Congo (1995)

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Continuity mistake: When Charles Travis sits on the steps of Zinj, waiting for Jeffrey to get his bag, there are branches to his right, which keep disappearing. (00:06:30)


Continuity mistake: When Munro and Dr. Ross talk to the borders cheif, the same people can be seen walking past the window behind him, multiple times.


Continuity mistake: When the group arrive to the plane, in the truck, the people standing around the plane/area changes/disappear etc. between shots. (00:33:00)


Continuity mistake: When Amy knocks down the satellite equipment she merely bumps it and it falls over. But in the next shot it is completely smashed to pieces.


Visible crew/equipment: As the team walks through the ruins, a flock of birds bursts out of a bush. You can see a persons arm shooing them out. (01:19:40)


Continuity mistake: When Amy gives Dr. Elliot the yellow bunch of flowers, during the presentation, they change position between shots. (00:12:40)


Continuity mistake: When the lava erupts out of the mine, it hits some gorillas. In the next shot, the lava covers the same stretch and hits the same gorillas. (01:27:55)


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Continuity mistake: When Homolka has to jump out of the plane, he first sticks his head out the door. The exterior shot shows that his left hand is holding onto the plane but not in the interior shots.

Continuity mistake: On the plane the drug is put into a broken banana half, but when it's time to jump out of the plane Amy is given a whole banana.

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Suggested correction: I think it's safe to say they either put the banana halves back together to help hide the pill or erred on the side of caution and gave two doses in a second banana.


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Continuity mistake: After the diamond mines of Zinj are found, Homolka gathers up the diamonds. When he asks Kelly to help, his hands change positions between shots. (01:26:54)

Continuity mistake: As the expedition sets out after collecting their parachuted gear, the scenery instantly changes from Savannah in the shot with Elliot and Munro to deep jungle in the shot with Amy and the chameleon.


Continuity mistake: In the meeting with captain Wanta, when the soldier takes Homolka and lift him, the pile of money is tumbled. When Wanta takes it, it's up again.

Other mistake: When in the jungle, Elliot says to Amy "Let's turn your volume down" and makes an adjustment to Amy's backpack voice synthesizer. A few seconds later Amy "speaks" at exactly the same volume as before.


Continuity mistake: Just before Homolka jumps out of the plane, he puts his right hand on the side of the door and his left hand is holding his bag. In the next shot the hands have reversed roles. (00:37:05)


Revealing mistake: When the group is in the mines and there is a cave in, one of the porters is hit on the back by a (fake) rock, which bounces off. (01:21:05)


Revealing mistake: Richard takes a photo of a Silverback Gorilla in the forest, however the shutter is clearly closed as he supposedly takes the photo. (01:03:25)


Continuity mistake: When the two Ghost Tribals step out from the bush, the amount of white makeup all over them signifcantly increases between shots. (00:49:10)


Continuity mistake: When Dr. Ross is transmitting to Houston, she is holding her headset, but on the video screen in Houston, she isn't holding it anymore. (00:45:00)


Amy the Gorilla: Ugly gorillas. Ugly. Go away.

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Trivia: According to Frank Marshall, the Amy suit was apparently so convincing that many viewers thought it was a trained gorilla, and were amazed as to how the Amy scenes were accomplished, frequently asking Frank how he managed to train a gorilla so well.


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