S. Ha

5th Jul 2011

Daredevil (2003)

Corrected entry: In the scene in the church where Daredevil and Bullseye fight, they do various abuse to the church organ. Organ pipes are most often made of a rather soft lead/tin alloy that simply would not stand the beating, banging and climbing they are subjected to.

Correction: By saying that they are "often" made from a soft alloy, you are implying that there are exceptions to the rule, in which case the pipes in this movie could be made from a stronger alloy.

S. Ha

20th Jun 2011

Beyond the Mat (1999)

Corrected entry: When Barry Blaustein first visits the WWF, a receptionist is tending to the phone repeating the line "World Wrestling Federation, one moment". Seconds later Barry is seen getting off on another floor yet the same receptionist can still be heard saying her line.


Correction: What is happening in this scene is simply showing Barry's ascent upstairs intercut with the receptionist answering several phone calls to show how big and busy the company is.

S. Ha

Corrected entry: Alex Summers, AKA Havok, is the younger brother of Scott Summers [Cyclops] and is a teenager in the film. Yet in the 90s, when the first X-men was set, Scott was still a teenager when the Cuban missile crisis occurred in 1962, so 30 years between events.

Correction: Scott and Alex are brothers in the comics yes, but it is never explicitly stated that they are supposed to be brothers in the movies. They have the same last name, but no further details are given, therefore, no mistake.

S. Ha

Yes, but they simply decided to make Alex the older brother instead. Changes from the source material aren't considered mistakes, so the original submission is still invalid.

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19th May 2011

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Corrected entry: During the movie S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson tells Tony Stark that he has to go because "Director Fury wants me in New Mexico". That something is Thor.


Correction: Thor's hammer is shown at the very end of this film, and Agent Coulson appears in the Thor movie, making this far too obvious to be valid trivia.

S. Ha

Correction: How do you know? Please elaborate. How much weight can a helicopter support and what is the likely combined weight of the people climbing the rope? Without any sort of physics explanation, this entry seems to be based on an opinion.

S. Ha

Corrected entry: There only exists two "Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas" signs in Las Vegas and the one Logan passes in the desert on his bike heading into the city does not exist there.


Correction: This means that the sign was a prop constructed for the movie, which falls under artistic license and is therefore not a mistake.

S. Ha

16th Jan 2011

Signs (2002)

Corrected entry: When the rest of the world finally starts seeing the lights in the sky, there is not any mention for the remainder of the movie of any military presence or actions being taken against the aliens. Given how simple the aliens are to defeat with water and physical violence this doesn't make sense, especially given the technology and weapons we have at our disposal.


Correction: The reason you don't see the military attack the aliens is because they do not yet know that the aliens are hostile. It is only after the aliens land and invade the Hess' home that it is known, by which point the movie is not showing the aliens in any other part of the world.

S. Ha

22nd Nov 2010

The Town (2010)

Corrected entry: Krista was never given the details of the Fenway Park robbery, how could she have shared them with special agent Frawley?


Correction: Her brother helped plan the heist. She could have learned about it from him.

S. Ha

Why would they trust that info to an addict?

They wouldn't necessarily trust her with that info. She could have overheard her brother on the phone mention "the Fenway job." Alternatively, Jem could have told her that Doug planned to leave Boston after the heist, and since neither of them would have been happy about that prospect, she might have pried out of him where the next job was so she could confront Doug about his plans to leave.

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3rd Nov 2010

Saw 3D (2010)

Corrected entry: SPOILER ALERT - In the scene where the guy has to lift himself up with the chains he could have put the hooks through the pockets on his jeans rather than push them through his flesh.


Correction: Saying what a character could have done doesn't make it a mistake, not to mention the material of his pants wouldn't have been strong enough to support the hooks.

S. Ha

3rd Nov 2010

Saw 3D (2010)

Corrected entry: When Bobby Dagen at the jigsaw survivor trap meeting ripped opened his shirt to show people his scars, he says that it should be a symbol of honor, with no one at his side. However, in the next shot, you see Dr. Gordon clapping, and Bobby is with his wife.


Correction: This submission is based on the clip of the scene that appeared on the internet. In the actual movie, Dagen calls his wife to his side before Dr. Gordon begins clapping.

S. Ha

3rd Nov 2010

Saw IV (2007)

Corrected entry: Discussing Detective Kelly's death, the two FBI agents assert that John Kramer's 'apprentice' Amanda could not have lifted Kelly in to her trap. However, this scene takes place before the bodies of Kramer and Amanda have been discovered. Therefore this announcement of Amanda's involvement comes before the authorities have any evidence of her involvement. This inconsistency is masked by the fact that the film begins with a 'flashforward' to Kramer's autopsy; however the rest of the film's action takes place prior to the autopsy and therefore prior to the discovery of Amanda's role.


