The Expendables

Revealing mistake: Towards the end of the movie, when Steve Austin is on fire during the fight, you can see it is a stunt man wearing a burn suit for a split second.

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Revealing mistake: When the guards enter the room where Sandra is tied to the chair, she kicks her leg out to fight them off but when the chair is tipped over, we see her feet securely tied together. (01:10:44)

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Revealing mistake: Just as Yang jumps from the black truck, Barney's truck can be seen doing a sharp turn in the warehouse. However if you look at the floor you will see skid marks from previous takes. (01:00:40)

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Revealing mistake: When being chased by the military, there is a shot of the blue truck driving towards the camera down a street. In this shot, the tyre marks from previous takes can be seen on the ground. (00:38:00)

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Revealing mistake: When the pirate leader holds his hand up looking at the laser sights following it, his palm is facing away from the expendables, but the red dot still appears on his palm. (00:04:50)

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Revealing mistake: When Christmas is filming the army, you can see the switch on the camera is at the "Off" position. (00:29:30)

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Revealing mistake: When Lee meets up with Lacy's boyfriend, Paul throws his basketball away just before Lee punches him for the first time. However, when Paul actually flies backwards, Lee's fist is nowhere to be seen. (00:49:05)


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Continuity mistake: After the plane is docked Stallone and Statham enter the customs agency. Statham is wearing a camera on his neck with a small lens, he even shows it to the customs agent. After leaving the customs they walk across a square. The camera now has a big zoom lens attached to it. Statham is not wearing a lens bag. Where did he get that lens from? Also strange is that the lens is set in manual focus instead of automatic. Yet the picture stays focused even zooming in. This is not possible without looking at the screen. Plus the camera is turned off in the close up shot, with the image on the LCD composited in. (00:28:15 - 00:30:45)


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Mr. Church: Only thing you need to know is the job's real, and the money's real.

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Trivia: Wesley Snipes was the first choice for the role of Hale Caesar, but couldn't accept because his tax issues made him unable to leave the United States.

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Answer: The intel they gathered on Church made them believe he would have killed them all upon completion of their mission.

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