Commando

Continuity mistake: At home, Matrix enters the shack and presses button 1. In the immediate close-up, his finger is missing the button. (00:12:55)

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Revealing mistake: When Cindy and Matrix enter the parking lot, Matrix / Arnold's stand-in is very noticeable, haircut and colour completely different. (00:31:05)

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Factual error: When Cindy approaches the security guard to report Matrix, the guard calls backup. There is no antenna on his radio. (00:34:20)

Audio problem: During the phone-booth scene at the mall, the same woman's cry is heard over and over and over again. (00:36:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Sully enters the parking lot there's a grey car on the exit ramp. Half a second later, when Cindy and Matrix follow, the car is already on the street, several metres ahead. (00:31:05)

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Continuity mistake: Matrix's camouflage make-up changes style between shots (watch the thick line to the right side of the nose), furthermore, sometimes it's brilliant and shiny, others mat and dry, with no continuity at all. (01:07:25)

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Revealing mistake: When Matrix crashes against the pole, in the aerial angle a bulky dark object flies away from the driver's passenger seat. Maybe the mannequin's head, or a prop of some sort to simulate for Cindy. (00:40:15)

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Continuity mistake: Matrix arrives at El Presidente's house and plants a bomb on the floor. In the close-up shot, grass and weeds appear next to the bomb. These later disappear. (01:10:25)

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Continuity mistake: At the mall, when the cops approach Matrix he is either looking straight at them, or away and turning his head slowly. This changes back and forth randomly. (00:35:20)

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Continuity mistake: The blood stain on Cooke's shirt differs depending on the angle focusing him. (00:47:35)

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Continuity mistake: At the mall, when Matrix tells the girl to walk behind the baddie, he stands by a column and a man walks behind him. In the close-up he disappears and is replaced by two guys. (00:33:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Matrix and Cooke fight at the motel, the number and shape of broken glass-tiles on the wall keeps increasing / decreasing randomly in different shots. (00:46:25)

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Continuity mistake: The yellow Porsche crashes on some dusty trail with no yellow lines painted on its floor. When Matrix walks towards the car, it's now by a yellow line on a paved road. (00:40:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Matrix shakes the phone booth at the mall, the hole on the glass increases / decreases randomly. (00:36:00)

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Continuity mistake: During the fight at the end of the movie between Matrix and Bennett when Bennett calls Matrix a "dead man" and he responds with "Bullshit" you see him come off the wall with his left hand. He is throwing a left hook, but in the very next shot when the punch comes in contact with Bennett his fist is going from right to left in a backfist motion, rather than a left to right hook. (01:23:45)

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Continuity mistake: Right when the fight between Matrix and Bennett begins, the Uzi submachine gun vanishes from Bennett's right shoulder (it was on a strap). Then suddenly at the end of the fight (after the fell down over the railing and to the next level down, the Uzi reappears when Bennett picks it up and attempts to shoot Matrix. Bennett lost it on the upper level nowhere near the railing, and it somehow appeared on the lower level away from the railing.

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Continuity mistake: At the shopping mall when Sully does the cash exchange (in the envelope) he picks up the money and puts in his pocket, then in the open shot it's back on the table.

Revealing mistake: When Matrix reaches Arius' mansion (in actuality the Harold Lloyd Estate), he is rushed at by several soldiers of Arius' private army and starts shooting at them with his RPK. In one shot from Matrix's rear we can see him shooting four soldiers at the same time. However, the two soldiers on the far left drop dead even though Matrix is aiming his weapon to the right. (01:11:40)

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Continuity mistake: While eating sandwiches, Matrix's daughter says, "You don't wanna know" as she reaches for a napkin. A frame later, from a different angle, her hands are empty as they reach for the napkin. (00:08:20)

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Continuity mistake: During the machine gun scene at the en Matrix has a belt fed M60 machine gun. When the fight starts, he has plenty of bullets. A few seconds later he has about 20 cm length of the bullet belt left. Scene switch - and he has more bullets. This switch between low and high ammo a few times. (01:16:15)

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Matrix: Remember, Sully, when I promised to kill you last?
Sully: That's right, Matrix. You did.
Matrix: I lied.

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Trivia: When Col. John Matrix is with Cooke in the motel, Matrix says the famous phrase: "I eat green berets for breakfast." This was a reference to Sylvester Stallone, who played a Green Beret in the Rambo movies. (00:46:45)

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