Charlie's Angels

Revealing mistake: When the Angels are fighting the "Creepy Thin Man," right before Drew Barrymore lifts up Lucy Liu to spin her around and kick the thin man, to get Lucy's attention, Drew hollers out "Lucy!" even though Lucy Liu's character's name is "Alex." (00:26:20 - 00:27:25)

Revealing mistake: The caravan is shot-up with machine guns - so why are the bullet holes (the metal of the caravan's walls) bending outwards? (00:50:45)

Revealing mistake: When Drew is shot through the window, supposedly naked under the towel, you can see underwear when the shot is from below looking up, before she falls. As she falls down the hill, look closely and you can see the skin-tone suit she wears. (00:57:50)

Revealing mistake: When the Angels are picking through the wreckage of their headquarters, look at the only remaining wall - it's the thinnest wall you'll ever see. (01:02:20)

Revealing mistake: When the Angels are driving through a tunnel and decide to turn around to get to the marina, there are distinct skid marks the exact same way the girls U-turn. Evidence of previous takes. (01:03:50)

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.

Revealing mistake: The opening shot of the film shows a Cigarette boat racing across the water at great speed. The following shot is of the girls driving the boat. The wake only trails back a hundred feet or so.

Revealing mistake: When Dylan gets shot through the window by Knox, the scene is then rewound and replayed in slow motion. The playback of the speech and video seems to be at normal speed with just the pitch lowered, although the Marvin Gaye song in the background is accurately slowed down. In the same shot when it cuts to Bullet Time, immediately after firing the gun, Knox blinks. We see his eyes close, then open while the bullet has traveled a mere 4 inches from the barrel. Assuming the bullet is travelling at over 1000 feet per second, Knox is not only quick on the trigger, but has the fastest eyes as well. (00:59:17)

Revealing mistake: When the Creepy Thin Man's shooting at the Angels, Lucy Liu ducks behind a wall, and we see a bullet impact just above her head out of shot. When Thin Man runs out of bullets, Lucy peeks round the corner, and poking down from the top of the screen is what looks suspiciously like a wire from the explosive used to generate the bullet hit. (00:23:50)

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Revealing mistake: In the first fight scene with Creepy Thin Man, there's a slow motion shot in where Natalie is jumping to kick him. If you look closely at the face of the Creepy Thin Man you can see that he actually is the stuntman. (00:26:30)

Revealing mistake: When the Angels are fighting the "Creepy Thin Man," right before Drew Barrymore lifts up Lucy Liu to spin her around and kick the thin man, to get Lucy's attention, Drew hollers out "Lucy!" even though Lucy Liu's character's name is "Alex." (00:26:20 - 00:27:25)

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Trivia: The Thin Man, who doesn't speak at all, originally had lines of dialogue. They were removed at Crispin Glover's request, and the filmmakers agreed it would make the role more mysterious.

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Question: Does anyone know the story behind the "Creepy Thin Man?" Like why he likes to pull hair and smell it? Anything that helps me understand his character is appreciated.

Answer: This character gets a backstory in the sequel (Charlie's Angels Full Throttle). Supposedly he was a runaway from a circus, who found refuge at an orphanage. He didn't much like haircuts when he was little.

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