Iron Man 2

Continuity mistake: In the final scene whene Stark, Rhodes and the senator have to be taken in picture, Tony's jacket is first buttoned, then unbottoned from the same viewing angle.

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rasmioche

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.

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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: 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.

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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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Sacha
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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.

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shadowgirl

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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Sacha

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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Sacha
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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.

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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.

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Sacha

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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Sacha

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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Sacha

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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Sacha

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.

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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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BocaDavie
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Visible crew/equipment: When Natalie and Pepper arrive at the Expo and open the car's door a huge lighting screen gets reflected on the door.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: Before Hammer starts eating dessert (and thus much before the "moving spoon and cherry" continuity mistakes), there's a back angle where he dips his spoon into the dessert and starts eating. The angle cuts to a front view with the spoon laying spotless on the saucer, and Hammer saying "I'll start with dessert", and then repeating the whole previous scene as if it were the first time.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when Tony's press conference is on TV in Anton Vanko's home, the dialogue exchange between Tony and Christine Everheart has more talking than that same scene in "Iron Man" at the end. In "2", Christine mentions that Tony hates body guards in the exchange, but, this is never said in the first "Iron Man".

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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.

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Continuity mistake: Ivan doesn't have a toothpick in his mouth when he was handcuffed, his head covered with a hood, and put in a van. As soon as the hood is taken off and he walks towards Hammer, one suddenly appears in his mouth after an angle change.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: During the questioning by the Senator the jars on the congressmen's table disappear in the angle from behind, only to reappear in the front ones.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: During the Monaco part of the film,when Hammer and Christine Everhart are talking at the table and the camera is angled towards her,Christine is holding her phone in her right hand and her recording device in her left. When the camera changes angle to face Hammer and Christine stands up to leave,the phone and recorder change hands.

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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.

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Niksia

Continuity mistake: When Hammer breaks Ivan out of prison and they have dinner together in the aircraft hanger after, the butler fills up Ivan's glass with red wine but in the next shot both glasses (wine and water glass) are full and he has a bottle of vodka even though we don't see the butler give him the vodka or fill the water glass.

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the film Tony Stark is at the Expo wearing a tuxedo with a white shirt under it. When he leaves the stage and checks his blood toxicity it changes to a black shirt.

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lionhead

Factual error: In the hidden scene the car stops and you get a flash of the front of the car the New Mexico license plate is in focus (to show were they are). However in New Mexico they only issue you one plate to be used at the rear of the car.

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Other mistake: When Stark was making the new Triangle core, where the Laser beam melts everything on its path, you will notice that the wall, locker, shelves are cut into pieces, but when the powerful laser beam reaches the core, all three wires were left unscaved/not scorched.

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Rex1984

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the Whiplash-Iron Man racetrack fight scene in Monaco, Whiplash has Iron Man hooked with his right hand whip and Iron Man is down on one knee. The shot switches to focus on Whiplash's face and it appears as though his left hand is forward and hooked to Iron Man. This can also be seen in the 'suitcase suit' clip.

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blure

Continuity mistake: Throughout the entire film, the black and white shapes in the hair of Ivan's beard are different in almost every single scene he's in.

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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.

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Sacha

Factual error: As the credits roll, the songs are featured. The song 'Highway To Hell' by AC/DC is printed as Written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Brian Johnson. It was not actually co-written by Brian Johnson as he was not yet the lead singer of the band. It was actually written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Bon Scott, nee Ronald Belfort 'Bon' Scott, who was the lead singer then until his death in 1980, after which, Brian Johnson was then hired as the new lead singer.

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Other mistake: Justin Hammer picks up the M134 like it's a feather. In reality, it's a hundred pound gun, even a big bloke would have to work hard to pick something like that up.

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Friso94

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.

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Casual Person

Deliberate mistake: Whiplash's Orange jumpsuit defies physics. The scene shows Whiplash powering up his harness at the race track, which burns off the top section of the jumpsuit, however the jumpsuit then mysteriously and impossibly appears tucked under the harness's belt. If the belt was in the inside of the jumpsuit, the jumpsuit would just fall to the ground and leave Whiplash basically naked, and not be tucked under the belt. If the Harness belt was placed on the outside of the jumpsuit, then the remains of the jumpsuit would have draped over the belt covering it up. There is no way the jumpsuit can end up tucked under the belt, but its done so Mr. Rourke and the movie can remain PG.

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Overcracker

Continuity mistake: Natalie knocks Hogan down and does a lock on him choking him with her legs. From one angle she is leaning her body and right arm over him, but a frame later she has her body and right arm resting behind his arm in a totally different position.

