For Your Eyes Only

Continuity mistake: When the yellow car is about to jump above the black car, it is taking a nosedive, but in the immediate close-up it's flying upwards.

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Revealing mistake: During the car chase, before the car rolls down a hill, you can see that it's not Roger Moore driving but a stunt driver. Furthermore, the woman has been replaced by a dummy or a stunt with a bulky and hairy wig that doesn't resemble her at all.

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Revealing mistake: When Bond's arm is scratched underwater, there's blood on his arm before it's scratched.

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Revealing mistake: When Bond jumps out of the way from Claus's buggy on the beach, it is not Roger Moore but his stunt double.

Continuity mistake: When the two black cars leave Gonzales' estate to pursue Bond and Melina, look at the first car and you can see the driver is not the same one who appears later on in the chase.

Revealing mistake: When Bond pushes Kriegler through a window, we can see in the shot of Kriegler falling that he is just a dummy.

Plot hole: Why does Kristatos bother with the amateurish assassination attempt with the little one-man attack submarine, when he had already taken over the Triana?

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Character mistake: When discussing where to look for the St. Georges, and Melina tells that her father saw a diving bell, Bond reasons: "Diving bell - oil exploration - Christatos" But diving bells are not used for oil exploration.

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Revealing mistake: In the sleigh scene in Cortina, the closeups are recorded in a studio. The view of the background fits very poorly with the surroundings in the intermittent wide shots, which shows buildings close by, while the background just before showed a wide valley view.

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Character mistake: As Bond offers Ms. Brink to help her if she helps them, she answers "Ja, mein Herr Bond" meaning, "Yes, Mister Bond." It should simply be "Ja, Herr Bond." The way she says it would roughly translate to "Yes, my Lord Bond."

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Continuity mistake: Bond fixes the end of his rope with a spring-loaded camming device (which is unsuitable for lose, porous rock by the way). When Apostis tries to dislodge him, the end loop of the rope is fixed to a piton - it has to be, because SLCDs literally cannot be knocked out of the rock.

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Revealing mistake: As Bond prepares to drop Blofeld into the smoke stack, you can see that the cervical collar isn't put on correctly, the actor can still move his head. The intention of a cervical collar is to take all strain off the spine and neck muscles and prevent any movement that could cause damage to the spinal cord. To work, a stiff neck must be fixed so the neck is completely immobilized and slightly extended. However, wearing a cervical collar is very uncomfortable to the wearer, so they probably used a slightly lower one and didn't fully tighten it.

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Plot hole: If you look closely at the lamps on the tables at the casino restaurant and at the size of the tape recorder Columbo uncovers, you can see that it would never fit in the base.

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Revealing mistake: When "Mac" is told by the captain of St. George's to destruct the ATAC system, an explosion occurs and he gets thrown to the ground. When this happens, you can see that the man playing Mac is his stunt double.

Character mistake: When Bond contacts the Chief of Staff after identifying Locque on the Identigraph, Bond reads his bibliography to him. The first appearance of the word bibliography is misspelled "BIBLOGRAPHY", whereas the second appearance near the bottom of the screen is spelled correctly.

Continuity mistake: When Bond jumps over the two henchmen shooting at him during the ski chase, he causes one of the henchmen to fall over. As he falls over, his motorbike does too, but the bike is back upright again immediately when Kriegler skis over them.

Continuity mistake: When the three ice-hockey players are warming up on the ice rink, you can see there is a puck next to the goal, but when the players start charging towards Bond, the puck has disappeared.

Revealing mistake: Many of the underwater close up shots are done with a fish tank in front of the camera and bubbles superimposed where the actors' breathing apparatus should be, but the location of the bubbles isn't always correct. This is obvious in the first underwater diving scene at the archaeological dig with Bond and Melina. In some shots the bubbles appear to come from her hand instead of her regulator. The position of her hand matches the location of the regulator in close ups of Bond. (01:21:10)

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Continuity mistake: As Locque speeds away from the burning warehouse, Bond shoots two bullet holes in his rear window which disappear and reappear in subsequent shots.

Audio problem: When Bond shoots Locque on the shoulder, he yells but does not open his mouth.

James Bond: Forgive me father, for I have sinned.
Q: That's putting it mildly, 007.

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Trivia: British model Caroline Cossey, who appeared as one of the women in the film was revealed after the film to be a transsexual. She was born a man.

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