The Money Pit

The Money Pit (1986)

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Corrected entry: When Anna and Walter are cleaning the new house, Anna pulls up the dumb-waiter, a raccoon screams and jumps up on her. If you look closely you will see a hand put the raccoon on her, at the bottom corner of the screen.

Correction: The hand is not visible in the DVD release of the film.


Corrected entry: There is a scene where Walter and Anna are pouring water into the bathtub using buckets. When they are pouring the last two bucket loads in the tub it falls through the second floor and shatters on the first floor. However, when it shatters, no water is seen even after being filled with many bucket loads.

Correction: In watching the DVD release of the film, there is water in the tub as it crashes onto the floor.


Corrected entry: After the electrical fire in the kitchen the gas stove flames out and the top and bottom oven doors open. Both oven compartments are seen to be occupied with things being baked, but no turkey can be seen. Yet when the oven blows, out comes a turkey.

Correction: It's because those two compartments belong to another oven. Indeed, Anna has put the turkey in the oven with burners, but that other oven doesn't have two burners. Plus, it would be unlogical that the oven doors open two times (because if you look attentively, the "turkey's oven door" open just before it come out, so that proves that there are two ovens.

Don Francesco Martucci

Corrected entry: Throughout most of the movie the house has a roof. However, after four months of work, with scaffolding still up and work still in progress, we see several views of the house from the backyard and there is no roof of any kind visible from any angle. We knew the roof was leaking, but it was at least there.

Correction: Walter discovers that the house is infested with termites. At some point during the construction it must have been determined that the roof would need to be removed and replaced.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: In the scene where Walter slides down the scaffold and finally into the pool we hear solo voices and a chorus which, as the next scene makes clear, are coming from a recording session being conducted by Max. But there is only the orchestra present at the recording session. The singers are nowhere to be seen.

Correction: The singing could be a recording that the orchestra is playing the background music for. This way the orchestra can practice their part without needing the chorus to be present.

BocaDavie Premium member

Continuity mistake: When Walter watches the electricity disappear in the wall, you can see about six tiles fly at him, but only three or four missing on the wall.

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Anna Crowley: Really? A brother who's a plumber?
Water Fielding: I think so.
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Water Fielding: Maybe just this once.

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Question: Walter is discussing changing the name of Cheap Girls to Meryl Streep with a band member. When they say 'Meryl Streep,' their mouths are not in sync with the words. Do you know what the original name change was supposed to be, and why was it changed?

Answer: I have watched this several times. It looks to me like he is saying Meryl Streep but the audio is just out of sync with the man's lips. Plus when Hanks says it, it matches Meryl Streep on his lips.

William Bergquist

Answer: It looks like Meryl Streep the first time he says it but not the second.

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