Darkness Falls

Darkness Falls (2003)

17 mistakes - chronological order

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Factual error: The Sensory Deprivation Tank used in the film is an MRI machine. It has no doors and makes far too much noise to allow for sensory deprivation. (00:47:15)

Continuity mistake: When Kyle is fighting the Tooth Fairy, he sets his sleeve on fire to burn her and get her away. A couple of shots later he is shown putting the flame out with his hand. His shirt is completely unburned.

Continuity mistake: When Kyle is driving the car with the windshield smashed out, his hair is not moving at all.

Continuity mistake: At the very beginning after the Tooth Fairy kills Kyle's mom, he is waiting in the bath tub with about three bad scratches on his neck. The next day he is being put into the police car and they look like really faint scars.

Continuity mistake: When Larry is driving Kyle out of Darkness Falls, Kyle pulls a gun on him to get Larry to turn back to the hospital. The camera angle changes from a rear shot to a side shot a few times, during which Kyle goes from looking directly ahead without the gun raised to facing Larry with the gun raised. This happens a couple of times just before the tooth fairy flies in front of them and causes the car crash.

Continuity mistake: When the police are taking Kyle-as-a-kid after his mother's death he's stood by the car (looking fairly evil) with many bloody cuts on his face and neck, but the next shot of him sat in the car shows he has just the one tiny unrelated nick on his cheek he had at the beginning of the film before the Tooth Fairy's attack.

Factual error: When we see Kyle as an adult, images of his several pill bottles are flashed on screen. One of these says "anti-psychotic" and is later referenced by a police officer; the other says "Take every 4 hours for depression." Psychoactive drugs would never have their purpose on the bottle, to protect the patient.

Continuity mistake: When Kyle, Kaitlyn, and Michael are going down in the elevator, the floor-indicator light switches from three to two. Then ten seconds pass, the elevator jams, and the light is still showing floor two. Pretty pokey elevator that takes more than ten seconds to move from floor to floor.


Continuity mistake: When Kyle flies through the windshield after the car slams into a tree, shouldn't Kyle have some sort of concussion or cuts on his head from going through something so solid as a windshield and glass?

AzN InVasian

Factual error: Towards the end of the movie when Kyle, Michael and Kat are all in the lighthouse, they drop a green lightstick which then breaks in two. However, in reality, these lightsticks are virtually unbreakable as they are made of hard durable plastic which is why they are used by survival experts, divers and the emergency services. They are non-heat producing and work on a biochemical reaction - another reason why they are so difficult to break is to keep these chemicals in.

Continuity mistake: Throughout the movie where light is used to keep the tooth fairy at bay, her "sensitivity to light" seems to change a lot. A light stick that generates no heat and throws a dim glow keeps her away, but she'll come up close enough to a hot gas lantern to be decently illuminated.

Continuity mistake: When Ray grabs Kyle in the bar, his left hand grabs the front of Kyle's shirt. But when it cuts to another angle, he's suddenly holding his arm.


Factual error: Towards the end of the movie when the power has failed, the emergency lights come on. After about 10 minutes someone is heard to say that they only have a few minutes of light left. Emergency lights in this country (England) are required to last 3 hours non-maintained, I'm sure that in America the characteristics of the lights must be similar, e.g. the emergency lights should be on longer than 13 minutes.

Continuity mistake: When young Kyle is talking to the girl in his bedroom you can see scratches on the right side of his face. He doesn't actually get these till later on when the tooth fairy comes for the tooth.

Continuity mistake: After the tooth fairy kills Kyle's mom he runs to the bathroom and locks the door, before the tooth fairy blows open the door you see a shot of the door knob and it is clearly unlocked.


Deliberate mistake: When Kyle goes through the windshield, the windshield shatters like tempered glass. Windshields at the time were made of laminated glass.


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Trivia: The Tooth Fairy in Darkness Falls looks completely different from what was originally made. The studio had to go back and re-film and make The Tooth Fairy look less scary. Heres a website that shows what she originally looked like. http://www.spawn.com/toys/product.aspx?division=toys&category=movies&series=mm5&product=toothfairy

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