Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Continuity mistake: When Belini is telling Sands about Carolina, as he says "The most drop dead gorgeous woman you'll ever see", we go back to the bar where you can see the bartender push the counter back on the floor. At that time you can see all the bottles on the left side of the counter. Two shots later all the bottles has moved to the right side of the counter. (00:03:40)


Continuity mistake: When the army shoots the guards around the president, before El shows up and saves him, you can see bullets blowing off pieces of the wall behind. A second later, they disappear. The damage was CGI, and wasn't animated in all the shots.

Continuity mistake: When Jorge is captured there is a shot where he is sitting with his head tipped over to the side, while one of the bad guys suggests to torture him. In the next shot Jorge's head is straight. (01:14:50)


Continuity mistake: Carolina climbs on the bus with high heels, but when she and El run across the roof she wears flat shoes. As she jumps you can see she has nothing on her feet. There was not enough time for her to take them off. (00:22:25)


Continuity mistake: Near the end, when blinded agent Sands is shot by one of the two bad guys in the leg, he falls towards and drops both his glasses and the gun he's holding. Then the view changes to the bad guy and in the next shot on Depp, he is holding that gun in his hand again, miraculously. (01:26:05)

Continuity mistake: When Sands buys chewing gum for the boy, we read the mark 'Canel's' on the box. One shot later, the shot is reversed and we can see 's'lenaC'. The box reverts to normal on the next shot. (00:28:35)

Continuity mistake: When Billy and Jorge are talking in the church and Jorge says "Can you get him close to Barillo" about Billy's dog, you see Billy holding on to his dog with both hands. When it cuts you see his arm suddenly back resting on the back of the bench. (00:50:00)


Continuity mistake: Towards the end when the alcoholic Mariachi is about to use his guitar case as a RC car, he opens it to get the control and shuts it. A cut to a different shot shows the box open again, but then when it rolls to the truck, it is closed. (01:23:10)

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El Mariachi: You want me to shoot the cook?
Agent Sands: No. I'll shoot the cook. My car's parked out back, anyway.

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Trivia: When Sands buys gum from the kid on the bike, he tells him, "I never want to see you again." The next time the kid shows up in the movie, Sands has had his eyes taken out. (00:27:30 - 01:10:30)

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Question: In the scene where Carolina and El are chained together, they swing across the road on a power line with metal handcuffs. Wouldn't they have been fried or shocked?


Chosen answer: They would need to be touching the ground so the electrical current could complete the circuit.

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