Around the World in 80 Days

Continuity mistake: Many times through out the film the red bag that contains all the money is not seen with the main group, even though they supposedly keep it with them at all times. The most noticeable example is when the two main characters first fly into Spain in the balloon and when the interior of the basket is visible the bag has simply vanished, but they have it again later.

Continuity mistake: When Fogg stops the Purple Cloud's propeller on the Alp after inspecting it, the fan he puts his hand on to stop is pointed downward at a 45 degree angle to the ground. But when it shows him coming around the corner of the vehicle, it is sticking out past the side parallel with the ground.

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Suggested correction: There is no such scene in the movie. You're probably thinking of the miniseries from the '80s.

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, when Fogg and party are on the Henrietta, there is a scene at the Reform Club. On each side of the big map, there is a chalkboard with wagers and current odds. When the scene opens, the chalkboard on the left is visible, and the odds are 10 to 1. The camera angle changes to show the chalkboard on the right, and the odds are now 8 to 1.

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Suggested correction: At no time in the scenes in question do we see a big map or a chalkboard with the odds at the Reform Club. There is a chalkboard with the odds at Lloyd's but in the only scene there at this point in the movie, the odds are blank. Like many other mistakes on this page, you are probably referring to a different version, not the 1956 movie.

Continuity mistake: When Passpartout meets a man carrying a sandwich board saying SATURDAY RESULTS, he concludes that it is Saturday without looking at either side of the sign.

Continuity mistake: At the saloon, when a man throws a knife at Passepartout and stabs it on a piece of wood on the side of the table he knocks down the beer glass. A shot later the beer is standing upright and the wood has moved to the center of the table.


Continuity mistake: When Passepartout unties the rope holding the balloon there are two men with blue suits and grey top hats greeting Fogg. A shot later they're suddenly away from him.


Continuity mistake: When Fix orders to open the prison cell, Aouda stands up. The way her grey shroud falls and covers her dress differs between shots.


Continuity mistake: When the last member of the club accepts the bet, his hand swaps from being on the table to raised, between shots. (00:19:39)


Continuity mistake: At the club, after Fogg says "I include the unforeseen" the man behind swaps from having a cigar in his hand to close to his lips. (00:18:32)


Continuity mistake: The man on the left holds the cards with both hands in one shot but with a single hand in the following. (00:17:08)


Other mistake: When they are in San Francisco, notice the pianist. The keys he presses don't correspond with the notes he's supposedly playing. It's a little bit obvious that the music was recorded in advance.

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Stationmaster: I'll be darned if I understand you city folks. Always rushing, rushing, rushing. Always thinking about the future. No wonder you have stomach trouble.

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Trivia: There was no balloon in Jules Verne's book. Thank to this film, most people now can't imagine "Around the World in 80 Days" without the balloon. (Gas balloon, not a hot air balloon as most people think).

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