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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: When the Playboy helicopter lands the band members on the right stage are crouching behind their equipment, but in the next long shot of Bill Graham speaking to the audience they're standing there ready to play.

01:06:35

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Just as Captain Willard grabs the sergeant by the throat and pulls him over the desk Lance reaches his left hand up to his face, then in the next shot his hand is at his side.

01:05:25

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As they leave Colonel Kilgore on the beach at Vin Drin Dop the boat sails off to the left of the screen towards the bridge that was destroyed earlier in the attack. If you look at the far left of the screen there's a small Vietnamese temple with no fire anywhere near it. As they pass closer to the temple a large fire is now burning in front of it.

00:51:50

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Factual error: Captain Willard narrates to himself, "I am beyond their timid lying, morality, and so I am beyond caring" as we see a downed helicopter burning in a tree. The main rotors are detached and would not be sitting on top of the helicopter had it actually crashed and not just been placed there. In an actual helicopter crash the rotors fly off.

01:22:10

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Leaving Hau Phat Clean tells the guys a story about a, "cat in the Delta" and Lance picks up his new water skies then puts them back down again while still holding on to them. In the next shot he's not touching them anymore.

01:12:30

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Visible crew/equipment: Captain Willard says he made a deal with the playmates for all the guys and Chief Phillips says," you got some mama's in there?". You can see all the stage lights reflecting off their raincoats.

01:27:10

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As they leave the USO show the Green Beret security guard gets into the helicopter before Bill Graham. In the next shot he gets in again.

01:10:10

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Other mistake: Soldiers are already crashing the stage as Bill Graham gets the helicopter crew to rev up the engines but the two Green Beret security guards that are watching the girls have quite a delayed reaction and act as if nothings happening at all.

01:09:40

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Clean points right at Chef, at the wheel of the boat, as he continues to tell his story and says, "don't do her like that". In the next shot he's not pointing anymore and his right hand is resting in front of his face.

01:12:55

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: When the bunnies are dancing there's a close up of playmate Sandra Beatty and as a soldier yells, "take it off" it's raining. In the next shot it's not.

01:09:10

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As the people on the Vietnamese sampan hand their papers over to Chef, Clean is holding the 60 caliber machine gun with both hands. In the next shot he's holding the bullets in his left hand.

01:35:35

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: The next day as the boat leaves the USO show at Hau Phat to continue up the river we see the battered stage from the back of the boat. The boat passes the stage by about 100 feet but in the next shot its back right next to the stage.

01:11:25

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Captain Willard reads on uninterrupted from "Commitment and Counterinsurgency" by Colonel Kurtz who says in his report, "if they were committed this war can be won with a fourth of our present force". The weather changes from not raining to raining, back to not raining again between shots.

01:15:40

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: After the soldiers crash the stage Miss May Goes from having no one around her to having a bunch of soldiers surrounding her between shots.

01:09:45

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Inside the helicopter Chef poses Miss May with the black wig and says, "that's it, voila". The white bird sitting on his shoulder disappears between shots.

01:30:25

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As the soldiers crash the stage the two rifles that the playmates were using in their dance have disappeared from the stage.

01:09:40

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: At the Playboy Bunnies camps Lance picks up the second barrel of diesel fuel with both hands as he takes it off the boat. In the next shot both his arms are wrapped around it.

01:27:20

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: When the boat stops at the Playboy bunnies' camp it's raining. It's a partly cloudy day and if you look closely it's only raining in the foreground and not in the background.

01:22:30

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As Captain Willard continues to look at his folder on Colonel Kurtz several cuts go between him and Clean with his transistor radio playing. The shots of the Captain are in bright sunlight and the first shots of Clean are overcast.

01:14:00

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: After speaking to Bill Graham in the tent Captain Willard comes back and tells the guys, "I negotiated two barrels of fuel for a couple of hours with the bunnies". As he walks back to the boat the hills in the distance can't be seen because of the rain but in the next shot when Chief Phillips comes over to talk to him the hills can be seen.

01:26:25

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