Hot Fuzz

Corrected entry: In the scene where Nicholas and Danny are talking in the pub, Nicholas says that he missed his father's funeral. Later on in the film, his father comes in on the gunfight. You can tell that he is his father because he says, "Nicholas, my son."

Correction: Try actually paying attention when you watch a film. (1) Nicholas says that he missed his girlfriend's father's funeral, not his own father's, (2) they're at Danny's house when he says it, not in the pub, and (3) the person addressing Angel during the gunfight is the town's vicar, a profession that would often use "my son" or "my daughter" as a term of address, in much the same way as they are often addressed informally as "father" - it's a term implying affection and respect and bears no connotations of a familial relationship in this context.

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Correction: There are two Sergeant Turners. And although they are both played by Bill Bailey, they are two seperate characters as seen near the end of the movie. Therefore it is normal that there would be casting credits for both characters as opposed to just one.

Corrected entry: As Angel and Butterman are chasing the purple tracksuited biscuit thief, Angel calls out, 'What's up Danny, never taken a shortcut before?'. As Butterman crashes through the first fence panel, you can see the blue crash mat badly hidden under the grass which he lands on.


Correction: You can't see a crashmat at any point. What you see is Danny's blue socks.

Ssiscool Premium member

Corrected entry: The late Edward Woodward's character shoots Danny near the end of the movie. He was one of the NWA and therefore compliant in the series of murders. How come he isn't behind bars like the others? He wasn't even featured in the arrest processing sequence.

Correction: This is more a question than a mistake. The answer being that he wasn't hanging around town for the big shootout earlier and everyone forgot about him up in the NWA office.

Captain Defenestrator

Corrected entry: When the farmer sees Angel in the car with his sunglasses, he says "Danny?" rather then Angel or Nicholas.


Correction: Of course he does. Angel is driving Danny's car, so, as he can't see the driver clearly, he initially assumes that it must be Danny driving it, hence saying the name. It's only after that that he realises that it's actually Angel in the car, at which point he runs to his car to radio for help.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: During the fence jumping scene as Nicholas Angel is chasing the shoplifter, the first two fences you see his head after he jumps them. But on the last few fences, his head disappears well below the top of the fence.

Correction: Which could easily happen if there is a slope going toward the last few fences. Also, it could happen if he's getting tired (after vaulting fences it does get tiring) and flexes his knees more on landing than the initial fences.


Corrected entry: When Nick Frost and Simon Pegg fire the shotguns during the shootout at the end, the rounds cause a large hole in the people they hit. Shotguns fire lots of small lead balls, which spread over a large distance, so at the distance at which they shoot, wouldn't cause this large hole.

Correction: Shotguns can be loaded with solid slugs as well as shot pellets. A slug from a shotgun would leave a single big hole.

Captain Defenestrator

Corrected entry: After the gunfight in the pub, Denny is shown with a single barrel shotgun in his hands (close up) and a round of ammunition to load in it. A second later when the shotgun gets racked, the hand is wearing a glove when it wasn't before. (01:41:05)

Ian Hunt

Correction: It's not Denny's hand that is racking the shotgun, it is one of the other officers.

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Corrected entry: When the "37 year old underage drinker" is in the bar and being told to leave by Nicholas, he has no visible marks on his face. Later in the police station, he has cuts on his face.

Correction: There's a gap in time between the pub and the police station. more than enough time for anything to have happened on the way to the police station, including a scuffle with the other detainees, or even other police.

Corrected entry: Simon Skinners gloves disappear when he is going to be arrested. (01:07:00)

Correction: Skinner is not wearing gloves at all throughout the scene.

Ssiscool Premium member

Corrected entry: Outside the flower shop when Sergeant Angel first sees the hooded person, he throws his baton at the window breaking the glass. We then see Sergeant Angel jumping through the same window breaking the glass yet again.

Correction: Quite right that Nicholas throws his baton at the pane of glass, but only part of the glass actually shatters. When he runs through he breaks the rest of the pane. If necessary, view it in slow motion.

Super Grover Premium member

Corrected entry: Throughout the film, Sgt. Angel wears a flat cap when he is on patrol with Butterman, whether in car or on foot patrol. Butterman always wears a beat helmet. In reality, the sgt. should wear a beat helmet too when on patrol with Danny. Only once you reach the rank of inspector do you always wear a flat cap. Foot patrol = beat helmets (even for sgts) Car patrol = flat caps (even for pcs. Considering Angel is a top non-rule breaking cop, I would think he would stick to regulations. Obviously the makers wanted to distinguish the two appearances to show the difference between the characters.

