Best drama movie audio problems of all time

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Audio problem: When Callahan gets out of his car to stake out the robbery, he shuts the car door, and the sound of the door closing is heard after the door is shut.

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Audio problem: After the Trojans start to fire arrows at the ship, the second Myrmidon who falls overboard into the water, screams loudly as he falls, though his mouth is clenched shut. It is the type of yell that cannot be made with a closed mouth. (00:40:00)

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Audio problem: Rocky is trying to convince Marie to work at his restaurant, outside of her apartment. The close up shot of him talking about a bus coming down the street and hitting him does not match his mouth movements, when they go to a long shot.

Frank Scialdone

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Audio problem: In the scene where Charlie is handing the girls their wine, Bill is speaking to his buddy, asking him if he likes his coat. Watch his mouth, the spoken words do not match his lips. (00:15:30)

Boobra

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Audio problem: When Jodie goes to the inner city dance class, the teacher says, 'Get ready to get down and contract' but when she says, 'and contract' the words do not match her mouth movements.

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Audio problem: At the end of "June Bride", all the brides stick their heads out of the window and you see them mouth 'all at', but you don't hear their voices until the camera shows the house, the snow melting and animals appearing etc. (Only in DVD version) (01:23:35)

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Audio problem: At the end when the women are at the Baseball Hall of Fame, Marla says to Mr. Capadino, "this is when you changed my life," but her lips don't move.

ACertainShadeofGreen

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Audio problem: After Pesci and De Niro's meeting in the desert, Pesci gets into his car and you distinctly hear the sound of tyres peeling out. Am I wrong or is this impossible on sand?

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Suggested correction: The desert outside Las Vegas isn't pure sand, but rather a dry lake bed. It is certainly possible to squeal tires on this type of surface.

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Audio problem: In the scene near the beginning of the film where Charles and Scarlet are heading to the first wedding, they miss their turn off and so have to reverse on the motorway. You see that Scarlet turns her head around to see out the back of the car and can hear her swearing but her mouth never opens.

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Audio problem: When Joanne is pulling out her bra strap, the song that is playing hits a line with the words, "If we're f***ed up, you're to blame (but it actually says the whole word). Whenever the song hits that line again, the word is entirely censored.

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Audio problem: Despite the fact that Scheider's character is driving a Pontiac Ventura with an automatic transmission (note the floor pedals), the sound we hear is of a four-speed manual car being 'double-clutched' (reused sound from the Mustang GT in the film 'Bullitt'). (00:55:30)

johnrosa

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Audio problem: When An Mei's mother finds An Mei sitting alone after she sent her to the nanny's room, An Mei's lip movements and vocals do not match when she says "Why did you bring me here?"

haron

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Audio problem: When Uther takes the baby from Igrayne and gives it to Merlin, Igrayne's screaming and whimpering is not consistent with her mouth movements.

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Big (1988)

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Audio problem: In the scene when Josh (as Tom Hanks) comes back to his house to talk with his Mother for the first time since becoming "big", she starts screaming and backs away from him. She backs into the piano she says "Go away, go away." but her lips don't move at all. (00:16:45)

jennibee

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Audio problem: When Viktor is celebrating the end of the war in Krakozia in the bar, we see Amelia approaching the bar. As she does, we hear Viktor give a loud "Krakozia!" Watch his mouth when he does. By this time, we have a clear view of his mouth and his cry of "Krakozia!" comes before his lips make the appropriate movements.

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Audio problem: During the "Whale of a Tail" scene, there are several instances when Kirk Douglas' hands are away from the guitar strings, to ring the bell or twirl the guitar, yet the sound of the guitar strumming continues without missing a beat.

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Audio problem: When Ron and Harry are walking down the corridor towards Potions class, Ron says, "...Quidditch trials coming up, I need to practice," but his mouth is not moving and/or not in sync with that dialogue.

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Audio problem: Near the end of the movie the helicopter is flying into the area where the troops were held. The radio traffic isn't pilots or air traffic controllers, it's railroad dispatchers and trackside detectors.

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