Flash Gordon

Continuity mistake: The egg timer in the jail is about to run out, but when Dale runs over to it and tries to turn it over, there is more sand in it than before.

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Continuity mistake: There are a couple of instances in the movie where the models do not correspond with the actual sets. When Klytus arrives at the Hawkmen city he lands near the top of the city. Yet in that very hall there is a pit with a deep void underneath. Such a room could only exist at the bottom of the city. Also, when the Hawkmen start to land on Ajax, its engine section appears to be missing. (01:10:10 - 01:14:30)

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Continuity mistake: Several small meteorites are shown falling to earth. Two of them land in water, but only one of them creates steam. (00:05:10)

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Continuity mistake: As the Hawkmen evacuate the city, all the furniture is seen neatly assembled. When Ming arrives, however, the furniture is strewn all over the place. The only people who could have moved it would have been Flash's group, and why would they do that? (01:16:10)

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Continuity mistake: Klytus is killed when he falls onto three spikes on the platform. In subsequent shots, the spikes that have pierced his body are gone. It can be most seen a minute later into the film, when the platform tilts upwards. (01:15:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Flash sits down at the controls of Ajax, the display in front of him is coloured green. When he shows the timer to Vultan later, it's coloured red. The display also goes blank in one shot, after the windows are blown out. (01:31:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Flash is restrained in Ming's dungeon, he has a spiked headpiece on, preventing him from seeing. The spikes on this headpiece change position from shot to shot during this sequence in relation to his tied-up arms - i.e. the headpiece keeps being turned, and then is back in position again depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: The colour of the lighting shining on the archway wall behind General Kala changes from white to green. (00:41:40)

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Continuity mistake: When the Barron and Flash are fighting with the whips, they hit each other and cut each other on the arms, hands and face, but in the scenes after the fight, neither one of them have so much as a scar where they were once cut.

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Continuity mistake: When Flash, Dale and Zarkov first land on Mongo, the shots from inside the ship show Ming's guards walking right up to the ship's window and looking inside. When it then cuts to an outside shot, the guards are much further away.

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Continuity mistake: When Barin and Zarkhov are listening to the Colonel on the video screen, the smoke from the control console appears and disappears between several shots. (01:36:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Klytus' ship arrives at the Hawkmen city, it is seen hovering in the sky. In the next shot, it is moving forwards, further away from the city and at a different angle. There is also no engine flare at the rear, which would signify movement. (01:14:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Ming is impaled on the nose spike of the Imperial craft, the spike is perfectly horizontal. When he eases himself off the spike, it is pointing downwards much more.

Continuity mistake: While Dale is watching the destruction of the palace, her head is either tilted or looking straight, depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Flash is seated inside the gas chamber and a hood is being put over his head, he swaps from facing to the left to straight between one frame and the other.

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Continuity mistake: In Arboria, while Aura kisses Barin she says "I brought you a present", then her left arm swaps from being up to down between angles.

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Continuity mistake: During the plane flight, the sky outside keeps switching back and forth between cloudy or puffy clouds opening to let a red light, depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: The hot hail that falls on the hood of Flash's car disappears in the later shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the plane enters the greenhouse the cabin is empty. Then in the close-up Flash and Dale have appeared inside.

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Continuity mistake: When Ming walks in the room where Dale sleeps, her thigh swaps from covered to uncovered and the cushion moves around depending on the angle.

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