Tarzan

Deliberate mistake: When Tarzan fights with the leopard, it scratches his chest. However after they fall into the pit and Tarzan comes out carrying the dead leopard, the scratches on his chest have amazingly healed. [It is a long-standing Disney tradition that no evidence of violence is shown on screen. Still a mistake, but there's why].

Factual error: When the humans are capturing the gorillas, Clayton fires about 15 rounds from his double rifle. This is pretty impressive, considering this is the early 1900's.

Continuity mistake: When child Tarzan jumps in the lake with the elephants the water is only up to the elephants' feet, but the underwater shot shows the elephants swimming.

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Trivia: At the beginning of the film, when baby Tarzan is blowing spit bubbles, the bubbles look a lot like Mickey Mouse. It's a long standing Disney tradition to put "hidden Mickeys" in their movies.

Trivia: The tea set in the movie is the tea set from "Beauty & The Beast". There is even a tea cup with a chip in it.

Trivia: You can look in the clouds when Jane decides to stay with Tarzan and see an angry gorilla and Jane's father. They are in the clouds to the left.

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Kerchak: You came back.
Tarzan: I came home.

Tarzan: No matter where I go, you will always be my mother.
Kala: And you will always be in my heart.

Professor Porter: Looks like a man but walks like an ape. He could be the missing link.
Clayton: Or our link to the gorillas.

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Question: How did Tarzan know the proper way to put the clothes on?

Answer: From the picture of his parents. He knows where everything goes, and it's not too hard to work out how to put them on.

Jason Hoffman

Answer: Also, he's been thoroughly educated on human customs and society by Jane, her father, and Clayton by that point. Possibly they taught him about dressing himself during their lessons, and he continued to go about wearing the loincloth out of personal preference.

Question: What could Tarzan's loin cloth possibly be made from? It doesn't look like anything that could be found in the jungle that isn't human made.

Eyexpress333

Chosen answer: It could be any number of things, including some man-made material that was left by hunters or explorers. It could also be animal skin, either from some beast that was hunted or a found carcass.

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Question: Throughout the movie we rarely see Clayton reload his gun. It looks like a twin barrel shotgun. During the final fight between Tarzan and Clayton how could he have fired more than 2 rounds without reloading it?

Chris Thomson

Chosen answer: Simply put he couldn't. It's a clear mistake.

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