Correction: If Amanda's involvement with Jigsaw wasn't already leaked by Hoffman, certainly her involvement would have been noted by Daniel Matthews after she abducted him following the events of the Nerve Gas House in Saw II.

S. Ha

18th Oct 2006

The Departed (2006)

Correction: Too vague. What makes it so obvious that it is a dummy?

S. Ha

They ran over it.

And? We know they aren't going to run over the actor for real, so a dummy has to be used. That would be like saying the blood squibs and blanks from guns are obvious because the actors weren't really shot. Putting aside filmmaking techniques, what stands out from the dummy that in the context of verisimilitude, it's distinguishable from a dead body?

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21st Sep 2010

The Expendables (2010)

Corrected entry: After revealing the FBI roots of the operation, the 3 main heroes decide to cancel the Vilena mission on the basis that they all will be killed afterwards before having any chance to enjoy the money. However, they still complete the mission and apparently, receive the money, since Sly gives account details to the girl.

Correction: So the CIA (not the FBI) made good on their promise. It's not a plot hole.

S. Ha

6th Mar 2010

Spider-Man (2002)

Corrected entry: Nice pun before the fight in the burning building (German dub): Spidey's "It's you who's out, Gobbie. Out of your mind" is dubbed as "Du bist es der verloren hat, Koblöd. Und zwar Deinen Verstand." "Goblin" is correctly translated to "Kobold" in the subtitles of my edition (done by SDI media group) though. (01:20:50)


Correction: This entry needs clarification. What exactly is the pun? You have indicated that the correct German translation for "Goblin" is "Kobold," but what is Koblöd supposed to mean?

S. Ha

Koblöd means Kable. Though the word is Hungarian.

In that case, I'm not sure what the original submitter thought was a pun. Merely a goof by the folks doing the foreign subtitles, nothing more.

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28th Aug 2007

The X-Files (1993)

Correction: It's possible she wasn't breathing, in which case CPR would be the appropriate thing to do.

S. Ha

27th Oct 2009

Happy Gilmore (1996)

Corrected entry: When Happy hires the homeless man as his caddy, you can see that he has two shoes on. Then later, Happy states that he only has one shoe on.


Correction: The time when Happy hires the caddy and when he tells them that he only has one shoe are two different scenes.

S. Ha

Corrected entry: The adamantium chamber is totally different than the one from x2, even though it is supposed to be the same, as are the flashbacks and operation procedure.

Correction: More than a decade has passed between Wolverine and X2. Stryker could have easily changed the layout of the facility in that time. The discrepancy between the flashbacks and how everything actually happened is also not a valid mistake, as the flashbacks occur in Wolverine's amnesiac mind.

S. Ha

18th Nov 2009

Swordfish (2001)

Corrected entry: The bus is being chased down by an entire police force and the get away plan is to attach the bus to a helicopter? Do the police not have helicopters in LA? Yes they do.

Correction: The bus wasn't being chased by the police. They were escorting the bus to the airport which is what Gabriel's demand was. He then pulled a fast one on them by attaching the bus to a helicopter. Since the bus was only attached to the helicopter for a few minutes, we can safely assume that no police helicopters had time to intercept it - and how would a police helicopter stop anything like that anyway? The police aren't going to just shoot the helicopter down and risk killing all the hostages and others in an ensuing crash.

S. Ha

Corrected entry: After 'Jimmy' and Victor are busted in Vietnam, we move to "6 years later" and we experience the rest of the film. The Vietnam war ended April 30th, 1975, which means that the latest that this film could have taken place was 1981. However the Army in the film was regularly using Humvees, which did not enter into production until 1984. Also, Scott Summers was a teen in this film, but in X-1, he was a twenty-something and it was released in 2000 with the tagline "in the near future." So apparently Scott aged about 10 years in at least 20.


Correction: Firstly this submission lists two different mistakes and should be separated as such. It was also never stated in the first X-Men film that Cyclops was in his twenties. He could very well have been in his thirties and aged appropriately.

S. Ha

Corrected entry: When Carson Wells spots the money briefcase from the bridge, it is in the bright sunlight. In the next scene we see him returning to his hotel at night, so obviously at least five hours have passed. We know that Wells did not retrieve the money, since Moss retrieves it later. It seems very unlikely that Wells would have just left the money on the riverbank after discovering where it was.


Correction: Carson Wells did not retrieve the money because he planned to wait until very late in the night when there was no one around to get it.

Correction: Wells did not retrieve the money because he knew Chigurh was also looking for it and intended to use its location as a bargaining chip. Unfortunately for Wells, his plan did not work out.

S. Ha

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