Iron Man 2

Continuity mistake: At the end of the first Iron Man, Tony puts his blue card down and instantly says he is Iron Man. But when the exact same scene is seen on the TV at the beginning of this movie, Tony doesn't put down a blue card before saying he is Iron Man. (00:01:20)

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Continuity mistake: In the opening senate scene, the Senator's jug of water keeps turning around and moving closer/away from the nameplate between shots. (00:11:35)

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Continuity mistake: After the core is removed from Whiplash during the race scene, a stream of blood visibly trails from the corner of his mouth. The shot changes to him spitting and the blood is gone. The shot changes again and it reappears. (00:37:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Mickey Rourke puts the explosive onto the wall, he slaps it down and it spreads out a bit. We cut to a quick closer shot, and it's suddenly more compacted. (00:43:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Ivan is first brought to meet Hammer, Hammer is eating a dessert with a cherry on it. The cherry disappears and then reappears. The spoon also keeps swapping between being inside the food and by the saucer. (00:45:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Ivan climbs the ladder to inspect the Hammer prototype, his hair changes repeatedly from underneath the frames of his glasses to outside the frames. (00:51:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Hammer brings the parrot, the handle above the cage is leaning to the left. A couple shots later it's leaning to the right side, with no one having touched it. (01:04:35)

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Continuity mistake: While Ivan is being scolded by Hammer, a thick, long, white streak of hair appears and disappears randomly on the left side of his head. (01:25:10 - 01:26:15)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Whiplash talking on the phone with Tony, you can see fresh blood running down his hand, but when it goes to the close up of him, the blood is wiped off and there is only a stain. (01:31:00)

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Continuity mistake: In the final scene whene Stark, Rhodes and the senator have a picture taken, Tony's jacket is first buttoned, then unbuttoned from the same viewing angle. (01:56:50)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Mickey Rourke is in the laboratory discussing how long it will take him to reproduce the robots, his glasses change position from him wearing them to not wearing them throughout the conversation.

Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie where Stark, Rhody and the Senator is taking a photo, Stark's hand is supposed to be behind the senator but when the scene switches to the zoomed out view, his hands are by his side and when it switches back again, his hands are behind the senator.

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Continuity mistake: Rhodey falls on the brook far from the cascade. When he stands up he is now standing much closer to the cascade.

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Continuity mistake: While Rhodey and Stark are fighting, right before the house explodes, all the guests run away. Half a second later an aerial view shows the house being blown to pieces, but not a single person or car is seen on the premises.

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Continuity mistake: In Monaco, Stark smashes his head against a green car. When he falls on the ground there's a red sign with the numbers 885 on it. In further shots the sign has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Stark and Rhodey break through the roof of the house the hanging debris from the hole above keeps changing depending on the angle focusing, with hanging parts that appear or disappear randomly.

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Continuity mistake: When Hammer takes the parrot away from Ivan, the Russian's black jacket keeps swapping from opened to closed between angles.

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Continuity mistake: During lunch with Ivan, the way Hammer's napkin is tied around his neck and laid on his shirt keeps changing between shots, despite Hammer not touching it.

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Continuity mistake: The scene in the Monaco lounge when Tony Stark and Justin Hammer are sitting down at a table with Christine Everhart to give an interview, Hammer sets his drink on the table while he's standing but then the shot immediately cuts to him sitting down with the drink still in his hand.

Continuity mistake: When Ivan crashes Stark's car during the race there is a close-up of Tony's face showing a red scrape on the cornea of his eye. When he puts the suit on there's another close-up of his face inside the armor and both eyes are completely undamaged.

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Continuity mistake: In the final scene whene Stark, Rhodes and the senator have a picture taken, Tony's jacket is first buttoned, then unbuttoned from the same viewing angle. (01:56:50)

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Trivia: During the film's climax, a young boy in an Iron Man mask is shown standing up to one of the Hammer drones with Iron Man swooping in and destroying the drone and giving the kid the credit. Following Spider-Man's inclusion in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a fan theory suggested the young boy was Peter Parker, which Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige and Spider-Man actor Tom Holland would later retroactively confirm.

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