The Pest

The Pest (1997)

19 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: When Pest leaves the bathroom at the beginning of the movie, you can see a towel wrapped around his waist. The shot goes to a full body shot and you see him whip the towel off. The next shot is of his knees down and the towel is back.

Plot hole: When Leo, Gustav and Himmel are driving through Miami looking for Pest, Gustav notices that the tracking device that was put in Pest's underwear shorted out because of how much he was sweating. An earlier scene showed that Pest jumped off a boat in the middle of the ocean and swam to Miami. Since the tracking device was in Pest's underwear the whole time, it should have shorted out the moment he jumped into the water leaving Pest safe and Leo, Himmel and Gustav driving around aimlessly.

Audio problem: In the Scene where Pest climbs the ladder to the pool party he spits out water and you hear "Ginger, no contest" without him moving his lips.

Visible crew/equipment: When the Pest is trying to hustle the crowd as a blind man, there is a Hispanic kid in the background watching. He starts making faces and throwing up hand symbols at the camera. He was either a kid who sneaked onto the set or an extra who decided to get noticed.

Continuity mistake: When the pest gets hit in the head by the basketball, it shows a shot of the kids where one of them has his shirt up where you can see his stomach, but the next back view of them, it's pulled down more.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning when Pest is about to exit the house, you can see that the door is a solid six-panel door. But when he exits, the door has a fan-light glass insert. (00:04:20)

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Other mistake: Before Pest is getting hunted, the hunter makes a toast, there are two mistakes here, one is that the champagne glasses fluctuate the amount that is in them, and in a couple cut scenes you'll see that it is raining, and in others it isn't.

Continuity mistake: When Pest is telling his friends about the scams, you see a front shot of him where his glasses are down below his eyes, but next shot which shows from behind, you can see that his glasses are over his eyes.

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Factual error: When the Pest is in his girlfriend's house, and Gustav comes in, the pest has way too many bullets. The pistol he has holds one bullet, not 15 or however many he fired.

Continuity mistake: At the festival, when the Pest walks over to Xantha he's holding a cup in his hand, when they switch camera angles the cup is gone.

Pest: Of course I farted. What, you think I smell like this all the time?

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Question: When the police show up to arrest Gustav, why did he say that he doesn't recognize their authority? He knows who they are and what they're going to do so why does he say he doesn't?

Answer: He's a rich man who believes he is above the law. They have no authority to arrest him.

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