Carrie

Revealing mistake: When Sue Snell wakes from her nightmare, listen carefully as her mother comforts her. At one point, she calls her Amy, which is the actress's real name (they're mother and daughter in real life).

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Revealing mistake: When Carrie is hurling knives telekinetically, the first knife which hits her mother in the hand, you can see the metal protection plate that the knife actually hits instead. (01:25:55)

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Revealing mistake: When Carrie is hurling knives telekinetically at her mother near the end, spot the wire attached to (and subsequently controlling) the last few knives, particularly the vegetable peeler.

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Revealing mistake: After killing her, Carrie drags her mother into the closet, yet you can see her mother is walking. (01:28:35)

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Revealing mistake: As the car somersaults past Carrie, a roll cannon is visible.

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Continuity mistake: When Norma and Helen are in the salon, and they are talking about Carrie going to the prom with Tommy, Norma is getting a fancy hairdo done for the prom. But in the next gym scene, she has her plain braids and a cap on. (00:48:20)

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Suggested correction: When you watch the movie leading up to that event, it's obvious that Norma is a tomboy, and is always wearing a ball cap and wearing her hair like that. It's who she is and perhaps decided after her hair was done that it didn't feel right and decided to go back to her look.

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Margaret White: Witch. Got Satan's Power.
Carrie: It has nothing to do with Satan, Mama. It's me. Me. If I concentrate hard enough, I can move things.

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Trivia: Betty Buckley really slapped Nancy Allen across the face during the detention scene. Brian DePalma wanted the right reaction.

Lynette Carrington
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Question: When Tommy and Carrie are at the prom, does he start to like her for real, or is he just pretending to make Carrie feel better about herself?

Answer: He starts to genuinely like her, hence his disgusted reaction at the sick practical joke played on her.

Manky
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