Halloween

Continuity mistake: When Laurie is in the closet she stabs Michael with the hanger and leaves it up there. When they show all the locations at the end of the movie, in the shot of the living room look near the floor up close - you can see part of the hanger there, even though it was left upstairs.

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Suggested correction: She stabs with the hanger, he drops the knife in which she proceeds to stab him in the midsection. Once he was shot by doctor Loomis and disappeared, the end of the movie begins prior to the credits and we see the knife lying on the floor next to the knitting basket.

Character mistake: When Laurie and Annie are on their way to babysit, and they see Annie's dad, the cop, as soon as they pull up to say hi and roll the window down, he mixes the two names up, and calls Laurie Annie, and Annie Laurie. You'd think he knows his own daughter's name. (00:32:10)

Continuity mistake: After Tommy breaks the pumpkin, he is now walking on the sidewalk without the books that he was holding before.

oswal13

Factual error: As Laurie walks across a street, there's a flash of a tall palm tree in the distant background. In Illinois? Don't think so.

Plot hole: When Laurie and her friend see the Sheriff in front of the hardware store, he tells them someone broke in and stole "A Halloween mask, some rope, and a couple of knives." Without someone doing a complete inventory of the store, there would be no way to know the specific items that had been stolen, especially when they are such commonplace things as knives and rope in a hardware store.

Jason Hoffman
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Suggested correction: Simple, he watched the security footage.

Continuity mistake: After Michael hides behind a hedge bush and Laurie and her friend go to investigate, the sun changes between shots.

oswal13

Visible crew/equipment: When Bob gets impaled, Michael steps back to observe. Crew lights are quite visible behind Michael's head as the camera pans back. (01:05:50)

eaglegrad16

Visible crew/equipment: As Laurie heads up to the porch, the shadow of the boom is visible above the door.

eaglegrad16

Revealing mistake: When Annie is putting her clothes in the wash the door slams shut and she walks over to try and open it, look closely and you can see her turn the deadbolt and lock it so she can't open it. (00:46:45)

brianjr0412

Continuity mistake: When Lynda and Bob are having sex the phone rings and Bob reaches over and takes it off the hook. In the next scene when Michael comes in with the sheet on, Lynda gets out of bed and walks to the other side of the room to make a phone call.

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie the only light on in the house is from Judith's room, which she turns off. Michael is seen walking through a dark house with only the hall light on. When he comes outside after killing Judith every window in the house has a light on. He didn't have time to turn them all on as he ran down the steps.

Continuity mistake: After the 3 bullies are kick down Tommy with the pumpkin, they run on the right side but in the next shot one of them is running to the front.

oswal13

Continuity mistake: When Laurie is talking with Tommy on the couch about the boogyman, she has her right leg on the couch but in the next shot it moves.

oswal13

Continuity mistake: After Bob and Lynda have sex their bodies are closer instantly between shots.

oswal13

Continuity mistake: At the Wallace house, there are windows on each side of the door. They have different designs on the inside and the outside.

amycamille1975

Dr. Wynn: Now, for God's sake, he can't even drive a car.
Loomis: He was doing very well last night! Maybe someone around here gave him lessons.

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Trivia: Michael Myers' mask is a Captain Kirk mask painted white with ruffled hair and a few other tweaks.

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