Sex and the City: The Movie

Sex and the City: The Movie (2008)

60 mistakes - chronological order

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Visible crew/equipment: Early into the film, the girls walk on the street next to a white window shop. The reflection of the opposite sidewalk is that of a wooden barrier with hundreds of people (fans? Crew members?) behind; but when the angle changes, the barrier is gone and the sidewalk is filled with passers by. (00:07:35)

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Continuity mistake: During lunch, Miranda is pinching food in one shot but a split second later she is drinking from a glass without having grabbed it nor raised it. The scene takes place in real time. (00:12:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Carrie announces her engagement, Charlotte screams then jumps up from her chair and a white cloth napkin suddenly appears in Charlotte's left hand, only to disappear and reappear. (00:12:35)

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Continuity mistake: Early in the movie when Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte are having lunch and Carrie is about to tell them that she and Mr.Big have decided to get married - Miranda's fork moves from one hand to another between shots whenever the camera angle changes. (00:14:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Charlotte, Anthony and Carrie are planning the wedding, Carrie has a pen attached to her dress strap which keeps changing positions (it doesn't disappear, we can still see its black cap) while she is sitting on the bed and when she gets her wedding dress out of the closet. (00:16:00)

Other mistake: In the scene where Carrie is reading bits of love letters to Big, she reads from a letter from Napoleon to Josephine and uses the line "I awake consumed with you". In Napoleon's actual letter he wrote "I awake filled with you" and for a brief moment you see the book Carrie is reading from, which shows the correct text. (00:22:05)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Carrie and Big are in bed (Carrie is reading the Love Letters) the library card Carrie uses as a bookmark keeps changing position. She opens the book and holds the card behind the book cover, then when you see a close-up of the text you can see the card is being held inside the book. Then it's back behind the book cover. (00:22:25)

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Continuity mistake: At the Italian restaurant, when Miranda explains that she has a brief to work on at home, Magda lifts her glass of water with her left hand, but in the shot facing her she holds it in her right hand, then it's back in her left hand again. (00:23:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Miranda and Steve are at the restaurant, the olive oil and Brady's toys such as the dinosaur, etc, keep moving around the table between shots, though nobody is touching them. (00:23:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Miranda takes a sip of her latte in the restaurant scene with Steve, only half of her upper lip has foam on it. In the next shot of her it is covering the whole of her upper lip. The same happens to the foam on Steve's lip when he mimics her. (00:24:50)

Continuity mistake: When Carrie places her blue shoes on the shelf of her brand new walking closet, her right hand lies near the shoes or several inches away, depending on the shot. (00:30:19)

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Continuity mistake: When Charlotte places the three Post-It notes on the doorway, their positions keep changing back and forth in the following shots. (00:31:35)

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Visible crew/equipment: During the Take or Toss scene, a rectangular black object is reflected on the champagne bottle, which is definitely not Carrie nor the closet. Most seemingly the filming camera. (00:31:44)

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Continuity mistake: The bread lies perpendicular to the chopping board but a shot later it's parallel to it. (00:32:53)

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Continuity mistake: During the champagne-filled "take-or-toss it" scene, when Carrie models the tutu dress, the closed blue bathroom door behind her opens itself, and then closes again, between shots. (00:33:15)

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Continuity mistake: Steve confesses he's cheated Miranda and she walks to bed. His arms are positioned in front of him, then he moves them behind and tucks the pillows. From a brief opposite angle his arms are in front again. (00:33:46)

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Continuity mistake: Sam places a piece of bread on the plate, but in the immediate shot her arm is raised and she's about to eat the bread. (00:34:26)

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Trivia: This was the first time Big's full name was revealed. Over the six-year run of the TV series, only his first name, John, was known.

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