Last Action Hero

Continuity mistake: After Arnie electrocutes the baddie, Benedict aims a knife at him, and Danny pulls him away. Benedict's stunt double is noticeable because he is plumper, and his hairstyle differs.

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Continuity mistake: When the thugs crash against the cardboard boxes, the stuntman flies face down horizontally, yet a frame later he is flying upwards, as if ejected.

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Continuity mistake: The chopper lights a bright laser light that reflects on Jack's forehead. When the crane behind appears, the light disappears, yet in the immediate close-up of Jack's face the beam reflection is still there.

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Continuity mistake: Jack shoots at the elevator glass ceiling, but a frame later the remaining pieces have changed.

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Continuity mistake: When Benedict pulls the corpse's finger, his watch is right next to the suit's sleeve. A frame later there's a 5 centimeter gap in between both.

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Continuity mistake: During the shootout the baddie lying dead on the couch has his head turned to the left. A frame later it's facing the right side.

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Continuity mistake: In the alleyway, the thugs' truck crashes against the boxes sideways, from a 7 O'clock position; yet a frame later it is crashing from a 9 O'clock position.

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Continuity mistake: When Danny enters the theater for the preview, the wetness of his hair changes back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: When Danny's mom is asking him why he missed school, the purse's strap on the table behind changes positions between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Danny suddenly appears inside Arnie's car, between the chase and explosions until they park the car, none of Danny's movements and positions match between the close-ups and the wide angles.

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Continuity mistake: When Jack rips the door off the cab, he first breaks the top hinge and enters the cab. In the next shot when he pulls the cabbie out of the car, the door is completely off and laying on the ground. A few shots later when Jack grabs the newspaper, the door is seen hanging again. (01:40:10)

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Question: Does anyone know the name of the song played in the very beginning of the movie (intro with the police cars)?

Answer: It's "What the Hell Have I?" by Alice in Chains. Megadeth's "Angry Again" is what is played for the opening credits of "Jack Slater IV."

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Answer: It is Angry Again by Megadeth.

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