Near Dark

Continuity mistake: As Jesse, Diamondback and Homer try to black out the windows on their car (to protect themselves from the sunlight) Homer spray paints the window next to him black. The camera angle switches to a wide shot as the car drives by. At this time, the back window (which was just blacked out) has not been spray painted yet. It is totally clean again.

Continuity mistake: After Mae scares off the horse it runs to the background of the shot. Caleb then playfully throws a rope around Mae and between shots the horse vanishes. (00:08:35)

Jack Vaughan

Continuity mistake: During Homer's death scene, just as he explodes from sunlight exposure, you can see Jesse's car parked down the road (behind Homer) but a moment before Jesse was shown driving towards Homer. (01:28:27)

Jack Vaughan

Continuity mistake: When Caleb goes to ram the motel bungalow with the van, there is a close-up shot of a cop starting to move out of the way, then cut to a shot from inside the van and the cop has suddenly vanished. (01:00:31)

Jack Vaughan

Continuity mistake: At the motel, when Jesse rents the bungalow, there is a rubber mat in front of the service bell that moves around between shots. (00:55:28)

Jack Vaughan

Continuity mistake: When Severen kills the biker against the jukebox, the wall behind is clear of blood. A minute or so later, as Severen goes to kill the bartender, you can see the biker lying dead against the jukebox but now there is a large amount of blood sprayed on the wall. (00:47:21 - 00:48:45)

Jack Vaughan

Visible crew/equipment: When Caleb punches the driver guy in the bar, the guy (who has now been replaced by a stuntman) goes flying backwards and lands on the pool table. When this happens, a wire can be seen on the stuntman, pulling him back and guiding his movement.

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Loy Colton: Caleb, those people back there, they wasn't normal. Normal folks, they don't spit out bullets when you shoot 'em, no sir.

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Trivia: When Caleb attempts to leave the gang for the first time, just as he gets to the bus station you can see a cinema behind him that is playing Aliens (1986). Near Dark was released a year after Aliens and it shares most of the same cast. The director of Near Dark, Kathryn Bigelow, was also married to Aliens director James Cameron at the time. (00:22:28)

Jack Vaughan

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