Detroit Rock City

Continuity mistake: When Hawk is drinking the Bourbon on the rocks, the lemon wedge disappears when he spits out, and re-appears after the scene when the lady giggles.

Continuity mistake: When Beth and Jam hit heads to pick up his drumstick, she is holding the stick in her right hand. Then next scene, she's rubbing her head with her right hand and holding the stick in her left hand. Then they go back to the original scene and she hands him the drumstick with her right hand.

Continuity mistake: When the boys are in the car, the two boys in the back seat switch places. At first you can see Jam on the left, and then he is on the right.

Continuity mistake: When Hawk is puking in the blender at the strip club, he fills it up, but when the bouncer takes the blender, it's only 3/4 of the way full.

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene where Jam's mum is trying to listen to the record player, she shakes the shelf to try to turn it off, but there's a silver statue that keeps falling. It falls about 7 times in about 40 seconds.

Continuity mistake: The scene where Jam's mom pulls out the K-mart box. At first, it's a newer K-mart logo, and then when the camera is overhead, it's a older logo.

Continuity mistake: When the trans-am guy tells Hawk to pull over, Hawk rolls up his window, then various shots that follow when the trans-am is trying to run them off the road, the window is rolled back down, then up again numerous times.

Continuity mistake: Hawk is in the strip club nursing his bourbon on the rocks. He is hunched over the glass holding it in his hand. The camera angle changes to a view from behind him and the glass has moved from his grasp across the bar.

Continuity mistake: When the kid is running from the security guards he crawls under some trucks. But if you look in the background in between the trucks it is raining, but after he gets out from under the last truck it's not raining anymore.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Trip throws the pizza out the window of the car, it is full daylight. When Hawk puts the rock on the pedal of Kenny's car to make it drive itself into the ditch, it is sunset. In the next scene, when the guys are celebrating, it is full daylight again.

Continuity mistake: In the convenience store scene, when Trip and the Robber are fighting with the stretch Armstrong, at the end of one scene, you can see Trip let go of the Stretch Armstrong, then in the next scene, they're still holing on to it.

Continuity mistake: The slice of pizza on the disco guys' windshield changes from shot to shot. In the close-ups, there are hunks of cheese and drippy sauce splattered all over with crust, yet, in the wide shots the windshield is cleaner, with just a small triangle of crust.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Lex, Trip, and Hawk are in Lex's basement getting ready to go to school, there is a closeup of Trip hooking on a chain to the side of his jeans. In the next shot, the chain is hooked on to the front of his jeans.

Continuity mistake: While the four guys are on their way to Detroit, Trip is hanging out of the sunroof. In the next few shots, you can clearly see that the car has no sunroof for Trip to hang out of. [The Volvo does have a sunroof the whole time, it is actually a moonroof with clean lines that are hard to notice.]

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Lex, Trip and Hawke are in the girl's toilet, they all start to laugh at her farts, but suddenly the shot changes angle and Lex is blowing the smell from his face. Pretty quick movements there. (00:18:20)

Continuity mistake: In the toilet scene one cheerleader pulls her panties down. They slide to her feet, but in the next shot they are a good 15cm up from her ankles. Unless she can make things rise with her mind, that's not supposed to happen. Also when her panties slide down her legs there is a sound of someone lifting a toilet seat, but she is already sitting down. (00:18:00)

Continuity mistake: The brake pedal on the Trans Am is first shown with chrome trim around it when the driver stomps on the brake to cut off the Volvo. When the rock is put on the gas pedal to send it into the ditch, the brake pedal is seen to have no chrome trim.

Continuity mistake: When Jam is talking to Hawk on the phone and Jam says he's sorry, the tone of voice and look on his face changes from one frame to another when he says "See ya guys at school."

Continuity mistake: In the scene when they're in the car on their way to Detroit; Trip gets a piece of pizza out of the box. When his hand reaches in the box there are two pieces. In the next shot there's only one piece. (00:30:00)


Continuity mistake: When Hawk is drinking the Bourbon on the rocks, the lemon wedge disappears when he spits out, and re-appears after the scene when the lady giggles.

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