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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Harrison Ford goes over to the tape recorder to play a tape of Colonel Kurtz' voice and the food on the captain's plate changes completely. At first there's a serving of roast beef with a roll next to it, than when we see it again there's less roast beef and pees and carrots where the roll was.

00:12:55

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: When we first see colonel Kilgore's helicopter there's thick black smoke behind it. In the next shot the smoke is grey and sparse.

00:26:25

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: After he cuts his hand on the mirror Captain Willard rubs his face with his bloody right hand. In the next shot as he attempts to pour a drink into his mouth only his thumb is bloody and there is no blood on his face.

00:07:10

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning of the movie when we first see Chef's tattoos up close the tip of the serpent's tongue on his left arm is entirely red. Later in the movie before he gets onto the Vietnamese sampan we see it again up close and the tip of the serpent's tongue is green.

00:24:05 - 01:35:55

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: In a face on close-up as he talks to General Corman, Captain Willard's scar starts directly under the middle of his right eye. Later at Clean's funeral the scar is shorter and further to the right no longer directly under his right eye.

00:10:30 - 02:00:45

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Visible crew/equipment: If you keep your eyes on the right side of the screen before Colonel Kilgore gives the injured VC soldier a drink you can see a crew member's hand holding a light meter pass quickly in and out of the shot.

00:29:20

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: When Captain Willard flies in by helicopter to meet up with the PBR at the Texaco fuel depot, we see only one PBR with a flag waving in the front and a radar dome on the back of the roof. This is not the same boat that we see in the next shot in which the flag and radar dome are reversed.

00:19:25

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: On the boat as they look for the B-52's, Lance says, "There they are," standing in the center of boat under the flag. In the next shot, Clean is standing in that spot.

00:24:25

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Visible crew/equipment: The boom mike, camera and lights can be seen in Lieutenant Kilgore's sunglasses as he gets out of his helicopter.

00:27:05

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: At the dinner table General Corman tells Harrison Ford to, "Play that tape for the captain please" and we see a close-up of his watch and it reads 4:37. It's late for lunch but when Harrison Ford brought the can of Budweiser to the general it was lunchtime as his watch read 12:35.

00:12:35

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Visible crew/equipment: At dinner as Harrison Ford says, "Now he's crossed into Cambodia¬Ö" you can see the cameraman's reflection moving in the background to the left of his head.

00:15:20

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie as Captain Willard dances around his room there's a red and white can sitting on the left of his mirror. It's there for two shots but then in the next shot when he busts the mirror it's not there and we see a box instead.

00:06:45

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: While discussing surfing at the beach party Colonel Kilgore says, "We'll pick your boat up and put it down like a baby where you want it." The cigarette he's smoking here gets longer between shots.

00:33:35

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: Colonel Kilgore talks about getting the boat up the river during the beach party and says, "Hell, a six foot peak," and a cigarette appears in his mouth between shots.

00:33:50

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As Captain Willard walks up to Lt. Col. Kilgore's helicopter there's rain on the windshield. In the previous shot we see the windshield as the helicopter lands and it's dry.

00:26:50

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: A vehicle on the Vin Din Dop bridge is shot by a rocket from Kilgore's helicopter and Lance says' "nice shot Bill" after he sees the car blow up. Colonel Kilgore's helicopter has surfboards on its sides not rocket launchers as was seen when they took off in the last scene.

00:41:45

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: As Jerry takes a piece of roast beef from the tray we get a close-up of the captain's table setting. Just about everything has been moved from the previous shot but his bread dish and napkin are the most notable as they have both moved to the right of where they were before.

00:12:10

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Character mistake: When Colonel Kilgore is handing out death cards to the dead VC he says, "eight of spades". If you look closely at the card that he throws as it flies threw the air it's the six of spades.

00:28:00

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: During the beach party Captain Willard shows a map to Colonel Kilgore who says, "it's hairy, got some pretty heavy ordinance". We can see behind the captain and the closest person is about fifteen feet away but in the next shot a soldier drinking a beer is behind the captain and Chief Phillips appears walking up behind the colonel.

00:32:35

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17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Continuity mistake: The camera pans left as Colonel Kilgore has a beach party for the men at the end of the day. If you look closely at Lance he has two cans of the beer to the left of him, a Schlitz and a Budweiser. In the next shot the cans are reversed.

00:31:40

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