Corrected entry: Shortly after showing up in the film, Ben takes on two zombies with a crowbar. He bludgeons each one six times in the head and wrestles them to the ground as he cracks open their skulls with violent swings of the crowbar. Immediately after this, he takes another one that has made its way into the house. Again, he wrestles the creature to the floor and cracks his skull open with the crowbar. He then burns the body on the porch. When these back-to-back scenes have ended, look at his clothes. His pants and white shirt look like they just came from the dry cleaners. No blood. No dirt. No tears of any sort.
Corrected entry: When Ben lights the log fire in the house, he uses matches that are in his shirt pocket. A few minutes later as he sits down on the sofa to light a cigarette, he uses a lighter from the same shirt pocket instead of the matches that he used earlier. Also watch out for the cigarette that magically appears in Ben's left hand in between shots as he sits down.
Corrected entry: As Barbara coasts down hill away from the graveyard to escape the pursuing zombie, she is supposed to crash the car into the side of a tree along side the road. However, in the initial camera angle two seconds before the crash, the car is a good two feet or so away from the tree. But when the camera angle changes to show the actual impact in the crash, the same front part of the car that was 2 feet away is now running up against the tree, forcing Barbara to exit on the passengers side.
Corrected entry: While Barbara is praying at the gravesite, Johnny is standing next to her, impatiently waiting for her to finish. At the site of lightning and sound of thunder, he reaches into his coat pockets for his gloves and puts them on. Unfortunately, he left this pair of gloves on the dashboard of their car when they first arrived at the graveyard.
Corrected entry: In the beginning sequence, when the first zombie attacks at our main character's car, he beats the window repeatedly. He then grabs a rock and actually shatters the window. She releases the emergency break, and rolls down the road, hitting a tree. But when she scoots out of the passenger side, the window is completely down, instead of just shattered, and no glass falls out of the car as she slides out of the seat.
Corrected entry: Near the end of the film in the scene where the girl is stabbing Mrs Cooper (her mother) you can see blood on the wall, but this blood looks as if it has been painted onto the wall (it is too neat and too straight) and is not consistant with how blood splashed onto a wall should look.Will
Corrected entry: Cooper, you will recall, thinks that everyone should stay down the cellar, whereas Ben thinks they are better off on the first floor of the house. Cooper makes several complaints about Bens proposal. At one point Cooper complains to his wife that he cant see anything through the windows because they are boarded up. What sort of an objection is this? Cooper need only exert minimal energy to walk up stairs and he has a clear view of the outside, which incidentally we get later in the film. Also, a man who complains about not being able to see through boarded windows should not be recommending that everyone hold up in a cellar with no windows!
Corrected entry: Something in this film is different from the rest in the trilogy. Zombies in this one, particularly the ones Ben kills with his truck, seem to take a lot to be brought down. Ben bludgens them at least six times with a crowbar/tyre iron, and they are still moving. In other films, such as Dawn of the Dead, zombies are killed easily by being knocked over the head with a hammer.
Corrected entry: After Bill Cardille (the reporter) interviews the Sheriff McC, the screen cuts to his ending, where he says "This is Bill Cardille, reporting...". However, look at the angle of the car and lake behind him. It is clear that the film did not cut to another camera, but Bill simply turned to face the same one. Although this is suppose to be a live interview (there is no such thing as taped news), it is clear that Bill's interview and closing were filmed at two separate times.
Corrected entry: All the action takes place in the eastern third of the United States, yet in the live news broadcasts its is broad daylight, while at the farmhouse it is the dead of night.
Corrected entry: After Ben kills the zombie that made it into the house the eyes are closed. In the shot after Barbara is looking at the zombie the eyes are open and they glance over at the camera and back again.
Corrected entry: At the cemetery, while in the car, Barbara says daylight savings time started that day, which would make it April. But later in the farmhouse, the wall calendar shows December.
Corrected entry: just before the lorry/van explodes, a couple of the zombies look to their right a couple of times. as though they're waiting for a cue.
Corrected entry: The main zombies may have killed Johnny, but the zombie didn't bite Johnny. Johnny killed himself by banging his head the the flat headstone. So the mysterious virus shouldn't have gotten into Johnny's system. The only way of becoming a zombie is when the zombie itself bites you.
Corrected entry: The newscaster on the television said that all bodies should be burned within minutes or the corpses will come back to life. However, the corpse of the owner of the house didn't reanimate.
Corrected entry: When Mrs Cooper first comes up from the cellar, Tom says to her (referring to Barbara) "Her brother was killed". How does Tom know this? There was no direct reference to this either from Barbara or anyone else in the house. Ben did say to Barbara earlier in the film that her brother was dead, but that was well before the people in the cellar first appeared in the film.Will
Corrected entry: When the zombies come up the house and start reaching through the barriers, Ben takes the rifle and shoots through the window at one of them. The zombie stumbles back, looks up at Ben and comes shambling back. The same exact scene occurs until he shoots it in the head.
Corrected entry: The sheriff has a belt of ammo over his shoulder with huge calibre bullets (.50?) but he's carrying a small rifle. There's no way those bullets fit that gun.
Field Reporter: Chief, do you think that we will be able to defeat these things?
Sheriff McClelland: Well, we killed nineteen of them today right in this area. The last three, we caught them trying to claw they're way into an abandoned shed. They must of thought someone was in there, but there wasn't though. We heard them making all kind of noises so we came over, beat 'em off and blasted them down.
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