Best crime movie continuity mistakes of 1996

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie when Ashtray is knocking at his father's door, his father answers the door with a chocolate bar that already has a bite taken out of it. When his father lets him and closes the door, the chocolate bar is still wrapped.

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Continuity mistake: When Jennifer Tilly is in bed wearing some kind of skimpy pink thing, only one strap is always on her shoulder, but between shots it changes from left, to the right, back to the left, repeatedly. Every two or three shots.

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Continuity mistake: When they are in the Whitehouse, and Beavis has turned into Cornholio, he picks up the "Red" hotline phone on the President's desk, and is talking to the nuclear bomb officials. Later, when they are in the President's office again, getting their certificates, there is now a black phone on the desk, where the red one was. (01:03:05 - 01:11:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Ghostface is trying to kill Tatum in the garage, she tries to go through the doggie door. From the outside shot, she is out of the door from her arms and up. From the inside shot, she is out of the door from her hips and up. (01:04:20)

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Continuity mistake: After he met the woman who helps them, Stephen Baldwin is wearing a shirt over his shoulders. In the very next cut, it is missing, but it reappears in the next cut.

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Continuity mistake: The nurse changes position in the church.

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Continuity mistake: Towards the end, Danny Aiello fires at James Spader, and we see a brief close-up of the door frame being hit - there are two bullet holes seen in the door - one above and just to the left of the other. Then we cut away, and when we cut back and see James Spader looking around the door frame, there's just one bullet hole.

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Continuity mistake: When Martin Lawrence is at the cleaner's, the shirts are off to the right of Adrian with the hunter green shirt on top. Then they are suddenly in front of her as Martin leaves the cleaner's, and the hunter green shirt is gone.

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Continuity mistake: When we first see Daniel in the taxi and the guy jumps in the back, when Daniel removes the steering wheel from the car the armrest has all four electric window switches present but when he changes the wheel whilst driving with Emilien in the back for the first time, the armrest only has one switch meaning a right hand drive modified car was used in motion shots. Hard to spot but its there.

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Continuity mistake: When Renton goes home with Diane, after they finish having sex, she tells him to get out and leave the room. As Renton sits up, it's very obvious that he's not wearing any protection. Not thirty seconds later, he peels off his condom in the hallway.

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Continuity mistake: John Smith's guns can hold about six dozen bullets apiece.

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Continuity mistake: During the night scene when the cop is shot, the cigarette in Peter Stormare's mouth switches between being long and nearly consumed. (00:28:52)

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Continuity mistake: In the final battle scene between Geena Davis and Craig Beirko, Beirko's character slashes Davis' character across the stomach (upper right hand side). In the next shot, the wound is located on the lower left side and in a subsequent shot, the wound has multiplied to become two wounds: one in the upper right hand side and a second in the lower left hand side.

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Continuity mistake: When Campbell and Cole are inside the Chinese herbal-like shop, the woman behind the counter offers Campbell a drink. When he goes to drink it he holds the cup with two hands but in the following shot he's holding it with only his right hand. (00:14:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Erin and her daughter gets out of the car, her daughter has her bag around her. But when they run up the stairs, her daughter is holding the bag in her hands. Then it's back around her. (00:49:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Shale gets in the fight in the library, he takes a round to the upper left chest. When he takes the shirt off to reveal the vest there's no bullet and no damage to the vest.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie Sally Field is applying her make-up in a small cosmetic mirror. She accidentally hits the mirror with her brush and attempts to put it back in position. However, the viewer is now able to see the camera and crew behind her shooting the scene in the cosmetic mirror.

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Continuity mistake: When the first FBI agent gets thrown from the passenger side of the car the scene is of a city street. When the second agent gets thrown from the car just seconds later after he hits the road the scene to the left looks grassy instead of city.

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the film, as Aaron/Roy reveals his deception to Martin, notice the jail cell 'door' behind Martin. During the majority of the scene the door is closed, but in a couple of shots it is wide open.

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Continuity mistake: When Vanessa hits Bob with a plant, Bob's pink hairnet is off. It's back on in the next shot. (01:31:55)

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