The Golden Child

Continuity mistake: When the old man is talking to Chandler on the porch in Tibet, he picks his nose with his pinky finger. When it cuts back to him, he's picking with his index finger instead. (01:04:30)

Continuity mistake: When the bridge burst in to flames behind Jarrel, we see Jarrel turning around holding his hand in front of his face. When it cuts he turns around again, but he doesn't lift his hand up. In the next shot his hand is back up. (00:58:50)


Continuity mistake: After the demon is crushed, Eddie Murphy and the kid jump into the car. You see a rear shot of the car, and the reverse lights are on. Then it cuts to Eddie Murphy inside the car, and he moves the gear shift into reverse. (01:26:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Tommy Tong breaks Jarrel's stick, the broken part of the stick differs between shots. (00:33:40)


Continuity mistake: When we see the Golden Child being locked up inside the truck, he holds the stalk in his left hand and tears off a leaf with his right hand. When it cuts he puts the leaf to his mouth with his left hand. (00:47:55)


Continuity mistake: After Sardo has killed Tommy Tong, he throws the sword to the ground and it lands on top of the other sword. When it cuts only one sword can be seen. (00:34:45)


Revealing mistake: When Sardo is aiming at Jarrell running you can see Kee Nang hiding behind a post, looking to the side waiting for her turn to get into the shot. (01:13:55)


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Chandler Jarrell: Only a man whose heart is pure can wield the knife, and only a man whose ass is narrow can get down these steps. And if mine's is such an ass, then I shall have it.

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Trivia: The boy who is the Golden Child isn't really a boy at all. The director's cast a young girl named J.L. Reate to play the part. As for the lack of hair, no prosthetics or rubber used here, as they really did shave her head bald.


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Question: Does anybody know why Sardo Numspa can't pronounce J's? Such as when he pronounces Chandler Jarell as Yarell. I've looked but can't seem to find any explanation.

Answer: A lot of non english speaking countries have trouble pronouncing the letter J as it does not appear in their alphabet. It is a fairly recent addition to the english language too. Previously words that now start with a J would have began with an "I" sound as in "Iarell".

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