The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap (1998)

51 mistakes

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Revealing mistake: At one point when the two twins are sitting against the wall inside the Isolation Cabin and talking, one of them casts a shadow on the wall while the other doesn't.

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Factual error: After Hallie and Annie send Meredith out on the air mattress onto the lake, Meredith wakes up and there is a bird on her chest. The bird is a Red-Crested Turaco, which are native to Africa.

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, they show the lake and the little sign that says Camp Walden. There are boats under a roof top right in front of the pier. But in the scene where they show Annie jumping into the lake the boats are in a different location and the roof top is gone.

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Continuity mistake: In the opening scenes where they show the camera girl about to take a picture of them, you can see that there are candles and a flower arrangement on the table. When they open the book to show us the picture of them the candles are gone and the flower arrangement is different. (00:03:25)

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Factual error: Placing Hallie and Annie alone in an isolation cabin without a counselor sleeping there to supervise is an enormous liability. No camp that cared about its reputation and about avoiding a lawsuit would ever put two girls in such a potentially unsafe situation.

Continuity mistake: When Hallie is posing as Annie and is going to her mother's house for the first time, a piece of her hair is obviously sticking out on the side of her ear (It's very noticeable). When she gets to the front, and the camera angle changes, her hair is all perfect without any hair sticking out.

Continuity mistake: When Hallie arrives at the airport, Martin has a bouquet of flowers for her. He never hands them to her, but suddenly she has them and sets them down in order to do the handshake.

Factual error: Hallie, in London, dials the operator and says she wants to place a collect call to Napa, California. The phone rings once and Annie answers, then begins talking. On such a call, the operator should have told the recipient, "You have a collect call. Will you accept the charges?"

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Audio problem: Elizabeth said "grandmother" and it appears as though the word"grandfather" was dubbed in very poorly. There was a grandmother and grandfather in the original movie; but only a grandfather in the remake.

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Hallie meets Grandfather, there are two bottles on the desk. One is filled with alcohol and the other is not. During the next shot, both bottles are moved to the back table behind the desk and the bottle filled with alcohol is empty. (00:38:05)

Continuity mistake: When Hallie and Annie drag Meredith into the lake when she's asleep on the air mattress, the color of the air mattress is dark green. When Meredith wakes up with the bird on her chest, all of a sudden the air mattress is a two tone khaki color. When Meredith stands up on the air mattress in the next shot on the lake, the air mattress is now another shade of green.

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Nick Parker: You two help Meredith.
Meredith Blake: Sure you'll help me. Right over a cliff, you'll help me.
Hallie Parker: Not a bad idea.
Annie James: Yeah, see any cliffs?

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Trivia: The actor who plays the boy accidentally placed at the all-girls camp is Lindsay Lohan's brother.

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Question: In the scene where the dad tells Annie, pretending to be Hallie, that he is going to marry Meredith, Hallie yells a bunch of stuff in French. Does anyone know what she was saying?

Answer: I hope that you are joking, Meredith is not the girl for you. But it is possible that I am dreaming that this is so.

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