Conan the Barbarian

New this month Continuity mistake: When Conan is captured and Thulsa scolds him for killing his snake, Conan's cloth is in rags by his elbow. Then in a close-up the cloth is not that torn apart and it's over his shoulder. Then a baddie rips it and back to a wide angle with the cloth in rags by Conan's elbow again. The close-up angle should've come first of all.

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Conan cuts off Thulsa Doom's head, Thulsa's arm swaps between bent or extended depending on the shots.

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Conan pushes the huge cauldron there's a man by the stairs who disappears in the immediate following angle.

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New this month Revealing mistake: After Conan pushes the heavy cauldron to spill the green liquid, the cauldron falls off and bounces like a football, revealing it's a prop.

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New this month Revealing mistake: When Conan kills the baddies in the orgy, he aims a blow at a man's neck, then punches a guy standing next to a column (and later stabs his stomach), but his punch misses by far.

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Valeria tries to grab the jewels Conan his fist is under his chin. A shot later it's on his cheek.

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Conan enters the witch's place and she throws something in the fireplace, he has his hand by his mouth. When the angle changes it's further away, next to his right shoulder.

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Conan is inside the cave and finds the sword, he turns his left hand around to grab the handle, but a shot later from a different angle his hand is in a totally different position, holding the sword from someplace else.

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New this month Revealing mistake: When the movie begins and Conan's father is talking, watch the pattern of the blue-screened clouds behind. The same clip is being repeated over and over again.

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New this month Continuity mistake: After Conan ends fighting in the ring he takes his hand to his neck, hair covering it. A shot later his hand is over his hair.

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New this month Revealing mistake: When Conan is fighting in the ring and smashes a guy's body against some [prop] rocks, the painting cracks and falls off.

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New this month Revealing mistake: When the dogs are eating Conan's dad, he is replaced by an obvious stuntman with a noticeable wig.

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New this month Continuity mistake: After Conan's dad dies two baddies walk towards the kid. The second one sheathes his sword twice.

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Visible crew/equipment: After Conan is set free from slavery he finds a cave where he removes a sword. When he climbs out of the cave you'll notice someone's hands near his feet pushing up his shackles. (00:29:25)

Continuity mistake: When Valeria climbs down the ropes of the serpent tower she is twisted in the ropes. When it cuts she is climbing properly down.

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Continuity mistake: In the first match we see Conan fight he kills his opponent and drops him on the ground with his back first. When it cuts he lands on his stomach. (00:18:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene when Conan's mother is killed, we see her using both hands to hold her sword toward Thulsa Doom and his men. The camera cuts to young Conan and he is holding her right hand. When the camera cuts back to her, she is holding the sword with both hands again.

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New this month Suggested correction: It's not an inmediate shot, there's plenty of time in between for her to change the grip.

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Continuity mistake: When Thorgrim gets the wooden spike through his body, a fist full of blood splashes on the rocks behind him. The blood is suddenly gone in some shots. (01:48:30)

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Continuity mistake: Another one from the beginning of the film when Conan's mother is killed. Conan's mother is holding a sword, protecting her son. Thulsa Doom climbs down from his horse, takes off his helmet, and casts some kind of spell on her with his eyes. She lowers her sword and Doom slowly turns away, then spins quickly and cuts off her head. When the camera cuts to a longer shot, we see that Doom is about 15 feet away from her, much too far to reach her with a 3 foot sword.

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Continuity mistake: After Conan is captured and tortured by Thulsa Doom's men, the blood stains on his cloth change between the shots. (01:11:00)

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Valeria: All the gods, they cannot sever us. If I were dead and you were still fighting for life, I'd come back from the darkness. Back from the pit of hell to fight at your side.

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Trivia: Arnie actually had to modify his workout because he was unable to wield a broadsword properly.

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