The Mummy Returns

Continuity mistake: When Evie is unconscious and being carried on the stretcher, you clearly see her head facing to her left in the close up, when the camera pulls away for a long shot you see her head facing to her right only to be quickly returned to the left for the next close up. (00:34:13)

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Continuity mistake: When Imhotep is hanging off the ledge at the end, he yells to his woman to help him. After she leaves, he starts to cry. They show him crying and hanging on with his right forearm on the ledge, then it cuts to a shot of Rick and Evie, then back to Imhotep, but now he is using his left forearm to support himself. Potentially he could have swapped arms, but he doesn't show any sign of having shifted his weight, and it happens really quickly. (01:57:15)

Other mistake: During the fight scene in Seti's throne room, several times Anck and Nefertiri magically switch places. For instance in the scene where they are fighting Anck appears in front of Nefertiri to hit her in the face followed by Nefertiri kicking her.

Factual error: The dynamite Rick destroys the log bridge with appears to damage a very localised area. It makes a very narrow, clean cut down the centre, when any explosive you place on a log would naturally cause a wider area of damage to the top than the bottom.

Factual error: When Rick uses dynamite to destroy the log bridge, the log snaps several seconds after the explosion has gone off. The force of the blast would snap it instantaneously.

Continuity mistake: After they've kidnapped Alex on Tower bridge, they raise it to aid their getaway. The next shot is of Imhotep and Anck-Su-Namun standing looking over the city from a balcony - you can see the bridge, and it's lowered. You might think that that shot takes place a while afterwards, and the bridge has since been lowered, but then it goes back to Rick and Evie, and you can both see and hear the bridge lowering back into place.

Continuity mistake: After the cast makes a getaway on the double decker bus, the little kid jumps on John's back and says, "Nice job." When the shot cuts, he is still there. In the next shot, the bus is pulling over to the side of the road and the boy is not on John's back anymore.

Continuity mistake: When Rick turns around finds Alex, Alex falls back and his hat falls off and rolls back a few inches, resting a few inches from the top of his head. However, after Rick says his name, it cuts back to Alex and the hat is practically under his head, almost behind his back.

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Continuity mistake: When Alex is on the train talking to Imhotep. His brown jacket is first worn but then its very snugly (depending on the shot.) This is most noticeable when he tells Imhotep that his dad is going to kick the mummy's arse. (00:53:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Rick jumps off the dirigible to save Evy after she has the visions, he is holding onto the railing. However, in the next shot, Jonathan and Ardeth are the ones holding onto Rick.

Continuity mistake: During the scene when Imhotep controls the water and raises it up he starts with straight arms, as shown in the shot with his back facing the camera. However in the next several shots showing him from the front he has bent arms, then straight arms from the back again.

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Continuity mistake: When Imhotep is talking to Alex O'Connell on the train through the black mask, his teeth are perfectly white and straight. A few seconds later, when Imhotep takes the mask off to show Alex, his teeth are like the mummy's - brown, green, jagged, and decayed.

Other mistake: Rick's son screams for him during the rescue from the pygmies and Imhotep, but how did Alex know his dad was running in to save him, if he thought they were killed by Imhotep during the river consuming the ship in midair?

Other mistake: When they are flying the dirigible through the night you can cleary see that there is a repeated pattern in the stars.

Rick O'Connell: Knowing my brother in law, he probably deserves whatever you're about to do to him. But this is my house, and I have certain rules about snakes and dismemberment.

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Trivia: In the tomb, Alex knocks over the columns the same way Evie knocked over the bookcases in "The Mummy."

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