Charlie's Angels
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Visible crew/equipment: During the first 'Thin Man' fight scene with the girls, there is an aerial shot of the Thin Man as he jumps in the air. The back harness of the wires is visible. (00:24:25)

Visible crew/equipment: When the Angels first get to the island after jumping off the "chads" boat, there is a shot of all the Angels' backs and they are wearing silver shiny backpacks and in the middle backpack, there is a reflection of a cameraman. (01:09:30)

Continuity mistake: After the Angels come out of the sea, they start walking towards a cave, dumping their rucksacks behind them and strip to their waists. Very attractive, and a dramatic view, but in the next shot they're crouched on the beach, getting equipment out of the backpacks they just dropped. If they needed stuff from out of them, why did they dump them and keep walking? (01:06:45)

Continuity mistake: When Dylan jumps from the copter, she has her jacket unzipped, and you can see her yellow shirt underneath, but when the Angels get out of the water, her jacket is zipped up. It's not like she had time to zip it while being blown out of the sky and washing ashore unconscious. (01:23:15)

Continuity mistake: At the start of the film just as Drew Barrymore in disguise drops down into the boat you see her disconnect her parachute from the straps around her body. However in the next shot you can see that the straps are gone. She never had time to remove them. (00:04:50)

Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie you see Charlie walking down the beach, then looking back at presumably the Angels, at that time it's sunset. When it goes back to a shot of the Angels and Bosley, there's still a bright blue sky as if it were still the afternoon. (01:26:15)

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Continuity mistake: The picture of the "Creepy Thin Man" changes from the original one to the one Cameron Diaz later holds in her hand. (00:17:10)

Continuity mistake: In the start of the film Lucy Liu is jumping out of a helicopter with a black parachute rig on her back. In the next shot we see her tracking towards Drew Barrymore, notice the deployment system (BOC) in the bottom of her rig (blue plastic handle). In the next scene we are watching her from from the front and you can now see the deployment system has changed both colour to red and it is now "pull out" instead of BOC. (00:03:30)

Plot hole: When the Angels rescue Knox, why is the light swinging above his head? He's tied to a chair, the Creepy Thin Man's obviously not been through, because there's no exit aside from the bolted way in, so what's moved it? (00:26:20)

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Revealing mistake: It's obvious when Alex runs to jump on the guys back to massage him that she actually just runs past the table.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the girls are fighting the Creepy Thin Man, there is one shot where Dylan and Alex are about to kick him in the chest together. They start the kick both standing on their left legs and kicking with their rights, but when the kick connects to The Creepy Thin Man's chest, Alex is now standing on her right leg and kicking with her left. (00:25:27)

Other mistake: When the agency blows up, the girls are thrown backwards by the blast you can see big pieces of debris flying outwards. However, NOTHING falls on the girls...you'd think that they would get hit by some of the debris, right? (00:58:45)

Factual error: The California Speedway, which Charlie refers to by name, is inland in Los Angeles, and no closer than 30 miles from any ports (the bridge scene), and even further from the bridge in San Pedro that the crash scene is at. (00:27:25)

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Continuity mistake: As Lucy Liu is climbing up to the place Bosley has been kidnapped and brought to she is wearing a back pack. The first shot of her it is just a knapsack, then she has a large collapsible bow and arrow, far too large to fit in the pack. Where was it before? (01:07:50)

Continuity mistake: When Cameron Diaz throws the muffin at the door, it is sitting up normally and in the door fully. However, when Bill Murray enters, the muffin is only half way in and on an angle. (00:12:00)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene on the plane at the beginning, just before the bomber speaks, a stewardess passes in front of the camera. It's obviously to cover a cut - after she's passed, the amount of sun visible on the seats changes, the two women behind are closer to the camera, and the nun's looking the other way. (00:02:15)

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Continuity mistake: When the Angels are driving in the tunnel, before they make a U turn they stop the car and cause a terrible traffic jam behind them. When the car has turned around, camera changes angles and the lane that was jammed with cars is now completely empty. (01:06:30)

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Continuity mistake: When the Angels are describing how to break into the computer vault, they show the first guy putting his left hand up to the reader to gain entry. When Dylan (Drew's character) puts her hand up later on to gain entry when they're actually breaking in, it's also her left hand. But when they lift the prints from the beer bottle in the restaurant, he clearly lifts the bottle with his right hand, takes a drink, then puts the bottle down, never touching it with his left. This same mistake is repeated when they show Dylan looking at the fake hand being created and lifting up out of the goo - it's a right hand that pops up (even though Dylan correctly flexes and looks at her left hand as she admires her work). (00:34:50)

Plot hole: In the scene where Cameron Diaz is gaining entry to the Redstar mainframe, she wears a white suit to remain "undetected" in the antechamber. And then, she opens the door into a dark room, meaning that the security camera will spot the door opening if not the person opening it. Whats the point of wearing a white suit to hide from a camera, if the door opening will show up anyway? (00:41:10)

Revealing mistake: In the F1 chase scene Thin Man causes one car to fly in the air and when it finally lands on a station wagon in the middle of the road you can see no one is in the car.

Dylan: And that's kicking your ass!

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Trivia: Since Drew, Cameron and Lucy are all anti gun, they went through the entire movie using alternatives to guns.

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