Magnolia

Continuity mistake: In the opening scenes, the police officer carries a shotgun to his vehicle. When he gets into the car, he's got a flashlight and a nightstick.

Continuity mistake: When Earl's wife returns home and gives Earl the fluid tranquiliser, she puts the white medicine bag on the side table near the bed. Later on when she is in the car, she takes the bag out of the pocket of her coat, but it wasn't in her coat.

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the film (in the short story about the man who jumps off a building and is shot and killed on the way down), the bullet is supposed to have killed him instantly, but the actor still puts his hands in front of his face very quickly when he hits the window cleaner's net a few floors down.

Continuity mistake: The length of Claudia's hair changes during what seems to be a period of time shorter than a day. A similar thing happens with the colour of the bartender's lover's hair - it changes from almost blonde to dark brunette.

Continuity mistake: In the opening scenes, the police officer carries a shotgun to his vehicle. When he gets into the car, he's got a flashlight and a nightstick.

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Frank T.J. Mackey: I will drop-kick those fuckin' dogs if they come near me.

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Trivia: In every living room there is a picture of a Magnolia.

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Question: What do the frogs stand for? Is it a biblical reference, or could the screenwriters just not think of a better way to wrap up?

Answer: It's much debated the exact meaning, but it's kind of a reference saying that seemingly impossible things do happen. As we see later in the film, people stuck in similarly impossible situations might just have a chance of getting out of them.

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