Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Factual error: When Austin rounds the corner of the London street leading the band and the dancers, a large, white warehouse-looking building is reflected in the right front fender of a blue car at the lower left of the screen. Not a 60s London building - most likely it is a building on the studio lot.

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Revealing mistake: When Austin enters the bathroom at the casino, keep your eyes on the door during the scene - it opens by itself before closing. (00:31:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Austin is unfrozen you see the two nurses remove the wires clipped to his ears, then suddenly they are back. (00:11:35)

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Revealing mistake: During the honeymoon sequence at the end of the film, if you look at the right top of the flowers in the vase during the "flowers covering nipples" bit, you can see a bit of red duct tape covering Liz Hurley's nipple from behind the flowers. (01:22:20)

Continuity mistake: When Austin and Vanessa are on top of the bus, for one shot Austin's teeth are clean.

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Revealing mistake: In the scene at Alotta Fagina's penthouse, you can see the side of her swimming costume as she gets in the jacuzzi - she's meant to be naked. (Fullscreen only). (00:44:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Austin and Mrs. Kensington are at the Swinger's Club and the waitress gets punched in the face her hat falls off. In the next shot he/she is still wearing it. (00:05:10)

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Continuity mistake: After Austin and Vanessa's night on the town, she falls asleep on Austin, holding a champagne glass. When the laptop computer starts beeping, the camera angle changes as we see Austin push her off him, and the champagne glass has suddenly disappeared. (00:41:15)

Continuity mistake: In the scene near the beginning when Austin is walking around naked and Vanessa is holding a magnifying glass she is concentrating very hard on watching the monitor off the screen. (00:35:30)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Austin gets stuck in the golf cart between the walls the number of poles in the bottom left corner keeps changing and they get further and nearer apart.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Austin and Vanessa swing off the slow moving dipping mechanism using dental floss, if you look in the top right corner of the screen you can see some kind of a support harness that the dental floss is connected to. (Fullscreen only). (01:07:30)

Factual error: When Austin Powers is in the casino and plays blackjack with #2, the sequence of the blackjack hand is dealt wrong. (00:28:55)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Austin is about to get in the jacuzzi with Alotta Fagina his hair is messed up from taking off his shirt, but when it shows him getting in it's fixed. (00:44:40)

Character mistake: Austin is supposed to be the archetypal Swinging Sixties Londoner yet he refers to his car as a Shaguar, a pun on 'Jaguar', pronouncing it 'Shag-war'. A native of this green and pleasant land would pronounce it 'Shag-u-ar', three syllables, not two, based on our pronunciation of the car manufacturer's name: Jag-u-ar.

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Revealing mistake: In the scene where Austin and his allies burst through the big blue door, right before "Secret Agent Man" begins playing, the door explodes, and you can clearly see that it's made out of wood, even though it's painted to look like and is meant to be metal. This mistake is even mentioned in the director's commentary on the Austin Powers DVD.

Continuity mistake: In the one scene in Dr. Evil's evil headquarters, it shows the large screen opening in front of them. The screen shows the warhead that they're going to arm the drill with. The table in the room is reflective, it shows the panels of the screen opening, but it does not show the image that's on the screen reflected in the table.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Vanessa gets drunk and the laptop rings, the first time it shows the laptop, there is an alarm clock behind it. First it reads about 10:30 or so. The 2nd time it is off. (00:41:25)

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the movie Dr. Evil is talking to Austin in his evil headquarters. Dr. Evil is sitting in a chair with Mr. Biggelsworth in his arms. The scene has close ups of Dr. Evil with a sleeping cat, and broad shots of Austin and Dr. Evil, with the cat trying to get away. It keeps switching from one shot to the other.

Visible crew/equipment: This might be widescreen-only - in the bathroom scene, as Austin is talking to Tom Arnold, the boom mike dips into the frame right as Tom says, "Whoo!"

Continuity mistake: When the warhead is on the cart in Dr. Evil's lair, they use the same footage twice.

Dr. Evil: Very well, where should I begin? My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from Belgium with low-grade narcolepsy and a penchant for buggery. My mother was a fifteen-year-old French prostitute named Chloe with webbed feet. My father would womanize, he would drink, he would make outrageous claims, like he invented the question mark. Sometimes he would accuse chestnuts of being lazy. A sort of general malaise that only the genius possess and the insane lament. My childhood was typical; summers in Rangoon, luge lessons. In the spring we'd make meat helmets. If I was insolent, I was placed in a burlap bag and beaten with reeds. Pretty standard, really. At the age of twelve I received my first scribe. At the age of fifteen, a Zoroastrian named Vilma ritualistically shaved my testicles. There really is nothing like a shawn scrotum. At the age of eighteen, I went off to evil medical school. From there.

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Trivia: When the mutated sea-bass eats the guard's head, Mike Myers forgot his lines and made up the "head" jokes. It was so funny, they decided to leave it like that.

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Question: Towards the end of the film, Dr. Evil kills number 2 yet number 2 is alive in the next two films. Why? I've been told there's an alternative ending on the DVD that changes this. Is that true?

Answer: Number 2 doesn't get killed. It is obvious from the attempt to kill Mustapha that the fire/chair thing is faulty, this is demonstrated in the second film by the fact that number 2 has a large burn scar on his face to show that he wasn't killed, just burned.

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