Paddington (2014)

13 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: When Paddington leaves the boat he has stowed away in, there are significantly greater number of marmalade jars there than what he originally had (or could even fit) in his case.

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Continuity mistake: When the family turn off the museum electrical system and then run away, their shoes are dry and do not leave wet footprints on the floor. Only when Millicent checks the electrics do the footprints appear.

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Plot hole: While on the boat, Paddington suddenly appears inside the mail sack, thus implying he managed to open the precinct, get inside the sack and find someone who closed the precinct again. An impossible task.

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Continuity mistake: On several occasions throughout the film when Paddington lifts his hat or takes it off briefly, the marmalade sandwich isn't there.

Revealing mistake: When the family and Paddington are approaching the fictional "Westbourne oak" tube station the real original sign for "Maida Vale" is in shot.

Continuity mistake: When Nicole Kidman hangs the cabbie Matt Lucas upside down, in the shots of her face from the front, her bob haircut covers her ears. In the matching shot of Matt, over Nicole's shoulder, her hair is tucked behind her ear.


Continuity mistake: In the classic bathroom scene, the bath is seen to start rising from an underwater perspective. The bath has very firm, large, and securely held on feet, and yet they disappear by the time the bath hits the stairs.


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Suggested correction: As evidenced by the later scene with the character introduction, Mrs Bird reattached them, so they obviously were snapped off.

Revealing mistake: After Henry opens the bathroom door and water rushes out, he is replaced by an obvious stunt with darker hair colour and thick and long sideburns. Henry's are very short.

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Continuity mistake: While inside the mail sack, Paddington jumps out of the truck and lands on the train platform. In the close-up a column has appeared right next to him.

Continuity mistake: During the old film from the beginning, when the explorer shows the snow globe to the bears, there's no snow falling, yet in the immediate close-up there is.

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Continuity mistake: Just before the wallet thief smashes up the green VW Golf, there is a shot where you can see that the hubcap is missing from the passenger side front wheel. In a later shot however when it shows the VW Golf has come to a rest, the hubcap is now back on.


Mrs. Bird: You just don't get it, do you?
Henry Brown: What?
Mrs. Bird: This family needed that wee bear every bit as much as he needed you. There. Said my piece.

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Trivia: Colin Firth was the first choice for the voice of Paddington, but after recording some of the lines for the film, the producers decided against him, believing he was "too mature" for the role.

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