Congo (1995)

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Continuity mistake: After the President's car explodes, the cart that Dr. Elliot and the others ride in suddenly moves closer to the explosion between shots. (00:23:45)


Continuity mistake: When Dr. Ross finds the dead people on the trasmission video, in the video there's a thick fog floating, but in real shots, no fog is there. (00:07:30)


Continuity mistake: After the President's car explodes on the runway, there's a shot of guards running over to it. In the wideshot these guards have vanished. (00:23:55)


Audio problem: When Charles Travis meets Jeffrey by the river bank, Jeffrey is heard speaking but his mouth doesn't match what he says. (00:04:30)


Continuity mistake: When Dr. Elliot's plane lands at the African runway, the baggage hatch is seen opening twice between shots as they exit the plane. (00:22:25)


Revealing mistake: When the missile destroys the second airplane after everyone has escaped, the airplane suddenly stops moving forward. In the next shot where we see a close-up of the explosion, it is also stationary against the sky.

Revealing mistake: In the shot of a cargo box falling from the plane, a shadow from the plane is cast on the trees below, but the cargo box doesn't cast one. (00:38:20)


Visible crew/equipment: When the first missile is shot at the plane, as the plane rocks, in one shot you can see a tape mark at Dr. Elliot's feet. (00:36:40)


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

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Trivia: According to Frank Marshall, the diamonds used in the movie were borrowed from Herkimer Diamond Mines in New York. However at the end of the movie, a diamond is thrown out of the balloon. This diamond actually ended up being lost and never found.

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