Best movie revealing mistakes of 1986

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Top Gun picture

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the movie, when Maverick's plane is about to be launched, there is a quick closeup of an F14's nose gear, which is quite obviously not hooked up to a catapult or anything else.

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Aliens pictureAliens mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When Newt is sliding across the grated floor, Bishop reaches out to save her and you can clearly see he's standing in a hole to make him look cut in half. (02:11:40)

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Police Academy 3: Back in Training picture

Revealing mistake: When a baddie in a red jacket repeatedly punches Hightower, who's in the water, the fist always stops about 15 cm from his face.

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The Fly picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Ronnie visits Brundlefly for the second time we see Brundlefly walking on the ceiling and wall, however his shirt doesn't remain consistent with gravity. This is especially obvious when he pulls his shirt up to show Ronnie his new tumor and then places it back down. The shirt appears to be being pulled up to towards the sky from Ronnie's perspective. (01:07:30)

Matt Rengers
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Short Circuit picture

Revealing mistake: When Number 5 is leading Number 3 into the toilet and moves at the last minute, you see Number 5 falling over, but in the next scene, he's perfectly fine.

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Armour of God picture

Revealing mistake: When Jackie jumps on the hot air balloon, he is supposed to be REALLY high in the air. Still you can see tops of trees on the lower right corner of the screen.

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Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives picture

Revealing mistake: When the counselors show up at camp with groceries, Paula and Cort walk away with bags to take inside. However if you watch the reflection in the side of the truck closely you can see them sit down and wait for the scene to end. (00:17:55)

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home picture

Revealing mistake: When Chekhov falls on the aircraft carrier a cloud of dust flies up as if he's landed on a mat or soft cargo. When we see him on the floor it's concrete.

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F/X picture

Revealing mistake: In the car chase scene where the cop is after Roland, you can see that there is no key in the ignition of the cop's car.

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The Golden Child picture

Revealing mistake: When Sardo is aiming at Jarrell running you can see Kee Nang hiding behind a post, looking to the side waiting for her turn to get into the shot. (01:13:55)

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Critters picture

Revealing mistake: After the bounty hunter, who changes three times throughout the movie, changes into the Reverend, he is in front of someone else who is a stand-in for the real Reverend but is obviously not.

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The Wraith picture

Revealing mistake: The "blower" on the yellow Firebird never runs. NO wonder he couldn't beat the Wraith. (00:44:10)

Michael Westpy
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Labyrinth picture

Revealing mistake: When Sarah discovers Toby has gone from his cot, Goblins start moving about in her fathers room. The second goblin we see laughs, and jumps down from the top of her fathers four poster bed. As the goblin does this, you can see the shadow of a boom mic bob down onto the material that drapes from each poster of the bed. (00:11:05)

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Back to School picture

Revealing mistake: When Thornton and Lou are making the Bruce Springsteen sign, the student at the table is supposed to be writing on a poster but you can see that the marker is not touching the paper.

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Poltergeist II: The Other Side picture

Revealing mistake: It is obvious a dummy was used when Steve is thrown from his easy chair into the kitchen cabinet.

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House picture

Revealing mistake: Later into the film Roger realises that his aunt's paintings hold some significance to the whereabouts of his missing son. He removes a cloth from the top left of a painting revealing an image of his son trapped in his bathroom cabinet. Note the cabinet door is the wrong way round to the one in his bathroom.

Paul Andrews
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Stand By Me picture

Revealing mistake: When Lardass pukes on the guy to the left of him, he moves his head prematurely, and you can clearly see that the puke is coming out of a jet positioned behind his head. (00:46:30)

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Jumping Jack Flash picture

Revealing mistake: When Terry dismounts the bus, people on the street look over at the camera. (00:03:20)

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No Retreat, No Surrender picture

Revealing mistake: At the beginning, when Ivan and the two New York businessmen approach the school, the three are seen through a window from inside the school. If you pay close attention to the reflection of the students in the window, you can see that they are in no way doing anything related to what is being heard inside the school. After the class is dismissed and starts to leave, we see Ivan and the two businessmen begin to enter the school, and if you look in the window, the class is still going hard.

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The Hitcher pictureThe Hitcher mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When Jim hits the brakes in his stolen patrol car, the two pursuing police cars turn and flip over and over. As they roll, the 'roll cannon' is visible on the underside of one of the cars (a round steel tube in a hole in the floor) and at left, the two cannon slugs from both cars bounce down the road. This device fires the slug downward, and the force behind it lifts the car when the slug hits the road, launching the car over.

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