Best animated movie continuity mistakes of 2019

Please vote as you browse around to help the best rise to the top.

Batman: Hush picture

Continuity mistake: Batman enters Lex Luthor's room at night while he's sleeping, and completely casts a shadow over Lex. This wakes Lex up and he sits up. Batman has not moved from his position, but now in the next shots he is no longer casting a shadow on Lex's bed or body. (00:24:47)

Quantom X Premium member
More Batman: Hush continuity mistakes
Toy Story 4 picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning while Woody is in the closet the letters on his boot disappear.

Upvote valid corrections to help move entries into the corrections section.

New today Suggested correction: The letters are on the other boot that we cannot see.

Bowling255 Premium member
More Toy Story 4 continuity mistakes
The Secret Life of Pets 2 picture

Continuity mistake: Max (the white and brown dog) has a brown spot on his eye that keeps switching sides throughout the entire movie.

Upvote valid corrections to help move entries into the corrections section.

New this week Suggested correction: No error with the spot on his eye at all.

More The Secret Life of Pets 2 continuity mistakes
Frozen II picture

Continuity mistake: When Anna's singing "The next right thing" she puts a bag on her shoulder, with the strap on top of her hair. After the camera spins round her, her hair is suddenly underneath the strap. This bears a strong similarity to the mistake in the original Frozen where Elsa's hair passes through her shoulder - might be a deliberate nod, or else animating hair around objects is difficult enough that shortcuts are often taken.

More Frozen II continuity mistakes
Klaus picture

Continuity mistake: The two cucumber slices that Jesper puts in the palm of the Drill Sergeant change position between shots - in particular, in the close-up with Jesper walking away and putting the teacup in his hand as well, the two slices are side by side, while they are instead one on top of the other before and after. (00:02:25)

Sammo Premium member
More Klaus continuity mistakes
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World picture Video

Continuity mistake: After we first meet Grimmel, there's a scene where a dragon charges him before he puts it to sleep. The view from under the dragon's feet show him getting very close to Grimmel but when the angle changes suddenly he's much further back before he's shot.

Quantom X Premium member
More How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World continuity mistakes
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part picture

Continuity mistake: After the alien abduction, Emmet plans to lead a rescue mission and opens the gate asking "Who's coming with me?" During the sequence, the shadows change completely. At first he is not casting much of a shadow, then it reaches the metal doors, then it stops midway towards it. (00:20:55)

Sammo Premium member
More The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part continuity mistakes
Scooby-Doo: Return to Zombie Island picture

Continuity mistake: Scooby and Shaggy are lying face down on the massage table when the zombies arrive. Shaggy has his robe lowered baring the upper back, but in the close-ups you can still see the robe up covering his shoulders perfectly. (00:28:00)

Sammo Premium member
More Scooby-Doo: Return to Zombie Island continuity mistakes
The Addams Family picture

Continuity mistake: Wednesday tosses the cell phone back to Parker. In precarious balance on top of Ichabod, she clutches it to her chest in different spots at the cut. (00:34:20)

Sammo Premium member
More The Addams Family continuity mistakes
Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles picture

Continuity mistake: After Batman beats the hell out of Shredder, he's got blood all over his face. When the machine crashes down and launches him in the air into a pipe and he falls back down towards the camera, for a few frames you see his face again, and there is no blood. But in the very next shot before he falls into the chemicals, the blood on his face returns. (01:21:00)

Quantom X Premium member
More Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles continuity mistakes
I Lost My Body picture

Continuity mistake: In the sequence with the pigeon that tries to topple the severed hand off the gutter, twigs are right next to its fingers or not, depending from the angle. (00:06:35)

Sammo Premium member
More I Lost My Body continuity mistakes
The Lion King picture

Continuity mistake: When Mufasa has to teach Simba a lesson it's still very light all around. By the time Simba walks up to him it's almost dark.

Ssiscool Premium member
More The Lion King continuity mistakes

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.