A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Continuity mistake: In the diner, a guy puts a bunch of dollar bill and coins on the edge of the table. From the opposite angle its position changes.

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Continuity mistake: There is a scene at the school, where Quentin and Nancy are talking by the lockers. Quentin is wearing a Joy Division shirt. The jacket he is wearing over the shirt keeps changing depending on whether it's a closeup of Quentin or a shot of both him and Nancy. You can easily tell, as the band's name is partially obscured during closeup and fully revealed when it's further away. This changes back and forth several times during that scene. Quentin doesn't move enough to warrant the jacket changing so noticeably.

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Revealing mistake: In the first scene in the diner, as Freddy pulls the knife across Dean's neck, look at where the blade should be. The blade should be visible in the small gap between his neck and the handle, but there is nothing there.

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Continuity mistake: When Nancy is in the drugstore and she keeps slipping in and out of sleep, Freddy is walking toward the camera running a finger blade on a pipe, and you can see there is a raised pipe joint just before the camera cuts to a rear view of Freddy, and the pipe joint that his finger blade was going to scrape has now gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Nancy is just opening her locker she is standing upright, camera cuts and she is bending over.

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Continuity mistake: After Nancy is thrown out of the cloud of blood onto the bed she raises to check she's OK, then she is pushed backwards, raises again turning her head around, but a frame later her head is resting on the pillow.

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Continuity mistake: When Kris is killed, the amount of blood on the right side of her shirt, and especially on the pillow, increases and decreases randomly and drastically between shots.

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Continuity mistake: In Kris's room, when she and Jesse find out they dream of Freddy, a turquoise coloured blouse on the right disappears.

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Continuity mistake: When the little girl throws roses at the grave, a thick strand of hair combed to the left appears on the close-ups but disappears on the wide angles.

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Continuity mistake: At the diner, after the girl asks Dean "What's going on?", the camera shows Quentin drinking and then taking the glass away from his mouth. A frame later from a different shot he's sipping and removing the glass again.

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Continuity mistake: At the diner, after Jessie leaves, Nancy arrives and asks what's going on while raising her right arm. A frame later the arm is lowered.

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Continuity mistake: Kris' blood splatters onto Jesse's left sleeve just before her body drops down from the ceiling. The tiny splatters disappear from the sleeve when Jesse bends down to see if Kris is okay.

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Continuity mistake: The amount of Kris' blood on Jesse's t-shirt changes constantly when he's running from Nancy's house.

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Continuity mistake: When Quentin opens the shoe box with photos in, he places the lid on the floor. In the following shots, the lids position changes from when he put it down.

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Continuity mistake: When Nancy puts her phone on the side by the bath it's position changes instantly between shots without anyone touching it.

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Continuity mistake: When Quentin leaves Nancy, Nancy puts her head on the lockers. Camera changes and she repeats the motion.

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Continuity mistake: When Chris and Jesse are in Chris' room and they are talking, from Jesse's point of view his hand is on Chris' face but when it's a shot from Chris' POV, Jesse's hand is on Chris' shoulder.

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Continuity mistake: Kris is falling asleep during class. In her dream state, the room is flooded and Freddy is taunting her. In shots from the side, her hair is in front of both shoulders. In shots from Freddy's POV, her right shoulder is bare.

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Continuity mistake: During Dean's funeral, When Chris wonders who Dean was dreaming of, three girls walk past behind her. When Nancy shows up they walk by again.

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Continuity mistake: When Kris is looking at the photo album just after Dean's funeral, she turns a page and there are no photos on either page as you can see. When the camera changes, two photos have appeared on the one page.

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Continuity mistake: When Nancy and Quentin are talking in the hallway, Quentin's hands are constantly moving instantly.

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Factual error: Quentin steals Adrenaline from an ER crash cart. That would be believable except, I am a nurse, my husband is a paramedic, my father in law is a doctor. Under NO circumstance is a crash cart to be left unattended, they are locked up when not in use. Also, Adrenaline would NOT be in a cart like that, that medicine is locked up. ER crash carts, like what was used in the movie, would only have had a defibrillator, gel for the defibrillator pads, gauze, dressing and first aid supplies, nothing more.

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