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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Just before the Medevac helicopter lands in the Vin Drin Dop plaza, a soldier machine guns 13 urns sitting next to the building on the left of the courtyard and the building also explodes. In the next shot of the medics working on the injured soldier the 13 urns are back and the building hasn't exploded yet. (00:43:05)

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Before the Medevac helicopter explodes in the Vin Din Dop courtyard its main rotor is rotating at full speed. In the next shot as it explodes the main rotor is barely turning. (00:44:10)

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Audio problem: When Captain Willard meets him for the first time Colonel Kurtz is laying on a bed as the camera pans in. We hear Kurtz coughing but it's an overdub because his hands are on his chest and they don't move at all when he coughs or speaks. (02:37:50)

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: At dinner with the general, Harrison Ford walks over to the captain with the picture of Colonel Kurtz and he has a pencil in his right hand. In the next shot as he drops the folder on the floor the pencil is not there. (00:12:25)

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Colonel Kurtz sits reading articles from Time magazine facing the captain and the sun is behind him shining right into the doorway. When we first see Captain Willard locked up in this room he's facing Kurtz and the beams of sunlight are coming in from his left, which is 180 degrees in the opposite direction from the shots of the colonel. (02:48:30)

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21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Before Captain Willard walks into General Corman's residence the front door is in the shade. In the next shot as he walks through it's lit up with sunlight from behind. (00:10:00)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Apocalypse Now mistake picture

Continuity mistake: As the men walk on the shore looking for Colonel Kilgore there's a field behind them across the bay. There's only a tank there but in the previous shot as they landed there were four helicopters along with the tank. (00:25:30)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Discussing the map with Captain Willard Colonel Kilgore says, "Mike, you know anything about this point at Vin Drin Dop? " and Mike goes from looking at Lance on his right to looking at the soldier on his left between shots during the beach party. (00:32:50)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: When Kilgore's chopper lands, Captain Willard is holding his rifle with the strap around his left shoulder so that the butt comes up above his head. In the next shot he's holding it in his left hand and the strap is not around his shoulder anymore. (00:26:40)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As they get ready to leave the beach party Kilgore says, "bring me my Yater Spoon, the eight-six". The soldier to the right of Mike has a cigarette in his mouth that is gone in the next shot. (00:34:00)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Captain Willard gets off the PBR and goes looking for Kilgore. A large piece of driftwood appears floating in the water to the right of the boat between shots. (00:25:15)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Visible crew/equipment: The boom mike reflection can be seen in the pilot's side window of the helicopter as Captain Willard walks up to Kilgore. (00:26:55)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: While he's standing Col. Kilgore says, "I can take that point and hold it is long as I like". Chief Phillips' left hand goes from leaning on his leg to rubbing his face between shots at the beach party. (00:33:40)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: After the Captain passes Francis Ford Copola he walks up to a helicopter unloading some soldiers. There's no one near the captain but in the next shot after the helicopter takes off he bumps into a soldier. (00:26:05)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Captain Willard and the men get off the PBR and walk to their right about 30 feet in the direction of the hut that is destroyed by the boat with the teeth painted on it. In the next shot when they run into Francis Ford Copola they're back to where they started as we see the boat directly behind them. (00:25:50)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Audio problem: When Colonel Kilgore offers the wounded VC soldier a drink of water from the canteen he says, "any man that's brave enough to fight…" and his lips don't match what he's saying. (00:29:30)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Clean starts out to the left of Captain Willard, then just before Colonel Kilgore lands he's behind the Captain chasing his helmet. In the next shot as the helicopter lands he's now in front of the Captain. (00:26:45)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As he blows "charge" the trumpet player's scarf turns into a collar the last time we see him as the helicopter leaves. (00:35:10)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As they approach the shore to meet up with Colonel Kilgore, there's another boat with teeth painted on it's front next to them on their right. In the next shot they arrive on shore and the other boat is much further behind them. (00:25:00)

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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: After Captain Willard looks at the picture of Colonel Kurtz being decorated by General Westmorland, they're all startled by the "Arc light" B-52 strike, note the rear machine gun is pointing forward and a helmet is hanging from the middle machine gun. In the next shot the rear machine gun is pointing aft and the helmet is now gone. (00:24:05)

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