The Book of Eli

Continuity mistake: When Eli has the confrontation with the gang in the beginning he cuts the leader's hand off with his sword. When you see the sword in the very next shot, the blood is only on the edge of the sword and not smeared across it as it should be.

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Suggested correction: If the cutting took ages, there would be enough blood to cover the blade. The action was over very quickly though so no reason to expect there to be a lot of blood.

Continuity mistake: When Eli is leaving Carnegie's town, as he walks away from Carnegie and his gang right before the shoot-out, the position of their shadows alternate drastically between shots, falling sometimes in front of the characters and sometimes to the side.

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Eli: Stay on the path. It's not your concern. Stay on the path. It's not your concern.

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Trivia: When Eli and Solara are in his room for the night there is a movie poster on the wall behind them for a similar post apocalyptic movie. "A Boy and His Dog". In Eli the survivors protect themselves from the sun's rays and in "A Boy and His Dog" they flee underground to hide from the sun.

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Question: Throughout the movie at different times there were references to people's hands. Like when Eli takes off his gloves to show the engineer his hands and says I'm not one of them. Did anyone see an explanation for this in the movie?

Answer: Kuru, a disease caused by cannibalism, causes victims to shake.

Answer: He was showing them he wasn't a cannibal. He didn't have the shakes they get.

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