Best animated movie continuity mistakes of 2009

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Up (2009)

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Continuity mistake: When the house first becomes detaches from its foundation and becomes airborne, Russell is nowhere to be seen, although every angle of the house is shown, including underneath, the front porch and the back porch. He knocks on the door and tells Carl he chased a "snipe" under the porch - but he cannot be seen after liftoff and prior to knocking. The same thing happens near the end, when Dug claims to have hidden under the porch.

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel picture

Continuity mistake: When Ian films the Chipettes during the sing-off, he says, "If you like what you see then call Ian Hawke." But when someone else plays the video back later, he says, "If you're interested, then call Ian Hawke."

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Continuity mistake: It's shown in many scenes that the robot Gallaxar sends isn't particularly quick moving when it walks. But when it's chasing Ginormica around the city, even though Ginormica is sprinting away, it can catch her far more quickly than its speed would allow. It doesn't suddenly speed up - in the shots when the camera focuses on the robot again, you can still see it moving slowly.

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Continuity mistake: When Coraline is in bed in the other world for the first time, she's holding the picture frame showing her friends face down. When the shot changes to her again, the frame is facing up. (00:21:35)

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9 (2009)

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Continuity mistake: When 9 created the "torch" from a light bulb, it needed to be turned to work. However, when 3 and 4 investigate the bulb one of them simply puts it in and it starts glowing without being screwed.

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Continuity mistake: When Garzooka goes to Garfield's house, he pounds on the door and it appears as big as him. But after he breaks the door open, the doorway is thinner. (00:17:05)

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Continuity mistake: As Chuck first arrives on Planet 51 he takes a few steps. The ground in front of him is clear. As he plants his flag down he steps on a duck which wasn't there before.

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs picture

Continuity mistake: In the beginning, Scrat is sniffing for his acorn and reaches the end of the cliff. Before he reaches the end, look at his saber teeth closely; they've disappeared. When his nose goes over the edge, they reappear.

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Continuity mistake: Near the end, Dr. Facilier has Tiana pinned down with his staff. After Tiana uses her tongue to grab the talisman from Facilier's hand, the staff is no longer anywhere to be seen.

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs picture

Continuity mistake: After the spaghetti twister, Flint puts on his lab coat in the elevator and you can see he has his tuxedo shirt on. Then during the building montage, it's a blue shirt, then changes back to the tuxedo shirt when he turns on the car. Also, during the building, the design on the blue shirt disappears.

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Continuity mistake: After escaping Bean Annex on the motorcycle by going off the ramp, Kylie turns back, sees the wolf and does a double take, and tells Mr. Fox "don't turn around". But when everyone looks at the wolf in the next shot when the motorcycle has stopped, they're looking off to the side of the road, not behind them. (01:11:20)

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Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder picture

Continuity mistake: When the Planet Express ship bursts into the explosion ceremony Bender is wearing a Feministas mask. When the No.9 Man talks to the encyclopod he is no longer wearing it, it reappears when the encyclopod flies off and Zapp Brannigan tries to arrest them. (01:25:00)

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Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure picture

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, there is a large procession of fairies accompanying Tinker Bell, who is carrying the Fall Scepter. The wings of the second row of fairies disappear in one scene.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene when Scrooge is talking to the boy after he changed, the boy has a sled that was right by some posts, but after Scrooge gets excited because he didn't miss anything and we go back to the boy, his sled is now further away.

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Continuity mistake: When Mary first opens the phone book at the post office she lands on Finklestein but when she puts her finger on the name she chooses it as Hororwitz, even though she never turned the page again.

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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies picture

Continuity mistake: When Lex Luthor has his battle suit on and fighting Superman and Batman, the head and neck piece change dramatically and constantly. Sometimes the piece surrounds his head, leaving plenty of room and sometimes his head sticks out over the piece. And it's not a matter of angles, because in some shots, everything being the same, the side piece remains at ear level and his head is either above or below the head piece.

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