Darkman

Darkman (1990)

57 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: Peyton lets Louis fall, who dives head first. A shot later he flies horizontally.

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Continuity mistake: When Peyton's hand gets pinned to the beam, it keeps changing positions in every shot.

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Continuity mistake: While standing on the beam, Louis cries "I built it all!", and the gun in his right hand appears and disappears between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Louis takes Robert's mask out and reveals Peyton's burnt face, Peyton takes his left hand to his cheek. When the angle changes, his hand is lowered and he repeats the movement. In the following shots the position of his hand is inconsistent all the time.

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Continuity mistake: During the helicopter scene, when Peyton is hanging onto the cable, in the close-ups he's simply grabbing it, but in the wide shots the cable is strapped around his body.

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Revealing mistake: When Paulie is thrown out of the window he is replaced by an obvious stuntman: His bald cap is way lighter than his skin, as opposed to Paulie's whose skin colour is homogeneous.

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Continuity mistake: While on the helicopter, Peyton smacks a goon's face, who turns away and shows a streak of blood on his mouth. When the angle changes his head position has changed and is now facing Peyton.

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Continuity mistake: When Guzman runs into Smiley wearing several masks, Smiley knocks him out. On the floor, Guzman's head is facing straight-up. In the close-up, it's tilted sideways.

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Revealing mistake: When Peyton's hands are burnt, they are a very obvious cheap prop.

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Continuity mistake: The wet coffee circle stain on the paper is above the word 'date'. When the angle changes and the stain is dry, the circle has moved several centimeters below and is now surrounding the word 'date'.

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Deliberate mistake: When the movie begins, Durant's men are frisked by Eddie's, one of whom was tossing his nunchucku seconds before. Angle cuts to Durant's men's weapons falling on the floor, the nunchucku among them. This adds up for tension as to show how heavily armed and dangerous Durant is, but is absurd that Eddie's goon disposes of his own weapon in such a dangerous situation.

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Other mistake: Just before the Strack helicopter which Durant is in hits the bridge, the letter and numbers painted on the side just forward of the cockpit door are backwards, like a mirror image.

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Continuity mistake: Halfway through the film, Frances and Colin are in Colin's office. Colin has a glass of brandy in his hand, but when the phone rings, the glass is gone.

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Continuity mistake: Near the start, Julie sits on a sofa when discussing the bribe. In the wide shot, as she says "I wish it were that simple", she rests her left hand on her knee. It then cuts to a closeup for her next line, and her left arm is suddenly along the back of the sofa. (00:13:40)

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Other mistake: Julie is standing 2 meters away from the building when it explodes. We see tons of glass, wood and burning debris fall everywhere, but not a single spark touches her. She remains spotless and immaculate despite the havoc.

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Continuity mistake: Look at the police officer in the helicopter towards the end of the movie. In one shot, the words "POLICE" across the helmet are reversed like a mirror image. In another shot the same police officer's helmet says "POLICE" in normal letters.

Plot hole: A baddie sinks Peyton's face in acid, but it doesn't affect the baddie's hand, despite acid splashing all over him all the time.

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New this week Suggested correction: Just watched the film, and there's two big problems with this mistake. First, there's nothing in the film that indicates the substance is acid. It just appears to be some sort-of heated chemical that's being used in the artificial skin-making process. And second, there is no point at all in the scene where we see the substance "splashing all over [the baddie] all the time." He doesn't even appear to get a drop on him.

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Darkman: I'm everyone. And no one. Everywhere. Nowhere. Call me...Darkman.

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Trivia: Cinematic legend and Sam Raimi regular Bruce Campbell plays Darkman in the final shot.

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