Correction: Not necessarily. I'm a policeman and PCs and sergeants sometimes wear flat hats on foot patrol. There's no specific rule as such, so Nick Angel isn't flouting the regulations.


Corrected entry: The explosion at the end of the movie, powerful enough to blow up an entire building would definitely be strong enough to kill everyone inside of that building -- especially Sergeant Angel himself, who is standing no more than ten feet away from the blast, without any form of protective clothing.


Correction: Explosions are capricious about their destruction. People have survived standing right next to them. (Deafened and naked, but still survived.).

Captain Defenestrator

Corrected entry: In the beginning of the film, when Nick is talking with Janine, he points behind her and notes that a window has been broken from the inside. However, when the camera changes, there is no window where he is pointing, and all of the forensics team look in the opposite direction.


Correction: There was only one broken window in the room, he was just pointing in its direction. Four of the forensics turn clockwise, one counter-clockwise and Janine doesn't look. There is more then one way to turn to go look at something.


Corrected entry: When Nick Frost fires his gun into the air rather than at his father, he fires until the gun is empty and continues to pull the trigger. However, the slide never locked back, as a real empty firearm would.

Correction: Actually, the slide does lock back. He keeps firing and the gun isn't emptied until the weapon is no longer in the shot (so you can't see the slide lock back). When they switch to the wide shot and Danny gets up, you can see that the slide has in fact locked back, signaling the gun is empty, just as it should.

Corrected entry: After Danny Butterman gets shot, he's lying on the floor, and soon after the mine detonates and the Police station explodes. When Nick goes to find Danny, he finds him on top of brick rubble, which would be impossible, as he was on the floor, and should be under the brick rubble.

Correction: It's entirely possible that during the explosion he was lifted off the floor, got tumbled around and ended up on top of the bricks.

Corrected entry: When Danny and Nick stop to pick up the swan, Nick opens the passenger door and you can hear the bonging noise of the door open alarm. Its the only time we hear it when it should in fact be constant, because the drivers door is missing, and the car would interpret that as the door being open.

Correction: Given that the driver's door was torn off, it's entirely possible that the sensor was damaged in some fashion and thus the alarm did not go off.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: When Danny and Nicholas are at the scene of the traffic collision, James Reaper arrives, says "Nasty way to go" and leaves. Danny and Nicholas then discuss the proper terminology and another car briefly appears to the right of the screen. There is then a cut to Simon Skinner's Jaguar convertible, definitely not the car we saw before.

Correction: There was a steady procession of cars driving past the accident scene. Not all the cars stopped to talk to the officers. Reaper stops to talk, then a couple of cars go through the scene, then Skinner shows up in the Jag. No mistake here.

Corrected entry: When Nicholas is at the firing range after he shoots down the six figures it goes to a larger view and the figures are standing again.

Correction: It can be seen in the first shot of the booth as Nicholas and Danny approach it that there are two of the figure boxes visible, one in the centre, one on the right, with what appears to be the frame of a third box on the left behind the doctor. The box seen with the standing figures immediately after Nicholas shoots is on the left hand side of the booth (the one previously obscured), while, from where the doctor is looking, Nicholas shot at the central box.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: In the car chase towards the end of the film the police car in the village gets its driver door smashed off. Later on in the same chase scene, the car door comes and goes.

Correction: The driver's side door is hit by Frank's car and stays off during the rest of the chase. Danny's side of the car is hardly ever shown and when it is, the door is missing.

Continuity mistake: When Doris comes into the station with Danny's birthday cake she has a pair of fake boobs over her sweater. But when she puts the cake down on the table they have disappeared, even though she was holding the cake with both hands.

Jack Vaughan

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Trivia: Simon Pegg is a huge fan of The Simpsons, featuring them on posters in his series 'Spaced'. He pays tribute to them in Hot Fuzz by using the name Aaron A Aaronson. Aaron A Aaronson was listed as the first Springfieldarian to vote for Sideshow Bob in 'Sideshow Bob Roberts' and was credited as one of the two biggest gossips in Springfield in 'And Maggie Makes Three'.

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Answer: Just before "Auntie Jackie's sisters' brothers' boy' legs it, Danny is looking at the DVDs in the supermarket and there's a copy of Shaun of the Dead in the bargain bin...albeit the Spanish version! Only £4.99! It was released as "Zombie Party" in Spain but has the same front cover as UK release.

Answer: Jumping over fences, and "want anything from shop?" "Cornetto". That's just off top of my head having not seen either film in around 3 years.

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