The Grifters

Continuity mistake: When Lily breaks into Roy's apartment, she unscrews two small light bulbs in the fixture next to the front door, throwing that whole end of the hallway into darkness. When Roy returns home, he opens the door and the hallway is brightly lit again. (01:32:45 - 01:34:15)

Continuity mistake: When Lilly gets up to leave after killing Roy, her legs are covered in blood. In the next shot, there is no blood on her legs as she descends the apartment elevator. (01:44:45 - 01:45:25)

Continuity mistake: Mia is strangling Lily in the motel room, quite convincingly. When Lily shows up at Roy's apartment, she wearing a red scarf, presumably to hide what should be vicious bruising around her neck. When she removes the scarf, her neck is almost completely unbruised. In the time it took her to drive from Phoenix to L.A. (7 hours or so) her neck should be black with bruising. (01:39:10)

Continuity mistake: When Lily breaks into Roy's apartment, she unscrews two small light bulbs in the fixture next to the front door, throwing that whole end of the hallway into darkness. When Roy returns home, he opens the door and the hallway is brightly lit again. (01:32:45 - 01:34:15)

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Roy Dillon: You talk the lingo. What's your pitch?
Myra Langtry: The long end, big con.
Roy Dillon: Nobody does that single-o.
Myra Langtry: I was teamed ten years with the best in the business, Cole Langley.
Roy Dillon: I've heard the name.
Myra Langtry: It was beautiful! And getting better all the time.
Roy Dillon: Is that right?
Myra Langtry: It is, Roy. It's where you should be. What do you bring in, $300, $400 a week? We used money like that for tips.

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