Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Continuity mistake: When the raft is about to fall through the second waterfall, there's a huge rock to the left which disappears in the wide angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Indy removes Orellana's golden mask, the light changes abruptly from very shiny to obscure and mysterious.

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Continuity mistake: During the quicksand scene, when Mutt is throwing a snake at Indy, Indy's left (our right) sleeve swaps from covered in sand to spotless between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Mutt and Indy enter the library, a chubby man in a suit holding a brown briefcase runs away, yet appears calmly walking half a second later from a different angle.

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Continuity mistake: During the ant scene, the branch that Indy uses to knock out the Russian wasn't there in the first place, it magically appears between shots.

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Continuity mistake: After Mutt's bike knocks down the "Better red than dead" banner it falls sideways; yet when the chasing car arrives, the banner is magically up again, ready to fall horizontally on the car's windshield.

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Audio problem: During the chase inside the campus, a car destroys some stone vases and a blonde woman cries in terror while running away, yet her mouth is not moving.

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Continuity mistake: When Indy and Mutt's bike is about to exit the campus, a green car is passing by, which disappears in the immediate wide angle of the street.

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Continuity mistake: When Mutt and Indy ride inside the arched door in the campus, a couple runs away, yet appears still there from the opposite angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Indy and Mutt are about to enter the university, the guard is holding both gate doors almost closed. A frame later he's holding one completely opened.

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Continuity mistake: When Indy is about to hop on Mutt's bike, a man walks behind him twice. First time slowly, second time fast.

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Continuity mistake: At the Mexican market, while Mtt is playing with his pocket knife, watch the chrome part of the light: it reflects a barren place with a brown squared building. When the angle changes it all changes to a bus and a lot of people hanging around.

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Continuity mistake: Inside the waterfall, Ox takes out the skull, moves his hand from the top to the side of the skull. The angle changes and the hand remains on the side, but when the angle changes to behind Ox his hand is on top of the skull, repeating the first movements.

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Continuity mistake: Inside the waterfall Ox takes out the skull while Marion watches from behind. When the angle changes, her hand is suddenly on his shoulder.

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Continuity mistake: Indy uses a huge rock to smash the stone where sand is coming out and hands the rock to Mac. From one shot, Mac falls backwards and sits down, but from a different angle he is standing up slightly crouched.

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Continuity mistake: Ox takes out the skull, Marion walks behind him, moving to a corner on the right. In the next angle Indy says, "Ox, I think I understand" and Marion is suddenly gone, only to magically reappear a frame later.

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Continuity mistake: When the Akator temple starts to move, the sand by the groups' feet keeps changing from sandy with a couple of rocks, to filled with weeds and leaves, and back to sandy.

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Continuity mistake: Inside the waterfall temple, the group walks by a room (with a passage on each side and a double entrance with steps in the middle) where natives appear and columns and walls fall off. The angle changes to a seemingly new room, but it's obviously the same place, with the camera angle slightly turned to the right. All the previous people are magically gone, the debris has disappeared, and natives are coming out of different places. Really odd editing. (01:30:35)

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Continuity mistake: In the alien room, Spalko walks to Ox to take the skull away from him. In the first angle Marion is standing to the left of Ox, but in the immediate close-up she is behind him.

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Continuity mistake: Mutt says, "We have to cross the waterfall," and extends her left hand. From the opposite angle, a frame later, he is extending the right arm.

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Dean Charles Stanforth: We seem to have reached the age where life stops giving us things and starts taking them away.

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Trivia: In the Mayan temple, Indy comments "I have a bad feeling about this." This line was a running gag in George Lucas' Star Wars saga, and was used by Harrison Ford at least once. (01:46:10)

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