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11th May 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: During the knight's feast at the round table Morgana and Merlin go off to chat and he says to her, "I've shown you too much already". We see three dogs (one lying down and two standing) bathed in a green light behind his head. Two seconds later we see this spot again and there are two dogs standing in natural light. (01:09:30)

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30th Apr 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: As Arthur thrusts Excalibur through Mordred we see a red and white standard to their left stuck in the ground that wasn't there in the previous shot. (02:12:50)

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30th Apr 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Visible crew/equipment: As Merlin asks for his son, Uther takes the child in his arms from Igrayne and the shadow of a crew member standing to the right of them off camera appears on him and the child. (00:17:15)

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29th Apr 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: Cornwall rides out in pursuit of Uther and is impaled as his horse throws him off. The next time we see him a few shots later as Uther makes love to Igrayne the spears protruding from his chest are not in the same spots. (00:13:25 - 00:15:00)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: In a long shot, Mordred brings Perceval to Morgana and she says as she holds him, "My lovely, clever boy". The next shot is a close-up and the blankets covering her throne are entirely different. (01:40:50)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: After the fight Lancelot lies dying and King Arthur says to Merlin, "Bring him back, whenever the cost". Guinevere lifts Lancelot's left hand and kisses it but in the next shot both of her hands are on his wound. (01:20:20)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: In the final battle as Lancelot lies dying the blood on his face, especially on his left cheek, changes in the close-ups as he speaks to King Arthur. (02:12:00)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Audio problem: Merlin comes to her bedchamber and tricks Morgana into using "The Charm of Making". As she recites the charm smoke comes out of her mouth and if you look closely at her lips, they're not moving in sync with the over-dub. (02:05:00)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: Morgana becomes old after she recites "The Charm of Making". They use another older actress to portray her and she's wearing the same costume and head dress but they neglected to put on the long dangling earrings that she was wearing in the previous shots when she was younger. (02:07:00)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: After speaking to Arthur, Mordred catches up to and kills Uryens by the lake with his spear. The close-up of the spear in Uryens' back shows beads dangling about one foot from the tip. In the long shot of his body we see a different spear with no beads at all, just a short dangling piece of rope. (01:48:45)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Revealing mistake: Morgana has smoke coming out of her mouth as she recites "The Charm of Making". If you look closely the smoke is being expelled from a tube next to her left cheek that at times is not even close to her mouth. (02:06:00)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: King Arthur asks Merlin where evil is in his kingdom and he replies, "Always where you never expect it, always". In the next shot Morgana walks back to her seat at the table as Gawain blurts out, "I know where" but then two shots later we see her back at the wall where she was speaking to Merlin. (01:10:20)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: The horse that Perceval rides off on has straps tied around its hind quarters. In the next shot as he arrives at the lake the straps are gone and the color of the saddle is different. (02:14:15)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Visible crew/equipment: The crew's reflection can be seen as they stand in front of Arthur as he forgives Guinevere where she now lives, in a convent. (01:58:10)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: Arthur instructs Perceval to, "Take Excalibur, find a pool of calm water, throw the sword into it". No one ever removed the spear that Mordred thrust through his chest but now as Arthur dies it's gone. (02:13:25)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: Perceval throws Excalibur into the lake and we see that it's full of blood as it flies through the air, but as the "Lady of the Lake" catches it there's no blood on it. Then as she lowers it into the water there's blood on it again. (02:16:30)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: Lancelot prays, "God, save me from myself, purge me of this love so that I can defend her" as he stares straight ahead. In the next shot he's looking up. (01:13:50)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Audio problem: At the feast Morgana says to Gawain, "Watch Guinevere, remember what I told you about them," but her lips are not moving when she begins this sentence. (01:08:35)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Continuity mistake: As King Arthur addresses the Knights of the Round Table he says, "Only the Grail can restore leaf and flower" and Perceval and the other nights are facing him. In the next shot Perceval and the knight to the left of him are facing forward with only their heads turned towards Arthur. (01:35:30)

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6th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Audio problem: King Arthur addresses the Knights of the Round Table and says, "We must find what was lost, the Grail". If you look closely at his lips he's saying something else, not "the Grail". (01:35:20)

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