The Ref

Continuity mistake: When Lloyd's mother is tied to the chair, the red ribbon changes between shots. When viewed from the front, there are three wraps closely spaced near her shoulders. When seen in the close-up from behind, only one wrap is visible but there is a big space below it where the next wrap should have been.

Continuity mistake: When Gus, Lloyd and Caroline are getting ready for Lloyd's family to arrive for Christmas, he puts on one of Lloyd's suits to pretend to be their marriage counselor. Gus says "tell me about this doctor" and straightens his tie, which is solid black. Next time you see Gus the tie has changed to a green and black striped tie, and stays like that for the rest of the movie. (00:53:35)


Continuity mistake: Right after the dog eats the cue ball that Gus throws at it the camera cuts back to a stunned Gus, when it cuts back to the dog there is no sign at all he ate the pool ball. Not a crumb, his tongue, jowls and mouth are spotless.

More mistakes in The Ref

Gus: I have a gun. It's loaded. Shut up.

Gus: From now on, the only person who gets to yell is me. Why? Because I have a gun. People with guns get to do whatever they want. Married people without guns - for instance, you - DO NOT get to yell. Why? NO GUNS! No guns, no yelling. See? Simple little equation.

Rose: You're a "Wong"?
Gus: Well, my mother was Irish.
Rose: And your father?
Gus: Wasn't.

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