Best action movie revealing mistakes of 1988

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Willow picture

Revealing mistake: When they are at the Nutmar camp in the mountains, Val Kilmer tells Willow "Get on that shield!" but when they go over a 6, 7, 8 foot drop when they are sledding down the snow, you can clearly see runners on the shield.

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Die Hard picture

Revealing mistake: When Hans discovers the first bad guy lying dead in the lift ("Now I have a gun - HO HO HO!") and pushes his head, the corpse is moving his head before he is hit (watch carefully). He also closes his eyes before Hans makes contact. (00:39:15)

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Young Guns picture

Revealing mistake: In the final scene as Doc tell Billy good-bye if you look up to the top right hand corner of the screen you can clearly see a jet trail in the blue sky. Certainly not possible in those days. (01:42:20)

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They Live pictureThey Live mistake picture

Revealing mistake: During the big fight scene, you can tell easily that Frank is wearing knee pads (try looking when his pant leg is wet). Construction workers will often wear knee pads for work but most often they wear them on the outside of the pants to save the knees of their pants. (00:58:50)

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Hellbound: Hellraiser II picture

Revealing mistake: Any time when the two girls are in hell's corridors and running around, you see these corridors as stone walls, yet whenever they back up against one of these walls, you can clearly see they are merely rubber sheeting overlayed on a framework as the rubber sheeting bends and contracts very clearly.

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Iron Eagle II picture

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the film, a B-52 seen flying across the screen. The bracket holding up the model is visible.

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License to Drive picture

Revealing mistake: When Les' mom is doing the laundry and "finds" the Test Failed notice, you can see that she actually had it in her hands the entire time. She transfers it from one hand into the other, then puts the hand with the paper into the pocket and pulls it right back out, then knocks it off onto the floor, and acts surprised.

Macalou
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Phantasm II picture

Revealing mistake: As Reg fights with one of the baddies with the chainsaws, as the baddie take a swing with the chainsaw he misses and cuts into the wooden door. You can clearly see that a vertical cut has already been made in the wood though, to help the chainsaw get in and cut. (01:17:55)

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Rambo III picture

Revealing mistake: Rambo, Trautman, and the Afghan prisoners are escaping the fortress by stealing the Soviet helicopter, and Rambo is preparing for liftoff. There is a close-in shot of the Soviet helicopter's rotor shaft, on which can be seen a small American flag.

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Space Mutiny picture

Revealing mistake: Apparently filmed inside an old warehouse, heavy masonry walls can be observed during some scenes inside what is supposed to be a spaceship.

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The Blob picture

Revealing mistake: We know that the blob dissolves flesh and hair and that it can also burn wood (since fluid coming from the blob burns a small spot on the desk in the hospital) and that it can dissolve bullets, but despite this obvious acidic state, the blob doesn't dissolve plants, walls, glass, concrete, metal, nor sticks and twigs.

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Poltergeist III picture

Revealing mistake: When Carol Anne has been hypnotized by the shrink, a hand breaks through the desk and throws a coffee mug through the mirror. You can briefly see the reflection of the plexi-glass protecting the actors behind the mirror as the mirror breaks.

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Moonwalker picture

Revealing mistake: When Michael and Spike are having a dance off, behind them the road continues. It is so obvious that the road is just a backdrop, along the road the texture and colours change at one particular point, also the sky.

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The Naked Gun pictureThe Naked Gun mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When the window slams on Nordberg's hand it is that the window stops right above his hand. When he pulls his hand out the window doesn't go all the way down and a wooden cube is visible on the edge of the window stopping it from closing. (00:06:50)

Mortug
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Child's Play picture

Revealing mistake: When Chucky follows Andy home and drops from the chimney and kicks the cover off, its obvious that this isn't Chucky and its a real person dressed as Chucky.

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Red Heat picture

Revealing mistake: After the shootout in the hotel, the police photograph the bodies of the dead cleanheads. The flash of the camera causes the "dead" men's eyes to blink slightly.

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Action Jackson picture

Revealing mistake: When Jackson jumps on top of the cab to catch Tony's killer, you can see the handles on the roof that the stuntman is holding on to so he doesn't fall off.

MCKD
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Maniac Cop picture

Revealing mistake: The dead cop can be clearly seen sitting up even though he's dead as the lady cop tosses the chair through a window. The next shot he's back to being dead again. (01:16:00 - 01:17:15)

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Crocodile Dundee II picture

Revealing mistake: Near the end, Dundee captures Rico (the bad guy) and changes clothes with him. Dundee is at least 6 inches taller than Rico, yet the traded clothes fit both men perfectly.

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Above the Law picture

Revealing mistake: In the upstairs bedroom scene after the police and FBI serve the warrant at Niko's home. Sharon Stone is there with the baby. There is a shouting match between Niko and another officer. The Officer yells "take it easy, Steve " or "take it easy, Steven". His line should have been "take it easy, Niko"

Mike Shaw
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