Spider-Man 3

Corrected entry: During the hanging cab scene, while Spidey and Venom are falling, it's easily noticeable that Peter's face's been badly pasted on a CGI body. Furthermore, in some shots his real face has been replaced by a bad CGI animation.

Sacha Premium member

Correction: The entire scene was CGI, so no, his face has not been "badly pasted" onto a CG body, nor is it particularly "bad" looking CGI for the time it came out. And just being noticeably CGI is not a mistake. If that were the case, then most major Hollywood movies would need to have all of their effects labeled as "mistakes."

Corrected entry: After freeing himself from the symbiote, the symbiote begins to fall into the area where Eddie is. In an overhead view, the symbiote is seen rapidly attaching itself to Eddie's arms and covering them. The very next shot shows the symbiote rapidly enveloping his arms again.

Correction: Just watched the scene to check and this is incorrect. The first shot (the overhead shot) merely shows the symbiote grabbing onto his shoulders. We never see it covering/enveloping his arms until the second shot.

I have seen the scene to and the overhead shot does indeed showing the symbiote covering his arms and then covering his arms again when a close up of his transformation is happening. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqdiN5cFgZs&app=desktop.

I just watched the link you sent. While it's true that his right arm (mainly the hand and forearm) is starting to be covered in the overhead shot, there's no inconsistency. The amount of symbiote on him is the same at the end of the overhead shot and the start of the next shot where we see him. So it's still not a mistake.


Corrected entry: When Spider-man is in the bell tower, removing the symbiote, it's raining and dark outside. At the same time Eddie Brock is in the church down below and praying. You can see out of the front door of the church and it is bright and sunny outside. Similarly, every stained glass window is lit up. How can they be lit up if it is dark outside?

Correction: There are bulbs in the windows. Very common in NYC churches.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Gwen is grabbing the phone cable to not fall to her death, her father and boyfriend (Eddie) arrive. They see her, and show no sign of worry. Her father asks "What is she doing up there?", but doesn't react that her daughter is about to die. Eddie, who likes her very much, doesn't react either. What's wrong with these people?

Dr. James

Correction: There is not to much to do. The building is about to fall, and they only wait for someone to help.

Anastasios Anastasatos

Corrected entry: In the city's festival, Spiderman deliberately kisses Gwen Stacy. He knows Mary Jane, his all dream girlfriend, is watching, he just met her there. Why would he kiss her? Perhaps the emotion of the festival made him kiss her, all right, but that wouldn't explain why, in a later scene, Peter goes to the restaurant to propose to Mary Jane, and gets very surprised when she tells him that he's driving her away. Did he just forget he kissed another girl in front of him? Also, while Mary Jane is very upset, when she gets to the restaurant, he greets Peter happily, even though she started to cry when she saw Peter and Gwen kissing. What's wrong with everybody?

Dr. James

Correction: Peter has spent two movies up to this point trying to learn how to keep Peter Parker and Spider-Man as separate lives. It was the whole point of creating the Spider-Man persona. In his mind, the public Spider-Man face did nothing wrong. He just doesn't quite understand how hard it would be for MJ to not see it that same way.

Garlonuss Premium member

Corrected entry: Near the end of the movie, Harry's butler informs him that his father died with his own weapon, and that Spiderman didn't kill him. I wonder what took him so long to tell him this. He has known this since the end of the first movie and has talked with Harry some times (as scene in the films), so why didn't he tell him this, when Harry was hunting Spiderman to kill him because of the revenge of his father? Doesn't make sense at all.

Dr. James

Correction: He didn't want Harry to think that his father lost his mind and tried to kill so many people.

Anastasios Anastasatos

Corrected entry: The last part of the movie consists in Peter trying to get off the suit, and it is shown to be very difficult and painful. Even Eddie has problems with that. Curiously, Peter took off the suit a couple of times before and saved it in his trunk. so it makes you wonder why only later he has problems taking it off.

Dr. James

Correction: The suit has problems being removed at the end because it knows that Peter wants to get it off. Before, he happily accepted it, so no problem.

Brad Premium member

Corrected entry: When Venom kidnaps Mary Jane in the taxi cab, trapping it mid-air in the black web. She was and continues to be on the back seat all the while, wobbling left to right. The moment Spider man makes an appearance to the scene, he lands on the bonnet of the car to face Mary Jane seated in the front seat just behind the steering wheel. This was done deliberately for the moment and remains so for the part of the taxi cab action sequence.

Correction: Or she moved to the front seat between those scenes to balance out the vehicle that was not only wobbling left/right but leaning backward/forwards.


Corrected entry: All the screams from this movie by Kirsten Dunst were recycled from Spider-Man 2.

