Mad Max 2

Continuity mistake: As Wez comes up on Max's left, he has no facial equipment on. After he is hit, as he veers off, he has a pair of goggles or shades on.

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Continuity mistake: As Wez and his buddy ride up on Max's left, the companion has thin arms and a tattoo on his shoulder. After Wez is hit and veers left, you see the guy is a stunt man as his shoulder and arm are more muscular and has no tattoo.

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Continuity mistake: After the Golden Youth is killed by the boomerang his forehead shows the wound right across his head, but when the gang leave the body is dragged round and the would to the forehead is missing.

Continuity mistake: When Max walks over to the auto gyro, from the overhead shot there is only one set of footprints in the sand leading away and the rest of the sand looks like it's been raked, then when the Gyro Captain appears the sand is covered in footprints.

Continuity mistake: While watching the Humongous and his horde leave the compound, the Gyro Captain is wiping his mouth, and puts his hankie away. When the camera faces him, he repeats pulling out the hankie, and wipes his mouth again.

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Continuity mistake: After the Warrior Woman is shot in the stomach, she starts to fall over the side. In the close up, the left corner of her mouth is clean. As she settles on the side, there's a trickle of blood going down toward the left side of her chin. Impossible, as the wind would have smeared it along the cheek.

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Continuity mistake: As the paraplegic warrior pats at the flames on his legs, the arrow he was shot with is missing, and back in the close up of him looking at his now on-fire hands.

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Continuity mistake: When the goon led by Wez are chasing Max, the driver turns on the nitrous oxygen with the right hand. Later, the Humongous uses the same gear, only on the left. Using freeze frame, you can see the lettering on the bottle is reversed. Two set-ups on the same rig?

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Continuity mistake: When Max leaves the compound after fulfilling the contract, it's very early daybreak. After he cranks up the blower, it's suddenly broad daylight.

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Continuity mistake: After Max gets the semi running, the Gyro captain starts protest about being left behind. As he does, he goes from about six feet from the truck to about a foot away between cuts.

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Continuity mistake: In the opening chase when Wez gets hit with the crossbow bolt and the bike goes off to the right of the screen, at this point the rider (Wez) is wearing sunglasses - in the rest of the chase he does not wear sunglasses.

Continuity mistake: During the opening chase we go inside the chasing car, and the passenger points a gun out the window and the hand is bare. Next shot is looking into the car, and the same person is now wearing a glove, holding the same gun in the same position.

Continuity mistake: When Wez gets shot by the crossbow bolt in the opening chase, the bolt should be from left to right feathered end then point through his arm, but when he pulls it out the bolt is from right to left feathered end, then point - it's round the wrong way.

Continuity mistake: When Max reverses the interceptor at the end of the opening chase the front wheels are straight. When he runs back to the truck the front wheels are now turned to the right and the side of the car is a lot cleaner.

Continuity mistake: At the end of the opening chase the landau rolls and Max skids to a stop as he passes the truck. Look at the cab - it is facing down the road, but when Max gets out the cab is now facing across the road in front of the skid marks the car has just made, indicating that the interceptor should have gone through the truck.

Continuity mistake: In the final chase scene, Lord Humungus' clothing keeps changing (in fact it's clear that the actor playing him is switching). He switches between bear arms, to wearing a sort of fur vest, to a full length sleeve shirt under the vest. (01:20:00 - 01:29:00)

Continuity mistake: The amount of dirt on the interceptor and engine blower changes throughout the opening chase scene from very dirty to clean on close up shots, and dirty again on the sides.

Continuity mistake: When Max is first trying to get the semi to start up, the Gyro Copter is parked right where the big yellow Mundi Mundi Lookout sign was from the opening chase scene.


Continuity mistake: As Max runs up to the bus to man the flamethrower, note the Warrior Woman on top of the bus and the gang member standing in front of the bus door. Before, from inside the bus, they had shown the Warrior Women jumping down and slitting that gang member's throat.


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Revealing mistake: When the tanker crashes at the end the driver is clearly wearing a crash helmet.

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Humungus: I am gravely disappointed. Again you have made me unleash my dogs of war.

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Trivia: When Max opens the Semi's door, a dead body falls out. This body is actually the same "eye popping" dummy that was used at the end of Mad Max 1.


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Question: It appears that the boomerang would have had to spin in the opposite direction to kill the blonde guy the way it did. Am I looking at this the right way or is my limited knowledge of aerodynamics totally backwards?

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Chosen answer: The filmmakers obviously didn't research the intricate logistics of aerodynamics of how a boomerang is thrown. It simply looked cool leaving the kid's hand and killing the blonde guy the way it did.


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