Friday the 13th

Visible crew/equipment: When Pamela Vorhees pulls over to pick up Annie we can see a man's arm reflected in the front shield sitting in the passenger seat. (00:18:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Enos is about to give Annie a lift he says "Ok kid, let's move", we see the red clothing going over her shoulder covering her bag's strap. When it cuts the strap is visible. (00:08:10)

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Deliberate mistake: In the scene when Alice decapitates Mrs. Voorhees and Mrs. Voorhees raises her hands and grabs air, if you look carefully, the hands have hair on the back, even when, during the chase scenes, she doesn't have hair on the back of her hands. (01:27:55)

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Continuity mistake: Alice knocks the machete out of Mrs. Voorhees' hand, and we see it land. But when Alice runs and picks it up, it is in an entirely different place. (01:23:40)

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Continuity mistake: As Annie backs into the tree, and then has her neck slit, her hair changes styles between shots, and the amount of leaves in her hair changes as well. (00:21:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Ned is aiming the bow at the girl the angle of the bow changes between the shots. (00:18:00)

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Continuity mistake: While Annie is talking to the woman in the bar the guy that washes the floors (that appeared earlier standing on the other side of the counter) now stands behind the counter by the woman. When Annie is leaving the guy stands on his original position. (00:07:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Annie is hitchhiking and the red truck pulls over she is standing in the shade. When it cuts she is standing in the sun. (00:18:30)

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Factual error: After your head is cut off, you wouldn't be able to hold your hands in the air and make fists because your brain controls your ability to do this.

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Suggested correction: Not really. There's such a thing as a death twitch. The a chicken's brain controls the ability to run, jump, and flap its wings, but it does just that after its head is cut off. A person could involuntarily clench their fists repeatedly when they've been decapitated.

dewinela

You're comparing two different animals. The chicken with its head cut off that is still running around is still controlled by the brain. Part of a chicken's brain rests in the neck and when beheaded, it's possible not all of the brain is severed. This is not what happens to a beheaded human. There is a difference between a cadaveric spasm and clenching and unclenching your raised hands.

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Continuity mistake: When Steve is talking to Alice, and begging her to stay another week, he puts his hand up onto the roof as he talks. In the next shot his arm is down. (00:15:30)

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Audio problem: Annie walks over to a dog and says "Hi girl! Excuse me, hi boy!" Her lips don't move correctly to the line "..Excuse me.." (00:07:00)

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Continuity mistake: After Alice hits Mrs. Voorhees with a frying pan, Mrs. Voorhees's arm goes from being by her head, to laying across her stomach. (01:22:30)

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Revealing mistake: When Jack is stabbed through the neck, it is blatantly obvious that the neck is fake. You can clearly see the line between the real and fake neck. (00:41:45)

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Continuity mistake: Just one shot before Mrs. Voorhees's decapitation, you can for a split second tell Alice's hands are empty as she swings, and that she's not really holding the machete. (01:24:35)

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Deliberate mistake: When they are playing strip monopoly, Alice purchases Baltic Avenue and then Bill rolls the dice and Alice exclaims that he's rolled an "8" - putting him on Baltic Avenue. However if you look carefully at the dice (before Brenda quickly scoops them up) you can see they show two 5's. (00:40:05)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Officer Dorf gets on his bike and says, "You kids keep your noses clean you understand? You'll be hearing from me if you don't", the reflection of the camera man walking can be seen on the side of the bike. (00:28:05)

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Revealing mistake: Toothpicks visible after Alice cuts off Mrs. Voorhees' head. (01:28:10)

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Continuity mistake: In the shop Annie enters, the tissue dispenser and boxes move much further away from Enos between shots. (00:08:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Claudette and the counsellers are singing in the beginning, the close-ups of Claudette show her legs crossed, but the far-away shots show her legs spread apart. (00:02:10)

Continuity mistake: Brenda is seen swimming really far out to rescue Ned, and Marcie rows her boat out to the middle of the lake, yet when they rescue Ned, they are right beside the white decking. (00:23:15)

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Crazy Ralph: You're doomed! You're all doomed.

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Trivia: The original "Friday the 13th" was the most successful installment in the series grossing over $37 million. The whole entire series has grossed in excess of $250 million.

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Question: I just watched this movie for the first time and I have three questions that are really confusing me. When Alice is in the cabin and that dead girl comes through the window, (I forgot her name), how did that girl die? All I saw was blood and ropes on her so I was wondering what happened. When Mrs. Voorhees is with Alice just before she tries to kill her, we see her repeat "Kill her mommy. Kill her", so I was wondering if Jason was possessing her or not? When Jason, as a kid, comes through the water and grabs Alice in her dream, he's disfigured and burnt. How could that be if all he did was drown? If anybody can explain all my questions with great details, I would really appreciate it.

Answer: 1. She was most likely hanged. 2. Mrs. Voorhees wasn't possessed by Jason. She simply went insane when Jason drowned and wanted revenge. 3. He's not burnt, only disfigured.

Answer: Brenda was her name. And I think that she was stabbed. Or strangled. Or beaten to death. However as her murder was offscreen we will probably never know. What we do know is that she screamed before she died. Bow and arrow? (She was last seen at the archery range).

Alan Keddie
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