The Beastmaster

The Beastmaster (1982)

29 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: When the Jun hoard attack the Emirite village, Dar gets knocked unconscious and his dog starts to drag him away. After Maax arrives, the dog is shown dragging Dar away a second time. Two mistakes are apparent. The dog is pulling on the cloth of his left shoulder in this shot. First, when the dog is pulling, the dog stops to get a better grip on the clothing. When the dog lets go of the clothing, Dar keeps sliding even though the dog isn't pulling. Second, when they show the close-up of Dar, the dog is pulling on his right side, not the left. Then again on his left side and again on his right side. It switches a couple of times.

Continuity mistake: When Dar and the others use a boat to intercept Kiri and her captors, we see them sailing towards the pier, but in the close-up shot they're pulling themselves along a rope which was absent from the earlier shot. (Noted in director's commentary.)

Continuity mistake: In the scene after the Jun horde is defeated, Seth removes the arrow from Tal's right shoulder. The next scene shows Dar sitting outside the house and Seth comes out to talk to Dar. Dar asks Seth, 'How is he?' And Seth answers, 'He won't have the use of his left hand for a while.' He should have said the right shoulder because that's where he got shot with the arrow.

Revealing mistake: The witch grabs a branded iron and burns the baby's hand. Although she is holding it, the hand doesn't move a single inch, revealing it's a prop.

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Continuity mistake: When Dar "adopts" the panther, there's a close-up of him saying "Your name is Grr." Dar's hairstyle is completely different (shorter, fluffier and more like a wig).

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Revealing mistake: When the savages raid the village, one passes a meter away from a woman who cries in pain and turns her head to show a bloody wound. Problem is, he missed her by way too much.

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Factual error: Pretty much everything that the ferrets do, Kodo and Podo, ferrets would NEVER do. Ferrets don't sound like that. Ferrets can't jump that high and that far (when the one attacked minister Zed).

Continuity mistake: When the Juns go to attack Emir, the way Dar's father's is holding the sword changes between shots. First he's holding it blade towards our right, then to our left. It continues to change between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the bear attack, the bear comes out with blood all over its face, in the next shot, its face is completely clean.

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Continuity mistake: When the witch takes the baby out of the dead white cow's belly, when the angle changes the cow's been replaced with a bunch of white sheets piled up to resemble the cow.

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Continuity mistake: After exiting the lake, Kiri's hair swaps from wet to dry and perfectly brushed.

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Continuity mistake: A thick cloud of steam suddenly appears on the lake between frames while Kiri is bathing. It makes everything more magical, but it's definitely awkward.

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Revealing mistake: When the ferret grabs the arrow with its teeth and runs away, the shot changes and it's very obvious that the arrow has been attached to some sort of collar around the animal's neck.

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Continuity mistake: During the fight where the panther appears, a ferret is biting a glove in one shot, but a bow a frame later.

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Continuity mistake: During the village raid, when Dar is unconscious and the dog saves him, Dar's head position keeps changing in every single shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Dar's dad shows Dar how to throw the flying blade, he rips out a man's headscarf and sends it to a tree. The scarf's position changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Darth's father arrives at the village with the baby, he stops by the entrance. A man holding a farm fork swaps from standing in front to behind him, between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Dar's father brings the baby to the village and lifts him up for everyone to see. The baby is wrapped up in a blanket in the wide angles, but with his face uncovered and bare arms extended in the close-ups.

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Continuity mistake: Kiri steps out of the water when the ferrets steal her clothes. She tries to cover herself with a small piece of garment around her waist. A frame later she is wearing a full dress.

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Continuity mistake: After Dar's father throws the ugly woman at the bonfire and finds the baby, he protects himself crossing both arms. The position of the arms keeps changing on each shot.

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