying much further away from the ramp, and his lightsabre is lying further away from him as well. Also, the place where he lies changes between quite a few shots, even shots that follow directly after one other. This can be seen from the pattern on the floor. (02:01:20)

Continuity mistake: When Padme jumps off the pillar and swings around on the chain, she kicks the nexu, before swinging back to the other side of the pillar. In the next shot, she repeats this movement. (01:43:15)

Continuity mistake: When Padmé decides to rescue Obi-Wan, she presses a button on the computer console in the starship. As the shot ends, she is still touching the button, but in the next shot, her hand is lying on a different part of the console. (01:25:45)

Continuity mistake: After Count Dooku cuts off Anakin's arm, the severed arm is nowhere to be seen on the floor, even though the area where it should have landed (including the area under the ramp of Dooku's starship) can be seen in several wide shots afterwards.

Continuity mistake: In the first close-up of Amidala in Palpatine's office, Jar Jar is standing right behind her. In the following shot from behind, Jar Jar has disappeared, and Bail Organa and Dormé are standing further away from her than in the previous shot. In the next shot, Dormé, who was standing on Amidala's left in the previous shots, has moved to her right. Then, in the shot from behind where Palpatine suggests that the Jedi protect Amidala, Mace Windu is standing next to her, and Bail is behind her. In the following shot facing Amidala, Mace can't be seen, but he was too close to her in the previous shot to be off camera. And Amidala is standing closer to Bail and the rest of the people with them. (00:05:25)

Audio problem: After Anakin and Padmé watch Obi-Wan's message for help, Padmé says, "I'm going to help Obi-Wan," but the movement of her lips indicates that she's going to "save Obi-Wan".

Obi-Wan Kenobi: [To Anakin.] Why do I get the feeling you're going to be the death of me?

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Trivia: The first scene in which Obi-Wan and Anakin appear was filmed after principal photography had finished. Ewan McGregor had shaven off his beard, so he had to wear a fake one.

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