Corrected entry: In the scene where Bateman is in the shootout with the police, there is a shot looking over the left shoulder of the policeman at Bateman. While they are shooting, the gun is visibly out of bullets because the slide is locked back, however it keeps shooting anyway.
Corrected entry: In Bateman's office when the detective is first questioning him, there is a big white phone on the window ledge behind Bateman. In the next shot the phone has disappeared.
Corrected entry: In Detective Kimball's questioning Bateman, Bateman mentions that he has a lunch with Cliff Huxtable in 20 minutes. Cliff Huxtable was the name of Bill Cosby's character on "The Bill Cosby Show," a popular series on at the time of the story. Furthermore, Kimball mentions that a Hugh Ainsworth spotted Paul Allen in London. Hugh Ainsworth is a popular crime author.
Corrected entry: Near the beginning of the film Bateman is at the bar where he says some nasty things to the woman bartender. He orders Stoli on the rocks but when the she brings him the drinks they don't have ice in them. (00:04:50)
Corrected entry: When Bateman picks up the two escort girls and takes them to his apartment he asks them if they like Phil Collins. At that time he turns on a song called "In too deep". For some reason this song starts at the chorus, 1.05 minutes into the song instead of starting at the beginning like it's supposed to. (00:42:15)
Corrected entry: The scene where Patrick Bateman is having drinks with his colleagues when they were discussing women, Patrick quoted Ed Gein saying when he sees a woman on the street he thinks of taking her out, etc., and what her head would look like on a stick. But in fact, Ed Kemper said that not Ed Gein, Ed Gein killed people because of his mother. (00:47:15)
Corrected entry: When Bateman has just killed Paul Allen and is dragging him out of the building you can see the trail of blood on the floor where the bag is leaking. When he walks out the front door to the cab suddenly the bag is not leaking anymore. There is no trail of blood. (00:29:50)
Corrected entry: Throughout the whole movie in the scenes at the office, if you look out the window you can easily tell that the city view is a backdrop. The perspective is all screwed up. (00:08:50)
Corrected entry: In the scene where Pat Bateman is about to murder Paul Allen, we see Bateman take a pill and some water, then go pick up an axe. He picks up the axe with his right hand, then makes a move toward the door, without switching the axe to the other hand. In the next shot, he dances out behind Paul Allen, with the axe now in his left hand. (00:27:50)
Visible crew/equipment: In the scene after Patrick Bateman's second encounter with the detective in his office, we see Bateman having sex at Courtney's apartment. After he rolls off her, Bateman approaches the large, stand-up mirror in the bedroom. In the upper right hand corner of the mirror, a boom microphone can clearly be seen moving around to pick up Christian Bale's lines. The next time we get the same long shot, the microphone is gone. (00:52:45)
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