Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

Continuity mistake: When Kahmunrah first appears on Archie Bunker's chair, the propeller beanie cap hanging on the side of the chair disappears in the close-up.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: When Larry's chauffeur takes him to the museum, the car passes way after a blue lamppost, but in the close-up it parks right next to it.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When the cowboy and the Roman are standing on the crate, from behind you can see that the Roman's cape is long and covers part of the edge of the crate, but from the front is shorter and doesn't even touch the wood.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: While Custer is guessing the Indian woman's name the monkey behind her appears and disappears.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Larry and Amelia escape into the VJ Day photograph, Larry is seen speaking to a sailor in dress blues. Throughout the exchange the rating badge on the sailor's arm changes from crossed keys, the insignia for storekeeper to lightning bolts, the insignia for radioman several times.

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ska2575

Continuity mistake: During the glowing torch commercial, the actor opens a drawer with metal stuff in, but in the wide angle a wooden stick appears.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: In the opening sequence Sacajawea is placed in a crate of tan, straw-like packing material. When Larry visits the museum a few hours later, Sacajawea emerges from a crate full of white packing "peanuts" (styrofoam pellets).

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Continuity mistake: Amelia Earhart's lipstick goes from on, to worn off, to on again throughout the movie.

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Continuity mistake: When Larry makes the batteries fall out of Brundon's flashlight, they fall all over the floor. During the rest of the scene, as Larry is walking away, there are no batteries on the floor.

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Continuity mistake: When Ben Stiller is dropped off from the red plane in the middle of the street, the streetlights in the background are yellow for a moment, then switch to another angle and they are green (without adequate time to switch back), then they constantly switch between green and red depending on the camera angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Octavius and Jedediah escape through the hole in the metal container in the close-up, the shape of the hole changes in following shots.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: Roosevelt enters the scene and Larry greets him. The Indian woman's arms change from being crossed to down and next to the hips between shots.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When Larry and Brundon are saying good-bye both times, their distances between each other keep changing great distances instantly.

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A Demon

Continuity mistake: Custer explains to the Indian girl and the primitives how to attack and there's a close-up of the monkey with his hand on his chin. A second later, a wider angle shows the hand resting on the side.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: The way crates are placed differs enormously between the moment before and after the dinosaur throws Ben Stiller flying. Watch the crates on the back: First they are spread apart, perpendicular to the animal, but when Stiller lands they're parallel and close together to hide the safety crash mat in between.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: Ben Stiller takes a rope out of a bag which he throws away. When the dinosaur sends him flying away the bag is nowhere to be seen.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When the cowboy is standing on the edge of the crate scolding Larry, the position of his arms has no continuity whatsoever between the front and back shots.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When Jedediah is in the hour glass, he is in the lower chamber, and the area between is too small for him to go through. When the minions are returning to the portal, in a close up he is obviously in the top chamber, only to return to the bottom when Octavius breaks him free.

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Continuity mistake: Jedediah is trapped inside an hourglass, and at one point the sand is almost up to his neck, but in a later shot the sand is only up to his chest.

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Continuity mistake: When Abe Lincoln picks up Larry the tablet is missing only to return after he sets him down.

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Continuity mistake: When Larry opens the octopus on Kahmunrah's men, the tablet disappears from Kahmunrah's arm several times before it is knocked out of it by the octopus.

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Continuity mistake: When Custer is explaining how they will yell "Attack!" before attacking and Sacajawea questions the veracity of this plan, she is first in front of the caveman, etc. (with her back to the door of the box-crate) and then with no one behind her (with her back to the side of the box-crate).

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MovieFan612

Continuity mistake: When Custer slams his head, the sidecar is seen driving past several boxes, far away, but a couple shots later show it way behind, only a few meters from Custer.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When the Roman Emperor is talking while standing on the crate, the objects behind and the position of the styrofoam differs between the close and wide shots.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When Larry and Amelia are talking to Abraham Lincoln, sometimes Larry has the tablet and sometimes he hasn't.

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kh1616

Continuity mistake: On his horse, Teddy Roosevelt greets Larry and extends his hand as Larry enters the scene and extends his. A quick cut to Teddy's point of view and Larry walks up and extends his hand again.

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Scott215

Continuity mistake: In the conclusion of the Brandon scene, as Larry is leaving, Brandon is shown in the background trying out the flashlight moves Larry had just done. As he does this, Brandon is walking toward the left in this shot, just beyond the Kahmunrah gate exhibit sign. The next shot is of Larry and the stolen guard pass. When they flash back to Brandon, he is walking in the same direction, but has not yet passed the sign. The order of the shots was simply mixed up.

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