Kill Bill: Volume 1

Continuity mistake: When O-ren chops of Boss Tanaka's head, the head is going in the direction of the boss to the left of Boss Tanaka. It is already on its way down and at eye level before the shot changes. The next shot we see the reaction of that boss and the other bosses but the head is no where in the shot. The head then reappears in the next shot and lands in front of him. (00:02:55)

luchador

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Continuity mistake: When Black Mamba goes into the house in Pasadena, California, to the bottom left of the slide is a ball which is not there when she leaves. (00:05:25 - 00:15:15)

zalman silver

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Continuity mistake: During the fight at Venita's house, she overturns a large shelving unit onto the Bride. A shot from the floor (behind the Bride's head) shows nothing on the floor to the right. As the shelving begins to fall, a basket of magazines suddenly appears and the left edge of the unit is seen falling to the outside of the basket. A moment later Venita bolts for the kitchen and the shot cuts back to the Bride. The basket is now outside the edge of the unit (and some of the shelves themselves have disappeared as well). (00:06:40)

Tax Dude

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Continuity mistake: In the fight scene with Vernita Green when she and the Bride are staring each other down as the school bus pulls up Vernita is holding the knife horizontally with her index finger along the top. The angle of the scene changes and she is holding the knife in the opposite way. When the scene changes back her finger is along the top again. (00:07:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Vernita Green and the Bride are talking to Nikki, Vernita has no blood on her right breast, but when they are talking in the kitchen, there is suddenly blood. (00:08:10 - 00:09:55)

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Continuity mistake: When The Bride and Vernita are chatting in the kitchen after their knife fight, the sweat on The Bride's shirt changes. It is a small portion at the neckline of the shirt to covering most of the front of the shirt, to back to a smaller portion. (00:11:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Vernita Green takes her daughter's picture from the notice board in the kitchen she holds it at the top left corner when the camera is behind her. The shot changes to in front of her and she holds it by the bottom left corner, the shot moves behind her again and she holds it by the top left corner. (00:11:15)

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Continuity mistake: When The Bride and Vernita fight and during their kitchen chat, Vernita's zipper is in the black-band portion of her sweater. After the knife penetrates Vernita, the zipper is now higher up into the white-band portion of the sweater just above the knife. (00:12:30)

Larry Koehn

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Continuity mistake: The Bride kills Vernita in the kitchen then pulls out the knife. When Vernita's daughter enters the kitchen there is a front shot of The Bride holding the knife behind her, hiding it from the child. The camera switches to a reverse angle and The Bride is holding the knife in front of her, in full view of the child. (00:13:30)

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Continuity mistake: After Black Mamba leaves Vernita's house, she looks at the "Death List Five" notebook page and crosses off Vernita's name. The handwriting on this page (sloppy) differs greatly from that of the list written on the plane (neat) after killing O-Ren Ishii, which is supposed to be the original list. Even if she re-wrote the list, the handwriting wouldn't have changed THAT much. It is a different person's handwriting and not just a difference between sanity and madness. (00:15:40 - 01:41:50)

Continuity mistake: As Earl McGraw tells his Son Number One the massacre at Two Pines house of worship must have been "the work of a salty dog," he gingerly moves in for a closer look at the carnage. Even though the side shot maintains a close view on the upper half of the body, the posture of his movements indicates that he starts stepping forward with his right leg. Yet in the immediate next shot from behind, it is with his left leg that he makes his advance. (00:18:30)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where The Bride wakes up, a mosquito is shown landing on her. The first shot of the mosquito it shows it landing with all legs. Then in the close-up shot sequence, you see the mosquito is missing a front left leg. (00:24:20)

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Continuity mistake: When The Bride is wheeling along in the wheelchair out from the elvator, as she passes the corner into the parking lot, you can see a black car, a white car, a green car and a big red jeep parked in a row. Then when she passes the cars, the red jeep is gone. (00:31:05)

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Continuity mistake: In the anime sequence after O-Ren Ishii has drawn the sword out of Boss Matsumoto, the blood is splashing out of him, and up on her face. But the amount of blood on her face keeps changing. (00:40:00)

don_corleone

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Continuity mistake: When "The Bride" is first in Okinawa and talking in the bar to the sword maker, look at his headband. The black and white stripes change from shot to shot, obviously showing how each time the material was twisted by the costumier before shooting. (00:44:15)

mandy gasson

Continuity mistake: When The Bride and Hanzo are talking about her Japanese right before he serves her food, there is a shot of her laughing where she place her left hand on her right arm. When it cuts both hands are on the table. (00:45:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Hatori Hanzo is talking to the bride, he calls for his assistant several times. At one point, he gets really mad and throws his knife unto the magnetic strips on the wall behind him and sticks on almost vertically. In the next few shots, the knife is positioned in different angles. (00:47:50 - 00:49:10)

Continuity mistake: When The Bride is about to pick a sword from the rack she is about to pick a sword with a red shaft. Then Hanzo says tells her to pick another one from the same rack. When it cuts we can see that the sword with the red shaft is out of sight. Later we see that particular sword is on a low level of the shaft, but when we saw The Bride reaching for it it was obvious she wasn't bending down to get it. So the sword has moved lower on the shaft by itself. (00:49:55)

Mortug

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Continuity mistake: During the "The Man from Okinawa" chapter, The Bride picks up a sword from one of the racks on the wall. She slides the sword out from its scabbard approx. 4 inches and stops. The next shot shows the reflection of her eyes in the blade. In the third shot, we see a wider view of The Bride again but now the scabbard is much farther out than where it used to be. (00:50:25)

Revealing mistake: When Gogo is fighting the bride, misses and hits herself with the mace, as she falls backwards onto the table, you can see the stunt double's hairy legs. (01:16:10)

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Vernita Green: I fucked you up. I fucked you up bad, I wish to God that I hadn't, but I did. Be that as it may, I know I don't deserve your mercy or forgiveness, however, I beseech you for both on behalf of my daughter.
The Bride: Bitch, you can stop right there. Just because I have no intention of killing you before the eyes of your daughter does not mean that parading her around in front of me is gonna inspire sympathy. You and I have unfinished business, and not a goddam fuckin thing you've done in the subsequent four years, including getting knocked up, is gonna change that.

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Trivia: The Japanese version of "Kill Bill" is longer and contains even more violence and gore.

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Question: In the scene where The Bride is trying to get Hattari Hanzo to make her a sword she mentions a "former" pupil and he changes his mind, writing on the window Bill. What did Bill do to upset Hattari Hanzo?

Answer: Bill used Hattari Hanzo's teachings for evil, instead of belief and self defense.

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