Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Continuity mistake: When Padmé is trapped in one of the vats that get filled with molten metal, the vat two spaces ahead of her is filled up twice: once after Anakin's arm gets stuck, and once as the flying R2-D2 comes to save her. Then, as R2 lands, Padmé's vat moves one step closer to the metal-pouring mechanism, and the vat next to her is just about to get filled up. But about ten seconds later there's an overhead shot, and molten metal is being poured into the vat next to Padmé's, even though the vat, and Padmé's vat as well, should already have been filled up by the time given. (01:36:55)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin is crying on Tattooine, he starts to cry and the tears are running down his face, but then they disappear and his face is completely dry, then there are more tears, and the same thing happens again.

Continuity mistake: When Obi-Wan is talking to Anakin before they enter the nightclub, in the shots facing Anakin, they're standing in the middle of the doorway. In the shots facing Obi-Wan, they're standing by a wall. (00:20:55)

Continuity mistake: In the bar on Corascant, Obi-Wan cuts off Zam Wessell's arm. Her arm is on the floor and it appears that it is cut off at her mid-forearm (a little past her glove). But in the scene where she is hit and killed by the toxic dart, her arm appears to be cut off at the elbow.

Continuity mistake: During the fight with Jango Fett, when Obi-Wan's hands are tied, Obi-Wan jumps up to kick Jango. Before Obi-Wan hits Jango, Jango fires off a shot. The blaster bolt is headed straight for Obi-Wan, but then it disappears mid-frame before it hits him.

Continuity mistake: When Anakin and Padmé are talking to one another in the field, Anakin says, "Well, then they should be made to." In this shot, there's a ribbon in Padmé's hair that can't be seen during the rest of the conversation, even though it should be visible, because of its position. (01:46:55)

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.

Revealing mistake: In the fight scene between Obi-Wan and Jango Fett at Kamino, Obi-Wan is seen jumping and deflecting blaster shots as he approches Jango. Look closely, the first shot he swings to deflect never gets fired, and he is left swinging at nothing.

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)

Revealing mistake: When Obi-Wan is talking to Jango and Boba in their "apartment", Obi-Wan pauses. He's not moving and you can see the back of his head. When Jango walks behind Obi-Wan on the screen, you can see Jango's "shadow" through Obi-Wan.

Matty W

Obi-Wan Kenobi: If you spent as much time practicing your saber techniques as you did your wit, you'd rival Master Yoda as a swordsman.
Anakin Skywalker: I thought I already did.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Only in your mind, my very young apprentice.

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Question: After the clones were discovered, Palpatine used the Separatist-Republic tension as a excuse to take control of them, but was the Separatist movement real? He could've faked it from the beginning just to take the clones out himself knowing that he would have power because of the senate. Or was the movement real at first, and he later used it to take control of the clones? The attempt on Padmé's life (which caused the Kamino reveal) besides being the price that the Viceroy requested to enter the Separatists I suppose, was to provoke the war, what do they achieve then, if they didn't know the clones would be discovered?


Chosen answer: Palpatine was playing both sides. As Sidious he was controlling and helping the separatists (which sprung from the actions of the trade federation) and as Palpatine he was defending the Republic. Both sides did not know they were being played and both sides thought their cause was "real".

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