The Punisher

The Punisher (2004)

63 mistakes - chronological order

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Continuity mistake: When Frank walks up to Saint's son, Frank waives a white flag, but between shots his position changes from being really close to Bobby, to being at least a foot away and his body side on. (00:02:25)

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Continuity mistake: When the cops turn up at the firearms deal, someone says, "Your under arrest," and there are two to three cops. When Frank says his line, the camera cuts to an overhead shot and there are now 6 cops all grouped together standing only a few feet from Bobby, Frank and the others. (00:04:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Frank sits up after being dragged out of the ambulance by his friends, he takes off his jacket with his hands/arms behind his back, but in the following shot his hands/arms have switched and are now at the front. (00:05:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Howard's men bail the guy out who was with Bobby Saint at the arms deal, they are beating him up in Saint's club. When Quentin says his line after grabbing the guy by the hair he sits back in his chair. In the wide shot his cigarette is under his hand and is about to take a puff, but in the following shot the cigarette is nowhere near his mouth and it is now in his fingers. (00:09:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Howard's men are beating up the guy in Howard's club, Howard walks in and points a gun at the guy on the floor. The guy is wearing a jacket which sits on his shoulders close to his neck, but in the following close-up the jacket has moved somewhat off of his shoulder exposing his top under the jacket. (00:09:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Frank's family are at a beach-house, while his dad is making a speech Frank is looking at his wife, but in the following shot he is looking at his dad standing up with his right arm up to his cheek, which wasn't there in the previous shot. (00:15:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Frank and his wife are on the beach after Frank's dad's speech at the beach house, Frank's wife is putting her hand on his face and her hand changes position on his cheek between shots. (00:16:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Saints's men are killing Castle's family, there is a shot of Frank and his dad shooting at one of the guys behind the barbecue stand. In one shot Frank and his dad shoot the salad bowl and most of the salad comes out, then in the following shot the salad has magically reappeared. (00:22:30)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Howard Saint's men begin to chase after Frank's wife in their red 4x4, just after a couple of guys jump in the back, the camera pans forward to get a view of the driver. As the camera pans forward a boom mic with a large pole is visible in the reflection on the car. (00:24:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Maria is fleeing from Saint's men, the boat cracks the windshield of their 4x4, but in the following shot the windshield is completely intact. (00:25:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Howard's men have killed all of Frank's family and are chasing after his wife, they catch up with her and fire upon her 4x4. In the first shots her left brake light is out, but in the following shot its back on, and also if you zoom in you can see the stunt driver with two strong belts going down each shoulder. (00:25:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Saint's men knock down Frank's wife and son, Frank arrives and starts shooting at the 4x4. The wife and kid have their heads and bodies some distance from each other, but a few shots later they are a lot closer, and their heads are almost head to head. (00:28:00)

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Continuity mistake: When the three tenants of the apartment where Frank is staying come out of their rooms to investigate the noise, Joan walks up to the window and before she gets to the window crosses her arms, but in the following shot she is crossing her arms again. (00:38:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Frank is pulling down the gravestone with a chain, in the shot from the front, William's is to the left about a foot away and Maria's is to the right, the same distance. In the shot from behind the stone, there is another stone you can just about see on the right of the screen and it can't be William's because this stone, or something, is directly behind Frank's. (00:44:25)

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Continuity mistake: In the lobby scene, before Frank Castle shoots two of Howard Saints men, he puts down his briefcase, and brushes his coat back, and in the following shot he brushes his coat back again. (00:49:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Frank returns to his apartment after shooting the two guys in the lobby of the Saint building, the two tenants, the big guy and the small guy with the piercings fall out of the door and onto the floor. When they land the small guy has his left arm outstretched above his head, but in the following shot it is no longer outstretched. (00:50:25)

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Continuity mistake: When the Punisher is eating in the diner, Harry Heck walks in and when he stops at his table the red chair is tucked into the table, but in the next shot when he sits, the chair is facing out. (01:00:00)

Continuity mistake: When Frank crashes his car and Harry Heck pulls up in his, note the distance from Heck's car to Frank's car, perhaps only a foot, yet when it cuts to an overhead shot, Heck's car is now quite some distance away from Frank's without anyone moving it. (01:03:50 - 01:04:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Frank crashes his Pontiac after speeding away from Harry Heck, Heck pulls up and walks up to Frank who is climbing out of his car. As he walks up, a piece of car is on the right side of Heck, but after Frank kills Heck, it cuts to an overhead shot and the piece of car is now on his left. (01:04:00)

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Frank Castle: Those who do evil to others, the killers, the rapists, psychos, sadists, will come to know me well. Frank Castle is dead. Call me the Punisher.

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Trivia: The guitar player, Harry Heck, is loosely based on the comic character created by Ennis, Dillon, and Palmiotti. His full name is Harry "Heck" Thornton, and he's a southern gun fighter. In the comic, Thornton is an assassin hired to kill the Punisher.

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Question: Why doesn't Stan Lee make a cameo in this movie, the second Punisher film, or in both Ghost Rider movies?

Answer: Simple - Stan Lee never created these characters. They were created by the people who worked on the comics. The only Marvel films that he appears in are ones he had a hand in creating.

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