Fright Night

Revealing mistake: When Charley stabs Dandridge in the hand with his pencil, he stabs the hand holding him by the neck. The depth of the wound on Dandridge's hand reveals that the pencil should have stabbed Charlie in his neck and given him a severe wound, if not kill him.

dablues7

Revealing mistake: Charley stabs Jerry Dandridge in the hand with a pencil. Look closely as he removes it, you can see it comes out in an 'antenna' fashion with a sucker attached in the palm of his hand.

Paul Andrews

Revealing mistake: A string is visible pulling the rocking chair on Jerry's porch as Charley approaches the house. (01:14:20)

ryguy_1983

Revealing mistake: Near the end, when Peter stakes Jerry while he is lying in his coffin, it's visible that the stake is held under his armpit and not into his chest.

Purple_Girl

Revealing mistake: Look carefully when Chris Sarandon jumps through the stained glass window - you can see it is his stunt double and not him, plus the stunt double is wearing gray sneakers instead of gray dress shoes.

Derek Tabotabo

Revealing mistake: As Jerry leaves Mrs. Brewster's bedroom, a mirror reflection shows the door opening a crack before he even touches the knob. (00:27:00)

ryguy_1983

Revealing mistake: During the basement finale, lines can be seen suspending Jerry in the air when he lunges towards Peter and sends him crashing into some shelves stacked with glass bottles. (01:37:55)

ryguy_1983

Revealing mistake: When Jerry is dragging Charley across the bedroom by his neck, he turns around and slams him into a wall. It wouldn't be unreasonable to assume that once his head makes contact, the wall's gonna break somewhere. But notice how the wall is already cracked right above the classic convertible picture a split second before it should be (widescreen only). (00:29:05)

ryguy_1983

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the film where Charlie watches Dandride and Cole move the coffin into their house, there is a close-up shot of Amy removing her blouse. The film then cuts to a close-up again of Charlie and in the background Amy's blouse is still on (probably only visible in the widescreen version of the film). (00:05:20)

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Question: During the scene where Dandridge is enthralling and dancing with Amy in the nightclub, the song they're dancing to sounds similar to REM's "Personal Jesus", but I don't believe it is that song. I can't tell what song it might be or even if it is on the soundtrack listing on IMDB. Does anyone know the name of that song and what group/person/composer is playing it?

Diana Lucas

Chosen answer: First of all, REM didn't record "Personal Jesus," Depeche Mode did. The song I think you're referring to is Ian Hunter's "Good Man in a Bad Time." The other song Amy and Jerry danced to was Evelyn Champagne King's "Give it Up" which could never be confused with "Personal Jesus." I hope this helps!

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