Nosferatu

Revealing mistake: When Count Orlok has loaded the crates onto the cart, he climbs into the last one and the lid "levitates" into place. This trick is achieved by stop-motion animation, but the cart horses do not hold their position and shatter the illusion - their heads unnaturally jerk about while the lid is in motion.

THGhost

Revealing mistake: When Hutter is writing his letter to Ellen in Count Orlok's castle, the paper that he is meant to be writing on is blank throughout the scene.

THGhost

Plot hole: When Nosferatu is caught in the sunlight towards the end, his reflection can be seen in the tall standing mirror in the corner of the room. This makes no sense because vampires do not cast reflections. Deliberate or not, in the original Bram Stoker novel, there is a scene in which the character Harker is shaving, and is disturbed to see that the Count casts no reflection. There is also a passage that states, "He throws no shadow, he make in the mirror no reflect." Some would argue that the rising of the sun robs him of his powers, giving him the reflection. But his reflection is visible before the rooster starts crowing, before the sun even rises.

THGhost

Continuity mistake: When the sailor and captain go below decks, the sailor comes from behind the captain to stand next to him twice between the shots. (00:56:00 - 00:56:35)

Steph_Jared

Audio problem: In Orlok's dining room, the clock chimes about seven times even though Orlok said minutes ago that it was almost midnight.

Phoenix

Audio problem: In Orlok's dining room, the orchestral sounds of the clock chiming continue after the clock has visibly stopped chiming.

Phoenix

Continuity mistake: When Hutter meets his wife at home early in the film, he runs to embrace her. In the close shot that immediately follows, he is a few steps farther back than he was a second earlier.

Phoenix

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