The Whole Ten Yards

Continuity mistake: After Jill has shot Jimmy she grabs her face crying. When it cuts her hands aren't on her face. (01:28:15)

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Continuity mistake: When the waitress is done pouring wine into Oz's glass, she puts the bottle into the wine cooler. When it cuts to a closeup of Cynthia, the waitress is still holding the bottle. (00:17:45)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, when everyone has been "captured", Jill rips the crucifix and chain off of Jimmy's neck and throws it at Cynthia. In his next closeup, you can still see the chain on Bruce's neck. (01:22:30)


Continuity mistake: When Cynthia is driving down the road talking to Jimmy on her cell, she hangs up twice at the end of the conversation.

Continuity mistake: Early in the movie, when Jill St. Claire tip-toes into the house while Jimmy the Tulip is busy with household chores, she invariably gets caught by the new family man anyway and eventually takes the argument with him upstairs to the bedroom. Carrying on the shouting match with her husband while getting change in front of the closet, a pair of shiny silver handcuffs (most likely the kinky kind - what business could a hitman possibly have with handcuffs?) can be seen hanging behind her head. By the time the outer layer of her clothing is stripped, the handcuffs disappear.

Continuity mistake: When Strabo falls down the stairs, his hands are shown untied (what stuntman would want to roll down a staircase with tied hands?), but then in the next shot his hands are again tied. Before and after the roll, they are tied, but not during. (01:01:20)

Continuity mistake: When Cynthia tells Oz she is pregnant on the phone Oz removes the phone from his ear and shouts "We're pregnant". When it cuts the phone is back to his ear. (00:15:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Jimmy gets to Oz's office, Oz is leaning on a rack with two jackets. It falls down and Oz picks it up again, but now only one jacket is on the rack. When it cuts, suddenly both jackets are hanging on it. (01:17:35)

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Other mistake: Towards the beginning of the film when Oz talks to Jill on his cell phone in the car and he hangs up, you hear Jill answer Jimmy in Oz's cell phone. (00:13:25)

Continuity mistake: The first time Bruce Willis talks to Matthew Perry on the phone Bruce holds the phone in his right hand. Bruce's watch changes positions, well below that bump/bone below the wrist to above the bump/bone and then below again. Bruce never lowers his arm, or the phone, to cause the watch to move.

Continuity mistake: At the bar, when they are drinking, Jimmy asks Oz if he had a good relationship with his father. Oz takes a sip from his bottle. When it cuts, the bottle is gone. (00:54:30)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Oz is going off on his secretary, he mentions that Jimmy fed him chicken, but it was lobster. (01:12:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Jill finds the half dollar bill, the bill suddenly flips in her hands during the shots. (01:09:20)

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Visible crew/equipment: Towards the beginning of the movie, Lazlo shoots the two men that are in the trunk of the car. When they arrive and Lazlo opens the door, in the car door you can see the camera crew. You can even see them move as they follow Lazlo. (00:11:45)

Continuity mistake: As Jimmy gets to the surprise covered by a blanket we see his hand about to grab the blanket. When it cuts his hand is lowered and he grabs it again. (00:03:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Jill gets back home and takes off her shoes, we see her dropping her bags on both her sides. When it cuts one of the bags is in front of her. (00:03:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Oz and Jimmy are getting drunk and Jimmy says "God is counting my seeds" you see him holding his left hand to his head. When it cuts he is pointing with his left hand. (00:52:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Cynthia calls Jimmy on the phone you can see Jimmy's necklace chain on both sides of his chest. When it cuts to a close-up of him one side of the chain is hidden under his shirt. (00:17:25)

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Continuity mistake: The damage done to the rental car changes from the time Jill leaves the hotel parking lot (when she's mad at Jimmy) and when she is shown driving it on the street.


Deliberate mistake: When Lazlo is hiding the dollar bill in the painting, look closely and you will see the scene is played backwards. Ashes from his cigarette flies back up and smoke from the cigarette comes down. (00:22:35)

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Oz: What, no Jewish prayer before we have our ham and cheese?
Jimmy: You got a problem with my religiosity, Oz? Do unto others before you turn into a pillar of salt.
Jill: Exactly. Unless they're a rat. Then you can shoot them in the eyes.
Oz: A pillar of salt?
Jimmy: That's right. Moses said that. Read the bible, Oz.

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