Continuity mistake: During the showdown's sword fight between Lansing and Faisal in the palace hall, there is a far-off shot in which the blade of Lansing's sword can just barely be seen bending off at an unnatural angle, revealing it as a prop. For the rest of the duel, the sword is shown intact. (01:16:44)
28th Jan 2021
27th Sep 2019
Continuity mistake: When Indiana is confronted by the Cairo swordsman, he already has his left shoulder pointing towards his opponent in the shot where the crowd scatters. But in the following shot, where the swordsman is first seen, Indiana has his right shoulder pointing forward and is just turning around to his left side. (00:40:14)
27th Dec 2018
27th Dec 2018
10th Mar 2018
Revealing mistake: During the standoff scene in the shipyard, Crazy Kung drops Tarzan (Tyson) from a magnet crane before reactivating the electromagnet, hoisting him up again. At the points where Tarzan starts dropping and where his fall is halted, you see a hole in the electromagnet and wires connected to the actor's back. (01:06:35)
3rd Jan 2017
Factual error: At the end of the fight between Pai Chang Tien (the Old Man) and Shu Chin (the fan-wielder), Pai catches his opponent with his pipe on the larynx and strangles him to death. In his death-throes Shu Chin groans until he dies; but with a piece of wood pressing down on his windpipe, he realistically wouldn't be able to make such a pronounced sound. (01:19:10)
6th Nov 2016
7th Jun 2016
Revealing mistake: When Mahoney first meets Larvelle Jones at the police precinct, Jones demonstrates his vocal imitation skills by simulating machine gun fire. In the shot with the unwitting crowd, look at the police man to the far left talking to the lady with the hat. That officer ducks down a split second before Jones lets loose with his gunfire sound.
17th Sep 2014
Trivia: The movie's plot was largely adapted for the episode "A Chinatown Ghost Story" of the 2012 CGI series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with James Hong reprising his role as the main antagonist Ho Chan (who is patterned after Lo Pan) and with appearances by the Storms Thunder and Lightning (Rain being replaced by an entity named Wind).
17th Sep 2014
Trivia: When King Théoden rallies his men before the first charge into the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, he rides along the first rank of his army brushing their lances with his sword. This scene was apparently inspired by the Japanese historic drama Kagemusha (1980), where the titular character performs a similar feat before he unceremoniously falls off his horse.
14th Jul 2014
Revealing mistake: When Matrix reaches Arius' mansion (in actuality the Harold Lloyd Estate), he is rushed at by several soldiers of Arius' private army and starts shooting at them with his RPK. In one shot from Matrix's rear we can see him shooting four soldiers at the same time. However, the two soldiers on the far left drop dead even though Matrix is aiming his weapon to the right. (01:11:40)
18th Jun 2014
10th Jun 2014
Factual error: Grandpa Johnson's .30-30 Winchester rifle was apparently bent by the giant ants during their attack on his store. But as we can see later, the ants' mandibles are too thin and too curved to provide enough gripping and leverage area for bending a metal rifle barrel that severely.
29th May 2014
Factual error: In order to keep the giant ants inside the New Mexico nest, the protagonists bombard the entrance hole with phosphorus shells. Phosphorus burns at an average temperature of 5,000° Farenheit. At this temperature, the heat from the shells should have fused the sand around the entrance hole to glass (the threshold for this process is about 4,200° Farenheit), yet the sand remains unchanged.
22nd May 2014
20th May 2014
21st Apr 2014
Continuity mistake: When Smith fires at the last German Kübelwagen chasing his team on the Oberhausen airfield runway, the scene alternates between two perspectives of Smith firing from the bus's engine cover: One from the front, the other from his backside. In each of these alternating shots, Smith holds the front part of his MP40 in a different grip. (02:20:55)
17th Feb 2014
Revealing mistake: During the film's climactic end scene, just before the dentist wagon Potter and Jane used to escape the Indian camp blows up, the two protagonists jump off the released horse team to take cover behind a tree trunk on the ground. In that instance, you can briefly see the tall frame and definitely male face of the stuntman playing Jane's part in the scene. (01:30:50)
17th Feb 2014
Revealing mistake: When Potter starts shaving at the morning of the Indian attack on the wagon train, his mirror falls off the post, and as he bends down to retrieve it, an arrow embeds itself right above his head. If you look closely in that scene, you can see a length of targeting wire used to guide the arrow sticking to the post above Potter's head. (00:37:10)
7th Feb 2014
Continuity mistake: When Bond has his final confrontation with Whitaker, he empties his PPK at him in an attempt to take him down. In the process, he hits the gunshield on Whitaker's weapon five times, and it remains clean. But when Whitaker rounds the corner a few seconds later, the impacts from the PPK bullets are suddenly visible on the shield's surface.
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