Continuity mistake: After his father's funeral, when Drew turns on the ignition and in following shots, the leather band that he wears on his right wrist (not the watch) is clasped with its strap facing his thumb, yet when he passes the sign for 60B, the band goes round the opposite way. Then, when he listens to The Hombres the leather band is flipped back, but when he picks up Global Business Today magazine it's switched yet again, and so on.
Continuity mistake: When Hollie takes the stage she passes the huge photo of Mitch, beside the stage. When facing the opposite side of the ballroom from the stage, near the wet-bar on the left, there is another huge photo of a younger Mitch. Later, when the sprinklers go off, those two framed photos have actually switched places. Connie grabs the photo of Mitch which was originally near the stage and exits near the bar, and in the last shot of Ruckus playing to an empty ballroom, the other photo is beside the stage.
01:29:00 - 01:41:00Super Grover
Continuity mistake: When Drew is on the flight to Kentucky, there is an exterior shot of the airplane, which shows a massive jumbo jet, that accommodates hundreds of seats. In the interior shots of the airplane, there are 10-12 rows, totaling at most 72 seats in economy, and about 12 seats in first class, which makes for a very small airplane, similar to a Boeing 737-200. There is a very big difference in airplane size.
00:17:35 - 00:21:45Super Grover
Continuity mistake: During Mitch's memorial, in the shot from behind Hollie, she places the mic on the stage floor directly in front of the multi-lamp borderlights, mounted at the edge of the entire stage. In the next shot facing Hollie from the audience POV, all four borderlights - each is 6-7 feet long - are actually gone and the entire stage's wood edge is clearly seen. They are back in all following shots, except one, from the same angle, and they were also gone when Hollie said, "Something huge," earlier.
Continuity mistake: After Drew says, "And that's the decision from California....sh*t....Oregon," Lena takes Dale's mug and refills it with coffee. Two shots later, she reaches for his mug again to refill it. Two shots after that Dale holds his mug up to drink, while Lena stands behind him. Then, in the next shot Lena is still refilling Dale's mug. Even Dora's actions are inconsistent in these shots.
Continuity mistake: On his way to Etown, Drew pulls over to the side of the road because he missed 60B. In the two exterior shots of the car, the right front passenger headrest is attached to the seat. However, in all other shots it has been removed. Additionally, when Drew pulls his car alongside Claire's car to say goodbye, both of the front seats' headrests have been removed from her car just for that shot, as she looks out the back window.
Continuity mistake: When Hollie walks onto the stage at Mitch's memorial, she is wearing pretty black pumps with pointy toes and thin heels; these pumps are also seen in two more shots as she walks around on stage discussing life without Mitch. When Hollie places the mic on the stage floor to begin her tap dance, she is wearing tap shoes with wide flat heels and large silver taps at the toe. Hollie never changed shoes.
01:28:45 - 01:34:50Super Grover
Continuity mistake: After Drew's little fit over actually missing 60B, in the interior car shot when he continues driving, the concrete barrier dividing the highway is on his left, as he sees the huge Elizabethtown sign. In the next exterior shot of the sign, the road is entirely different with no concrete barrier, but when it cuts back to Drew getting all giddy, the barriers are back, etc.
Continuity mistake: After just passing the Wichita sign during the road trip, there is a shot of Drew from the passenger side and both armrests are up, as he glances down at the urn. It cuts to a close-up of the urn and the armrest is down, but when it cuts back to Drew starting to pour his heart out, it is back up, and when it cuts back to the urn it's down again. These specific four shots are consecutive time-wise.
Continuity mistake: During Mitch's memorial, after Claire tells Drew, "I want you to get into the deep beautiful melancholy of..." there is a shot of the audience as Ruckus plays Freebird, and Hollie and Heather have their backs to the stage as they speak to someone, while everyone else is going wild. When it cuts to close-ups, both face the stage and Heather is jumping up and down yelling, and Hollie is laughing.
Continuity mistake: After Drew rescues Samson from the car, when everyone stands together in the house "discussing" it, Bill Banyon walks in, and everyone's position changes, especially Samson's.Every time it cuts, either Jessie has his arms around Samson or Samson stands beside Dora, with her arms around him.
Continuity mistake: When the airplane lands in Kentucky, Claire hands Drew the hotel coupon with her phone numbers written on the back, which he looks at as he walks through the terminal. When Drew phones Claire from his hotel room, he holds up the coupon and everything differs, even the cute dotted line around "don't miss 60B!!" is now a solid line.
00:23:00 - 00:43:50Super Grover
Continuity mistake: When Claire greets Drew and then takes a seat beside him on the airplane, the part in her hair repeatedly differs between shots. Later, when Drew and Claire run back to the ballroom, where they left Mitch, her hair is pulled into a barrette, and some of her hair alternates between loose or not. This type of thing occurs numerous times in the film.
Continuity mistake: When Drew shows Claire the site of Mitch's memorial, there are tables, chairs, balloons etc., set up in the ballroom from Chuck and Cindy's rehearsal. Balloons' and chairs' positions change, disappear or reappear between shots here and when Drew and Claire run back to get Mitch.
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Continuity mistake: When Drew first arrives at Aunt Dora's, she's cooking at the stove. Many things on the counter, on the stove, etc., change between all the following shots. Things such as: mashed potatoes disappearing, bottle of olive oil appearing, pancakes changing, bowls and pans moving around, and so forth.
Continuity mistake: When Drew gets off the elevator after he registers at the Brown Hotel, there is a blonde girl wearing all green talking to a guy in the corner, beside the elevator. In the next shot, that girl is walking down the hallway from the other end, talking to another guy.
Continuity mistake: At the funeral home parking lot, when Drew asks, "Jessie?" he holds the garment bag with the zipper facing out and the clear plastic inset facing his back note the blue suit. Then, when Jessie hugs Drew in the first shot, the garment bag faces the opposite way, yet in the next shot, it's turned round again.
Continuity mistake: When Drew reaches the "World's 2nd Largest Farmers Market" on the road trip, there is a shot of him walking up to the large entrance sign, with a small crowd walking around him. Then, a few shots later he's walking towards the entrance again, but now he's much farther away with an even greater crowd.
Continuity mistake: On the way to Elizabethtown, when Drew pulls over and has a bit of a fit in the car, in the two exterior shots there is a fence that runs the length of the field on the car's right, and open field on the left. However, in the interior shots there is a fence on the car's left.
Continuity mistake: In his apartment, when Drew empties the closet, in the third shot there are different items stacked on the shelf and the style of some hangers change, etc. Then by the sixth shot, when two boxes fall, they're back up on the shelf in the next shot, and so forth.
Continuity mistake: In Drew's hotel room, in the shot from under the bed Claire is lying on her right side note the position of her leg, as she reaches for her shoe and pulls it out. However, in the next shot as she pulls it out from under the bed (which she already did in the previous shot), she is on her knees.
Continuity mistake: When Claire and Drew talk on the phone while she is in the tub, as she says, "I'll get there (Hawaii) and sleep," there are bubbles on her and all around. In her next close-up as she says, "I'll let you go," all the bubbles differ. However, after Drew asks, "When will you be back?" as she gushes in this shot, all the bubbles are identical to the first shot.
Continuity mistake: In Drew's hotel room, in the shot of him removing his pants while he is telling Claire about the volume of Samson's voice, there is a huge potted plant beside the doorway to the bedroom. When he tells Claire, "They met in an elevator," that 6 ft tall plant is gone. Yet, in the shot of Drew lying on the bed wiggling his foot, that plant is back.
00:48:15 - 00:49:25Super Grover
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