The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Continuity mistake: During the battle, when Legolas throws Thorin's sword into the troll above Thorin, he pulls the sword out and it is stained with blood. But in a later shot, the sword cleans itself.

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Continuity mistake: Azog kills Fili with his arm sword, running him through from back to front. In the next moment, when Azog tosses the dying Fili off the ledge, we see the arm sword - and it is shiny, clean and spotless.

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Continuity mistake: When the dwarves finally decide to leave Erebor and join the battle, they swing a giant gold pendulum into the blockade they all made earlier in the film, knocking it over to create a causeway, across which they all then run in a battle formation, straight into battle. However, just as they all exit the keep, the pendulum is on its downward swing back outside of the wall. In all following shots (from numerous different camera angles) the gold pendulum simply disappears. This is most notable in the shot taken directly in front of Thorin as the dwarves run towards the camera. The pendulum should be visible in the large hole in the wall behind them, but instead the hole is empty, with no pendulum to be seen.

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Continuity mistake: The number of dead Orcs on the ice as a result of Legolas' arrows changes from significant to small in one shot from his point of view.

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Revealing mistake: When Gandalf shakes Bilbo's hand it should be a lot bigger than his but it is the same. (02:25:26)

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Revealing mistake: During the battle of Dale, Bard confronts Alfrid, who is dressed as a woman and is trying to escape with looted gold. During the confrontation a troll climbs over the parapet and is killed by Bard. As the troll falls, Alfrid also falls. When he lands, the ground near his hand ripples like fabric covered in sand.

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Bilbo Baggins: One day I'll remember. Remember everything that happened: the good, the bad, those who survived... And those that did not.

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Trivia: Fans may be unaware that Billy Boyd, who played Pippin in the Lord of the Rings movies, sings the end-credit song, "The Last Goodbye."

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Question: Just wondering what finally became of Alfrid, the Master's clerk and Bejorn, the skinchanger.

Answer: In both the novel and the movie, Alfrid's (who is not named in the book) fate is unknown. Beorn, in the book, stopped his reclusiveness and became a leader of the local woodmen and protected the area from orcs and goblins. He died sometime before the War of the Ring and was succeeded by his son Grimbeorn.

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Answer: The Extended Edition of this film shows Alfrid being inadvertently catapulted into the mouth of a troll during the eponymous battle, and it is heavily implied that he dies from the ordeal, as he Is shown to be motionless when the troll collapses to the ground.

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Answer: We don't know what happenned to Alfrid and the Master, but in the book we know that the Master took his bit of the gold and ran off somewhere, leaving Bard to bring Lake-Town into the re-established Kingdom of Dale. Beorn continued to guard the High Pass, eventually had children and grandchildren called the Beornings, who still charge tolls for Dwarves to cross the bridge across the river.

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