Assault on Precinct 13
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Revealing mistake: In the scene where the group finds out that Jasper has betrayed them and then Bishop uses the flash-bang, the group splits up, and Iris and Capra get into an SUV. Very shortly later, when it goes out of control and crashes, you can see a stunt driver in the SUV wearing blue elbow pads and holding onto the roof, before the SUV hits the ground. (Slo-mo may be necessary.) (01:31:55)

Revealing mistake: About a minute into the movie we see Ethan Hawke waking up. He has a tattoo on his left pectoral. He then goes to the sink and mirror and the camera is directly behind him. He drops out of shot and in the same shot reappears in "the reflection" as he splashes his face with water. His tattoo is still on his left pectoral - all he's done is drop out of shot, move forward a few paces, turns around towards the camera and reappear as the mirror reflection. They've forgotten to either flip the image around or put the tattoo on the other side. (00:06:00)

Revealing mistake: Anna hot-wires the truck so she and Alex can go get help. As they are driving away, tire tracks from the camera vehicle in front of the truck are visible in the snow.

Revealing mistake: There are several problems with lighting and time sequence during the nighttime forest scene at the end of the movie. The tall trees are backlit by a very bright light, obviously studio lamps for they are much too bright to be natural moonlight. And when they emerge from the dark forest five minutes later, it is daylight and the sun is already several hours over the horizon.

Revealing mistake: The snowfall during the forest scene is very fake-looking. Snowflakes change size and brightness randomly, and twirl around in the air in a very unnatural pattern.

Revealing mistake: Despite complaining of the bitter cold inside the police station, no condensation can be seen coming from the characters' breath.

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Continuity mistake: When Portnow meets with Bishop at the church, in the first closeup of Bishop's crossword puzzle the word "MUD" is the second word across at the top, and at the center of the puzzle the 4-letter word "GEAR" is written in the 5-letter answer - with the fist space left empty. However, in the next closeup of the puzzle, now the word "ETA" is the second word at the top and "MUD" is the third, and the word "GEARS" has the "S" added, with the letter "G" started properly in the first space of the answer. (00:10:15)

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Jake Roenick: Don't miss, Bishop.
Marion Bishop: Run fast, Sergeant.

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Trivia: It was said that Dick Clark was hosting New Year's Eve. You also heard Dick counting down to a 2005 lighting of the ball. In actuality Dick Clark did not host the New Year's Eve Countdown in 2005 year due to being in the hospital from a stroke. Regis Philbin did. Unfair to count this as a mistake as the film was shot in 2004 (released early 2005), so they weren't to know, but worth noting.

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