Continuity mistake: When the Lady Chablis "crashes" the debutante ball - she leaves her purse on the table while she dances, and then forgets to retrieve it before she leaves. (01:44:35 - 02:07:50)
Continuity mistake: In court before the Detective testifies, there is a big open space right in front of both the Stand, and the Jury Box. When Sonny shows the detective the crime scene photos in the very next scene, there is a huge wood table in that space. In fact, Sonny even sits on it when talking about Shelton the Cat.
Continuity mistake: When Spacey and Cusack are driving to the cemetery (at night) the front of the car is clearly visible, but the head lights are off. As they pull into the cemetery you see a side shot of the car and the headlights are on. (00:48:05)
Continuity mistake: When Cusack was sitting outside the room at that women's only card playing meeting, the glass he's holding is continuously going from full, to empty, to full, to half empty to full..... (01:09:30)
Continuity mistake: When John and Sonny visit Jim in prison, Jim is having a large bowl of gumbo. He puts down the spoon and it falls in to the gumbo. Then in the next shot the spoon is back in his hands without Jim having fished for it. (00:49:55)
Continuity mistake: When John and Jim take Uga for a walk a lady asks to have a photograph taken of her with the dog. Before John takes the picture kneeling down he puts his bag on the ground. When he gets up he hangs the bag over his shoulder. In the next shot it's in his hand again, before he hangs it over the shoulder a second time. (00:08:15)