Peter Pan
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Continuity mistake: Unable to make his shadow stick Peter is upset and when Wendy surprises him he zooms up to the ceiling and bangs his head. In this shot the light fixture hangs flush with the ceiling under a decorative medallion around the base. Later, when Peter floats to the ceiling after John says, "You offend reason sir" the fixture now hangs way down on a very long chain. (00:15:00 - 00:21:15)

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Continuity mistake: When John says, "You offend reason sir," Peter floats up. The large light fixture is hanging from the ceiling. However, in the next shot facing Peter when he says, "Just think happy thoughts," where is the light fixture? It's gone so Peter can fly around the ceiling, but it's back again in later shots. (00:21:15)

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Continuity mistake: Aboard the Jolly Roger, in the very next shot after Smee jumps overboard, Peter twirls his sword in mid-air and catches the hilt. This is not the same sword he uses in the previous or following shots. This sword doesn't have the gold hand guard, so as to be able to catch it easily. The hilt on Peter's sword is in the shape of a leaf and the hand guard is the leaf stem. (01:24:50)

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Continuity mistake: After Wendy says, "I should like to give you a kiss," and proceeds to give Peter the thimble, it is only now that Peter's 'kiss' for Wendy is on the garment he is wearing. It is not on his garment in all the previous shots of Peter. (00:17:50)

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Continuity mistake: Wendy gets a needle and thread, then shows Peter the needle. As she says, "This may hurt a little," she shows the sharp needle to him. When she does the light in the room becomes brighter at this point (not a deliberate pun) as compared to the dimly lit nursery until this moment. It stays brightly lit until they leave for Neverland. (00:16:05)

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Continuity mistake: John and Michael dash out of the cave with the crocodile and run. After John yells, "Happy thoughts!" the exact same shot is seen twice as they run together. Then when John and Michael step into the traps, each are snared only on their right leg. However, in the next shot both of their legs are trapped as they hang upside down. (00:40:20)

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Continuity mistake: Tinker Bell comes in through the window, zips around the nursery and flies to the bookcase, knocking the two statue bookends and all of the books in between onto the floor leaving an empty shelf. Yet moments later Peter enters the nursery, follows Tink towards the hallway, passes the bookcase on the way and now there are other books on the top shelf. (00:12:35)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene right after Pan has fallen, the same pirate grabs Wendy twice, once right after Hook takes Pan by the throat and once after he hits Pan on the head with his hook. (01:27:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Wendy awakens, she opens the door to find the Lost Boys standing there looking 'lovable'. The shots from the interior shows Wendy's hand on the door with her arm outstretched while she remains inside. Yet in the exterior shots she is standing outside the door frame. (00:37:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Peter struggles with his shadow on the dresser in the hallway, in the first shot Peter's right foot forces the red table runner to slide off. Yet in the next shot the wrinkled runner is still on the dresser, though it starts to fall with Peter as he goes down. In the next close-up of the drawer, the runner and Peter are still on top and both fall again, albeit differently. But when Aunt Millicent closes the bedroom door the wrinkled table runner is on the dresser again as she walks away and when Wendy gets needle & thread the runner is neat and flat. (00:13:30 - 00:14:35)

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Continuity mistake: Peter is on the cloud looking through the telescope to see the Jolly Roger. Peter says "let's get a closer look" to Wendy, Michael and John, and he does a front-flip with the telescope in his hand, in the next shot the telescope is gone, but then he has it again a minute later. (00:30:25)

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Continuity mistake: After Wendy admits to being Red Handed Jill, Peter walks towards her and begins to overwhelm Wendy with his blade and knocks her sword out of her hand. In the first couple of shots facing John, Michael and Lost Boys, they are positioned a certain way. Yet when Peter's blade is at Wendy's throat the boys are positioned very differently. (01:05:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Hook is telling Pan of Wendy leaving they look down at Wendy fighting with one hand on her hip and one holding the handle of the sword, the next shot in slow motion she is holding the handle with both hands. (01:26:25)

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Continuity mistake: In the Black Castle, when the croc appears outside the gate on the rock, we see in the left corner of the screen the children in the boat with Wendy standing up, next shot is of them all jumping to the side of the boat looking out over the water to the croc, the very next instance, when the croc is climbing down off the rock, the children are now back in their original positions again in the boat. (00:51:00)

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Continuity mistake: On the Jolly Roger, Hook slashes one of his men and asks, "Any other contributions?" The pirates are positioned differently in the shots facing Hook and in the shot facing themselves. (00:32:15)

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Continuity mistake: In the nursery, behind Michael's and John's beds there are many small soldiers and horses perched on the chair rail (decorative molding). The position/amount of these soldiers and horses differ significantly in consecutive shots within the scene before they leave for Neverland and also within the scene when they eventually return. (00:12:25 - 01:35:25)

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Continuity mistake: While duelling on the Jolly Roger, Wendy and John back up into each other, turn their heads to look at one another and scream face to face. In the next shot Peter flies towards Hook and in the background on deck below, Wendy and John are standing apart and facing the same way. Then in the next shot they are still back to back while screaming face to face. (00:24:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Wendy, John and Michael return home, in the wide shot as they look around the two swords in the toy chest, at the foot of Michael's bed, are visible. When they go to their beds Wendy places her Neverland sword into the toy chest, but the two originals' positions differ - the boys' Neverland swords are visible on their beds. When Aunt Millicent walks in with the Lost Boys, as the Darlings hug, the toy chest is visible and the swords are gone. (01:35:10)

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Continuity mistake: After Wendy is shot by Tootle's arrow, while she lies on the ground the boys are gathered around her and Peter takes his "kiss" from under the neck of her gown. The "kiss" is looped onto the chain around Wendy's neck, but in the next shot Peter holds it without the chain. He could not have removed it from the chain, which is still around her neck, so quickly. (00:35:25)

Continuity mistake: Just before Wendy and John begin sword fighting, Nana backs up into her doghouse. Two shots later, when John grabs his sword, Nana stands between her house and the dresser, but then two shots later - with her hind in the house - Nana walks out of the doghouse. (00:01:25)

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Continuity mistake: Aboard the Jolly Roger, in the very next shot after Smee jumps overboard, Peter twirls his sword in mid-air and catches the hilt. This is not the same sword he uses in the previous or following shots. This sword doesn't have the gold hand guard, so as to be able to catch it easily. The hilt on Peter's sword is in the shape of a leaf and the hand guard is the leaf stem. (01:24:50)

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Hook: If I were you I'd give up!
Peter: If you were me... I'd be ugly!

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Trivia: The same actor did the voices for Captain Hook and Mr. Darling in the original Disney movie. This was also the same in plays, as Mr. Darling and Hook were always played by the same actor. This movie follows along with that because Jason Isaacs played both Mr. Darling and Captain Hook.

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Question: What is Peter's (Jeremy's) real eye color? In the movie it sometimes is green and sometimes blue.

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Chosen answer: It's blue. Source: www.jeremysumpter.com.

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