Clue

Revealing mistake: When the 4 people upstairs, Yvette, Mr Green, the butler, and Mrs White all come running downstairs because Col Mustard and Mrs Scarlet are yelling at the locked door they collide at the top of the stairs. When they all hit they're stunt men and women. (00:54:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Wadsworth re-enacts the evening, he stabs a piece of meat to re-enact the Cook being stabbed. When he stabs the piece of meat, the knife is at a 90 degree angle. In the next shot, it's in a different angle. (01:08:30)

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Continuity mistake: Miss Scarlet moves to a table to open her unexpected gift. When she says "I enjoy getting presents from strange men", if you look close enough, she goes to remove the box's ribbon twice. (00:24:45)

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Other mistake: When everyone finds the Cop's dead body, there is a wound showing were the murderer hit him on the head with the pipe, however, the pipe shows there is no blood. (01:04:30)

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Continuity mistake: Before Mr. Boddy turns out the lights, there is a statue a few inches below and away from the switch. However when Mrs. Peacock turns the lights back on, the statue is directly under the switch. (00:26:25)

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Deliberate mistake: Wadsworth was explaining how Miss Scarlet killed the cop. It then showed her killing him. You can see that she stopped the lead pipe behind his head so it wouldn't show a violent and bloody death.

Continuity mistake: When Wadsworth is doing the re-enactment of the murderer killing Mr. Boddy with the candle stick, he pretends to hit Mr. Green. After he says "Will you stop that?!", Wadsworth grabs him with one hand. But when he throws Mr. Green into the toilet, he is holding him with two hands. (01:11:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Yvette serves Mrs. Peacock she says shark fin soup but then on 2 occasions later when Wadsworth is going back over how they did it he refers to the soup as a monkey brain, popular in Cantonese cuisine.

Continuity mistake: When the 1st chandelier fell, we see Peacock and White are standing near the front door. Scarlet then says "look!" Bringing everyone to look at the dead motorist in the study. Peacock and White are suddenly teleported to the study door behind Scarlet, even though they were quite far away with even a couple steps to climb down.

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when Col Mustard shows up, the butler shows him to the library, you can see that door to the library is open. When the scene shifts Wadsworth is opening the door. (00:05:30)

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Revealing mistake: Just before the chandelier falls, Col. Mustard quite visibly flinches, even though, realistically, he would have no way of knowing that it was about to crash behind him.

Continuity mistake: When Professor Plumb picks up Ms Scarlett on the roadside, they drive away in his black car. Moments later they arrive at the mansion in her scarlet colored car.

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Suggested correction: First, Professor Plum doesn't have a black car. But you can tell that's it's Plum's car when they arrive because of the paneling and the rooftop. And it's not red, it's purplish (a plum color).

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Wadsworth: You see. It's just like the Mounties. We always get our man.
Mr. Green: Mrs. Peacock was a man?!

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Trivia: Not a mistake, just a neat little fact. When the film was being shown at cinemas, only one ending was shown. Different venues had different endings.

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Chosen answer: Tim Curry (as Wadsworth) states he knew about the secret passages because the house belongs to a friend of his. Tim Curry (as Mr. Boddy) says at the end of the movie that they "Could stack the bodies in the cellar and could all leave one by one." Which infers that Mr. Boddy has no intention of returning to the house. Either way, there is no definite way to tell who the house belongs to considering all the lying going on.

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