Wall-E

Wall-E (2008)

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Continuity mistake: When picked up from Earth, Eve is placed into the first of five spaces (left). When unloaded on Axiom, it's the fifth on the right. (00:32:59 - 00:36:29)

Character mistake: Captain McCrea tells the passengers that it's the 700th anniversary of the Axiom's first flight. The Axiom has been in flight for 255,642 days. Actually, 700 years is 255,675 days. That figure includes the additional day in 175 leap years.

Steven Lee

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Suggested correction: Leap years only occur because of the earth's rotation around the sun. As the AXIOM is in space, there is no need to correct for the earth's rotation.

game.iq

First, rotation is the spin of the Earth (which cause day and night). Revolution is the earth orbiting the sun (which causes years). However, this correction is not valid on the premise you're trying to present. Many films set in space still use Earth time, so a day is 24-hours, even though they're in space and there is no sunrise and sunset (although it's stated the Axiom operates on a 25-hour day). So they would use Earth's year, which takes 365.256 days. Since the Axiom isn't orbiting the Sun, it wouldn't experience a year, so they're using something else. The fact that they're slightly off suggests it's a writing mistake and there's no evidence they use an arbitrary 365.203 day year.

Bishop73

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Continuity mistake: After the Global CEO's message for A113 is played, the screen goes to the Buy and Large test pattern logo. As the Captain argues about the plant, the angle changes to Auto, and the Global CEO is on the screen again. (01:05:33)

Movie Nut

Continuity mistake: On disk 2 of the Special Edition, there are BnL shorts. In one of the shorts it says that the tennis bot's name is TEN-S, but in another feature of the disk that shows a list of all the bots, it says its name is SR-V.

Brooks Jr.

Continuity mistake: When Wall-E's caterpillar track is disintegrating, leading to a bumpy ride, it's his right-hand side track that is shown broken. When he checks it against another Wall-E unit, he picks up his left track, which is now broken. Finally, when repaired, the camera shows his right track again running smoothly. Wall-E hasn't turned round either - his 'lunchbox' is still on the back in all scenes. (00:04:35)

Captain: I don't want to survive. I want to live!

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Trivia: When Wall-E has to restart himself in the beginning of the movie - after the solar charge - his booting up noise is the iconic Apple sound.

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Question: When Wall-E and Eve are in the repair ward, and Wall-E is misinterpreting Eve's cleaning as torture, what is the second "scene" supposed to be? I understand that the first one looks like Eve is having her arm ripped off and the third looks like Eve is having her head chopped off, but I can't figure out what the second one with the malfunctioning umbrella is supposed to be.

Answer: It's a combination of what WALL-E sees happening to EVE, with her circuitry lighting up and her head bobbing up and down as she laughs, with the noise of the umbrella as the diagnostic arms try to force it down. All WALL-E can hear is something that resembles a mechanical screech, along with EVE reacting - he thinks that she's being electrocuted and is in pain.

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