Plan 9 From Outer Space

Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)

90 mistakes - chronological order

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Continuity mistake: The soldier talking to Col. Tom Edwards is holding a walkie-talkie in some shots and not in others. (00:20:30)

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Continuity mistake: The stewardess comes into the cockpit and holds the clipboard between her folded hands. In the next shot she's holding it with her left hand. (00:28:25)

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Audio problem: The stewardess comes into the cockpit and the co-pilot says, "Well, I know a friend that will help us". If you look closely, he was going to say more but it was edited out. (00:28:50)

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Continuity mistake: The stewardess says to the pilot, "I'll be right back," as she touches him with her right hand. In the next shot she's nowhere near him. (00:29:15)

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Continuity mistake: When the stewardess enters the cockpit with her clipboard, she disappears during a closeup on the pilot. It has nothing to do with a different camera angle. (00:29:20)

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Continuity mistake: As Tor Johnson rises from the dead his head stone gets larger between shots. (00:32:30)

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Deliberate mistake: As Paula is chased by the ghoul into the cemetery the shots continuously change between night and day throughout the entire scene. (00:32:35)

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Continuity mistake: As Tor Johnson rises from the dead there's dirt all over his body but none on his face or head. (00:32:50)

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Continuity mistake: As she is chased by the ghoul in the cemetery, Paula knocks over one of the wooden tombstones and you can see the stand underneath that holds it up. The next time we see it two shots later it's been set straight again. (00:32:55)

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Continuity mistake: As Paula is chased by the ghoul in the cemetery it's obvious that there is no dirt or grass under her feet, only crumpled up pieces of carpet. (00:33:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Paula escapes from her house, she doesn't have shoes but she jas a pair when the man finds her unconscious besides the road. (00:34:00)

Dr Wilson

Revealing mistake: When somebody walks in the cemetery, it happens often that the grass slides under their feet, like fake grass. (00:35:55)

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Continuity mistake: When the flying saucer is seen taking off from the cemetery, it is saucer shaped. However, when it is on the ground the ship appears to be in the shape of a square building. (00:37:05)

Continuity mistake: As they look into Tor Johnson's empty tomb, one of the police officers says it looks like (the dirt) has fallen into the grave. In the next shot as he goes into the hole there is no dirt in it. (00:40:00)

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Continuity mistake: As he interviews Col. Edwards, the phone wires hanging off the side of General Roberts' desk move between shots without anyone touching a phone. (00:41:00)

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Continuity mistake: In scenes at the general's office, a large wall map of the U.S. is in the background. In some of the closeups you can see that it's a Santa Fe railroad map - and in others the words "Santa Fe" on the logo are taped over. (00:42:05 - 00:45:30)

Visible crew/equipment: When the officers in Washington are listening to the alien message, there's a shot where you can see the shadow of the crew on the desk, just before the message has finished. (00:44:55)

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Continuity mistake: The Ghoul Man is turned to bones by a ray from the alien spaceship and Col. Edwards throws the cape off of the body revealing the horrible sight. A couple of shots later they wake up Patrolman Kelton who is now lying on the cape. (00:55:30)

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The Ruler: Plan 9? Ah, yes. Plan 9 deals with the resurrection of the dead. Long distance electrodes shot into the pineal and pituitary gland of the recently dead.

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Trivia: This was given the Golden Turkey Award for "Worst Movie of All Time," and its director, Edward D. Wood Jr, the "Worst Director of All Time."

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