Correction: No, they were from the first movie, one of them was from the second film. The scream when she got caught by spider-man and when he shot the web up was the same one when she fell of the cord from the bridge on the first one. Most of her screams from the second film were different for all of the other screams in the first movie and 3rd.

Corrected entry: In the crane scene, the crane operator gets on the radio and says to shut down power at the generator. When the chief arrives, he tells another cop to call the power company and have them cut the power to the entire block. What good would that do if the crane is powered by a generator?

Correction: The chief did not know that the crane was being powered by a generator.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Spider-man is going to get the key to the city, listen to the music the band is playing just as he swings in- it's the popular jingle to the Spider-man cartoon series in the 60s.

Correction: Much, much too obvious to be considered trivia.

Corrected entry: When MJ goes back to her apartment, she attempts to turn on the light and the power is off. She listens to a telephone message, which she couldn't do if the power was out.

Correction: Unknown if Harry just broke or removed the lightbulb to keep the lights off. They never show that all the power is off in the apartment, only that the light won't go on. Also, there are some answering machines with battery-backups.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: In the crane scene, the first damage shot shows the I-beam that is hanging from the crane crashing through the windows as everyone hits the floor. In a following shot, the boom of the crane takes out the floor below. The opening shot of the scene shows that it's a fixed boom tower crane. How did the boom get lower than the I-Beam was in the first shot?

Correction: The crane was out of control, spinning wildly and altering its height. On the first pass it was high enough to just let the I-beam strike the building. On the second pass it lowered enough to take out the floor under the models. It is a suspension of disbelief to show that the whole boom would shift downward (or that it was long enough to hit a building across the street) when it should have been at a fixed angle, but since we don't know exactly how that particular crane works or the extent of the malfunction, it's not possible to determine if the damage could cause the boom to drop.

Corrected entry: The loud noise at the end of the movie is what got the symbiote off of Peter. When he was thrown in front of the train, it was honking its horn, which would have rid him of the symbiote then.

Correction: You're assuming that it's purely volume of sound that affects the symbiote, which doesn't fit with what's shown. The two noises that are shown to affect the symbiote are similar - one is a bell, the other could be described as bell-like, albeit harsher. Given that none of the other loud noises in the film appear to have any effect, it seems reasonable to state that it's that particular type of noise that causes the symbiote problems, not just anything loud.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: In Spiderman 3, a large portion of New York city is aware of Spiderman and Mary Jane's upside down kiss from Spiderman 1. An entire crowd urges Peter Parker to recreate the upside-down kiss with Gwen. However, no-one saw Spiderman and Mary Jane kiss in the first place. Although the 'upside-down kiss' scene is a memorable cinematic moment, it occurred in an abandoned alley.

Correction: They're not urging him to "recreate" anything; they just want Spider-Man and Gwen to kiss. He just happens to be upside down at the time. There is no indication whatsoever that anyone knows about his and Mary Jane's kiss.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: In the scene where Harry is lying in the hospital bed, his shirt is open enough that you can see his nipple. There is a cut to Peter who speaks, and when the camera goes back to Harry, his nipple is covered up.

Correction: This mistake has already been listed.

Corrected entry: During Flint's final flashback of killing Uncle Ben, there is a tear rolling down Uncle Ben's face when he gets shot. Then the camera turns to Flint, and then back to Uncle Ben falling, and there is no tear on his face.

Correction: Because it continued rolling down his face, even while the camera was on Flint, and subsequently rolled off his face.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: Near the end when Flint Marko turns himself into a cloud of sand, it flies away into the city. When it flies behind the huge building, you can determine the sheer size of the sand cloud. But the sand cloud only came from his own body and didn't 'borrow' any nearby sand, so the volume of sand shouldn't have been so large.

Correction: Sandman can change his density as well as his size and shape. Tightly packed sand doesn't take up much space; but when spread out there appears to be much more than one might have thought.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: When Spiderman is going to chase Sandman after the bank robbery he rip out the sewerage cover with some concrete around it, a few seconds later when Spiderman jumps through this hole the concrete edges are totally intact.

Correction: After ripping the concrete out, you never see the outside edges again. You can see the inside, which is a large metal manhole, but this is undamaged as it was not attached to the concrete. Hence, not a mistake.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Peter goes to tell his aunt he is going to marry MJ, she is serving him tea and goes to get milk out of the fridge. It happens fast, but if you watch, she actually pulls Tropicana Orange juice out, then the next shot, she is shown pouring milk for the tea, there is no orange juice on the table or any need for it in tea.

Correction: No, she has Tuscan milk all the time.

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