Dawn of the Dead

Continuity mistake: When Peter has just killed the child zombies and another with a messed face is in the doorway, we see Steven outside aiming a rifle and it is cloudy, dreary weather. Peter dives out the way and lands by a window and we see that it is now pitch black, then Roger steps in and shoots the zombie from outside and it's only just overcast.

Revealing mistake: When they lock the mall doors using the car, Peter is giving cover fire while the doors are being locked. Notice when the camera cuts to one of the shots from the scopes point of view he blows a zombie's head off and the blood splatters on the scope and is visible when the zombie drops.

Other mistake: During the truck scene, when zombies attack Roger the first time, as Peter shoots the zombie that Roger is fighting, he supports his M16 from its carrying handle, thus blocking the rear sight (which is located in said handle). He does this in several scenes throughout the movie, but in the truck scene accuracy is crucial.

Continuity mistake: Just after the raiders manage to get into the mall, one raider uses his sledgehammer to knock a zombie wearing a black t-shirt off his feet. 5 seconds later, the same zombie can be seen walking past the same raider.

Visible crew/equipment: When Peter and Stephen have finished locking the whole row of "pretty indestructible" mall doors, Peter sets the security alarm. Soon after, the team drives off. A few zombies are shot on the go. As a wounded Roger skids the car to a stop in front of some exit doors, it passes an undecorated space with glass doors right before "John's Shoe Repair." There's a cameraman standing in the back of the space, with another two crew-members squatting down next to him against the wall. (01:25:35)

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Roger and Peter are getting the trucks to block the mall entrances, in one shot when they are both in the same truck you can see, in the side window, a crew member is driving a white van. After Roger gets out of the truck the van is gone. (00:55:00)

Visible crew/equipment: When Roger is talking to the guy next to him at the start of the film the guy gets shot and for a brief second you can see a fake blood packet covered by make up.

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Revealing mistake: When Stephen is trying to climb out the elevator after having been shot, a group of zombies attack him and the first zombie we see bites his leg. In this closeup of Stephen's leg being bitten, the tube that pumps out the blood is protruding out his trousers, obviously leading up his thigh.

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Visible crew/equipment: During the ghetto holocaust at the beginning, when Willie kicks open the last door (before Peter kills him) you can see the camera's shadow on the door as it swings open.

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Visible crew/equipment: After Roger says, "Lets go, baby. Number 2" and closes the truck door, you can see part of a crewmember reflected in the window.

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Revealing mistake: When Peter shoots the biker out the sidecar there is already blood on the ground before he lands.

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Revealing mistake: A zombie's make-up is smeared when Stephen is fighting with it on the grass at the refueling scene. Stephen is pushing the zombie's head back and the make-up on his forehead is wiped off.

Continuity mistake: When Peter and Roger enter the Penney's store, Peter throws his M16 and the keys inside the store before he starts to close the door, yet Peter's rifle (Roger is holding his M16) can be seen propped against the wall outside the door twice in the following shots.

Revealing mistake: When the SWAT team breaks the door in the basement and all the zombies escape,the SWAT team member to the far right is laughing.

Leonard Hassen

Continuity mistake: When the bikers are stealing the zombie's wallet notice Blades in the background cheering his buddy on while just standing next to a zombie. (01:48:30)

Continuity mistake: In the scene right after Francine is attacked by a Hare Krishna zombie, they are sitting, drinking and watching TV. When Roger is about to throw the bottle to Peter, he is sitting down, in the next shot after Peter gets the bottle, he is standing up and about to sit down.

Dr. Foster: Every dead body that is not exterminated becomes one of them. It gets up and kills! The people it kills get up and kill.

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Trivia: While the two men are preparing for the raiders towards the film's end (as they lower the gates, etc.), the music playing is the same as that which accompanied the opening credits of "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."

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