Best mystery movie continuity mistakes of 1996

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Continuity mistake: During the early part of the movie, there are a number of references to the Blackhawk crew, yet the wreckage is that of a Huey.

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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: 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: In one scene, Zane disturbs a lecture on terraforming at JPL and gets thrown out by security guards. Later on in the movie, somewhere in a Mexican bar, Zane and Ilana are discussing global warming. In a flashback Zane remembers the lecture at JPL. Strange thing, however, he can even remember a part of the lecture which was given at a time when he had already been thrown out.

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Continuity mistake: When the Colonel appears in full dress green uniform in his estranged father's bar, the colonel's shoulder insignia (eagles) are on upside down.

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Continuity mistake: When Hugh Grant first goes underground and is interrogated by the "Mole" people, his arms are held behind his back and the hair on his forehead changes between shots. His hair appears combed back in several shots and some wisps hanging down in others. They alternate back and forth between shots.

Randy DeShong
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Continuity mistake: When David goes into the Dodson Hotel to look for Eddie, the glass door he enters through is completely normal. When he runs out chasing Eddie, he goes out the same entrance and this time the right glass door has a huge hole and is shattered. (00:47:40 - 00:49:35)

Loudomvis
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