Jurassic Park

Corrected entry: In the scene where the T-rex is pushing the tour jeep, Alan's hat keeps changing places from behind his back, to on the ground, and then disappears completely when the T-rex pushes it in a complete circle.

Correction: His hat simply lands on his shoulder when it is blown off by the dinosaur, then falls to the ground when the explorer is pushed around, and does not reappear.


Corrected entry: When Nedry slips and falls on the small waterfall, you can see the area in which he slid down is smooth, but in the next view of the waterfall, the smooth slide is gone.

Correction: The smooth portion is still there, but it is obscured by foliage and water.


Corrected entry: During the scene in which the T-rex first breaks out of its paddock and terrorizes everybody, it pushes the Jeep containing Timmy over the edge of the cement cliff, narrowly missing Dr. Grant and Lex. The following shot shows the Jeep landing, overturned, amidst the branches of a large tree. However, when Dr. Grant scales the tree to rescue the trapped Timmy, the Jeep is completely righted.

Correction: This is wrong. The explorer lands in the tree in a vertical, nose-down position, and remains that way until it hits the ground once Tim and Alan have climbed down.


Corrected entry: When the lawyer leaves Lex and Tim and then T-Rex comes and flips the jeep over it shows the ground being made of rocks or something then when they are upside down in the jeep there is mud pouring in on them but afterwards there is no mud.

Correction: At the point where the explorer is flipped, the ground is very wet and is disturbed by the roof scraping along it. The Rex pushes down on the explorer making it sink and fill with mud. The ground only becomes muddy where it is disturbed and mixed with the puddles (which is also why the Rex leaves deep footprints in the supposedly 'rocky' ground)


Corrected entry: Just before the T-Rex attacks the Explorers, there is a shot of Malcom and Grant talking with the headlights from the other S.U.V. shining into the rear window. How is this possible if they are in the second vehicle?

Correction: At no point does it look as though headlamps are shining through their rear window.


Corrected entry: In the scene where Lex is looking out the window for the T-rex when it is raining the rear leg of the goat lands on the window. A few seconds later the T-rex swallows the goat head first and it still has two rear legs.

Correction: The Rex actually eats the Goat rear-end-first (though it's difficult to see the head) so it is the two front legs dangling out of its mouth


Corrected entry: When the group is watching the 'Mr. DNA' film, when the camera cuts back to a wide shot of the whole "clean-room", if you look near the back of the room on the left side, there are two vending machines full of goodies. Vending machines in a clean room? Please.

Correction: Those are NOT vending machines. One of them has a radioactivity symbol on. They are cold-storage units for chemicals, etc.


Corrected entry: When Hammond first introduces himself to Drs. Grant and Sattler in their trailer, he pops a bottle of champagne. Ellie Sattler begins to frantically wash out a dirty set of tumblers that were in the sink. However, a clean set of wine glasses are visible on the cabinet above her.

Correction: Ellie is surely too flustered by the arrival of their biggest contributor to be thinking about where the clean glasses are, so grabs the nearest thing and starts to wash it up.


Corrected entry: When Elli and Dr. Grant are at their dig site, arguing about having children, she puts a red bandana around his neck. They walk back down the hill, and in the next scene, it's gone.

Correction: Perhaps he removed it? There is enough time for him to do so while not on camera, and she didn't tie a knot so it is just loose round his neck.


Corrected entry: When Nedry slips on the waterfall, a cartoonish whistle is dubbed just below the background noise.

Correction: It's the sound of the winch being rapidly pulled out.

Corrected entry: While the bull is being lowered into the velociraptor paddock, the lights on the electric fence are off, indicating that the fence is not powered. When Muldoon arrives to talk to Grant and the rest, the lights are on once again, and Muldoon leans against the electric fence through the entire scene, placing his hand on the bottom wire, with no visible ill effects. (00:32:54)

Correction: He never touches the electric fence, and in fact, is leaning on a handrail. During the same scene but in a different shot, The Chaos theory guy is leaning on the same rail but it is more clearly visible. You can see it is not part of the electric fence as they all are just approaching the cage.

Corrected entry: In the jeep, just after they arrive on the Island, the lawyer says "If they're not convinced, then I'm not convinced" when referring to the financial insurers he was referring to. Of course, what he should have said was "If I'm not convinced, they're not convinced".

Correction: He's referring to the experts on the island, like Malcolm and Dr. Grant - he's not knowledgeable enough, but is going to trust their opinion.

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Continuity mistake: When Tim and Lex first arrive, Lex is wearing a purple tank top with a colorful design, and in the following scenes or even between consecutive shots her tank top changes to completely different designs, though it's the same style of tank top.

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