Eternals

Continuity mistake: When Gilgamesh hammers the Deviant into the gates of Babylon, dealing the last strike after the dramatic pose, the shadows cast by the statues don't go much further away than their pedestal. In the following long shot the 5 Eternals have a massive area of shade behind them that extends very far away from the city walls. (00:21:30)

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Continuity mistake: Sersi falls into the pool with the deviant and the pool is extremely deep, but when she turns the deviant into a tree and gets out, the pool seems shallow enough to stand in. (01:18:39)

Continuity mistake: When Dane and Sersi hug towards the end of the movie, depending on the camera angle she has her right arm above his shoulder or not. (02:20:50)

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Continuity mistake: On the beach for the ending, Phastus asks Sersi "How, how did you do it?" Her hair is mostly clean off the shoulder, but in the next shot she has a mess of hair all over that shoulder which goes away again when it cuts back to the previous camera angle. (02:14:00)

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Continuity mistake: When the Deviant has Thena in his grasp, he caresses her. As he says "Remember", her hair is in front of the left shoulder, and it was all the way back behind the shoulder in the previous shot. (02:05:50)

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Continuity mistake: Sersi needs to go all the way up the mountain for the Emergence. Phastus tells "We got you. Go", having a hand on her shoulder, gone mid-sentence and the position of Sersi's hair changed entirely as well. (01:59:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Phastus starts talking to Sersi about the sphere inside of her, his hand position is inconsistent between shots several times until he mentions the Uni-Mind. (01:53:05)

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Continuity mistake: On the Hiroshima site, Ajak approaches Phastus. She puts her hand on his back, but it's on the shoulder in the next shot, and only later she slips it to his back. They change position also when she caresses his cheek and in the faraway shot that concludes the intermission. (01:24:55)

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Continuity mistake: During their lunch together, Sprite turns Gilgamesh's clothes into a baby onesie. Look at Sersi's arm; she changes position between cuts more than once. (00:53:55)

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Continuity mistake: Lunch at Gil and Thena's. Gilgamesh offers the mead to Kingo, and puts both hands on Patel's shoulders. Change of angle and Gil has just his left hand on him. (00:53:20)

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Continuity mistake: Sprite projects one of her illusions to bring back to Thena the memories of her identity. When she says the line "The goddess of war", look at the reaction shot on Thena; for a moment her extended fingertips pops in frame, but only a few seconds later in a different shot we see her dematerializing the blade she was clutching. (00:52:30)

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Continuity mistake: Sersi and the others approach Thena that is painting something by some sort of tree; in the span of a few seconds the shadows cast by the tree and by Angelina Jolie's body have changed significantly (like from 3 o'clock to 6). (00:51:40)

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Continuity mistake: Sersi shows Ikaris the wonders of her smartphone filter; she presents the phone holding it just with her right hand, but in close-up she is holding it differently using also her left hand for support. (00:48:10)

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Continuity mistake: Kingo is a Bollywood star. When we first see him involved in the dance routine, he fixes his hair and leaves the center stage to a female dancer. Meanwhile, in the background there are male dancers entering the scene. Look at the one that occupies the first archway to the right of the center; he's in a different position (close to the guards or close to the other pillar) in separate shots. (00:44:00)

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Continuity mistake: To convince Thena that she needs to be cured erasing her memories, Ajak puts a hand on her chest. The hand rests on a different spot each time the camera cuts away from it. (00:39:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Thena wakes up from her first attack of Mahd Wy'ry, there's a close-up of Angelina Jolie opening her eyes, and her mouth. Cut to a side view, and her eyes are open, but her mouth is shut. (00:38:40)

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Continuity mistake: Ajak is trying to calm Thena down and initially she has some success, but the crack of a musket shot brings her back into the Mahd Wy'ry, and she attacks. Notice that Ajak blocks Athena's right arm with the back of her own right arm, but in the next shot the back of Salma Hayek's arm is against the inside of Angelina Jolie's left arm, so she gets free instantly and stabs her. (00:37:35)

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Factual error: Druig leads several warriors outside Tenochtitlan as it was sacked by the Spanish conquistadores, and they live peacefully in the nearby forest, for 500 years. The forest is of course the virgin Amazon forest, as captions say. Small problem; Tenochtitlan was in Central Mexico.

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Suggested correction: It never says that the people who live with Druig in the Amazon in the present day are descendants of the people from Tenochtitlan. Nor does it ever say that the forest outside Tenochtitlan is the Amazon. He's probably been moving around for the last five centuries just as the other Eternals have.

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Never ever? He literally says "Do you remember this forest? Beautiful. It's the last place we all lived together. I've protected these people for 20 generations." They split after their argument during the sack of the town. If their base of operations exterminating the mutant space dogs in Mexico was in the Amazon forest, their logistic could use some work.

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Just because the last time they fought together was in Tenochtitlan doesn't mean that was the last time they lived together. They may have spent some time living peacefully in the Amazon before moving north to do their business in Tenochtitlan. And just because he's protected the people for twenty generations doesn't mean they're descendants of the people from Tenochtitlan. He may have found them later. We don't know every detail of the Eternals' history. You're just making assumptions.

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You are assuming the presence of a third party stranded for 500 years that the movie never showed before, different from the people that he led out of the city and that we have then to postulate he let go, in a location far off from the one of their last encounter. It's an assumption on entirely new details that you had to make up. My only assumption is to think that what is shown in the movie had purpose and fits, and someone just borked a caption.

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Who says they're stranded? He just said he had protected them for twenty generations. They'd probably always lived there. You're making the assumption that they must be the same people because nobody said they weren't. But nobody said they were either. Nobody in the film ever made a connection between the people in Tenochtitlan and the people in the Amazon. No mistake has therefore been made in either the dialogue or the captions.

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I noticed the same problem, the scene indicates the location as "Amazon" (it could be any of the Spanish speaking countries that have part of this forest), but then, Druig comes with the affirmation you pointed. It's obviously a geographical inaccuracy.

They don't speak Spanish in the Amazons.

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Sersi: We're Eternals. We came here seven thousand years ago, to protect humans from the Deviants.

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Trivia: SPOILER: According to director ChloƩ Zhao, the offscreen character who speaks to Dane Whitman in the post-credits scene is none other than Blade, who is played by Mahershala Ali.

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