Revealing mistake: You can see the stick making the finger move when it's in the box. (00:38:20)

Revealing mistake: When the silver sphere flies into the guy's head, if you look closely, the wire attached to it is visible. This was shot with the ball being pulled away then the footage was reversed.

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Revealing mistake: When the Tall Man falls into the mine shaft, but grabs onto the ground around it, the whole ground around him wobbles badly. (01:18:40)


Revealing mistake: When Mike is locked in his room, you can see a hole in the door from a kick in a previous take. (00:58:45)

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Revealing mistake: When Tall Man picks up the casket and shoves it in the hearse, you can see that the backside is flat and has no handle. You can also see the ties holding the flowers onto the casket. (00:07:50)

Revealing mistake: When that big fly jumps out of the shredder, the white string that pulls it can be seen. (00:42:55)

Revealing mistake: Reggie runs out of Morningside, and then as he runs down the stairs you can see the shadows of two crewmembers cast on the steps beside Reggie's shadow. (01:12:20)


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Mike: I know you're not going to believe this, but these things were here, right in the garage, and they were going to get me.
Jody: Aww, give me a break, would you?
Mike: They were jumping on the car and making these weird sounds.
Jody: You're sure it wasn't that retarded kid, Timmy, up the street?
Mike: No, it was the same thing that chased me last night.

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Trivia: The film was inspired by a dream writer/director Don Coscarelli had, in which he was being chased down an endless corridor by a floating metallic ball with a needle sticking out of it.


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