Gremlins

Continuity mistake: When Rand Peltzer is in the gas station office with the gas station attendant, the view from the outside looking in shows the station attendant taking a drag off a cigarette with his left hand, but the next scene shot shows his left hand on his desk and reaching for a cigarette tucked in his right ear with his right hand.

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Continuity mistake: In the department store, Stripe is throwing radial saw blades at Billy, and decapitates a store mannequin twice. Further, the separated head falls off the body twice.

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Continuity mistake: When the gremlins are driving Mr. Futterman's snowplow towards his house, it comes to a stop, but the next shot from the perspective of the gremlins in the cab show it still moving.

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Continuity mistake: When the tractor drives into the house, first it's going slow, then travelling at nearly cruising speed.

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Continuity mistake: When Gizmo goes to Rand for protection, he's upright as Rand's hand comes around to comfort him. A second later, he's in a reclined position, with Rand scratching his stomach.

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Continuity mistake: As Billy opens the box, Gizmo pops up and goes back down. When the angle changes, Gizmo is starting to go down again.

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Continuity mistake: Billy gets shot with a crossbow bolt by Stripe and you see it in his left arm. Next shot cuts to a silver stereo/boombox, and then the shot cuts back to Billy. The crossbow bolt in his arm is now missing, but returns in subsequent shots.

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Continuity mistake: Amount of snow on Katie's hair increases / decreases between shots after drunken Murray exits his car.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr. Hanson dismisses his students, a box falls, produces smoke, and he moves backwards. From a different angle the smoke is gone and he is repeating all the movements. (00:46:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Billy's mom grinds the Gremlin in the food processor, the fridge to the left swaps from dirty to clean. (00:54:35)

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Continuity mistake: Billy opens the Gremlin's cage and leans forward to look at it. A frame later he is standing away from the box.

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Continuity mistake: After Pete meets Gizmo, Billy grabs Gizmo by his head. A frame later he grabs him by his tummy.

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Continuity mistake: Before the Gremlins attack the old lady, Gizmo is in the police office with a green string over his head. The string keeps changing positions between angles.

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Continuity mistake: While Mrs. Deagle complaints at Billy for the broken snowman, her head is first to the left of the snowman, then to the right, without her having moved.

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Continuity mistake: While Billy is trying to start his car, the wide shots show the door totally covered in snow, but in the close-ups there are uncovered parts.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie ends, the sling around Billy's neck is either over the collar or under, depending on the shot. (01:38:35)

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Visible crew/equipment: When a gremlin attacks the Mum from a Christmas tree, and the tree falls on top of her, you can clearly see a member of the crew with eyeglasses, wearing a red shirt, standing behind the tree pushing it forward on top of her. (00:54:30)

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Randall Peltzer: Well, that's the story. So if your air conditioner goes on the fritz. Or your washing machine blows up. Or your video recorder conks out; before you call the repairman, turn on all the lights, check all the closets and cupboards, look under all the beds. Cause you never can tell. There just might be a gremlin in your house.

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Trivia: The word "mogwai" means "evil spirit". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mogwai

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Question: What exactly is meant by never feed them "after midnight". Every moment of time that does not happen right at midnight may be construed as happening after midnight...even 11:59PM which occurs 23 hours 59 minutes and 59 seconds AFTER the preceding midnight. I would assume that the afternoon hours are considered before midnight, but does anyone know the exact extent of "after midnight"?

Michael Westpy

Chosen answer: The precise cut-off point is never stated - I've generally assumed that the embargo on feeding finishes once the sun comes up.

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