Signs

Signs (2002)

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Continuity mistake: When Graham gets out of bed and goes into the hallway, he is barefoot. Next thing we see is that he has his shoes on and tied up nicely.

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Suggested correction: It should be noted that before Graham is shown going outside, the film cuts away to Merrill getting startled out of bed by Bo's screams, suggesting that Graham took the time to put his shoes on before going outside to check on his children. Maybe you could argue his fatherly instincts in taking time to put on his shoes when his children are potentially in danger is a stupidity, but that would be a separate entry altogether.

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Continuity mistake: When the deputy sheriff comes out of the house, her ink pen is sticking through the hole in her pocket flap but not in the pocket itself. After she turns around at the car, her ink pen is inside her pocket and not "flapping" loose as it was just a split second before. (00:21:15)

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Bo: There's a monster outside my room, can I have a glass of water?

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Trivia: When the alien's hand comes out of the coal grate for Morgan, if you look closely you will see that the hand was already through the grate and the alien was using its colour changing abilities to hide. So if you look very closely you will that that the hand comes UP from the grate and not through it, and if you look VERY carefully you can see the outline of the hand even before Morgen says "What?"

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Question: Do the individual aliens have cloaking abilities? It seemed at that the dogs were reacting to something that the people could not see. Were they smelling cloaked aliens? Were they going crazy to protect their human owners and that was misinterpreted as an attack on the people? I thought they are walking around at least invisible at times to do their work without detection. I may be wrong on that.

Answer: The aliens were not cloaked, not invisible. They had a chameleon-like ability to change their appearance to match their background. Recall the alien's fingers turning plaid when he held the boy. They seem to be that green color when not camouflaged. The better senses of the dogs did allow them to detect the aliens. However, one of the effects of alien presence noted in the movie was a change in personality; that is what happened to the dogs.

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