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Sacha

Deliberate mistake: The whole Monaco race sequence is totally (but deliberately) ludicrous. First no driver would be allowed without a fireproof mask and rest of required security measures, as Stark does. Second, the real-life security controls are very strict: When an accident occurs a safety car shows up, flags and audio advices signal the racing cars for them to lower their speed and avoid accidents. Nothing to do with the wild, uncontrolled race depicted here.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When Fury and Stark are talking in the destroyed house, the butler is seen relaxing in the background with both arms resting by his lap. A frame later, from a different angle, the butler has his arms raised and he's watching through a pair of binoculars.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: The executive toy on Pepper's desk is moving around throughout their conversation, but the positions don't always match as the camera angle switches - keep an eye on the longer bit of metal, which is sometimes pointing upwards then is suddenly upside down in a different shot.

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Jon Sandys

Continuity mistake: When Ivan's father dies, his neck in covered in some sort of scarf that hides it completely. When the angle changes, the neck is perfectly visible.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: In the scene before Tony proposes to Pepper, she has on black high stiletto heels. As they walk through his workshop, her shoes are suddenly switched to flats in the walking shot.

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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.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When Whiplash and Hammer are in the hanger, the butler comes in and removes the same thin wine glass twice. Other glasses disappear and reappear and move position between camera angles. Also one glass fills instantly between shots with water when no-one was nearby to fill it.

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Continuity mistake: At the Stark Expo in the beginning, Tony Stark's hands are sometimes clearly by his sides in a closer shot, but then behind his back in wider shots.

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Jon Sandys

Revealing mistake: There are obvious differences in the appearance of the "Ironman" and "War Machine" suits throughout the movie, as pertains to them showing a digitally-rendered suit vs an actual physical suit that the actor/stuntmen wear. Whenever a real suit is shown on an actor, it is quite bulky, most noticeably around the abdomen/stomach areas, and the size of the head-piece.The digital versions are much slimmer in the abdomen areas and the headpieces are much smaller and more compact.

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Continuity mistake: When Stark leaves the box of strawberries on Pepper's table, its position keeps changing between shots.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: A waiter is pouring wine in Ivan's glass but in the next angle, a tenth of a second later, the man is gone.

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Sacha

Revealing mistake: Just after the scene where Tony meets Justin Hammer, Tony is looking at himself in the bathroom mirror and the supposed 'mirror' Tony raises his hand to suck on his bleeding finger. However, we can see the back of the also supposed 'real' Tony, he also raises his hand as the camera zooms into the mirror, but his hand movement is much later than the hand movement of the 'mirror' Tony. Therefore proving that both Tony's are two completely different actors so when zooming in, the camera could create the illusion of a mirror without the camera filming itself.

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Professor Lazarus

Continuity mistake: When Stark presents the Expo he bows to the public. A frame later his head is up, without him having done any movement to raise it.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When Ivan shows up on the racetrack watch the Johnnie Walker banner on the left and you'll notice that Ivan is sometimes side by side to it, others the ad is gone, others it's way behind. This keeps changing all the time.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: When Ivan is being served wine both glasses are close to each other. A frame later they're several centimeters apart.

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Sacha

Continuity mistake: Ivan's scar changes drastically from the beginning of the movie. When his father dies and he is building his whiplash suit during the opening credits his facial scar lays on the surface of the skin trailing down his face from the outer corner of his left eye. Throughout the rest of the film it is a smaller, deeper scar about a quarter inch to the right of the original scar.

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BocaDavie

Factual error: During the translated Russian TV broadcast, we see Stark's last name written in Western script, not Cyrillic. It should be "CTAPK" not "Stark."

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Continuity mistake: When Stark is at the diner with Fury, Tony's glasses by the edge of the table swap from laying horizontal to slightly skewed between angles.

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Sacha

Factual error: The fake passport that Ivan is given along with the tickets to Monaco has several mistakes that show it to be fake to someone with basic ID training. The passport number, date of birth and expiry date do not match the Machine Readable Zone at the bottom of the passport. Also, one of the chevrons is reversed, and there are too few of them.

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Continuity mistake: During the opening of the fight scene in Monaco, pay attention on the first racing car (the red one) that Vanko attacks. Even before he cuts the car's front spoiler off, the rear of the vehicle begins to flip over.

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Continuity mistake: When Mickey Rourke is introduced to Sam Rockwell, they sit down for a rather lavish lunch in the Hammer aircraft hangar. As Sam drones on in his introductory remarks, the camera watches a waiter starting to pour red wine into the glass directly in front of Mickey Rourke. The camera cuts back to Sam, and Mickey's wineglass is already full. Camera cuts back to Mickey, and the full wineglass has moved about a foot to Mickey's right, although he hasn't touched it.

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Charles Austin Miller

Revealing mistake: During the scene where the prism accelerator beam cuts through some objects, it is visible that the metal cabinet it goes through is pre-cut, and falls apart before the beam is even halfway through.

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lionhead

Revealing mistake: In the scene where the Senator is presenting the awards at the end of the movie, one of the microphones (third from the left) on the podium does not have a cable plugged in, which can also be seen in the next shot. In the proceeding close up shot, the mistake cannot be seen. In the very final shot before the credits roll, the same mistake can be seen.

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