The Mask

Continuity mistake: When Stanley and Kalloway leave the police station, there are 2 men to the right shaking hands, then they walk off. The next shot is of Doyle saying "pig Latin", and the 2 men are doing exactly the same thing again. (01:15:50)

Tony

Continuity mistake: When Stanley is in jail, he put toilet papers on the toilet seat. But a few seconds later the toilet paper is not on the toilet. (01:10:35 - 01:13:10)

Continuity mistake: When Stanley wakes up after his second night as the Mask, he is holding the mask. In the next shot, the mask has moved further up onto the pillow and Stanley isn't even touching it.

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Continuity mistake: When Dorian arrives at the Coco Bongo Club at the end of the movie, he smashes the doors which end up on the floor, but when the fight is over and everybody is leaving the club, the doors are back on the doorframe. (01:17:20 - 01:28:05)

Continuity mistake: When Stanley is doing the Cuban dance watch his legs. Whenever the camera is behind him you can see him wearing black kneepads but when the camera is in front they aren't there. (00:58:20)

Continuity mistake: After Stanley found the mask and gets back home and is watching some cartoons, Milo wants him to throw the frisbee. When the camera is switching from Stanley to Milo and then back to Stanley again you'll see the remote move to the right. (00:15:45)

Continuity mistake: In the bar scene at the end of the movie Stanley dives over the bar while Dorian's thugs shoot at him, when they stop shooting you see one of the thugs drop the magazine out of the gun then the scene cuts away from him and when it cuts back you see the thug drop the magazine out of the gun again. (01:25:20)

Continuity mistake: In the club when Carrey is being shot by the goons when he's behind the counter, he jumps over the counter. Just before he jumps on the counter, you can see those were two separate takes. Pay close attention to the head on the left. (01:25:30)

Dragon

Continuity mistake: During the musical number "Cuban Pete", Jim Carrey's blue shirt is sometimes tucked in and sometimes is not. (00:58:20)

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Continuity mistake: When The Mask paints the flush handle, near the end of the movie, watch the far left hand side when it shows Tina and The Mask. The Mask is shutting a door on the tree where the flush handle really is.

Continuity mistake: When Dorian dismisses his charges to capture the Mask for 50,000.00, Tina and Dorian chat. She is about to light her cigarette but doesn't. In the next cut away there is smoke in the air but she still hasn't lit it yet. As the scene continues you only see smoke when Diaz has her back to the camera.

drahm2007

Continuity mistake: When The Mask is being frisked at the park the cops find a picture. Kellaway holds it with one hand, but in the following shot he is holding it with both.

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Continuity mistake: When Tina kicks the mask out of Dorian's hand and Milo leaps through the air to catch it, he catches it with his mouth at the mask's chin, yet when he lands the mask has been turned round so the chin end is now facing the ground. (01:22:45)

Continuity mistake: When the Mask crashes Nico's party at the Coco Bongo, Nico shoots him. According to the sounds, the gun should have flashed 8 times but it only flashes 2 times. (01:18:25)

Continuity mistake: When Stanley Ipkiss first appears as the Mask, after having jumped through the end of hall apartment window with Mrs. Peenman shooting at him, he is approached by several thugs, one of which asks him the time. The thugs begin chasing him down the alley. The thug with the beard and baseball cap at the beginning of this chase is shirtless. Halfway through the chase he now has a flannel shirt on which is unbuttoned, (visible when he jumps over a barrel as it flies open). As he stops, now the flannel shirt is buttoned up to the very top button. The entire chase scene is 4-5 seconds long. (00:19:45)

Continuity mistake: When Stanley is trying to get in the club, Dorian tells the bouncer to "lose him". The line is immediately repeated due to an editing screw up. (00:10:51)

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Continuity mistake: In the very beginning, when the scuba diver is trying to open the chest and gets hit with the pipe, at first the pipe is held by a rope near the middle and when it's lowered into the water it is held by a chain at each end. After it hits the guy and is let go from the chains they are wrapped around three times. (00:01:00)

Continuity mistake: The "loaner" car Stanley picks up at the mechanics is a 1951 Studebaker Champion. However, the car that falls apart on the bridge is a 1950 Studebaker Commander.

Continuity mistake: When Dorian puts on the mask for the first time, right before all the smoke starts reducing, pay close attention to his goons. Some of them change position. (Clearly those were two takes pasted together, one with Dorian without the mask, and one with.) (01:04:25)

Continuity mistake: When The Mask first visits the Coco Bongo and dances wildly with Tina, they perform a series of impressive manouvers and The Mask then dips Tina and holds her in that position. At this moment, Tina is revealed to be a stunt double, not Cameron Diaz, just before the camera zooms into a close up of Jim Carrey.

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Revealing mistake: When The Mask is dancing with Tina and he turns her into a human tornado while spinning her around, none of the onlookers in the crowd show the slightest bit of amazement at the impossible feat that just occurred in front of them, indicating that the extras were not directed to react to the special effects.

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Charlie Schumacher: A girl like that is always looking for the BBD. Bigger Better Deal.
Stanley Ipkiss: You don't know that, Charlie. She's an artist. She's... She's sensitive.
Charlie Schumacher: Stanley, listen to me. That girl will tear your heart out, put it in a blender and hit "frappe."

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Trivia: The set of the garage where Ipkiss has his car repaired is the same building as the Ghostbusters' headquarters (from the "Director Commentaries" in the DVD).

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Question: Who is the actor that plays the character of Dorian when he has the Mask on? I looked on IMDB and there's a character by the name of The Figure, is that him?

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Answer: Garret Sato plays Dorian with the mask on. He is uncredited.

Hey Can you give proof that Garrett Sato played Dorian with the mask? I did not find any proof online for this. And anyway in the scene that ties Tina up at the club you can see Dorian with the mask and Garrett Sato together. Which means that either they used a special effect to see them both together but in fact there is only one, or this isn't true.

Answer: Hey Can you give proof that Garrett Sato played Dorian with the mask? I did not find any proof online for this! And anyway in the scene that ties Tina up at the club you can see Dorian with the mask and Garrett Sato together! Which means that either they used a special effect to see them both together but in fact there is only one player or it's all that's fake news. Waiting for an answer. Thanks.

Chosen answer: It's the same actor (Peter Greene) in the Mask as out of it. While there's a listing for a character called "The Figure", played by Robert O'Reilly, that appears to be from an online version of the script that includes a sequence that was cut from the finished film.

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