Continuity mistake: When Ken crashes into the garbage can to avoid hitting the witness' dog, you see garbage being strewn all over the front of his car, but not in it. The camera angle changes and you now see Ken throwing garbage out of the driver's side after opening the door to get out. (01:03:29)MCKD
Continuity mistake: When Otto pulls Ken into the hallway to talk to him, he pushes him up against the wall and places his left hand flat on the wall. The camera angle changes and his hand is now wrapped around the edge of the wall. The camera angle changes again and his hand is flat on the wall again. Happens about 3 times during the entire scene. (00:25:18)MCKD
Continuity mistake: Right before Wanda sees where Ken puts the key, she and Otto are in the bedroom and Otto starts kissing her after he starts speaking Italian. You see Wanda holding his face in her hands and when the camera angle changes her right hand is now pressed up against the wall behind her and her left hand is now on his shoulder. (00:22:28)MCKD
Continuity mistake: Right before the Doberman grabs one of the witness' dogs, all 3 dogs are near each other, but when the angle changes 2 of the dogs are behind the witness and the dog that the Doberman grabs is in front of her. The angle changes again and the other 2 dogs are now in front of the witness again as the Doberman runs off with the other dog. (00:53:22)MCKD
Continuity mistake: When the family walks into the flat and Archie is naked, he grabs a picture and puts it in front of him and you see his arms bent. The camera angle changes to a rear shot and his arms are now straight. The camera angle changes again and his arms are bent again. Happens about 3 times throughout the scene. (01:14:28)MCKD
Continuity mistake: Right before Otto hits Archie during Archie's staged robbery at his house, Archie runs by a door and you can see his shadow on the door moving. You then see the shadow disappear and then a few seconds later you hear Otto talking and another shadow appears on the door. This was defintely where they stopped and then started the camera. (01:07:49)MCKD
Continuity mistake: When Archie breaks into his house to stage a robbery, you see him break the window of the door and most of the glass falls onto the ground. When Otto is seen walking into the door a few seconds later, there is more glass left in the door then there was when Archie walked in. (01:06:45)MCKD
Plot hole: Shortly after the robbery, Kevin Kline and Jamie Lee Curtis get together in a little flat and Kline calls the police from a landline to tell them who committed the robbery. In England this would immediately lead the police to the flat from which the call was made, and the person reporting the robbery would be the first person the police would want to find and speak to. Otto has handed it to them on a plate. (00:12:29)
Otto: Oh, you English are so superior, aren't you? Well, would you like to know what you'd be without us, the good ol' U.S. Of A. To protect you? I'll tell you. The smallest fucking province in the Russian Empire, that's what! So don't call me stupid, lady. Just thank me.
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