Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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Continuity mistake: When Dumbledore reveals the Triwizard Champions, in some shots one of the Weasley twins sits beside Harry and Seamus near the wall, along with Hermione, Ron, and Neville. In other following shots, both Fred and George are sitting together on the opposite side of the table.

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Continuity mistake: During the second task, just as Krum and Hermione pop up from underwater and Krum's sharkhead disappears, in this specific shot Fleur (NOT another Beauxbaton student) stands on the platform in the background and her hair is fairly dry, blowing a bit in the wind. However, in a following close-up, Fleur's hair is soaked and stringy.

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Continuity mistake: In the Great Hall, when Harry dribbles on himself, the plate to Hermione's right (as she holds The Daily Prophet up) has food and utensils lying on it. However, in the following shots, there is only an empty plate with utensils set on both sides, beside Hermione. (01:05:00)

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Continuity mistake: In the Great Hall, after Hermione quips, "Well spotted!" Ron imitates his brother (when he asked Angelina to the Yule Ball) by lifting up his arms to mimic dancing, and Snape promptly smacks the back of Ron's head. In the next shot, Ron holds a pencil in his formerly empty right hand. (01:11:15)

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Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the Yule Ball, when Ron and Hermione walk to the staircase, seated on the stairs are two girls who are comforting a third girl in the center. When Hermione shouts, "Ron you spoiled everything," the girls' positions change between shots. (01:18:20)

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Continuity mistake: During breakfast in the Great Hall, after Harry dribbles on himself, he and Ron are seated right beside one another and likewise their plates. When Nigel brings the box, all of a sudden there is a huge gap between them and a convenient open space on the table to place the box. (01:05:05)

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Continuity mistake: After the 3rd task, as Moody is taking Harry back into the school, the camera cuts back to the students. Neville stands to the left (viewer's right) of Viktor Krum and the Bulgarians. In the next shot Neville stands to the left (viewer's right) of a girl, who is seen in the next shot standing beside Ron, Hermione and other students (not the Bulgarians); Neville is out of place during these shots.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene after the old caretaker is killed, Ron is seen sleeping on the bed and as Hermione is about to wake him up his arms change position. His right hand is first resting on the pillow, when it cuts it's under the pillow. (00:03:55)

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Continuity mistake: When we first see Hermione, she puts the candle down on a chest of drawers or something similar. In the next shot it has moved to the edge of the chest of drawers. (00:03:45)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Hermione and Ron are in the library with Harry before the second task, Moody walks in to tell Hermione and Ron to go see McGonagall, and just as Ron puts the golden egg on the table the actor's blue tape mark can be seen on the floor. (01:29:30)

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Revealing mistake: During the Yule Ball there is a shot of Professor Moody sitting on a bench tapping time with the music. One can easily see a green object beneath the bench. It is apparent that a hole was cut in the cushion with his real leg hanging below the bench covered with a green leg and foot sleeve. The large green object is his foot with a red dot on his toe. In post production the actor's real leg and foot is to be removed digitally via green screen-like technology and replaced with a digitized artificial one. The red dots are to help coordinate the movements and position of the artificial leg with the actor's real one. This shot obviously got missed by the postproduction team. If you look closely you can also just make out his knee peeking below the fringe of the bench. (01:18:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Dumbledore rages on Harry and asks him if he put his name in the Goblet of Fire, he first only put his right hand on Harry's shoulder, but in the next shot his left hand also appears on the other shoulder.

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Continuity mistake: Straight after the second task Hermione wraps her own white towel round Harry, but between shots it jumps back to her shoulders, then back to Harry's several times. (01:35:05)

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Trivia: Mike Newell decided against the original idea of separating the 734-page book into two films released several months apart, figuring he could still make it into a workable film by cutting some of the bulkier subplots.

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Question: If I understand correctly, Lily Potter's "love" protection no longer keeps Harry safe after the graveyard ritual, due to Voldemort getting some of Harry's blood. Why, then, doesn't Voldemort attack Harry at the Dursleys' house in the summer?

Answer: Voldemort's spell undid the Sacrificial Protection that Lily bestowed on Harry, but the Bond of Blood is a separate protection bestowed if the person sacrificing their lives is a relative. THAT spell is still renewed as long as Harry keeps returning to the Dursleys until age seventeen. Voldemort has removed one protection, but a second is still in place.

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