Best movie plot holes of 1999

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The Matrix picture

Plot hole: When Morpheus and his crew rescued Neo from the Matrix, how was it possible that Neo's real self had his ear pierced? (00:35:55)

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Double Jeopardy picture

Plot hole: For a convicted murder who violated her parole and assaulted her parole officer while escaping custody Ashley Judd moves around the country and even boards airplanes with little to no problems.

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Suggested correction: She was simply careful. There's constant manhunts for much more serious felons and parolees on the lam who seem capable of moving around without getting caught.

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South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut picture

Plot hole: The kids dig a hole and a spotlight goes over it. Wouldn't the operator notice the hole in the ground? (00:56:30)

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Plot hole: When Renee Russo was reviewing the tape showing the room with the painting to see who stole the painting, and the tape was blank because the heat generated from the suitcase hidden under the bench, why didn't she just back up the tape completely to see who put the suitcase there in the first place? (00:28:30)

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Plot hole: When Henry rings Maurice's doorbell to give the bad news about Sarah's fatal illness, Maurice and Sarah are upstairs in the bedroom. Maurice approaches the window and looks down while we see Henry looking up in his direction. That he walks away without trying to make contact makes no sense. (01:13:45)

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Passport to Paris picture

Plot hole: When the twins go shopping with Brigitte, you will notice that they go to several different stores and bring the clothes they have not bought outside to try on. Don't you think you'd be arrested if you went outside the shop with a garment on that you have not bought?

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The World is Not Enough picture

Plot hole: In the Banker's Office, Bond takes the strap from one of the window blinds to facilitate his escape. Overlooking the large quantity of cable he ties round the belt of the villain and his own belt, there must be an awful lot of strap for one blind to allow him to drop from that high up to the ground (well over 50ft?).

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Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost picture

Plot hole: Sarah Ravencroft's ghost causes a turkey to grow really big. When Thorn casts the spell to imprison Sarah again, the spell also causes Sarah's magic spells to be reversed. After Sarah is imprisoned, the turkey is still super big.

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Entrapment picture

Plot hole: Catherine Zeta Jones says that she needs ten extra seconds after midnight to download the program that collects the billions of dollars from the international bank. In the movie at two different point, she states that after 11:00 PM the device she linked to the clock is gathering an extra 1/10 of a second every minute to allow for ten seconds at midnight. If you take a tenth of a second a minute for 60 minutes, you end up with only 6 seconds. 4 seconds short of the required 10. Some people say she only says "a fraction", but she explains the scenario twice. In one instance, she indeed says a fraction, the other time she definitely says 1/10th of a second, which is wrong.

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Being John Malkovich picture

Plot hole: The timing in the film is way off. Given the hours when JM Inc is open, most of the people there would only get to be Malkovich while he was asleep (yes, films have late-night shootings, but not every night); and Craig and Maxine stay up the whole time, then mess with Malkovich afterwards, then get in for work the following morning without showing any sign of fatigue even though there are less than 2 hours left for sleep.

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The Bachelor picture

Plot hole: Jimmy pays the baker double to deliver the cake to 'the [train] station.' So how did the delivery man know to deliver the cake to the exact spot in the city where Jimmy and Ann ended up?

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Teaching Mrs. Tingle picture

Plot hole: Mrs. Tingle was tied to bed for longer time, fed by her students, but what about going to toilet within this period?

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Deep Blue Sea picture

Plot hole: Considering the size and power of the sharks, why didn't the female just jump the fence at the end of the film. It was only 3 or 4 feet above the water at that point. (01:30:10)

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Three Kings picture

Plot hole: When Archie and the others take the castle acting as Saddam and his guard two Iraqi soldiers come running out, passing by Archie and Chief, for some reason not looking at them and thus not noticing their American uniforms. (01:18:55)

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Plot hole: After the scene of Rachel as a child, there are six days worth of events in what should be five days. Monday Lisa kills herself. Rachel works at photo hut. Tuesday Jesse and Tracy have sex, Walter is hit by car. Wednesday Rachel stands Jesse up because Mark and Eric have come to her house. Thursday Jesse and Rachel's first date - no sex. Thursday again Eric meets with the DA and Jesse and Rachel have sex. Friday is the game and party.

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The Omega Code picture

Plot hole: When Michael York got the final code, the characters on his paper melted in blood. In the end, when he gets another copy from Dr. Lane in his main office, multiple shots show his desk, where there is his copy of the final code - perfectly intact and readable.

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Plot hole: In the scene at the end, when Lina is on the train leaving the ghetto you can see other kids with her, but earlier in the movie Misha said that all the kids were gone from the ghetto.

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Bowfinger picture

Plot hole: During the filming of one of the scenes, why is Slater shocked that Kit really has plutonium? Since he doesn't know that Kit is being filmed without his permission, he should have been expecting what he said.

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The Haunting picture

Plot hole: Theo refers that Nell is from Boston, despite the fact that the two have just met, and Nell never mentioned that fact. (00:17:25)

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Toy Story 2 picture

Plot hole: At the end when the gang get home to Andy's room, it's night time and the luggage trolley they drove home in is outside the neighbour's house. The next morning it's still there. But we see an ad with the 'chicken man' looking very sad because he lost Woody and the others. How could he have gone to Tokyo, realised the dolls were missing, then zoomed back to Tri County to do the ad the next day? While saving Woody, the toys explicitly say that Andy is returning home the following morning. They must have made it in one night, or they would have missed Andy's return.

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