Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
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Continuity mistake: On the small sand spit, when Jack, Elizabeth and Barbossa meet with Will, Beckett, and Davy Jones, the leather cuff Jack wears on his right hand actually disappears and reappears twice during the meeting.

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Trivia: When Keith Richards is looking up the rule in the pirate code book, the skull ring on his finger is not a prop; he has worn it since receiving it for his birthday in 1978 from a famous London goldsmith, who used a real skull when modelling the design.

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Continuity mistake: When Beckett boards the Dutchman and speaks to Jones, he has very noticeable dark facial stubble, but bizarrely, in his next close-up he is actually clean shaven, his wig curl has shrunk and his eyebrow hair is neater.

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Continuity mistake: The worn areas of Jack's leather hat drastically changes throughout the film. Additionally, the hat has a threaded 'X' on both its right and left side. In numerous close-ups extra thread holes are visible in different areas near each of these Xs; such as in the Locker, when Jack lies on the ground as the Pearl passes by and later, on the little island, before Jack switches places with Will. In other shots those extra holes are gone, such as when Jack sets sail for the Fountain of Youth. The actual sizes of the Xs also change.

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Revealing mistake: After the military attack Sao Feng's residence, when Elizabeth is seen fighting amid the melee the black spandex-like shorts are visible under her robe as she kicks up.

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Continuity mistake: Aboard the Dutchman, when Jones's crew shout, "The Admiral's dead," Norrington's black scabbard lies conspicuously at his right side, but when he stabs Jones the scabbard is gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Jack begins to speak to Captain Teague, Teague's left hand is under the guitar frets, but in the shot facing Jack that hand rests atop the guitar, then when Teague says, "It's not just about living forever, Jackie," his left hand is under the frets again.

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Continuity mistake: At the end, when Jack says, "Drink up me hearties, yo ho," the compass rope flips its direction, from hanging across his palm to over the back of his hand, between shots, including the compass close-ups.

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Continuity mistake: At the mass hanging, when the singing begins, in one shot of the people (with the boy) standing at the gallows, the others down below, who wait at the head of the line, are also seen behind them singing. In a following shot, some at the head of the line differ.

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Continuity mistake: Aboard the Pearl, after Elizabeth asks, "What shall we die for?" and begins a rousing speech to the crew, her hairstyle differs significantly in following shots (despite the wind).

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Continuity mistake: Elizabeth has a beauty mark above the corner of her right eyebrow which actually disappears in some of her close-ups. For instance, when she is with Norrington and asks, "Know what? Which side you chose?" and later, when he kisses her. Later, in the scene with her son, the beauty mark is gone in one close-up and then just reappears in the next one, as she glances at her son.

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Continuity mistake: When Captain Teague looks up the Code in the book by Morgan and Bartholomew, in the close-ups the fingers of his right hand runs across the line "It shall be the duty of the Pirate King", but next wideshot it's his left hand doing the page scanning, with his right hand at his side.

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Continuity mistake: At the front door of Sao Feng's, after Elizabeth removes her hat, it cuts to the removal of her decorative vest (totally skipping her jacket), revealing her weapons' holster harness underneath, and she then tosses her vest at Sao Feng's man. Problem is the man doesn't catch her vest, he actually catches her empty weapons' holster harness. But, in the next few shots she's still wearing that holster harness, as she removes her lovely weapons. (00:08:35)

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Lord Cutler Beckett: You're mad!
Jack Sparrow: Well if I wasn't, this would probably never work.

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Trivia: When Keith Richards is looking up the rule in the pirate code book, the skull ring on his finger is not a prop; he has worn it since receiving it for his birthday in 1978 from a famous London goldsmith, who used a real skull when modelling the design.

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Question: Can anyone explain why Calypso caused the maelstrom to appear? Other than provide really cool visual effects for the movie, it didn't serve a purpose. I would have thought she'd do something against Davy Jones and/or his ship in particular for betraying her in the first place.

Answer: It's suggested that, as she's pretty much equally annoyed at the pirates (for originally imprisoning her, even if it wasn't specifically those pirates) and at Davy Jones (for showing them how to do it), that she creates the maelstrom to make it an even fight - effectively telling them that she no longer cares for either side. The conditions within the maelstrom hamper the Black Pearl, the turbulence making it difficult to bring her superior speed into play, but the angle and extremely damp conditions also make it harder for the Flying Dutchman to bring her superior firepower to bear.

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Wrong. As the Black Pearl was meant for speed, she would have a lighter weight than the Dutchman, and would require a pushing force to stay even. Furthermore, she was not hampered by the wind-she was aided, as Gibbs stated, "The wind's on our side, boys!"

Don't think weight had anything to do with it. The Pearl was heavier than the Interceptor, but had no issue catching up with it. The maelstrom took the Pearl's superior speed out of play because they were forced to circle one another. There was no advantage to be gained by outspeeding the Dutchman around the whirlpool, and coming up on its rear. Remember, the Pearl had no forward cannons.

The other side thought they had a favorable wind as well. All the air was being pulled toward the maelstrom in the middle so both sides thought it was at their back allowing them to control the engagement.

Both sides did have favourable winds but for a different reason. It's mentioned in Dead Man's Chest that against the wind the Dutchman is faster but with the wind the Pearl is faster. The Pearl had a favourable wind because it was blowing her sails from the back whilst the Dutchman had a favourable wind because she is faster against it.

The Dutchman is faster against wind because it uses oars to row. They menton to go deeper into the maelstrom to get into faster waters. Thats how they outran the Dutchman and got broadside. It's got nothing to do with the wind.

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No, the Dutchman doesn't use any oars, you are thinking back to the first film when the Pearl is chasing the Interceptor and they use oars to go faster. Neither ship is fitted with a diesel engine so it has EVERYTHING to do with the wind.

Oh, you're right. I got confused in the 2. Not sure about the diesel engine though. May have one hidden in the back.

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