Planet of the Apes

Continuity mistake: After the apes have blown up the cave, Taylor and Nova are shown riding away on a horse. In a close-up, Taylor looks at Nova and places his hand on Nova's cheek, but in the reverse angle he suddenly doesn't have his hand on her cheek and he is now looking straight forward. (01:44:30)

Casual Person

Continuity mistake: After Lucius knocks out the guard, Lucius then ties the guard to the cell bars. In the shot where Lucius says "I'm Doctor Zira's nephew. This abduction was her idea", it can be noticed the fingers on the guard's right hand are resting freely. Then as Taylor says "Get me out of this", the fingers on the guard's right hand are almost clenched together. (01:19:00)

Casual Person

Continuity mistake: When Zira looks at the "My name is Taylor" on the notepad she says "Get me a collar and leash." The shot then cuts to Taylor in the cell. In this shot, he has a few strands of hay along his arm, but in the reverse angle, there's hardly any hay on along his arm at all. (00:45:35)

Casual Person

Continuity mistake: When Taylor, Landon and Dodge do water check, during the shot where Landon says "Thunder and lightning, no rain", Landon is looking down on the ground. In the next shot, as Landon finishes the line with "If we could just get a fix", he is suddenly looking upwards. (00:17:35)

Casual Person

Continuity mistake: When Lucius releases Taylor from his cell after knocking out Julius' the guard, his hands are shown to be tied above the horizontal lining along the cell. Then as Lucius says "We've got to move fast", the guard's hands are now tied below the horizontal lining along the cell. (01:19:05)

Casual Person

Continuity mistake: When Julius starts hitting Taylor in his cell, Taylor drops the notepad and pen he is holding and it lands about 4-5 inches away from him. A couple of shots later, the notepad is suddenly an inch away from Taylor without being touched. (00:45:10)

Casual Person

Revealing mistake: Most of the posed, fake displays in the ape's Museum of Natural History contain real people who are slightly moving if one pays careful attention. Especially noticeable are those posing with objects held in - or above - their hands.

Hans Deutsch
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Dr. Zaius: Don't go looking for it, Taylor. You may not like what you find.

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Trivia: To help keep Heston from hurting his feet when running, he was fitted with rubber soles molded to look like bare feet.

Nicki
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