Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Continuity mistake: The Spaniard extends his arms and throws the chalices away, yet in the close-up they're lying by his tiptoes.

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Continuity mistake: When Jack and Gibbs are coming out of the carriage by the palace, a soldier tosses a little bag with money to the carriage driver. In the next shot, you see the soldier tossing something to the driver again.

Continuity mistake: When Jack first wakes up on Blackbeard's ship in the hammock, the bone and trinket on his bandana is one way round. In the next shot, when he falls on to the floor, it changes sides.

Continuity mistake: When the mermaid is resting on the pirates' boat about to sing a song, the amount of hair on her arm swaps from a couple bangs, to a lot, and is either on the shoulder, further down or next to the elbow, between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Jack grabs one of Blackbeard's six guns and shoots it after saying "They ain't loaded". After the explosion, he lowers his head in awe and raises it. A frame later, from a different angle, his head is lowered and he is in the process of raising it again.

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Continuity mistake: After escaping from the guards, Angélica and Jack swim away in a cave. She grabs a knife and moves it close to her breast, but in the close-up, a frame later, she repeats the same movement.

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Continuity mistake: While standing on both carriages, Jack's feet are on the edge of the roof. A frame later, from a different angle, the left one is on the middle part of the roof. (00:17:35)

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Continuity mistake: After Blackbeard shows up for the first time, Angélica is shouting at him. The bangs around her face change between frames.

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Continuity mistake: The bible that Philip uses to block the lid in the water tank to let the air in moves slightly out and to the right between the first and second shot.

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Continuity mistake: Blackbeard kicks Barbossa's wooden leg and makes him fall next to a rock. A frame later Barbossa is about two meters away from it. (01:52:55)

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Continuity mistake: After Gibbs burns the map in front of Barbossa it cuts to Jack waking up, and when he falls onto the floor this closeup is a flipped shot. Note the ring on Jack's right thumb which should be on his left, and all his hair trinkets are backwards.

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Continuity mistake: When Blackbeard falls semi-dead, his left arm lays by his side, yet a mere frame later it's extended.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie ends, Barbossa is given his hat with no feather. A frame later the feather appears. (02:04:55)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, when Jack is talking to Angelica on the deserted island before leaving her, you can see the gold earring in her left ear in the shot over her shoulder facing Jack. In the next shot, over Jack's shoulder, her hair is covering her left ear. Then another shot from behind Angelica, and you can see her earring again. And a final shot from behind Jack, where Angelica's ear is covered again.

Continuity mistake: When Philip asks the mermaid to give him back his life, the position of her hands keeps changing between shots.

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Continuity mistake: While handcuffed to a chair, Jack tries to grab a cream puff. The napkin on the left alternates between being closer and further away from the dish between shots, and also swaps between being wrinkled to flat.

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Continuity mistake: When Angelica is about to take a leap into the cliff, Philip tries to stop her. When the angle changes, he is standing still and running towards her again.

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Continuity mistake: After Philip blocks the tank's lid with a bible, the mermaid's head position keeps changing in every single shot.

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Continuity mistake: During the trial, Jack's hand swaps back and forth between raised in the front shots, to lowered in the back shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the mermaid approaches the pirates' boat after being threatened with a knife, her arm is uncovered in the shot from behind, but covered in hair in the front shot.

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