Vegas Vacation

Vegas Vacation (1997)

49 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: In Rusty's last craps scene, the croupier pushes the dice to him but Rusty picks up several chips instead - not the dice. Rusty immediately rolls the dice without having picked them up.

Continuity mistake: When the Griswolds get into their hotel they meet their parents at the intersecting door Audrey is pictured by the door frame but the camera cuts off and she is sitting on the bed.

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie after Clark trips on the bike, you can see Clark put the Vegas brochure in his jacket pocket. When he goes to open the front door you can see no brochure in his left hand. In the next scene when he enters the house the brochure is back in his left hand along with his briefcase. (00:01:39)

JamesP

Continuity mistake: When Clark gives Rusty and Audrey 20 bucks each, between shots of him giving Audrey her 20 bucks, her hands moves down.

tylerasktaylorsteckleralexdenny

Continuity mistake: Eddie (Quaid) takes Clark (Chase) to the casino buffet for dinner. As they fill their dish with food, Clark tells the server behind the buffet table that the chicken and beef dishes are labelled incorrectly. The server then switches the tags, placing them in each dish. In the next scene he repeats the switch.

Factual error: Rusty couldn't take possession of the cars without paying for tax, title and license fees. They wouldn't be sitting at his hotel ready to drive away.

Grumpy Scot
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Suggested correction: Maybe he did all that with his fake ID and casino winnings off screen?

dizzyd

Continuity mistake: When Clark first meets Marty at the Blackjack table, he is dealt a hand. If you look closely at the cards, they change suit and number from when they are dealt to when the hand is over.

moviemogul

Visible crew/equipment: The camera and the cameraman are reflected in the chrome of the Griswold limousine when they are driving down the strip.

Continuity mistake: Right when the guy dies at the end he's leaning straight up against the chair, but the next shot of him, he is leaning to the left.

tylerasktaylorsteckleralexdenny

Continuity mistake: In addition to the submission regarding the tour van acquiring damage to the hood after crashing through Wayne Newton's house, the mirror on the drivers side is bent. In the next shot when Clark exit's the vehicle and closes the door, the mirror is gone.

Continuity mistake: At Hoover Dam, Clark pulls out a small rock and causes a little leak. While he's fixing, it another develops. He puts his left side against the second leak to hold it until he gets the gum in the hole. The water stain on his shirt changes from his left side to his right side, then eventually his entire shirt, in different shots.

Continuity mistake: In the Keno scene, after Ellen fills out the Keno card, she gets up and walks to a counter to turn in the card. While that is happening, Clark has a conversation with Mr. Ellis. During close-ups of Clark during the conversation, Ellen's shoulder and the shiny sequined dress she is wearing can be seen next to Clark. Ellen is there one moment, gone the next, back again and then Ellen is shown returning from the counter to her seat.

Professor Zed

Visible crew/equipment: When Clark asks for Audrey and Russ at the door, there's a production member reflected in the mirror behind Clark, right before he walks in front of the television to watch the commercials.

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Audrey is dancing on the sign with her cousin, you can see the safety cord in the shadow when she is at the top.

jinxie

Continuity mistake: In continuity of Rusty's fake ID lacking the Vegas background, both his right and left hand are covering significant parts of the text in the oversized ID he is holding which doesn't appear in the copy of the ID.

Continuity mistake: When Clark is getting breakfast and he is reading Card Counting, at first, you see him holding the book by the sides, then you see he is holding it by the bottom middle, then the sides again.

tylerasktaylorsteckleralexdenny

Continuity mistake: When Clark hands Ellen the brochure about Vegas at the beginning, she holds it so the family is facing her, but in the next wider shot of her it's not. (00:03:05)

tylerasktaylorsteckleralexdenny

Continuity mistake: When Russ takes his fake ID picture on the street, and he sticks his head in the giant license and there is no backdrop behind his head...you see Vegas light behind him.. but when the casino guy checks the fake ID, it is all white behind his head... no Vegas lights.

Visible crew/equipment: In the beginning of the movie after Clark trips over the bicycle in his driveway and approaches his house you can see the microphone in the upper middle of the screen momentarily.

Continuity mistake: When they are at the Wayne Newton concert, and Wayne starts walking towards Ellen, when you see a back shot of Clark and Ellen, you see Clark looking towards Ellen, but in the next front shot of them, he is looking straight.

tylerasktaylorsteckleralexdenny

Cousin Eddie: I haven't seen a beatin' like that since somebody stuck a banana in my pants and turned a monkey loose.
Clark Griswold: Thanks for the pick me up Eddie.

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