Revealing mistake: When they are at the Nutmar camp in the mountains, Val Kilmer tells Willow "Get on that shield!" but when they go over a 6, 7, 8 foot drop when they are sledding down the snow, you can clearly see runners on the shield.
Directed by: Ron Howard
Starring: Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh
Revealing mistake: Every once in a while Alora Dannon's hair stays put when she moves her head (fake hair attached to her bonnet!).
Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie the camera pans to different villagers as they notice Willow returning after his journey. One of the villagers they show is Willow's wife, although they show her in another scene (a minute or so later) walking from a different area and noticing Willow for the first time (again).
Suggested correction: The first woman we see at 1:59:40 looks like Kaiya but her hair is long (while Kaiya's hair is a short bob), and she wears a long brown dress while Kaiya (at 2:00:15) wears a midcalf reddish-brown dress with a white apron.
Trivia: Pat Roach - General Kael - intended to do the stunts by himself, but there was one thing that prevented this: "Insurance - they wouldn't let me." So horsemaster Greg Powell did the stunts for him.
Trivia: Several of the antagonists were named after movie critics: The villainous character of General Kael was named after the noted film critic Pauline Kael, and the unspoken name of the two-headed dragon is the Ebersisk, a reference to Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel.
Trivia: Horsemaster and stuntman Greg Powell appears in person in a small role, namely as the burly redbearded Nockmaar soldier at Raziel's Lake who roughs up Madmartigan.
Willow: What are you doing?
Madmartigan: I found some blackroot. She loves it.
Willow: Blackroot? I am the father of two children and you never, ever give a baby blackroot.
Madmartigan: Well my mother raised us on blackroot. It's good for you. Puts hair on your chest. Doesn't it, Sticks?
Willow: Her name is not Sticks. She's Elora Danan, the future empress of Tir Asleen and the last thing she's gonna want is a hairy chest.
Question: Why did Queen Bavmorda need a ritual to get rid of the child? Why didn't she simply kill the baby on the spot?
Answer: Bavmorda's ritual was the Ritual of Obliteration - a spell that is used to destroy a living spirit's essence or soul. Presuambly if she'd just killed Elora, the soul would have been later reborn into another baby.
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