Dawn of the Dead

Dawn of the Dead (2004)

38 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: In the opening scene after Anna's neighbor is hit by the ambulance, his body is visible lying in the street. However, when Anna is driving away you cab see the street through her car's rear window and the neighbor's body is nowhere to be seen.

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Continuity mistake: When Ana hands over the file to Cora, Cora grabs the file on the side. When it cuts she grabs it on the top of the file. (00:01:20)

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Factual error: When the survivors are first in the mall, you can see a store called Roots with a Canadian beaver logo. While the movie was filmed in Canada, it is supposed to take place in the USA where Roots has a different logo. (00:17:05)

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Continuity mistake: When the gang of survivors goes to Andy's gun shop, one of them shoots a zombie and he proceeds to fall on his knees. The scene cuts to the gang and then to the charging zombies and the shot zombie falls again.

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie, when Ana is escaping from her husband, she crashes into the bath and in the process pulls down the shower curtain and rail. The shot from above shows the curtain rail landing on top of her, but when the shot immediately switches to show to show a close up of her sitting in the bath, the rail appears to be propped up just behind her right shoulder. (00:06:30)

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Revealing mistake: As Ana is driving away from her home, when we see her car driving from a shot high above, we see a car crashing in to a gas station making a huge explosion. However the trees a few feet away from the explosion don't move. The shockwave would have made them react at least a bit. (00:09:20)

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Factual error: When they are eating, there's a box of chicken labelled PFK (Poulet Frit a la Kentucky), the French equivalent of KFC. This film takes place in the USA, but was filmed in Canada where most products are labelled in English and French.

Dr Wilson
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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the remaining survivors are on Steve's boat and Michael stays because he's bitten, the sun changes positions. It goes from being morning to afternoon.

Sammi
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Visible crew/equipment: When Ana is about to leave Cora she asks her if Cora can page Dr. Dandewar, then she starts walking. As Cora starts talking you can see the boom mic move reflected in the window right beside Cora's head. (00:01:40)

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Continuity mistake: At the birth of the zombie baby and the shoot-out, the pregnant girl gets shot through the left eye blowing her eye socket apart. Afterwards, the main blonde girl surveys the area and now the pregnant lady's left eye is undamaged.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr. Dandewar has hung up the phone we see him holding the X-ray in his hand. When it cuts he is holding it with both hands. (00:00:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Norma places the case on the table, Ana says she shall go check on Luda while placing a box horizontally in the case. When it cuts the box is lying vertically. (01:08:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Ana is done talking with Dr. Dandewar she gets to Cora's desk and places her files on the desk. When it cuts the brown file on the desk has moved. (00:01:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Michael breaks the safety glass for the axe, some of the glass remains intact. When it cuts the glass is gone. (01:01:25)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Michael is about to open the door where he finds the janitor, there is a close up shot of the door handle where you see the reflection of three studio spotlights. (00:21:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Ana leaves the hospital she approaches an ambulance. As the walkie-talkie scrambles she puts her arm on her hip. When it cuts her arm is down. (00:02:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Dr. Dandewar hangs up the phone you can see the phone chord gets twirled up. When it cuts the chord is straight. (00:00:55)

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Continuity mistake: After Norma has been killed and Ana says someone should say something, Kenneth moves forth while saying "There is nothing to say," and Nicole comes out from behind the counter and walks a few feet. When it cuts she is walking out from behind the counter again. (01:12:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Ana is talking to Cora at the beginning, Ana has her elbow on the counter and her hand behind her neck. Her hand changes positions from shot to shot. (00:01:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Vivian bites Luis Ana grabs Vivian, and some of Vivian's hair hangs over Ana's hand. When it cuts to Ana dragging Vivian off Luis the hair is under Ana's hand. (00:05:20)

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Michael: So what's the plan?
C.J: The plan is you drink a nice tall glass of shut the fuck up!

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Trivia: When Kenneth and Andy play chess they use the Alamo chess set. This is symbolic of the situation - a handful of survivors outnumbered by the enemy's forces.

Grigory the Wanderer
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Question: Were the interior scenes shot inside a real shopping mall or a set?

Gavin Jackson

Chosen answer: Most of the interior scenes were shot in a mall in Burlington, near Toronta.

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