Best movie continuity mistakes of 1985

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Cocoon picture

Continuity mistake: When the Antereans go into the sea for about the second time I think, Jack stays on the boat and starts playing about with the machine and makes it go off. When it does he drops a load of sweets or nuts out of the bag he was holding, but when the camera cuts away then cuts back there are no nuts or sweets on the floor.

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Continuity mistake: When Mad Max is sent on gulag on a horse, they place a jar of water on a stick tied to the horses head in order for the horse to keep walking "towards" it. When the horse drop dead to the ground you see the jar empty on the ground and no trace of water in or around it. In a few shots later you see the jar again, but this time the ground around it is wet.

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Continuity mistake: After Philippe the Mouse escapes from the prison and has swam out the underwater grate hole, another scene shows soldiers riding through the peasants leaving the castle to search for him. In the background, two soldiers can be seen sitting by the moat, eating. One stands and grabs suddenly around his belt, obviously looking around for something. A while after this in a separate scene, Philippe the Mouse is shown surfacing in the moat behind these two soldiers and grabbing the knife from beside one of them and slicing away a cord on the soldiers belt and stealing his coin purse, then swimming away quietly and saying the line about 'I know I promised not to steal Lord, but I know, that you know, what a weak-willed person I am...' Obviously the scene with the soldier standing suddenly and discovering his missing coin purse should have come after the actual 'stealing of the purse' scene.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the film where Charlie watches Dandride and Cole move the coffin into their house, there is a close-up shot of Amy removing her blouse. The film then cuts to a close-up again of Charlie and in the background Amy's blouse is still on (probably only visible in the widescreen version of the film). (00:05:20)

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Continuity mistake: In the match between Loudon Swain and Chute the ref awards Chute 2 points for a take down, while in a referee's position, but in a real wrestling match you do not get 2 points for being on top in a referee's position.

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Lost in America picture

Continuity mistake: Near the end of movie Albert Brooks is driving to NY City. But the shot shows him driving away from NY instead of toward NY and the Lincoln Tunnel.

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Death Wish 3 picture

Continuity mistake: When Kersey goes into the post office and his girl is waiting in the car, Fraker and his goon knock her out and shove the car down the hill. As it goes down there is a view of the back of the car and the reverse lights are on. Then as it is about to hit the other car, the lights are now off.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge picture

Continuity mistake: When the balls start to bounce of the shelves, in one shot a basketball hits some tennis rackets which are hanging on the wall and a few of the rackets fall off the wall, but in the next shot the tennis rackets are hanging back up on the wall. (00:33:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Leroy is fighting Goliath in the club, the bald headed guy changes between lying face-up and face-down in almost every shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Grove is shooting at Remo with the handgun and Remo is ducking the bullets, the trees behind Remo change position throughout the scene.

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Continuity mistake: When Sam first enters Jack Lint's office, Jack is at the sink massaging his scalp. There is blood in the water in the sink. After Sam says "Excuse me!" a couple of times, Jack turns around, revealing that the front of his white jacket is clean. The camera cuts to Sam, who exclaims: "Jack!", whereupon there is a cut back to Jack. The front of his jacket is now torn and bloody.

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Continuity mistake: During the first 20 minutes of the movie, Patricia is wearing a pearl necklace. When she is shown sitting in the car, it is a double string of pearls. After she has crashed the car and climbs out, it is a single string of pearls. When she and Joe are running through the jungle, it is once again a double string, and when she returns home it is a single string again. This can not be explained by the necklace being a long string of pearls that's draped twice around her neck, as the necklace is always shown to reach just below her throat, and a longer string would reach further down.

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Continuity mistake: As Porky's Riverboat nears the draw bridge, you see Pee Wee activate the bridge so that it begins to lower. Look at the angle of the bridge as Pee Wee is running by it, making his getaway. The bridge is almost down. The scene cuts to the River Boat's view and you can see that the draw bridge is all the way up and just starting to come down.

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Continuity mistake: Terry knocks on the door at her house and her brother answers. You can see he's eating pizza and drinking a can of Coke. They go upstairs and the Coke has changed to a can of beer.

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St. Elmo's Fire picture

Continuity mistake: In the bar scene when Billy is playing the saxophone on stage, his wife enters the bar with her boyfriend. The saxophone music keeps playing after Billy starts glaring at them, even though Billy has stopped blowing air into the horn and is not pushing the horn's buttons.

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Continuity mistake: How come Red Sonja asks the little prince and servant for directions and she takes the quickest route, yet the same prince and servant get ahead of her?

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Continuity mistake: Near the end when the vampires are trying to get into the crypt and Jim Carrey has locked them out, we see two vampires trying to enter the room through one door and others going around to get in through the other entrance. When they get in, the vampires have reversed which entrance they were trying to use - the ones who stayed at the first door enter through the second door and vice versa.

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Continuity mistake: In the beach chase scene, the sun is on the right side of the truck, in the next shot the truck goes flying off a pier with the sun on the left side of the truck.

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Continuity mistake: When Jackie puts the sword in the wall you can see a hole made by the sword from an earlier scene take. When it cuts back to another shot the hole is gone. (01:08:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Jennifer finds the small boy, she removes a sheet from a mirror. In the next shot the sheet is draped back over the mirror again and then gone again. (01:35:50)

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